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On this day.....July 14th

Fun and historical facts for July 14th

Boston's Morning Show with Kim & VB
July 14, 2017 - 5:31 am
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JULY 14TH

 

  • TODAY IS NATIONAL MAC AND CHEESE DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL NUDE DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL TAPE MEASURE DAY

 

BIRTHDAYS:

  • FREDERICK MAYTAG (INVENTOR OF THE WASHING MACHINE) (1857-1937)
  • TOM CARVEL (FOUNDER OF CARVEL ICE CREAM) (1906-1990)
  • WILLIAM HANNA (HANNA BARBERA) (1910-2001)
  • WOODIE GUTHRIE (THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND) (1912-1967)
  • GERALD FORD (1913-2006)
  • INGMAR BERGMAN (1918-2007)
  • HARRY DEAN STANTON (1926, 90)
  • POLLY BERGEN (1930, 87)
  • SID HAIG (1939, 78)
  • TOMMY MATOLA (1948, 69)
  • SUSANA MARTINEZ (GOV OF NEW MEXICO) (1959, 58)
  • PATRICK J. KENNEDY (1967, 50)

 

 

ON THIS DAY:

  • IN 1789, BASTILLE DAY BEGINS THE FRENCH REVOLUTION WITH THE FALL OF THE BASTILLE PRISON
  • IN 1978, THE US SEDITION ACT PROHIBITS “FALSE, SCANDALOUS AND MALICIOUS” WRITING AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT
  • IN 1850, THE FIRST PUBLIC DEMONSTRATION OF ICE MADE BY REFRIGERATION
  • IN 1853, THE FIRST US WORLD’S FAIR OPENS IN NEW YORK’S CRYSTAL PALACE
  • IN 1868, ALVIN FELLOWS PATENTS THE TAPE MEASURE
  • IN 1938, BENITO MUSSOLINI PUBLISHES HIS ANTI-JEWISH AND ANTI-AFRICAN MANIFESTO
  • IN 1946, DR. BENJAMIN SPOCK PUBLISHES THE “COMMON SENSE BOOK OF BABY AND CHILD CARE”
  • IN 1959, THE USS LONG BEACH BECOMES THE FIRST NUCLEAR POWERED CRUISER, LAUNCHED OUT OF QUINCY, MA
  • IN 1968, HANK AARON HITS HIT 500TH HOME RUN
  • IN 1969, THE US WITHDRAWS THE $500, $1000, $5000 AND $10,000 BILLS FROM CIRCULATION
  • IN 1970, CARL YASTREMSKI IS THE MVP OF THE ALL STAR GAME
  • IN 1973, THE EVERLY BROTHERS BREAK UP AFTER PHIL STORMS OFF STAGE AT A CONCERT
  • IN 1975, DISNEY UNVEILS PLANS FOR EPCOT CENTER
  • IN 1976, THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINATES JIMMY CARTER FOR PRESIDENT
  • IN 1977, THE US HOUSE ESTABLISHES A PERMANENT SELECT COMMITTEE ON INTELLIGENCE
  • IN 1983, REP JERRY STUDDS ADMITS TO SEX WITH A MALE PAGE
  • IN 1983, MARIO BROTHERS IS RELEASED FOR NINTENDO IN JAPAN
  • IN 1987, OLIVER NORTH CONCLUDES SIX DAYS OF CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY
  • IN 2002, FRENCH PRES JACQUES CHIRAC ESCAPES AN ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT ON BASTILLE DAY
  • IN 2007, RUSSIA WITHDRAWS FROM THE TREATY ON CONVENTIONAL ARMED FORCES IN EUROPE
  • IN 2008, THE DARK KNIGHT STARRING HEATH LEDGER’S JOKER PREMIERES
  • IN 2014, THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND ALLOWS WOMEN TO BECOME BISHOPS
  • IN 2014, THE DEATH TOLL FROM EBOLA IN WEST AFRICA TOPS 500
  • IN 2015, THE ARMS DEAL BETWEEN IRAN AND SIX WORLD POWERS IS SIGNED TO END SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN
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