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Daily Calendar for Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Born

  • Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison (U.S. First Lady) –
  • Thomas Eakins (artist) –
  • Walter Brennan (actor) –
  • Eric Hoffer (philosopher) –
  • Estelle Getty (American actress ) –
  • Emitt Till –
  • Matt LeBlanc (actor) –
  • Gerard Warren (football player) –

Died

  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge (poet) –
  • Harry Warner (one of the founders of Warner Bros.) –
  • Louis Stephen Saint Laurent (12th Prime Minister of Canada) –
  • Thomas Savage (novelist) –
  • Jake (dog that searched for September 11th and Hurricane Katrina victims) –

Events

  • Walter Hunt was granted a patent for a paper shirt collar–
  • Ulysses S. Grant received the rank of General of the Army, the first American officer to be so designated–
  • Seth Wheeler’s Improvement in Wrapping Papers was patented on this day, which led to perforated toilet paper.–
  • Canadian income tax introduced–
  • The Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collided with the SS Stockholm in heavy fog–
  • The first documented test tube baby, Louise Brown, was born in England–
  • Soviet cosmonaut, Svetlana Savitskaya, became the first woman to walk in space–
  • 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–
  • A magnitude-5.6 earthquake struck southwestern Montana–

Weather

  • 24-hour (July 24 to 25), 43-inch rainfall, Alvin, Texas–

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