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TODAY IN HISTORY



Today in History: Tuesday, July  22, 2014
AP Highlight in History: 
On July 22, 1934, bank robber John Dillinger was shot to death by federal agents outside a movie theater in Chicago.
 
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On this date in:
1587 A second English colony, also fated to vanish under mysterious circumstances, was established on Roanoke Island off North Carolina.
1796 The city of Cleveland was founded by Gen. Moses Cleaveland.
1933 American aviator Wiley Post completed the first solo flight around the world in seven days, 18 1/2 hours.
1937 The Senate rejected President Franklin D. Roosevelt's proposal to add more justices to the Supreme Court. 
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1943 American forces led by Gen. George S. Patton captured Palermo, Sicily.
1981 Turkish extremist Mehmet Ali Agca was sentenced in Rome to life in prison for shooting Pope John Paul II. (He served 19 years.)
1991 Police in Milwaukee arrested serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who later confessed to murdering 17 men and boys.
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1994 O.J. Simpson pleaded innocent to the slaying of his ex-wife, Nicole, and her friend, Ronald Goldman.
1995 Susan Smith was convicted by a jury in Union, S.C., of first-degree murder for drowning her two sons. (She is serving life in prison.)
1998 Iran tested a medium-range missile capable of reaching Israel or Saudi Arabia.
2003 Saddam Hussein's sons Odai and Qusai were killed when U.S. forces stormed a villa in Mosul, Iraq.
2004 The Sept. 11 commission issued a report saying America's leaders failed to grasp the gravity of terrorist threats before the 9/11 attacks.
2006 Israeli tanks, bulldozers and armored personnel carriers knocked down a fence and barreled over the Lebanese border as forces seized the village of Maroun al-Ras from Hezbollah.
 
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Highlights of This Day in History
Today's Birthdays:
Actor Danny Glover turns 68 years old today.
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Name Profession Age
Bob Dole Former Senate majority leader, presidential candidate 91
Orson Bean Actor 86
Oscar de la Renta Fashion designer 82
Louise Fletcher Actress ("One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest") 80
Terence Stamp Actor 76
Alex Trebek Game show host ("Jeopardy") 74
George Clinton Funk singer 73
Kay Bailey Hutchison Former U.S. senator, R-Texas 71
Bobby Sherman Actor, singer 71
Albert Brooks Actor, director 67
Don Henley Rock singer (The Eagles) 67
Al Di Meola Jazz guitarist 60
Rob Estes Actor 51
Emily Saliers Folk musician, singer (Indigo Girls) 51
John Leguizamo Actor 50
David Spade Actor, comedian ("Saturday Night Live") 50
Rufus Wainwright Rock singer 41
Franka Potente Actress 40
A.J. Cook Actress 36
Selena Gomez Actress 22
Actor Willem Dafoe turns 59 years old today.
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