July

July 11th History Recap – George Gershwin, Lil’ Kim, Mumbai Attacks

July 11, 2010
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July 11th History Recap – George Gershwin, Lil’ Kim, Mumbai Attacks

Life is a lot like jazz... it's best when you improvise. George Gershwin
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July 10 History Hadrian, Battle of Britain, Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior

July 11, 2010
By Vannini
July 10 History Hadrian, Battle of Britain, Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance. Arthur Ashe
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July 8 Historical Footnotes – Soapy Smith, Wolfgang Puck, Kevin Bacon, Vasco da Gama

July 8, 2010
By Vannini
July 8 Historical Footnotes – Soapy Smith, Wolfgang Puck, Kevin Bacon, Vasco da Gama

...mith would open his "tripe and keister" (display case on a tripod) on a busy street corner. Piling ordinary soap cakes onto the keister top, he began expounding on their wonders. As he spoke to the growing crowd of curious onlookers, he would pull out his wallet and begin wrapping paper money, ranging from...
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July 7th Historical Facts – Sliced Bread, Roswell UFO incident, London Bombings

July 7, 2010
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July 7th Historical Facts – Sliced Bread, Roswell UFO incident, London Bombings

Ruffian's eleventh race was run at Belmont Park on July 6, 1975. It was a match race between Ruffian and that year's Kentucky Derby winner, Foolish Pleasure. The two horses shared the same jockey, Jacinto Vasquez. Vasquez chose to ride Ruffian in the match race, believing her to be the better of the two...
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July 6 Historic Events, Births, Deaths-50 Cent, Louis Armstrong, William Faulkner, AK-47

July 6, 2010
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July 6 Historic Events, Births, Deaths-50 Cent, Louis Armstrong, William Faulkner, AK-47

“A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once." William Faulkner ................... I have not yet begun to fight! John Paul Jones
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July 5th Letha Weapons, Newton, X-Day, Dolly, Ted Williams – This Day in History

July 5, 2010
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July 5th Letha Weapons, Newton, X-Day, Dolly, Ted Williams – This Day in History

X-Day is a traditional part of the mythology of the satirical UFO religion Church of the SubGenius, an organization formed as a parody of cults and extreme religious groups, and their pamphlets and claims. X-Day fell on July 5, 1998, the scheduled "end of the world", and has been celebrated on July 5 each...
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July 4th This Day in History Happy Birthday USA, Koko & Ulysses S. Grant

July 4, 2010
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July 4th This Day in History Happy Birthday USA, Koko & Ulysses S. Grant

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours. Henry David Thoreau
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July 2nd This Day in History- Jim Morrison, Pickett’s Charge

July 3, 2010
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July 2nd This Day in History- Jim Morrison, Pickett’s Charge

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. Jim Morrison
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July 2nd This Day in History Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act

July 2, 2010
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July 2nd This Day in History Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act

"Never go on trips with anyone you do not love." "Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime." Ernest Hemingway
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July 1st History Diana,Princess of Wales – The Battle of Gettysburg

July 1, 2010
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July 1st History Diana,Princess of Wales – The Battle of Gettysburg

Everyone confesses that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us; but most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do. Harriet Beecher Stowe
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