Thursday, July 26, 2012

July 26 - Splash




Splash!


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This Day In History
1775
The office that would later become the United States Post Office Department is established by the Second Continental Congress.
1803
The Surrey Iron Railway, arguably the world's first public railway, opens in south London, England, Great Britain.
1882
Premiere of Richard Wagner's opera Parsifal at Bayreuth.
1887
Publication of the Unua Libro, founding the Esperanto movement.
1951
Walt Disney's 13th animated film, Alice in Wonderland, premieres in London, England, United Kingdom.
1963
Syncom 2, the world's first geosynchronous satellite, is launched from Cape Canaveral on a Delta B booster.
1971
Apollo program: launch of Apollo 15 on the first Apollo "J-Mission", and first use of a Lunar Roving Vehicle.


Famous Birthdays
1739
George Clinton, American politician (d. 1812)
1856
George Bernard Shaw, Irish writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1950)
1894
Aldous Huxley, English-born author (d. 1963)
1895
Gracie Allen, American actress and comedian (d. 1964)
1922
Jason Robards, American actor (d. 2000)
1923
Jan Berenstain, American author
1928
Stanley Kubrick, American director (d. 1999)
1943
Mick Jagger, English singer
1945
Helen Mirren, English actress
1949
Roger Taylor, English drummer and vocalist (Queen)
1954
Lawrence Watt-Evans, American science fiction & fantasy author
1956
Dorothy Hamill, American figure skater
1957
Nana Visitor, American actress
1959
Kevin Spacey, American actor
1965
Jeremy Piven, American actor
1968
Olivia Williams, English actress
1973
Kate Beckinsale, English actress

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