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This Week in Geek History September 15 - 21

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September 15
1254 - Traveler/author Marco Polo (traditional - date uncertain) mb
1789 - 1st major American novelist James Fenimore Cooper (Last of the Mohicans) mb
1830 - Mexican president Porfirio Diaz mb
1857 - William Howard Taft, 27th president of the United States mb
1889 - Humorist Robert Benchley mb
1890 - Mystery writer Agatha Christie mb
1903 - Country music star Roy Acuff mb
1907 - Actress Fay Wray mb
1916 - First use of tanks in warfare "Little Willies," Battle of the Somme mb
1928 - Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin mb
1934 - Author/illustrator Tomie dePaola mb
1946 - American Director Oliver Stone mb
1946 - Actor Tommy Lee Jones mb
1958 - Bad Brains guitarist Dr. Know mb
???? - Mulligans

September 16
1745 - Field Marshall Mikhail Kutuzov mb
1838 - Railroad magnate James Jerome "J.J." Hill mb
1898 - Author/illustrator H.A. Rey mb
1925 - Singer/guitarist B.B. King mb
1927 - Actor Peter Falk mb

September 17
1859 - Gunslinger Billy the Kid mb (maybe 11/23/1859)
1862 - Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg), 23,110 die in bloodiest day of American Civil War mb
1923 - Country music pioneer Hank Williams Sr. mb
1928 - English actor Roddy McDowall mb
1935 - American author Ken Kesey (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and one of my favorite novels of all time: Sometimes a Great Notion)

September 18
1851 - New York Times begins publication (2 cents/copy) mb
1905 - Swedish actress Greta Garbo mb
1970 - Jimi Hendrix dies of asphyxiation at 27 mb

September 19
1911 - English author William Golding (Lord of the Flies)
1928 - American actor Adam West mb
1948 - English actor Jeremy Irons (Dungeons & Dragons)
1975 - 'Fawlty Towers' premieres on BBC2 mb

September 20
_451 Battle of the Catalaunian Plains, Roman General Flavius Aetius defeats Attila the Hun, halting the Hun invasion of Gaul mb
1885 - Jazz piano player Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton mb
1934 - Actress Sophia Loren mb
1941 - Sculptor Dale Chihuly mb
1948 - Author George R.R. Martin mb
???? - Stelio

September 21
1645 - Louis Joliet, French-Canadian explorer of the Mississippi River mb
1866 - English author and historian H.G. Wells mb
1874 - English composer Gustav Holst mb
1902 - British publisher Sir Allen Lane (Introduced the low-priced Penguin paperback) mb
1931 - Actor Larry Hagman mb
1937 - JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' published mb
1947 - American writer Stephen King mb
1950 - American actor/comedian Bill Murray mb
???? - Narl

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This Week in Geek History September 8 - 14

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September 8
1157 - England's King Richard I (The Lion Hearted) mb
1504 - Michelangelo's David unveiled in Florence mb
1841 - Czech composer Antonín Dvorák mb
1897 - Country music pioneer Jimmie Rodgers, "The Singing Brakeman" mb
1925 - English actor Peter Sellers mb
1941 - American politician Bernie Sanders mb
1960 - Hitchcock's "Psycho" premieres mb
1966 - Star Trek premieres mbmb
???? - Nemesis13

September 9
1585 - Cardinal Richelieu mb
1828 - Russian author Leo Tolstoy mb
1850 - California admitted as the 31st state of the Union mb
1890 - Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Harlan Sanders mb
1941 - "King of Soul" Blues Singer Otis Redding mb
???? - Mallet
1966 - American actor/comedian Adam Sandler mb

September 10
1941 - Paleontologist and popular science author Stephen Jay Gould mb
1945 - Mike the Headless Chicken is decapitated in Colorado; he survives another 18 months before choking to death mb
1993 - The X-Files premieres on Fox mb
2008 - The Large Hadron Collider at CERN goes online in Geneva mb

September 11
1773 - Ben Franklin writes "There never was a good war or a bad peace" mb
1885 - English author D.H. Lawrence mb
1913 - University of Alabama football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant mb
2001 - 9/11: 2,941 people die in terrorist attacks on New York City, The Pentagon & UA Flight 93 mb

September 12
_490 - Battle of Marathon (traditional date) - Small Athenian force defeats the Persian Empire mb
1624 - 1st public submarine test (Thames River, London) for King James I mb
1818 - Richard Gatling, inventor of the Gatling gun mb
1913 - U.S. Olympic track star Jesse Owens mb
1921 - SF author Stanislaw Lem mb
1944 - American Singer/Songwriter/Producer Barry White mb
1952 - Rush drummer Neil Peart mb
1957 - German composer Hans Zimmer (over 150 films!) mbmb
1966 - The Pre-Fab 4 "The Monkees" premieres on NBC (what? no badge?)
1967 - American comedian Louis C.K. mb

September 13
_122 - Construction of Hadrian's Wall begins in Northern England mb
1911 - Bill Monroe, the "father of bluegrass" music mb
1916 - English author Roald Dahl mb
1956 - IBM introduces RAMAC 305, 1st commercial computer with magnetic disk storage (weighs 1 TON) mb
1969 - Scooby-Doo premieres on CBS mb
1985 - Super Mario Brothers first appears for the NES mb

September 14
1849 - Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov mb
1914 - Clayton Moore, who played the Lone Ranger on television mb
1936 - American (not Russian) actor Walter Koenig (Star Trek's Pavel Checkov) mb
1982 - Princess of Monaco/American actress Grace Kelly dies in a car crash at 52 mb
1983 - Singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse mb

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This Week in Geek History September 1 - 7

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September 1
1875 - Tarzan & Sci Fi author Edgar Rice Burroughs mb
1922 - Actress Yvonne de Carlo (Ten Commandments & The Munsters) mb
1933 - Country music singer Conway Twitty mb
1939 - World War II begins mb
1939 - American comedienne Lily Tomlin mb
1977 - 1st TRS-80 Computer sold mb

September 2
31BC - Battle of Actium: Octavian (later Augustus) defeats Mark Antony & Cleopatra in a decisive naval battle, effectively ending the Roman Republic mb
1666 - The Great Fire of London begins at 2am in Pudding Lane, 80% of the city is destroyed mb (There's a boardgame AND a microbadge for EVERYTHING these days!)
1864 - Union General Sherman captures & burns Atlanta mb
1902 - "A Trip to the Moon" the first sci-fi film is released mb Watch it here!
1937 - Former baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth mb
1945 - VJ day, formal surrender of Japan aboard the USS Missouri, WWII ends mbmbmbmbmb
1952 - American tennis champion Jimmy Connors mb
1964 - Canadian actor Keanu Reeves mb
1966 - Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek mb

September 3
1752 - The British Empire (including the American colonies) adopt the Gregorian Calendar, losing 11 days. Riots ensue in protest of 'the government stealing 11 days of people's lives!' mb
1856 - Architect Louis Sullivan mb (The father of the skyscraper)
1955 - Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones mb

September 4
_476 - Traditional end of the Western Roman Empire as Emporer Agustulus abdicates to Odoacer, who would soon be known as the First King of Italy mb
1886 - Apache Chief Geronimo surrenders, ending last major US-Indian war mb
1918 - Radio news commentator Paul Harvey mb
1970 - Actress Ione Skye (Say Anything, Covington Cross)

September 5
1847 - American outlaw Jesse James mb
1942 - American actress Raquel Welch (One Million Years B.C.)
1946 - Queen frontman Freddie Mercury mb mb
1951 - American actor Michael Keaton mb
1957 - Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" published mb

September 6
1943 - Pink Floyd bassist and singer/songwriter Roger Waters mb
1947 - Actress Jane Curtin mb
1958 - Comedian Jeff Foxworthy (You might be a redneck if…)
1972 - English author China Mieville mb

September 7
1533 - England's Queen Elizabeth I mb
1936 - Musician Buddy Holly mb
1978 - The Who's drummer Keith Moon dies of an overdose at 31 mb
1979 - ESPN debuts mb

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This Week in Geek History August 25 - 31

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August 25
1530 - Russian ruler Ivan the Terrible mb
1819 - Allan Pinkerton, founder of the private detective agency mb
1845 - Bavarian 'Mad' King Ludwig II mb
1913 - Cartoonist Walt Kelly mb
1930 - Actor Sean Connery mb
1949 - KISS guitarist Gene Simmons mb
1951 - Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford mb
1954 - Musician Elvis Costello mb
1958 - Director Tim Burton mb
1991 - Linux's 'birthday' mb
???? - LordDillon
???? - RInaldoQax

August 26
1743 - French scientist Antoine Lavoisier, the founder of modern chemistry mb
1873 - Lee de Forest, known as the father of radio mb
1883 - Krakatoa erupts, resulting in at least 36,417 deaths (including tsunamis) mb
1910 - Nobel Peace Prize winner Mother Teresa mb
1952 - Puzzle Maestro Will Shortz mb
1964 - RPG Designer Richard Pett
1980 - Actor Chris Pine mb

August 27
1877 - English auto maker Charles Rolls mb
1890 - Surrealist photographer Man Ray mb
1896 - In the world's shortest recorded war, Britain defeats Zanibar in 38 minutes mb
1899 - Horatio Hornblower author C.S. Forester mb
1908 - Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th president of the United States mb
1912 - Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan of the Apes is published mb
1952 - Actor Paul Reubens mb
1953 - Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson mb
1955 - Guinness Book of World Records first published mb
1957 - RPG Designer Jeff Grubb
1979 - American actor Aaron Paul mb
1990 - Stevie Ray Vaughn dies in helicopter crash at 35 mb
August 28
1749 - German poet, novelist and dramatist Johann von Goethe mb
1916 - American author Jack Vance (I) mb
1917 - Marvel & DC cartoonist Jack Kirby mbmbmbmbmb
1963 - Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "I have a dream" speech mb
1965 - Canadian country/pop singer Shania Twain mb
1969 - American comedian Jack Black mb

August 29
1632 - English philosopher John Locke mb
1811 - Henry Bergh, founder of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals mb
1915 - Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman (died on her birthday in 1982 at 67) mb
1920 - American jazz great Charlie "Bird" Parker mb
1938 - American actor Elliott Gould mb
1958 - King of Pop Michael Jackson mb
???? - Cpiz


August 30
__70 - Temple of Jerusalem burns mb
1146 - European leaders outlaw the crossbow, intending to end war for all time mb
1797 - Author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley mb
1835 - Melbourne, Australia founded mb
1893 - Louisiana Gov. Huey Long mb
1943 - American cartoonist/satirist Robert Crumb mb
1972 - American actress Cameron Diaz mb
1979 - US President Jimmy Carter attacked by a rabbit on a canoe trip in Georgia mb

August 31
__12 - 3rd Roman emperor Caligula mb
_161 - Roman emperor Commodus mb(bad day for emperors)
1870 - Italian educator Maria Montessori mb
1888 - Jack the Ripper's first victim found in London's East End mb
1945 - Irish singer/songwriter Van Morrison mb
1997 - Diana, Princess of Wales dies at 36 in a car crash in Paris mb


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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
???? - ErniePaul

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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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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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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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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July 21
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
???? - BenevolentGameMaster
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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