Friday, July 22, 2005

I'm In Good Company

Born On July 22, I share the anniversary of my birth with the following folks:

Gregor Mendel 1822
Steve Vincent Benet 1889
Rose Kennedy 1890 Karl Menninger 1893
Alexander Calder 1898
Bob Dole 1923
Martha Whiting 1924
Orson Bean 1928
Marcia Henderson 1930
Perry Lopez 1931
Oscar De La Renta 1932
Louise Fletcher 1934
Chuck Jackson 1937
Terence Stamp 1939
Alex Trebek 1940
George Clinton 1940
Thomas Wayne 1941
Bobby Sherman 1944
Richard Davies (Supertramp) 1944
Estelle Bennett (The Ronettes) 1944
Paul Shrader 1946
Danny Glover 1947
Albert Brooks 1947
Don Henley (Eagles) 1947
Alan Menken 1949
William Dafoe 1955
Keith Sweat 1961
Rob Estes 1963
Joanna Going 1963
Emily Saliers (Indigo Girls) 1963
David Spade 1964
John Leguizamo 1965
Patrick Labyorteaux 1965
Irene Bedard 1967

Yeah, I only recognize a few of those too

On this date:

1796
Cleveland, Ohio, was founded by Gen. Moses Cleaveland.
1933
Wiley Post became the first person to fly solo around the world.
1934
John Dillinger was shot to death outside Chicago's Biograph Theater.
1937
Franklin D. Roosevelt's "court packing" scheme was rejected by the U.S. Senate.
1975
Congress restored Confederate General Robert E. Lee's U.S. citizenship.

1990
Greg LeMond won his third Tour de France.
2003
Saddam Hussein's sons, Uday and Ousay, were killed in a firefight

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