TODAY IN HISTORY - July 14th

1789 - Bastille Day-French Revolution begins with the fall of Bastille
1975 - EPCOT Center (Florida) plans announced
1976 - Jimmy Carter wins Democratic pres nomination in NYC
1987 - Rookie of the Year Award is renamed to honor Jackie Robinson

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1910 - William Hanna, Melrose New Mexico, animator (Hanna-Barbera- Tom and Jerry, Scooby Doo), (d. 2001)
1913 - Gerald R Ford, [Leslie King], Omaha Nebraska, 41st VP (1973-74)/38th pres (R-1974-77), (d. 2006)
GOODBYE TO:

1881 - Billy the Kid, American outlaw (b. 1859?)
1998 - Richard McDonald, American fast food pioneer (b. 1909)
2000 - Meredith MacRae, American actress (b. 1944)

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