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July 22

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
1994  O.J. Simpson pleads innocent to murdering his ex-wife, Nicole, and her friend, Ronald Goldman.
1991Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested by police in Milwaukee, WI.
1975The House of Representatives approves a measure to restore the US citizenship of Robert E. Lee, Confederate General during the Civil War.
194690 people die when Jewish extremists blow up a wing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem.
1943US General George S. Patton leads American troops to capture Palermo, Sicily, during WWII.
1942Gas rationing begins along the Atlantic coast of the US to help the American war effort during WWII.
1934Bank robber John Dillinger is shot to death by FBI agents outside of the Biograph Theater in Chicago.
1916Ten people are killed when a bomb explodes during the Preparedness Day parade in San Francisco.
1812French troops are defeated by the British at the Battle of Salamanca in Spain.
1796Cleveland, Ohio, is founded by General Moses Cleaveland.
1587English settlers establish a colony on Roanoke Island off the coast of North Carolina.

Born today:

1967  Irene Bedard - actress

1967  Rhys Ifans - actor

1965  Patrick Labyorteaux - actor

1964  John Leguizamo - actor

1964  David Spade - actor, comedian (Just Shoot Me)

1963  Rob Estes - actor

1963  Joanna Going - actress

1963  Emily Saliers - singer (Indigo Girls)

1961  Keith Sweat - R&B singer

1955  Willem Dafoe - actor

1947  Danny Glover - actor (Lethal Weapon)

1947  Don Henley - singer (The Eagles)

1947  Albert Brooks - actor, director

1944  Estelle Bennett - singer (The Ronettes)

1943  Bobby Sherman - actor, singer (Here Come the Brides)

1940  George Clinton - funk singer

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1939  Terence Stamp - actor

1937  Chuck Jackson - R&B singer

1934  Louise Fletcher - actress

1932  Oscar de la Renta - fashion designer

1931  Perry Lopez - actor

1929  Orson Bean - actor, comedian

1924  Margaret Whiting - singer

1923  Bob Dole - former US Senate Majority Leader, 1996 presidential candidate


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