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June 23

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
1995  Polio vaccine pioneer, Dr. Jonas Salk, dies in La Jolla, California, at age 80.
 
1985An Air-India Boeing 747 crashes into the Atlantic near Ireland, killing all 329 people aboard.
 
1969Outgoing US Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren swears in his successor, Warren Burger.
 
1956Gamal Abdel Nasser is elected Egyptian president.
 
193820,000 people jam the entrance to the Marineland oceanarium in St. Augustine, Florida, on its first day of operation.
 
1860The US Secret Service is created by an act of Congress.
 
1664The New Jersey colony is sold by the Duke of York.
 
1661Tangier and Bombay are given to England in the marriage contract between England's King Charles II and Catherine of Portugal.
 

Born today:

1962  Steve Shelley - drummer (Sonic Youth)

1957  Frances McDormand - actress

1948  Clarence Thomas - US Supreme Court Justice

1947  Bryan Brown - actor

1929  June Carter Cash - singer

1927  Bob Fosse - director, choreographer

1894  Dr. Alfred Kinsey - sex researcher

1876  Irvin S. Cobb - humorist

1763  Empress Josephine - wife of Napoleon Bonaparte

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
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