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Today is saTurday, July 14, The 195Th day of
2018. There are 170 days lefT in The year.
Today’s highlighTs in hisTory: great again.”
on July 14, 1933, all German in 1999, race-based school busing in

political parties, except the Nazi Party,
were outlawed.

Boston came to an end after 25 years.

in 2004, the Senate scuttled a

constitutional amendment banning gay
on This daTe:
in 1789, in an event symbolizing the marriage. (Forty-eight senators voted to

start of the French Revolution, citizens advance the measure — 12 short of the
of Paris stormed the Bastille prison and 60 needed — and 50 voted to block it).
Ten years ago: President George
released the seven prisoners inside.
in 1798, Congress passed the Sedition W. Bush lifted an executive ban on
Act, making it a federal crime to publish offshore oil drilling which had stood
since his father was president. The New
false, scandalous or malicious writing
Yorker magazine featured a satirical
about the United States government.
in 1881, outlaw William H. Bonney cover showing Barack Obama dressed
as a Muslim and his wife, Michelle,
Jr., alias “Billy the Kid,” was shot and
as a terrorist in the Oval Office. (The
killed by Sheriff Pat Garrett in Fort
Sumner in present-day New Mexico. Obama campaign called the cover
in 1913, Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr., “tasteless and offensive.”)
the 38th president of the United States, five years ago: Thousands
of demonstrators across the country
was born Leslie Lynch King Jr. in
protested a Florida jury’s decision the
Omaha, Nebraska.
day before to clear George Zimmerman
in 1914, scientist Robert H.
in the shooting death of Trayvon
Goddard received a U.S. patent for a
Martin. German Chancellor Angela
liquid-fueled rocket apparatus.
Merkel, in a TV interview, called for
in 1921, Italian-born anarchists
tougher European and global rules on
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo
data protection amid fallout from recent
Vanzetti were convicted in Dedham,
revelations about U.S. surveillance
Massachusetts, of murdering a shoe
company paymaster and his guard. (Sacco
and Vanzetti were executed six years later.) one year ago: A RussianAmerican lobbyist said he attended
in 1945, Italy formally declared war a June 2016 meeting with President
on Japan, its former Axis partner during Donald Trump’s son that was billed as
World War II.
part of a Russian government effort to
in 1964, in a speech to the
help the Republican campaign. Arab
Republican national convention in
assailants opened fire from inside a
San Francisco, New York Gov. Nelson major Jerusalem shrine, killing two
Rockefeller was booed by supporters
Israeli policemen before being shot dead.
of Barry Goldwater as he called on the Today’s BirThdays: Actress
GOP to denounce political extremists. Nancy Olson is 90. Former football
in 1966, the city of Chicago awoke player and actor Rosey Grier is 86.
to the shocking news that eight student Actor Vincent Pastore is 72. Music
nurses had been brutally slain during company executive Tommy Mottola
the night in a South Side dormitory.
(muh-TOH’-luh) is 70. Rock musician
Drifter Richard Speck was convicted
Chris Cross (Ultravox) is 66. Actor
of the mass killing and condemned to Jerry Houser is 66. Actor-director Eric
death, but had his sentence reduced to Laneuville is 66. Actor Stan Shaw is
life in prison, where he died in 1991.
66. Movie producer Scott Rudin is 60.
in 1976, Jimmy Carter won the
Singer-guitarist Kyle Gass is 58. Country
Democratic presidential nomination at musician Ray Herndon (McBride and
the party’s convention in New York.
the Ride) is 58. Actress Jane Lynch is
58. Actor Jackie Earle Haley is 57. Actor
in 1980, the Republican national
convention opened in Detroit, where Matthew Fox is 52. Rock musician
nominee-apparent Ronald Reagan told Ellen Reid (Crash Test Dummies)
a welcoming rally he and his supporters is 52. Rock singer-musician Tanya
were determined to “make America
Donelly is 52. Actress Missy Gold is 48.


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