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Calendar for July 25th, 2010

Full Buck Moon

Bucks begin to grow new antlers at this time. This full Moon was also known as the Thunder Moon, because thunderstorms are so frequent during this month.

1770s

  • Born 1775: Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison (U.S. First Lady)

  • 1830s

  • Died 1834: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (poet)

  • 1840s

  • Born 1844: Thomas Eakins (artist)

  • 1860s

  • 1866: Ulysses S. Grant received the rank of General of the Army, the first American officer to be so designated

  • 1890s

  • Born 1894: Walter Brennan (actor)

  • 1900s

  • Born 1902: Eric Hoffer (philosopher)

  • 1910s

  • 1917: Canadian income tax introduced

  • 1920s

  • Born 1924: Estelle Getty (actress)

  • 1950s

  • 1956: The Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collided with the SS Stockholm in heavy fog

  • Died 1958: Harry Warner (one of the founders of Warner Bros.)

  • 1960s

  • Born 1967: Matt LeBlanc (actor)

  • 1970s

  • Died 1973: Louis Stephen Saint Laurent (12th Prime Minister of Canada)

  • Born 1978: Gerard Warren (football player)

  • 1978: The first documented test tube baby, Louise Brown, was born in England

  • 1980s

  • 1984: Soviet cosmonaut, Svetlana Savitskaya, became the first woman to walk in space

  • 2000s

  • 2003: Germany's Kuno the Killer catfish's carcass washed up on shore. The 5-foot-long, 77 pound catfish sprang from the waters of Volksgarden Park Lake in 2001 to swallow a dachshund puppy whole

  • Died 2003: Thomas Savage (novelist)

  • 2005: A magnitude-5.6 earthquake struck southwestern Montana

  • Died 2007: Jake (dog that searched for September 11th and Hurricane Katrina victims)


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