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today inhistory 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 programs. 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.