July 04, 2015
Today is 185th day of the year
181 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1804 - "Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author"
  • 1807 - "Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian soldier"
  • 1900 - "Louis Armstrong, American jazz trumpeter"
  • 1927 - "Gina Lollobrigida, Italian born film actress"
  • 1927 - "Neil Simon, American author"
  • 1942 - Prince Michael of Kent
  • 1950 - "David Jenson, Radio DJ"
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events today

  • 1776 - The United States adopted the Declaration of Independence
  • 1829 - Britain's first regular bus service began running in London
  • 1840 - Cunard began its Atlantic crossing service
  • 1881 - "Billy The Kid, the American outlaw, was shot and killed"
  • 1946 - The Philippine Islands were granted independence by the United States
  • 1968 - "Alec Rose reached Portsmouth after sailing around the world, single handed"
  • 1976 - Israeli forces mounted an attack on Entebee airport to free hostages
  • 1981 - Riots between the police and youths took place in Toxteth
  • 1986 - Miners in the South African diamond mines went on strike
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