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This Week in Geek History August 18 - 24

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August 18
1774 - American explorer Meriwether Lewis mb

August 19
1871 - Aviation pioneer Orville Wright mb
1883 - French fashion designer Coco Chanel mb
1902 - Poet Ogden Nash mb
1921 - Star Trek creator Gene Rodenberry mb
1939 - Drummer Ginger Baker [I can't believe there's STILL not a Cream fan microbadge, we'll use Eric] mb
1946 - Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States mb

August 20
1833 - Benjamin Harrison, 23rd president of the United States mb
1890 - Horror writer H.P. Lovecraft mb
1940 - Churchill says of the RAF "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few" mb
1942 - Singer/songwriter and actor Isaac Hayes mb
1948 - Singer/songwriter/Led Zep frontman Robert Plant mb
1968 - 200,000 Warsaw Pact Soviet led troops invade Czechoslovakia in response to 'Prague Spring' mb mb
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August 21
1872 - Illustrator Aubrey Beardsley mb
1904 - Jazz great William "Count" Basie mb
1936 - Basketball center Wilt Chamberlain mb

August 22
1485 - Battle of Bosworth Field, Henry Tudor defeats the last Plantagenet, King Richard III, effectively ending the War of the Roses mb
1849 - World's first air raid: Austria launches pilotless balloons against Venice, Italy mb
1862 - French composer Claude Debussy mb
1920 - Science fiction writer Ray Bradbury mb

August 23
1305 - William Wallace executed by the English mb
1883 - Gen. Jonathan Wainwright (Hero of Bataan)
1946 - The Who's drummer and general wild-man Keith Moon mb

August 24
__79 - Mt. Vesuvius erupts, destroying Pompeii & Herculaneum, killing 15,000 mb
1759 - William Wilberforce, leader for abolition of slavery in England mbmb
1880 - Joshua Lionel Cowen, inventor of the electric toy train mb
1897 - Country music publisher Fred Rose mb
1899 - Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges mb
1934 - English actor Kenny Baker mb
1951 - American author Orson Scott Card mb
1957 - English comedian Stephen Fry mb

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This Week in Geek History August 11 - 17

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August 11
3114B - Mayan Calendar begins mb
1833 - Author Robert Ingersoll mb
1921 - Author Alex Haley (Roots)
1950 - Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak mb mb
1953 - Wrestler Hulk Hogan mb
1965 - Watts riots begin in Los Angeles (6 days) mb
2014 - Robin Williams dies mb

August 12
_30B - Cleopatra commits suicide by asp mb
1859 - Educator and poet Katherine Lee Bates (America the Beautiful)
1887 - Austrian physicist Erwin Schrodinger mb
1981 - IBM introduces its first Personal Computer mbmb
1990 - "Sue" (T-Rex) discovered mb
2000 - Kursk lost at sea mb

August 13
1860 - Sharpshooter Annie Oakley mb
1895 - Actor Bert Lahr mb
1899 - Film director Alfred Hitchcock mb
1961 - Construction of the Berlin wall begins mb
2009 - Pathfinder Roleplaying Game (1st Edition) released mb
???? - GovMiller
???? - Barad the Dwarf mb

August 14
1863 - Writer Ernest Thayer mb (Casey at the Bat)
1945 - VJ Day, Japan unconditionally surrenders, ending WWII mb
1945 - Comedian/actor/banjo-player Steve Martin mb
1950 - Cartoonist Gary Larson mb

August 15
1057 - Malcolm Canmore kills King Macbeth of Scotland (Lumphanan) mb
1769 - Napoleon Bonaparte mb
1859 - Longtime Chicago White Sox owner Charles Comiskey mb
1888 - British soldier and writer T.E. Lawrence mb
1969 - Woodstock begins (4 days)mbmbmbmbmbmbmbmb
1979 - Apocalypse Now premieres mb

August 16
1845 - French physicist Gabriel Lippman (Inventor of color photography)
1958 - Pop singer Madonna mb
1977 - Death of Elvis Presley mb
2018 - Death of Aretha Franklin mb

August 17
1786 - Frontiersman Davy Crockett mb
1945 - Actor Robert DeNiro (Taxi Driver, Cape Fear) mb

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This Week in Geek History August 4 - 10

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August 4
1693 - Traditional date ascribed to Dom Perignon's invention of Champagne mb
1901 - Jazz Great Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong mb

August 5
1906 - Director John Huston mb mb
1930 - Astronaut Neil Armstrong mb
1948 - Larry Elmore mb
1962 - Marilyn Monroe found dead mb
1964 - Rapper MCA (Adam Yauch) mb

August 6
1809 - English poet Alfred Lord Tennyson mb
1881 - Alexander Fleming, inventor of penicillin mb
1911 - Comedienne Lucille Ball mb
1934 - Sci-fi/fantasy author Piers Anthony mb
1945 - Bombing of Hiroshima mb
1996 - George RR Martin's A Game of Thrones published mb mb
2019 - BGG/RPGG/VGG site re-branding mb Old Look

August 7
1782 - George Washington creates the Purple Heart mb mb
1958 - "Best Pipes in Metal" Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson mb
1960 - Actor David Duchovny mb

August 8
1937 - Actor Dustin Hoffman mb
1961 - Guitarist Edge (David Evans) mb
1974 - President Nixon announces he will resign (Watergate scandal) mb
1978 - Garfield's canine pal Odie mb

August 9
1828 - Author Leo Tolstoy mb
1945 - "Fat Man" dropped on Nagasaki, Japan mb
1965 - Singapore leaves Malaysia mb
1968 - Actress Gillian Anderson mb
1969 - Sharon Tate, along with 5 others murdered by the "Manson Family" mb
???? - SilvaShado

August 10
__70 - Traditional date given to Roman General Titus' destruction of Herod's Temple as he sacks Jerusalem mb
1874 - Herbert Hoover, 31st president of the United States mb
1899 - Actor Jack Haley mb
1949 - TSR artist/cartographer Dave LaForce mb
???? - Michael Lavoie
2000 - Player's Handbook (D&D 3e) released mb

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This Week in Geek History July 28 - August 3

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July 28
1887 - Artist Marcel Duchamp mb
1948 - Actress Sally Struthers (All in the Family)

July 29
1869 - Novelist Booth Tarkington (The Magnificent Ambersons)
1892 - Actor William Powell (Thin Man) mb
1941 - Actor David Warner mb mb
1953 - Rush Frontman/Singer/Songwriter/Bassist Geddy Lee mbmb
1954 - Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring published mb
1972 - Actor/Gamer/BGG User Wil Wheaton mbmb
???? - thecameronin

July 30
1818 - Author Emily Bronte mb
1863 - Auto pioneer Henry Ford mb
1890 - Baseball player-manager Casey Stengel mb
1935 - 1st Penguin book published, starting the 'paperback revolution' mb
1947 - Bodybuilder-actor-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger mb
1961 - Actor Laurence Fishburne mb
???? - Jackal2k

July 31
1956 - Actor Michael Biehn mb
1962 - Actor Wesley Snipes (Blade trilogy) mb
1965 - Author JK Rowling mb

August 1
1779 - Francis Scott Key (The Star-Spangled Banner) mb
1819 - Author Herman Melville mb
1942 - Jerry Garcia, co-founder of the Grateful Dead rock group mb
2009 - RPGGeek.com's official birthday (the best site on the internet). Happy 10th Birthday! mb

August 2
1905 - Actress Myrna Loy (Thin Man) mb
1924 - Actor Carroll O'Connor (All in The Family) mb
1932 - Actor Peter O'Toole mb
1939 - Horror film director Wes Craven mb

August 3
1811 - Elisha Graves Otis, inventor of the modern elevator mb
1904 - Sci-fi Author Clifford D Simak (Way Station) mb
1926 - Singer Tony Bennett mb
1940 - Actor Martin Sheen mb
1950 - Director John Landis mb mb
1963 - Singer/songwriter/guitarist James Hetfield mb
1992 - Best Picture winner Unforgiven premieres mb

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BGG's Gen Con 2019 livestream broadcast schedule: Focus on RPGs!

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The BGG Gen Con team will be covering RPGs from 1:00 to 3:00 on Saturday at Gen Con. Eric's full original article is here: https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/2242935/bggs-gen-con-2019-l...


Don't forget, I maintain the RPG Products Releasing at Gen Con 2019 (By Publisher) geeklist if you want to see the new releases for sale at the con.

All credit for the info below goes to Eric and the BGG Gen Con team!

Gen Con 2019 takes place on August 1-4 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and as in years past BoardGameGeek will be at the convention (booth #1349) to broadcast interviews with designers and publishers for 29 hours over the four days of the show!

The broadcast will be streamed Twitch.tv, then the stream will be chopped into individual videos that will be published on the game/publisher/designer page on BGG that best fits the subject of that video. (We will also post the individual videos on the BGG Express YouTube channel.) The planned broadcast schedule is below, although it might change depending on what happens during the course of the day. All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time (UTC -4).

BGG's Gen Con 2019 Preview includes hundreds of listings for games that will be sold or demoed at the convention. Only a fraction of those titles are included in our demo schedule since in general, we give priority to publishers who have newly released games at Gen Con. Beyond that, I've chosen a few upcoming releases that I think will have high levels of interest among BGG users as well as a few titles that will debut at SPIEL '19. Many thanks to Steph Hodge for doing the heavy lifting to create this demo schedule!

Note that the SPIEL '19 Preview goes live on Monday, August 5 — the day after Gen Con 2019 ends!

Saturday, August 3rd


1:00 - Goodman Games - The Isle of Dread
1:05 - Modiphius Games - Fallout Minis (board game), Fallout RPG, Dune RPG
1:20 - R. Talsorian Games - Cyberpunk 2020, Lords and Lands Expansion for the Witcher RPG
1:30 - Pelgrane Press - Shard of the Broken Sky, Nights Black Agents: Solo Ops
1:40 - Hunters Entertainment - Teens in Space, Icarus: A storytelling game about how Great Civilizations Fall, Outbreak: Undead 2nd Edition Game Master's Guide, Altered Carbon RPG
2:00 - Arc Dream Publishing - Delta Green RPG, The Sea Demon's Gold, The Song of the Sun Queens
2:15 - Darker Hue Studios - Haunted West
2:20 - Wyvern Gaming - Stargate SG1
2:25 - Pegasus Spiele - Talisman Adventures Fantasy Roleplaying Game
2:30 - Tuesday Knight Games - Pound of Flesh
2:35 - Green Ronin Publishing - Threefold, AGE Campaign Builder's Guide, Mutants & Masterminds Deluxe Gamemasters Guide, Mutants & Masterminds Superteam Handbook
2:55 - Sixmorevodka - Degenisis: Black Atlantic
3:00 - Studio Agate - Shadows of Esteren/Fateforge
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This Week in Geek History July 21 - 27

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1861 - First Battle of Bull Run mb
1899 - Author Ernest Hemingway mb
1924 - Actor-comedian Don Knotts mb
1951 - Actor-comedian Robin Williams mb
1957 - Actor-comedian Jon Lovitz (Saturday Night Live)
1959 - Ed Greenwood
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1983 - Vostok Station, Antarctica: Lowest recorded temperature -128.6F, -89.2C mb

July 22
1298 - Battle of Falkirk mb
1882 - Painter Edward Hopper mb
1940 - Alex Trebek mb
1955 - Actor Willem Dafoe mb
1955 - Actor David Spade mb

July 23
1892 - Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie mb
1888 - Detective novelist Raymond Chandler mb
1904 - Ice cream cone created @ St. Louis Word Fair mb
1961 - Actor Woody Harrelson mb
1970 - Actress Charisma Carpenter mb

July 24
1783 - South American revolutionary and statesman Simon Bolivar mb
1802 - French novelist Alexandre Dumas the Elder mb
1936 - Comedian Ruth Buzzi (Laugh In) mb
1970 - Actress Jennifer Lopez mb
1982 - Actress Anna Paquin mb

July 25
_306 - Constantine I proclaimed Roman Emporer mb
1894 - Actor Walter Brennan mb
1954 - NFL Hall of Famer Walter Payton mb

July 26
1856 - Playwright George Bernard Shaw mb
1875 - Carl Jung, founder of analytic psychology mb
1894 - Author Aldous Huxley mbmb
1922 - Scriptwriter/Director Blake Edwards mb
1928 - Director Stanley Kubrick mb
1943 - Stones' Frontman Mick Jagger mb
1945 - Actress Helen Mirren mb

July 27
1824 - French novelist Alexander Dumas the Younger (Camille)
1905 - Baseball player and manager Leo Durocher mb
1922 - Television producer Norman Lear (All in The Family)
1937 - Actor Don Galloway (Ironside)
1938 - Gary Gygax
???? - AaronTheSkull

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This Week in Geek History July 14 - 20

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1789 - Bastille Day mb
1862 - Austrian Art Nouveau painter Gustav Klimt mb
1912 - Folk singer Woody Guthrie mb
1913 - Gerald Ford, 38th president of the United States mb
1918 - Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman mb

July 15
1606 - Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn mb
1779 - Poet Clement Clarke Moore (A Visit from St. Nicholas ("'Twas The Night Before Christmas") ) mb
1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered mb
1944 - Actor Jan-Michael Vincent (Airwolf) mb
1956 - Guitarist Joe Satriani mb
1988 - Die Hard released mb

July 16
_622 - Muslim era begins with Muhammad's flight from Mecca to Medina mb
1439 - Kissing is banned in England (to stop the spread of the Black Death) mb
1888 - Actor Percy Kilbride (Pa Kettle)
1911 - Dancer/actress Ginger Rogers mb
1945 - first atomic detonation (Alamogordo) mb

July 17
1889 - Mystery writer Erle Stanley Gardner (Perry Mason) mb
1899 - Actor James Cagney mb
1918 - Romanov Family executed by Bolsheviks in Yekaterinburg, Russia mb
1949 - Bassist Geezer Butler mb
1952 - American actor David Hasselhoff mb
1955 - Disneyland opens mb
1959 - Hitchcock's North by Northwest premieres mb

July 18
__64 - Great Fire of Rome mb
1911 - Canadian Actor Hume Cronyn mb
1913 - Comedian Red Skelton mb
1918 - South African statesman Nelson Mandela mb mb
1921 - Former astronaut and Sen. John Glenn, D-Ohio mb
1937 - Gonzo journalist/author Hunter S. Thompson mb

July 19
1814 - American firearms inventor Samuel Colt mb
1834 - French painter Edgar Degas mb
1865 - Dr. Charles H. Mayo (Co-founder of the Mayo Clinic) mb
1946 - Tennis star Ilie Nastase mb
1947 - Guitarist Brian May mb
1962 - Actor Anthony Edwards (Revenge of the Nerds)

July 20
356B - Alexander the Great mb
1822 - Gregor Mendel mb
1933 - Author Cormac McCarthy mb
1938 - Actress Natalie Wood (West Side Story, Brainstorm)
1947 - Guitarist Carlos Santana mb
1969 - Moon landing/walk mb
1976 - US Viking 1 lands on Mars (1st Martian landing) mb

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This Week in Geek History July 7 - 13

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1906 - Baseball pitcher Leroy "Satchel" Paige mb
1907 - Science Fiction Author Robert A Heinlein mb
1928 - Sliced bread sold for the 1st time mb "That's the best thing to come along since, well, um...in 90 years!"
1931 - Fantasy/Sci-Fi Author David Eddings mb
1940 - Beatles drummer Ringo Starr mb
1949 - Actress Shelley Duvall mb
1969 - NHL center Joe Sakic mb

July 8
1838 - Dirigible inventor Ferdinand von Zeppelin mb
1934 - Comedian Marty Feldman mb
1951 - Actress Anjelica Huston mb
1958 - Actor Kevin "Thank you sir may I have another" Bacon mb
???? - RPG Enthusiast Kris Van Beurden (aka Tegarend)

July 9
1819 - Elias Howe, inventor of the sewing machine mb
1956 - Actor Tom Hanks mb
1976 - busdjur The Other Jessica
1983 - Queen Toggy (aka Toggy) mb mb
???? - RPGG user derf_red

July 10
1040 - Lady Godiva takes her famous ride for tax reform mb
1509 - Theologian John Calvin mb
1856 - Nikola Tesla mb
1913 - Death Valley hits 134F, 56.7C, world's highest recorded temp mb
1920 - TV news anchor and commentator David Brinkley mb
1940 - Battle of Britain begins mb
1942 - Heavy Metalist Ronnie James Dio mb
1947 - Folk singer Arlo Guthrie mb

July 11
1274 - Scottish Noble & King, Robert the Bruce mb
1798 - US Marine Corps established mb
1804 - US VP Aaron Burr mortally wounds Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in a pistol duel mb
1834 - American painter James Whistler mb
1899 - Author E.B. White (Charlotte's Web ) mb
1920 - Actor Yul Brynner (The King and I, Westworld) mb
1955 - Roger E. Moore
1960 - Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird published mb

July 12
100B - Roman leader Julius Caesar mb(maybe the 13th)
1817 - American writer Henry David Thoreau mb
1854 - Photography pioneer George Eastman mb
1937 - Comedian-actor-felon Bill Cosby mb

July 13
1940 - Actor Patrick Stewart mb
1942 - Actor Harrison Ford mb
1944 - Hungarian Inventor Erno Rubik mb
1946 - Comedian Cheech Marin of Cheech and Chong mb

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This Week in Geek History June 30 - July 6

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1917 - American actress Susan Hayward (The Conqueror)
1934 - "Night of the Long Knives" - Hitler's bloody purge of Nazi Party mb
1936 - Gone with the Wind (novel) published mb
1938 - Superman debuts in DC's Action Comics #1 mb
1941 - WWII: Operation Barbarossa mb
1943 - Singer Florence Ballard of The Supremes mb
1959 - Actor Vincent D'Onofrio mb
1963 - Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen mb
1971 - 3 member-crew of Russian Space Mission Soyuz 11 found dead upon arrival to earth (only people to have died in space to date) mb

July 1
1200 - Sunglasses are invented in China cool
1649 - Gottfried von Leibniz mb
1863 - Battle of Gettysburg begins mb
1867 - Canada Day mb
1905 - Einstein introduces his theory of special relativity mb
1915 - Bluesman Willie Dixon mb
1934 - Actor Jamie Farr mb
1939 - Actress Karen Black mb
1945 - Blondie Singer/songwriter Deborah Harry mb
1952 - Canadian Actor-comedian Dan Aykroyd mb
1961 - Princess Diana mb
1967 - Canadian Actress Pamela Anderson Lee mb
1977 - Actress Liv Tyler mb

July 2
1903 - King Olav V of Norway mb
1937 - Amelia Earhart & Fred Noonan disappear flying over the Pacific mb
1961 - Writer Ernest Hemingway took his own life. mb

July 3
1863 - Union victory at Gettysburg, ~50K casualties including 11 generals mb
1883 - Author Franz Kafka mb
1906 - Actor George Sanders (Too many movies to name) mb
1962 - Tom Cruise mb
1971 - Jim Morrison dies in Paris at 27 mb
1985 - Back to the Future released mb

July 4
1776 - American Independence Day mb
1804 - Author Nathaniel Hawthorne mb
1847 - Circus operator James Bailey ( Barnum & Bailey Circus) mb
1855 - Whitman's Leaves of Grass published mb
1865 - Carroll's Alice in Wonderland published mb
Did you know that the 2nd, 3rd & 5th US Presidents died on the 4th of July? John Adams mb & Thomas Jefferson mb in 1826 & James Monroe in 1831

July 5
1801 - David "damn the torpedoes!" Farragut, First U.S. Navy admiral mb
1810 - Showman P.T. Barnum ( Barnum & Bailey Circus) mb
1927 - Actress Janet Leigh mb
1937 - SPAM debuts! mb

July 6
1747 - John Paul "I have not yet begun to fight" Jones, 'father' of the U.S. Navy mb
1887 - Painter Marc Chagall mb
1925 - TV personality Merv Griffin mb
1946 - Actor Sylvester Stallone mb
1957 - John Lennon (16) mb & Paul McCartney (15) mbmeet for the 1st time
???? - RPG Enthusiast dysjunct

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This Week in Geek History June 23 - 29

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June 23
1894 - Pioneer sex researcher Alfred Kinsey (The Kinsey Report) mb
1912 - Alan Turing mb
1940 - Runner and U.S. Olympic gold medalist Wilma Rudolph mb
1943 - Metropolitan Opera conductor James Levine mb
1955 - Misfits frontman Glenn Danzig mbmb
1960 - Actress Frances McDormand mb
2007 - First ever Free RPG Day mb

June 24
1509 - Henry VIII crowned King of England (4 days before his 18th birthday) mb
1842 - Writer and satirist Ambrose Bierce mb
1895 - Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey mb
1942 - Drummer Mick Fleetwood mb
1950 - Fantasy author Mercedes R Lackey mb

June 25
1630 - Massachusetts Governor Winthrop introduces the fork to American dining mb
1876 - The Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand mbmbmb
1903 - English novelist and critic George Orwell, author of "1984" mb
1975 - RPG Designer Jason Bulmahn
1982 - Blade Runner released in theaters mb
???? - RPG Geek member: Jonathan Tullsen aka Military Muskrat
???? - RPG Geek member: Yohann aka Shadow Hexagram

June 26
1284 - The Pied Piper leads 130 children away from Hamelin mb
1498 - Toothbrush invented in China using boar bristles mb
1819 - Baseball pioneer Abner Doubleday mb
1898 - German aircraft designer Willi Messerschmitt mb
1955 - Clash City Rocker Mick Jones mb
1963 - JFK: "Ich bin ein Berliner" mbmbmb
1974 - Future Baseball Hall of Famer Derek Jeter mb
1997 - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's (aka Sorcerer's) Stone released on film mb
???? - Maho


June 27
1869 - Anarchist activisit/writer Emma Goldman mb
1880 - Blind and deaf author Helen Keller mbmb
1966 - Writer/Director JJ Abrams mbmbmb
1975 - Actor Tobey Maguire mb

June 28
1491 - English King Henry VIII mb
1577 - Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish Baroque painter mb
1703 - English clergyman John Wesley, founder of Methodism mb
1712 - French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau mb
1820 - The tomato is proven to be non-poisonous! Col Robert Gibbon risks his life by eating one on the courthouse steps of Salem, New Jersey mb
1864 - Adolfe Sax patents the Saxophone mbmbmbmbmb
1914 - Archduke Ferdinand of Austria assasinated by Serb Nationist, leading to eruption of WWI mb
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1919 - Treaty of Versailles ends WWI & establishes League of Nations mb
1926 - Director/Actor Mel Brooks mbmb
1946 - Actress Gilda Radner mb
1971 - Entrepreneur Elon Musk mbmbmb
1975 - Rod Serling dies at 50 mb

June 29
1613 - Shakespeare's Globe Theater burns down during performance of Henry VIII mb (I'm sensing a pattern here)
1900 - Author Antoine de Saint-Exupery mb
1901 - Actor-singer Nelson Eddy mb
1919 - Actor Slim Pickens mb
1927 - First flight from West Coast arrives in Hawaii mb
1944 - Actor Gary Busey mb
1953 - Singer/Songwriter Colin Hay mb
1978 - S1: Tomb of Horrors published mb

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