Today In History

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            Here is what happened on Tuesday - August 4th...
            It is day 216 of the year 2015, and there are 149 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1755,Nicolas-Jacque Conte, invented the modern pencil.
     Today, this person is/would be 260 years old.
            1906,John Huston, actor.
     Today, this person is/would be 109 years old.
            1946,Loni Anderson, actress.
     Today, this person is/would be 69 years old.
            1955,Billy Bob Thortan, actor, screenwirter, director.
     Today, this person is/would be 60 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1693,Champagne is invented by Dom Perignon.
            1777,Retired British cavalry officer Philip Astley establishes the first circus.
            1790,United States Coast Guard founded.
            1862,Federal Income Tax is collected. (The taxman cometh!!!)

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