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“South Park”co-creator TreyParker is 44.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
The stock market crashed as the DowJones Industrial Average plunged 508points, or 22.6 percent in value, toclose at 1,738.74.
“To become aware of the possibility of the search is to be onto something.”
— Walker Percy,American author (1916-1990)
Actor JohnLithgow is 68.Comedian ChrisKattan is 43.
The Indian Air Force advanced light helicopters display team ‘Sarang’performs during an air show organized by the IAF atthe airport in Srinagar.
: Partly cloudy in the morningthen becoming sunny. Patchy dense fogin the morning. Highs in the upper 60s.Northeast winds around 5mph...Becoming northwest in the after-noon.
Mostly clear. Lows inthe upper 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10mph...Becoming southwest after midnight.
: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds around 5mph.
: Mostly clear in the evening then becom-ing partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds around5 mph.
: Partly cloudy in the morning then becomingsunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
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, the Stamp Act Congress, meeting in New York,drew up a declaration of rights and liberties.
, British troops under Gen. Lord Cornwallis sur-rendered at Yorktown, Va., as the American Revolutionneared its end.
French forces under Napoleon Bonaparte begantheir retreat from Moscow.
, Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early attacked Unionforces at Cedar Creek, Va.; the Union troops were able torally and defeat the Confederates.
H.R. Ekins of the New York World-Telegram beatout Dorothy Kilgallen of the New York Journal and LeoKieran of The New York Times in a round-the-world race oncommercial ﬂights that lasted 18 1/2 days.
the play “I Remember Mama,” by John vanDruten, opened at the Music Box Theater on Broadway.
, President Harry S. Truman signed an act formallyending the state of war with Germany.
the United States began a limited embargoagainst Cuba covering all commodities except medical sup-plies and certain food products.
, the U.S. space probe Mariner 5 ﬂew past Venus.
the supersonic Concorde made its ﬁrst landing inNew York City.
automaker John Z. DeLorean was arrested by fed-eral agents in Los Angeles, accused of conspiring to sell$24 million of cocaine to salvage his business. (DeLoreanwas acquitted at trial on grounds of entrapment.)
, 22 people were killed as a terrorist bomb shat-tered a bus in the heart of Tel Aviv’s shopping district.Entertainer Martha Raye died in Los Angeles at age 78.
Ten years ago:
Pope John Paul II beatiﬁed Mother Teresaduring a ceremony in St. Peter’s Square.The ﬁrst female governor of a state wasNellie Taylor Ross (1876-1977), of Wyoming, in 1925.***The population of the Americancolonies in 1610 was 350.***Bangladesh is the most densely popu-lated non-island region in the world,with more than 1,970 humans persquare mile.***More than 40 million people a yearvisit Walt Disney World in Florida. Itopened in 1972. EPCOTopened in1982. EPCOTstands for ExperimentalPrototype Community of Tomorrow.***Do you know the abbreviation for thestate of Arkansas? What about these:Indiana, Montana, Nebraska andTennessee? See answer at end.***The odds of getting a royal ﬂush inpoker are 649,739 to 1.***The ﬁrst phonograph record was madeof tin foil.***Asphygmomanometer measures bloodpressure. Approximately 34 millionAmericans take medication to reducetheir high blood pressure.***Greyhounds have better eyesight thanany other breed of dog. They are alsothe fastest dog, able to run up to 41mph.***The strawberry is the only fruit that hasits seeds on the outside. There are novegetables with that characteristic.***In 1812, George Clinton (1739-1812)became the ﬁrst U.S. vice president todie while in ofﬁce. Clinton served underpresidents Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) and James Madison (1751-1836).***The name of the boy in the televisionseries “Rin Tin Tin” (1954-1959) wasRusty.***Remember when a ﬁrst class stamp cost15 cents? It was in 1980. In the sameyear, 3M introduced Post-It Notes andTed Turner (born 1938) launched CNN.***In 1695, English law levied a tax onbachelors, to inspire eligibleEnglishmen to choose a bride. The stateof Missouri had a similar “bachelor tax”in 1820.***All birds have something in common.They all have a third eyelid for protec-tion.***Grand Canyon National Park averages 5million visitors annually. Yosemiteaverages 3.3 million.***Q is the only letter that does not appearin the names of any state of the UnitedStates.***The top selling cookies ﬂavors of GirlScout cookies are Thin Mints, Samoasand Tagalongs. The ﬁrst Girl Scoutcookie sales were in 1917 inOklahoma. Sugar cookies were 25 centsper dozen.***A.A. Milne’s (1882-1956) Winnie-the-Pooh was published in 1926. The origi-nal characters were Christopher Robin,Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit, Owl, Eeyore,Kanga and Roo. The character of Gopher was created by Disney.***In the original Roman calendar, Marchwas the ﬁrst month. It became the thirdmonth when Julius Caesar reformed thecalendar.***The Statue of Liberty weighs 225 tons.***Time magazine named the personalcomputer as its “man of the year” in1982.***Evidence suggests that dogs were ﬁrstdomesticated 12,000 years ago. It isbelieved they are the ﬁrst animal to betamed.***Most hurricanes occur in the month of September.***
: The abbreviation for Arkansas is AR, Indiana is IN, Montanais MT, Nebraska is NE and Tennessee isTN.
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(Answers Monday)UTTER SKUNK RUNNER SAFARIYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:The park started charging for rock climbingbecause it wasn’t —RISK-FREENow arrange the circled lettersto form the surprise answer, assuggested by the above cartoon.
THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
Unscramble these four Jumbles,one letter to each square,to form four ordinary words.
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Former U.S. ambassador to Russia Robert S. Strauss is 95.Author John le Carre is 82. Artist Peter Max is 76. Author andcritic Renata Adler is 75. Actor Michael Gambon is 73.Feminist activist Patricia Ireland is 68. Singer Jeannie C.Riley is 68. Rock singer-musician Patrick Simmons (TheDoobie Brothers) is 65. Talk show host Charlie Chase is 61.Rock singer-musician Karl Wallinger (World Party) is 56.Former Republican National Committee Chairman MichaelSteele is 55. Singer Jennifer Holliday is 53. Boxer EvanderHolyﬁeld is 51. TVhost Ty Pennington (“Extreme Makeover:Home Edition”) is 49.
The Daily Derby race winners are Whirl Win,No.6,in ﬁrst place,Lucky Star,No.2,in second palce;and Gorgeous George,No.8,in third place.Therace time was clocked at 1:48.90.
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