TODAY IN HISTORY - 8/14:

1973 - Johnny Unitas files $725,000 suit against Balt Colts
1993 - Reggie Jackson Day - NY Yanks retire 13th # (#44)
1997 - Oklahoma Court of Appeals upholds death sentence of Timothy McVeigh
2003 - Widescale power blackout in the northeast United States and Canada

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1851 - Doc Holliday, Griffin Georgia, American gambler, dentist and gunfighter (Gunfight at the O.K. Corral)
1926 - Alice Ghostley, Eve Montana, actress (Bewitched, Designing Women)
1945 - Steve Martin, comedian (Parenthood, Jerk, Roxanne)
1968 - Halle Berry, Cleve Ohio, Miss World USA (1986)/actress (Boomerang)
1965 - Former fashion model and fitness guru Jane Fonda (27) weds director/producer Roger Vadim (37) in Las Vegas
2004 - Actor Josh Brolin (36) weds actress Diane Lane (39) at his ninety-seven acre spread in San Luis Obispo, California
2004 - "Dancing With The Stars" contestant and "Seinfeld" actor John O'Hurley (49) weds Lisa Mesloh at the Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California
2010 - Actress and singer Hilary Duff (24) weds retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre Mike Comrie (31) at La Quinta Estate in Montecito, California

GOODBYE TO:

1958 - Gladys L Presley, mom of Elvis, dies at 46

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