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Calendar for July 12th, 2014

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.

Every Year

  • Orangemen's Day (N.L., Can.)

  • 1530s

  • Died 1536: Erasmus of Rotterdam (writer & philosopher)

  • 1730s

  • Born 1730: Josiah Wedgwood (potter)

  • 1800s

  • Died 1804: Alexander Hamilton (statesman and founding father)

  • 1810s

  • Born 1817: Henry David Thoreau (writer)

  • 1840s

  • Died 1849: Dolley Madison (U.S. First Lady)

  • 1850s

  • Born 1854: George Eastman (inventor)

  • 1890s

  • Born 1895: Oscar Hammerstein II (lyricist)

  • Born 1895: Buckminster Fuller (engineer and architect who developed the geodesic dome)

  • 1910s

  • 1912: Queen Elizabeth first feature-length film shown in the United States

  • 1930s

  • Born 1937: Bill Cosby (comedian & actor)

  • 1950s

  • 1950: René Pleven became prime minister of France

  • Born 1951: Cheryl Ladd (actress)

  • 1957: Dwight Eisenhower became the first U.S. president to fly in a helicopter

  • 1970s

  • Born 1971: Kristi Yamaguchi (figure skater)

  • Born 1976: Anna Friel (actress)

  • Born 1978: Topher Grace (actor)

  • 1979: The island nation of Kiribati declared independence

  • 1990s

  • Born 1991: Erik Per Sullivan (actor)

  • 2010s

  • Died 2011: Sherwood Schwartz (writer & producer)


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