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Poor Gabriel's Almanac -- July 19


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Interesting things that happened July 19th:

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Birthdays on this date:
  In 1814 Samuel Colt, invented the Colt Revolver (made men equal)
  In 1834 Edgar Degas, French impressionist painter
  In 1846 Charles Edward Pickering, pioneer American spectroscopist
  In 1865 Charles Horace Mayo, American surgeon, cofounder of Mayo Clinic
  In 1893 Vladimir Mayakovsky, Soviet poet
  In 1896 A.J. Cronin, English author
  In 1917 William W. Scranton, Governor of Pennsylvania (R)
  In 1922 George McGovern, Pres. candidate, South Dakotan Senator (D)
  In 1924 Pat Hingle, actor (The Gauntlet)
  In 1941 Vicki Carr (in El Paso, Texas), singer
  In 1943 Dennis Cole
  In 1946 Ilie Nastase, tennis player

Events worth noting:
        + Dog Days
        + Feast of St. Vincent de Paul, confessor
  In 1848 First Women's Rights Convention. Seneca Falls, NY ... featuring the
          introduction of the first Bloomers.
  In 1862 Forrest's first raid.
  In 1877 First Wimbledon tennis championships held.
  In 1880 SF Public Library allows patrons to start borrowing books.
  In 1909 Neil Ball turns an unassisted triple play at first.
  In 1935 First parking meters installed in the Oklahoma City business
          district.
  In 1939 First use of Fiberglas sutures, RP Scholz, St Louis, Mo.
  In 1949 Laos becomes associated state within French Union.
  In 1955 The "Balclutha" ties up at Pier 43 and becomes a floating museum.
  In 1957 First rocket with nuclear warhead fired, Yucca Flat, Nevada.
  In 1961 First In-flight movie is shown (on TWA).
  In 1963 Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 105 km.
  In 1969 Mary Jo Kopechne dies at age 28.
        + Apollo 11 goes into lunar orbit.
  In 1977 Yanks host 48th All Star Game NL wins 7-5.
  In 1978 Yanks start a 14 1/2 game comeback with 2-0 win.
  In 1979 Nicaragua Liberation Day; Sandinistas take over from Somoza.
  In 1987 Don Mattingly sets AL record of Extra base hits in 10 cons games.

And remember ...
  Baked Beans Month
  Hot Dog Month
  Ice Cream Month

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