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On this day.... July 13th

Fun and historical facts from July 13th

Boston's Morning Show with Kim & VB
July 13, 2017 - 9:40 am
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JULY 13TH

 

  • TODAY IS NATIONAL FRENCH FRY DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL FRANKS N BEANS DAY

BIRTHDAYS:

  • JULIUS CAESAR (100 BC-44 BC)
  • JOHN JACOB ASHER IV (1864-1912)
  • PATRICK STEWART (1940, 77)
  • HARRISON FORD (1942, 75)
  • CHEECH MARIN (1946, 71)
  • CAMERON CROWE (1957, 60)
  • SPUD WEBB (1963, 54)
  • JEAN LUC PICARD (2305)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ON THIS DAY:

  • IN 1837, QUEEN VICTORIA MOVES INTO BUCKINGHAM PALACE
  • IN 1863, THE BATTLE OF TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI
  • IN 1865, HORACE GREELEY ADVISES READERS “GO WEST YOUNG MAN”
  • IN 1871, THE FIRST WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CAT SHOW IS HELD
  • IN 1923, THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN IS OFFICIALLY DEDICATED IN LOS ANGELES
  • IN 1930, THE FIRST EVER SOCCER WORLD CUP BEGINS IN URAGUAY
  • IN 1934, BABE RUTH HITS HIS 700TH HOME RUN
  • IN 1939, FRANK SINATRA MAKES HIS RECORDING DEBUT
  • IN 1960, THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINATES JFK FOR PRESIDENT
  • IN 1985, LIVE AID CONCERTS ARE HELD IN LONDON AND PHILADELPHIA
  • IN 1988, THE RED SOX REPLACE MANAGER JOHN MCNAMARA WITH JOE MORGAN
  • IN 1994, TONYA HARDING’S HUSBAND, JEFF GILLOOLY, IS SENTENCED TO TWO YEARS IN PRISON FOR ATTACKING NANY KERRIGAN
  • IN 1994, OJ SIMPSON GIVES HAIR SAMPLES FOR TESTING IN HIS MURDER TRIAL
  • IN 2015, SANDRA BLAND IS FOUND DEAD IN WALLER COUNTY JAIL, TEXAS
  • IN 2016, THERESA MAY IS ELECTED PRIME MINISTER OF THE UK

 

 

 

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