Today In History

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            Here is what happened on Thursday - August 25th...
            It is day 238 of the year 2016, and there are 128 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1836,Brett Harte
     Today, this person is/would be 180 years old.
            1909,Michael Rennie
     Today, this person is/would be 107 years old.
            1909,Ruby Keeler
     Today, this person is/would be 107 years old.
            1916,Van Johnson
     Today, this person is/would be 100 years old.
            1918,Leonard Bernstein
     Today, this person is/would be 98 years old.
            1919,George Wallace
     Today, this person is/would be 97 years old.
            1923,Monty Hall, "Let's Make A Deal!"
     Today, this person is/would be 93 years old.
            1927,Althea Gibson, first black tennis champion (in a major event.)
     Today, this person is/would be 89 years old.
            1930,Sean Connery, actor, spy.
     Today, this person is/would be 86 years old.
            1934,Regis Philbin, talk show host.
     Today, this person is/would be 82 years old.
            1954,Elvis Costello, singer, songwriter.
     Today, this person is/would be 62 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1804,Alice Meynell becomes the first woman jockey, in England.
            1825,Uruguay gains its independence.
            1981,Voyager II flies past Saturn.

      And Don't Forget...

                        Independence Day, celebrated in Uruguay.

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