July 19th, 1860 Happy 147th Miss Lizzie!

anniv-09.giffaceof-lizzie.jpgWho else shares the day?

1834 Edgar Degas France, impressionist painter 
1851 Hendrik J Jut Dutch murderer (head of Jut)
1865 Charles Horace Mayo surgeon/co-founder (Mayo Clinic)
1896 Archibald J Cronin England, author (Citadel, Shining Victory)
1937 George Hamilton IV NC, actor (Evel Knievel, Love at 1st Bite)
1938 Richard Jordan NYC, actor (Dune, Old Boyfriends, Interiors)
and Vikki Carr [Florencia Casillas], El Paso Tx, singer (Let it Be Him)
1947 Bernie Leadon Minneapolis, guitarist/vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy)
and Brian May London, rock guitarist (Queen-We are the Champions)
1952 Alan Collins rock guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
and Dominic Muldowney composer
and Howard Donald Saunders Danbury Ct, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1954 Kathleen Turner actress (Accidental Tourist, Jewel of Nile)
1962 Anthony Edwards Santa Barbara Calif, actor (It Takes Two, ER)

Things to Remember for July 19:
     Baked Beans-Hot Dog-Ice Cream-Hitch Hiking Month
     Flowers-water lily & larkspur         Gem-ruby
     Park & Recreation Month-National Picnic Month
  2 Days Astrological sign:  Cancer

Highlights in History Which Occur July 19:
  64 Circus Maximus in Rome catches fire
1524 Boer war begins in Germany
1545 King Henry VIII’s flagship Mary Rose sinks at Portsmouth; 73 die
1553 15-year-old Lady Jane Grey deposed as England’s Queen after 9 days
1836 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches Ascension
1848 1st women’s rights convention (Seneca Falls, NY)
1850 Airship Elizabeth leaves in storm for Fire Island, crashes (42 die)
1860 1st railroad reaches Kansas
1862 Forrest’s 1st raid
1863 Battle of Buffington’s Island, OH
1864 Battle of Winchester, VA (Stephenson’s Depot
1870 France declares war on Prussia; Franco-Prussian war begins
1918 German armies retreat across Marne River in France (WW I)
1940 Hitler advises Great Britain to surrenders
1957 1st rocket with nuclear warhead fired, Yucca Flat, Nevada
1961 1st in-flight movie shown (TWA)
1965 Shooting begins on Star Trek 2nd pilot “Where No Man Has Gone Before”
1966 50 year old Frank Sinatra marries 21 year old Mia Farrow in Las Vegas
and France performs nuclear test at Fangataufa Island
and Gov James Rhodes declares state of emergency in Cleveland (race riot)
1967 1st air conditioned NYC subway car (R-38 on the F line)
and Race riots in Durham NC
and US launches Explorer 35 for lunar orbit (800/7400 km)
1969 Apollo 11 goes into Moon orbit
 and Don Bowden becomes 1st American to break 4 minute mile (3m58s7)
and US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1977 Floods in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, kills 76
1985 Christa McAuliffe chosen 1st school teacher to fly space shuttle
and Dam in Fiemme Valley Italy bursts; 200 die
1990 BASF plant in Cincinnati explodes in flames, 1 dies
and Cincinnati Red Pete Rose is sentence to 5 months for tax evasion
and Richard Nixon library opens in Yorba Linda, Calif
1992 NYC Ballet star Peter Martins, arrested for beating his wife
1993 Pres Clinton fires FBI director William Sessions
1994 1st game ever cancelled at Seattle Kingdome (falling tiles)
and Bomb explosion in Alas Airlines at Colon Panama, 21 killed

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