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home : columns : world almanac August 18, 2017

   
7/29/2017 4:34:00 PM
World Almanac

 

 TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1619, America's first legislative assembly met in Jamestown, Virginia. 

In 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a resolution establishing "In God We Trust" as the national motto of the United States. 

In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Act into law, establishing Medicare and Medicaid. 

In 1974, President Richard Nixon released subpoenaed White House recordings related to the Watergate cover-up. 

In 1975, former Teamsters Union President Jimmy Hoffa disappeared from suburban Detroit.  

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Emily Bronte (1818-1848), author/poet; Henry Ford (1863-1947), industrialist/automaker; Casey Stengel (1890-1975), baseball player/manager; Bud Selig (1934- ), baseball commissioner; Paul Anka (1941- ), singer-songwriter; Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947- ), actor/former governor; Laurence Fishburne (1961- ), actor; Lisa Kudrow (1963- ), actress; Terry Crews (1968- ), actor; Christopher Nolan (1970- ), filmmaker; Hilary Swank (1974- ), actress.  

TODAY'S FACT: "Top of the Pops," the longest-running radio show in history at 42 years, was broadcast for the final time on BBC Two on this day in 2006.  

TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1930, the Uruguayan national football team defeated Argentina to win the inaugural FIFA World Cup in Montevideo, Uruguay.  

TODAY'S QUOTE: "If he loved with all the powers of his puny being, he couldn't love as much in eighty years as I could in a day." -- Emily Bronte, "Wuthering Heights"  

TODAY'S NUMBER: 13,503 -- population of the city of Baltimore, Maryland, in the United States Census of 1790; the current population is estimated at 614,664. The city was founded on this day in 1729.  

TODAY'S MOON: First quarter moon (July 30). 




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