The Indiana Fever defeated the New York Liberty 71-55 in the WNBA's first outdoor game, played at Arthur Ashe Stadium. International Tennis Hall of Famer Ilie Nastase is 72.
Five years ago: In a rare and public reflection on race, President Barack Obama called on the nation to do some soul searching over the death of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of his shooter, George Zimmerman, saying the slain black teenager "could have been me 35 years ago." A Dallas woman plunged 75 feet to her death from a Six Flags Over Texas roller coaster when her safety restraint apparently failed. John Mc Cain's office said the 80-year-old Arizona Republican and former presidential nominee had been diagnosed with a brain tumor, glioblastoma.
In 1944, the Democratic national convention convened in Chicago with the nomination of President Franklin D. In 1969, Apollo 11 and its astronauts, Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins, went into orbit around the moon. Rock musician Kevin Haskins (Love and Rockets; Bauhaus) is 58.
In 1979, the Nicaraguan capital of Managua fell to Sandinista guerrillas, two days after President Anastasio Somoza fled the country. Bush joined former presidents Ronald Reagan, Gerald R. Nixon at ceremonies dedicating the Nixon Library and Birthplace (since redesignated the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum) in Yorba Linda, California.
At the time of this article Sienna Goines and Daren Flan had already signed on to participate.“The Stars Panel” will be a discussion with questions and answers from some of our very own favorite western heroes. Speaking of memorabilia, the event will include a variety of Vendors – There will be Steampunk items for sale, and event creators are also planning to a Victorian clothing display, along with television and film memorabilia and various authors. Thought for Today: "The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious ...Andrew Michael Kavovit (born July 19, 1971, Bronx, New York) is an American actor best known as one of the portrayers of Paul Ryan (formerly Stenbeck) as a youngster in the CBS soap opera As the World Turns, a role he played from 1986 to 1991, Kavovit grew up in Yorktown Heights, New York, and graduated from Yorktown High School in 1989.In 1812, during the War of 1812, the First Battle of Sackets Harbor in Lake Ontario resulted in an American victory as U. In 1903, the first Tour de France was won by Maurice Garin. In 1943, allied air forces raided Rome during World War II. These big-screen outings were followed by The Magnificent Seven TV Series in 1998.Although the television show ‘The Magnificent Seven’ staring Michael Biehn, Eric Close, Dale Midkiff, Ron Perlman, Rick Worthy, Andrew Kavovit and Anthony Starke left the air in 2000, the fans have remained steadfast and loyal.In 1989, 111 people were killed when United Air Lines Flight 232, a DC-10 which suffered the uncontained failure of its tail engine and the loss of hydraulic systems, crashed while making an emergency landing at Sioux City, Iowa; 185 other people survived. In 1992, anti-Mafia prosecutor Paolo Borsellino was killed along with five members of his security detail in a car bombing in Palermo, Sicily. In 1993, President Bill Clinton announced a policy allowing homosexuals to serve in the military under a compromise dubbed "don't ask, don't tell, don't pursue."Ten years ago: Democrat Barack Obama visited U. troops and met with officials in Afghanistan as part of a congressional fact-finding tour. Rock singer-musician Alan Gorrie (Average White Band) is 72. Originally released in 1960, the movie “The Magnificent Seven” starring Yul Brenner, Eli Wallach, Steve Mc Queen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter, and James Coburn, was a huge hit worldwide.Within a few years, the movie had been translated into a dozen languages and was being enjoyed in nearly every country of the world.