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Actress KathyBates is 66.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austriaand his wife, Sophie, were assassinat-ed in Sarajevo by Serb nationalistGavrilo Princip — the event whichsparked World War I.
“One of the sources of pride in being a human being is the ability to bear present frustrations in the interests of longer purposes.”
— Helen Merrell Lynd,American educator (1896-1982)
Comedian-moviedirector MelBrooks is 88.Actor John Cusack is 48.
A workman makes a traditional Ramadan lantern ahead of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Cairo,Egypt.
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Partly cloudy in theevening then becoming cloudy. Patchyfog after midnight. Lows in the lower50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
: Cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny.Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 60s.Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
: Clear in the evening then becoming partlycloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15mph...Becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
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the Revolutionary War Battle of Monmouth tookplace in New Jersey; it was from this battle that the legendof “Molly Pitcher” arose.
, the fourth president of the United States, JamesMadison, died in Montpelier, Virginia.
Britain’s Queen Victoria was crowned inWestminster Abbey.
the Treaty of Versailles was signed in France,ending the First World War. In Independence, Missouri,future president Harry S. Truman married Elizabeth VirginiaWallace.
, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed theNational Housing Act, which established the FederalHousing Administration.
, Pan American Airways began regular trans-Atlantic air service with a ﬂight that departed New York forMarseilles, France.
the Republican national convention in Chicagonominated New York Gov. Thomas E. Dewey for presidentand Ohio Gov. John W. Bricker for vice president.In 1950, North Korean forces captured Seoul (sohl), the cap-ital of South Korea.
, civil rights activist Malcolm X declared, “Wewant equality by any means necessary” during the FoundingRally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity in NewYork.
the Supreme Court ordered the University of California-Davis Medical School to admit Allan Bakke, awhite man who argued he’d been a victim of reverse racialdiscrimination.
, about 1 million Serbs gathered to mark the 600thanniversary of the Battle of Kosovo in 1389.
he unlucky S.S. Minnow on“Gilligan’s Island” (1964-1967)was named after Newton Minow(born 1926), former chairman of theFederal Communications Commission.Minow gave a speech in 1961 denounc-ing television as a “vast wasteland.”***“The Poseidon Adventure” was the top-grossing ﬁlm of 1972. Ernest Borgnine(1917-2012) and Gene Hackman (born1930) starred as passengers of a luxuri-ous ocean liner trying to survive afterthe ship gets hit by a tidal wave and cap-sizes.***The world’s largest expedition yacht inthe world, named the Octopus, is ownedby Paul Allen (born 1953), a co-founderof Microsoft. The 416-foot yacht hastwo helicopters and a submarine aboard.Allen brought his yacht to the Thamesin London for the 2012 Olympics.***Presidential candidate Gary Hart (born1936) dropped out of the 1988 electionone week after the National Enquirerpublished a photo of the married manwith his mistress Donna Rice (born1958) sitting on his lap. The photo wastaken while the couple was aboard aship called Monkey Business.***The largest ships in the Princess cruiseline are the Sapphire Princess and theDiamond Princess. The identical shipseach carry 2,670 passengers and 1,200crew.***Originally, the pilgrims traveling fromEngland for America in 1620 departedon two ships — the Mayﬂower and theSpeedwell. However, the Speedwelldeveloped a leak and could not make thevoyage.***Captain Joseph Hazelwood (born 1946)stood trial after the 1989 oil spill of theExxon Valdez oil tanker. He was accusedof causing the accident due to intoxica-tion. Ajury found that he was not drunk,but he was ﬁned $50,000 and 1,000hours of community service for negli-gently discharging oil.***Can you name the ships of the follow-ing captains? Captain Jack Sparrow,Captain Hook, Captain Ahab, CaptainStubing and Captain Corcoran. Seeanswer at end.***Walt Disney originally wanted to havelive animals in the Jungle Cruise ride atDisneyland until he realized he couldn’tcontrol the animals’sleeping habits.The python, hippos, gorillas and ele-phants encountered on the cruise are runby robotics.***The British shipping company WhiteStar Line built three huge ships: theOlympic in 1911, the Titanic in 1912and the Britannic in 1914. The Titanicwas the largest passenger ship in theworld at the time of its launching.***After the Titanic ran into an iceberg in1912, the ship’s orchestra was instruct-ed to play cheerful tunes to calm thepassengers. The eight members of theorchestra played while the ship sunk.They went down with the ship.***The mutiny aboard the British RoyalNavy ship named the Bounty occurredin 1789. First mate Fletcher Christian(1764-1793) led a mutiny againstCaptain William Bligh (1754-1817)sending the captain and half of the crewadrift in a small launch. Bligh sailed the23-foot boat 3,600 miles back to civi-lization. The mutineers started a settle-ment in Tahiti.***
: Jack Sparrow — the Black Pearl, from the movie “Pirates of theCaribbean: the Curse of the Black Pearl” (2003). Hook — the Jolly Roger, from “Peter Pan.” Ahab — the Pequod, from the novel “Moby Dick “(1851).Stubing — the Paciﬁc Princess, fromthe television series “The Love Boat”(1977-1986). Corcoran — HMS Pinafore, from the comic opera “HMS Pinafore.”
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The Daily Derby race winners are Hot Shot,No.3,in ﬁrst place;Solid Gold,No.10,in second place;and California Classic,No.5,in third place.Therace time was clocked at 1:45.42.
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