July 22, 2014
Today is 203rd day of the year
163 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1478 - King Philip I of Spain
  • 1822 - "Gregor Mendel, Austrian monk & botanist"
  • 1926 - "Bryan Forbes, English director & producer"
  • 1928 - "Jimmy Hill, Football commentator"
  • 1938 - "Terence Stamp, British born film actor"
  • 1964 - "Bonnie Langford, Singer/actress"
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events today

  • 1933 - Wiley Post became the first person to fly around the world
  • 1934 - "John Dillinger, the FBI's most wanted man, was gunned down in Chicago, USA"
  • 1946 - "Bread rationing began in Britain, after a poor wheat harvest"
  • 1965 - Sir Alec Douglas Home resigned as leader of the Conservative Party
  • 1969 - Prince Juan Carlos was named as the future king of Spain by General Franco
  • 1986 - Parliament voted to ban corporal punishement in schools
  • 1991 - "Conservative Prime Minister, John Major, launched the 'Citizens Charter'"
  • 1994 - The last part of comet Shoemaker-Levy crashed into the planet Jupiter
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