Son of Zippy
On this day......
1776 1st vote on the Declaration of Independence
1847 1st US postage stamps go on sale, 5 Franklin & 10 Washington, NYC
1863 Battle of Gettysburg, Pa; Lee's northward advance halted
1904 3rd modern Olympic games opens in St Louis
1910 Chicago's Comiskey Park opens
1932 NY Gov FDR nominated for president at the Dem Convention in Chicago
1943 1st withholding tax from paychecks
1967 Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," goes #1 for 15 weeks
1989 Hugh Hefner (Playboy editor) weds playmate Kimberly Conrad
1932 Bobby Day [Robert Byrd), Fort Worth Tx, rock vocalist (Rockin' Robin)
1934 Sydney Pollack director (Tootsie, Presumed Innocent)
1942 Karen Black Park Ridge Ill, (5 Easy Pieces, Trilogy of Horror, Pyx)
1945 Deborah Harry rocker (Blondie-Heart of Glass)
1952 Dan Aykroyd Ottawa Canada, comedian/actor (SNL, Dragnet)
1961 Lady Diane Spencer (Princess Di) consort of England
1967 Pamela Anderson Ladysmith BC, playmate (Feb, 1990) (Home Improvement)
No Longer with us.......
1991 Michael Landon actor (Bonanza), dies at 54 from cancer
Events to celebrate today......
American Zoo Day
Hersey Incorporated Day- I love me some Hersey Candy!!!!
T.V. Commercial Day- There are fuuny and stuipid ones for sure!!!