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Calendar for June 22nd, 2014

Every Year

  • St. Alban

  • 1610s

  • 1611: Henry Hudson, son, and 7 crew set adrift by mutineers

  • 1810s

  • 1813: During the War of 1812, Laura Secord of Queenston hiked 18 hours to warn British of an upcoming attack

  • 1830s

  • Born 1837: Paul Morphy (chess master)

  • 1840s

  • 1846: The saxophone was patented by Adolphe Sax

  • 1860s

  • 1868: Arkansas is readmitted to the Union

  • 1890s

  • 1894: Harry Houdini married Wilhelmina Beatrice "Bess" Rahner

  • 1900s

  • Born 1903: John Dillinger (outlaw)

  • Born 1906: Billy Wilder (director)

  • Born 1906: Anne Morrow Lindbergh (author & aviator)

  • 1920s

  • Born 1922: Bill Blass (fashion desinger)

  • 1930s

  • Born 1936: Kris Kristofferson (actor)

  • 1940s

  • Born 1947: David Lander (actor)

  • Born 1949: Meryl Streep (actress)

  • 1960s

  • Born 1964: Dan Brown (author)

  • Died 1969: Judy Garland (singer & actress)

  • 1970s

  • Born 1970: Steven Page (musician)

  • Born 1971: Kurt Warner (football player)

  • Born 1973: Carson Daly (talk show host)

  • Born 1974: Donald Faison (actor)

  • 1978: James Christy discovered Pluto's moon Charon

  • Born 1979: Brad Hawpe (baseball player)

  • 1980s

  • Died 1987: Fred Astaire (dancer & actor)

  • 1990s

  • Died 1993: Pat Nixon (U.S. First Lady)

  • 1997: Ashrita Furman of New York set the record for distance traveled by pogo stick: 23.11 miles

  • 2000s

  • Died 2002: Esther Friedman Lederer, pen name Ann Landers ("Ask Ann Landers" columnist)

  • Died 2006: Moose (the Jack Russell terrier known as Eddie on Frasier)

  • Died 2008: George Carlin (comedian; first to host Saturday Night Live)


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