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>>  Noted Birthdays on Thursday, June 30  <<

Willie Sutton
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1768 – Elizabeth Kortright Monroe, 1st lady (1817-25) (d.1830)
1819 – William A. Wheeler, R, 19th Vice President, 1877-81 (d.1887)
1868 – C V France, Bradford, England, actor, Skin Game, Adventure in Blackmail (d.1949)
1879 – Walter Hampden, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Five Fingers, The Hunchback of Notre Dame (d.1955)
1890 – Gertrude McCoy, born in Sugar Valley, Georgia, silent screen actress, Blue Bird (d.1967)
1892 – Pierre Blanchar, born in Philippeville, Algeria, actor, Magnificent Sinner (d.1963)
1898 – George Chandler, born in Waukegan, Illinois, actor, Lassie (d.1985)
1899 – Madge Bellamy, born in Hillsboro, Texas, actress, White Zombie (d.1990)
1901 – Willie Sutton, born in Brooklyn, New York, American bank robber (d.1980)
Lena Horne
c. 1961
1904 – Glenda Farrell, born in Enid, Oklahoma, actress, Golddiggers of 1935 (d.1971)
1905 – Nestor Paiva, born in Fresno, California, actor, Comanche, Fear, Tarantula, Killer Ape (d.1966)
1917 – Lena Horne, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, singer, Stormy Weather, Wiz, (d.2010)
1917 – Susan Hayward, born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, actress, I Want to Live, Tulsa (d.1975)
1918 – Stuart Foster, born in Binghamton, New York, singer, Galen Drake Show (d.1968)
1919 – Lee Krieger, born in Maryland, actor, Clambake, One Way Wahini (d.1967)
1927 – Harvey Vernon, born in Flint, Michigan, actor, Jasper – Carter Country (d.1996)
1927 – James Goldman, author, playwright, Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid (d.1998)
1928 – June Valli, born in Bronx, New York, singer, Your Hit Parade (d.1993)

Nancy Dussault
c. 2010
1934 – Harry Blackstone Jr., magician, Blackstone Book of Magic & Illusion (d.1997)
1936 – Dave Van Ronk, rocker, actor, Caffe Lena (d.2002)
1936 – Doyle Holly, comedian, country performer, Buckaroos (d.2007)
1936 – Nancy Dussault, born in Pensacola, Florida, actress, Muriel – Too Close for Comfort
1936 – Tony Musante, born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, actor, David Toma – Toma, Nowhere to Hide (d.2013)
1943 – Florence Ballard, born in Detroit, Michigan, rocker, Supremes (d.1976)
1944 – Terry Funk, born in Hammond, Indiana, pro wrestler, WWF/NWA, actor, Paradise Alley
1944 – Glenn Shorrock, born in Chatham, Kent, England, rock vocalist, Little River Band
1949 – Andrew Scott, Wrexham, Wales, rock guitarist, Sweet
Mike Tyson
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1951 – Stanley Clarke, born in Philadelphia, rock bassist, New Barbarians – Find Out Hideaway
1953 – Hal Lindes, born in Monterey, California, rocker, Dire Straits
1954 – Rick Karl, son, brother, nephew, cousin, uncle, USMC
1954 – Ken Olin, Chicago, actor, Thirtysomething, Det Quinn – EZ Streets
1956 – David Alan Grier, comedian, In Living Color, Boomerang
1959 – Vincent D'Onofrio, actor, Full Metal Jacket (1987), Wilson Fisk – Daredevil (2015-present)
1962 – Julianne Regan, rocker, All About Eve – All About Scarlet
1963 – Gina Goldberg [Tina Verienius], born in Turku, Finland, model, actress, singer, Playmate May 1981
1963 – Rupert Graves, actor, Damage, Handful of Dust, Maurice

Michael_Phelps
c. 2016
1966 – Mike Tyson, born in Brooklyn, New York, professional boxer, youngest man to win WBC, WBA IBF world heavyweight titles, nickname 'Iron Mike', On July 9, 1997, Tyson's boxing license was rescinded by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in a unanimous voice vote; he was also fined U.S. three million dollars, ordered to pay the legal costs of the hearing
1967 – Tina Bockrath, born in Dayton, Ohio, Playmate May 1990, actress
1970 – Brian Bloom, actor, As the World Turns
1971 – Christine Taylor, born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, actress, My Name is Earl, The Brady Bunch, was married to Ben Stiller
1971 – Monica Potter, actress, Con Air (1997), Patch Adams (1998), Along Came a Spider (2001)
1982 – Lizzy Caplan, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Mean Girls, Cloverfield, True Blood, Party Down
1985 – Michael Phelps, born in Baltimore, Maryland, professional swimmer, winner, 14 Olympic gold medals, considered greatest Olympian of all time, broke 37 world records

* * * Vet completed May 12, 2018. (Dated, edited, and corrected): Photos sized May 16, 2018
(Conceived Around October 7)

>>  Noted Events On Thursday, June 30  <<

2022 – NOTE: – "Not All Verified": If no hyperlink, event not verified or vetted. [1] Could not corroborate date, may be conflicting data on multiple sites, or exact date could not be verified. Hyperlinks are generally verification of year, month, date, and event. [bh] Brainy History, not vetted elsewhere, take their word for it at this time, a valid citation would be nice. Error 403 links corrected when found.

First Chevrolet Corvette
manufactured - 1953
2018 – Toys R Us closed the last stores today
2014 – The U.S.. Supreme Court rules (Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.) that family-owned corporations can reject provision of 'Obamacare' on religious grounds
2013 – Nineteen fire fighters are killed controlling a wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona
2012 – Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood becomes President of Egypt
2005 – Spain legalizes same-sex marriage
1997 – British lease on New Territories in Hong Kong expires
1997 – Leap Second to synchronize atomic clocks
1995 – Exxon signs a fifteen billion two hundred million dollar deal to develop oil and gas fields near Russia's Sakhalin Island
1992 – Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher joins the House of Lords as Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven [1]
1992 – South African ANC President Nelson Mandela meets with U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali at Dakar
1989 – Do the Right Thing released – a provocative, racially charged drama that takes place on one block in Brooklyn‘s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, on the hottest day of the year
1988 – Brooklyn dedicates a bus depot honoring Jackie Gleason
1986 – Georgia sodomy law upheld by U.S. Supreme Court (Bowers v. Hardwick) (five to four)
1985 – Thirty-nine remaining hostages from Flight 847 are freed in Beirut
1984 – Failed coup by cocaine growers in Bolivia [bh]
1984 – Last sixpence minted in Great-Britain (in use since 1551)
1982 – Federal Equal Rights Amendment fails three states short of ratification
1977 – Jimmy Carter cans B-1A bomber later "B-1's the B-52"
1977 – U.S. Railway Post Office final train run (New York to Washington, DC)
1975 – Muhammad Ali beats Joe Bugner in fifteen for heavyweight boxing title
1974 – Petty thief Peter Leonard sets fire to cover burglary that torches "Gulliver's" nightclub killing twenty-four (Port Chester, New York)
1973 – Mark and Pam Shill were married
1972 – One leap second is added to the UTC time system; also 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985
1971 – Soviet cosmonauts perish in reentry disaster
1971 – Ohio becomes thirty-seventh state to approve of lower voting age to eighteen, one more state needed to ratify the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution (NC)
1967 – Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr. named first black astronaut
1963 – Ciaculli massacre: A car bomb, intended for Mafia boss Salvatore Greco, kills seven police and military officers near Palermo

Night of the Long Knives
c. 1934
1960 – U.S. stops sugar import from Cuba [1]
1955 – "Johnny Carson Show" debuts on CBS-TV
1954 – Largest check: Internal U.S. Treasury check at four billion, one hundred seventy-six million, nine hundred sixty-nine thousand, six hundred twenty-three dollars and fifty-seven cents [bh]
1953 – First Chevrolet Corvette manufactured
1951 – NAACP begins attack on school segregation and discrimination [bh]
1950 – U.S. General MacArthur visits front in South Korea–asks for U.S. troops [bh]
1950 – President Truman orders U.S. forces to Korea
1948 – Last British troops leave Israel
1948 – Transistor as a substitute for valves announced (Bell Labs)
1945 – Seventeen day newspaper strike in New York begins [bh]
1944 – Allies land on Vogelkop, New Guinea
1944 – French Cotentin Peninsula in allied hands
1944 – Universal strike against Nazi terror in Copenhagen [bh]
1944 – World War II: The Battle of Cherbourg ends with the fall of the strategically valuable port to American forces
1943 – General MacArthur begins Operation Cartwheel (island-hopping)
1942 – One hundred and forty-four U boats (seven hundred thousand tons) sunk this month
1942 – Col-gen Von Paul's 6th Army enters Ukraine
1942 – U.S. Mint in New Orleans ceases operation
1942 – U.S. bombs Celebes and Timor [bh]
1941 – Sixty-one U-boats (three hundred and ten thousnd tons) sunk this month
1941 – Pro-Nazi group declares Ukraine independence
1941 – World War II: Operation Barbarossa - Germany captures Lviv, Ukraine
1940 – Fifty-eight U-boats (two hundred and eighty-four thousand tons) sunk this month
1940 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service forms
1938 – Superman first appears in DC Comics' Action Comics Series issue number one
1936 – Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone with the Wind" published
1934 – "Night of Long Knives" - Hitler stages bloody purge of Nazi party
1933 – U.S. Assay Offices in Helena, Montana – Boise, Idaho – Salt Lake City, Utah close
1930 – First round-the-world radio broadcast Schenectady, New York [bh]
1928 – Radio Service Bulletin lists radio stations call signs that are to be changed to conform with international standards
1927 – U.S. Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota closes
1918 – Prominent U.S. Socialist and Pacifist Eugene Debs is arrested on charges of denouncing the government, a violation of the Espionage Act of 1917
1916 – General Douglas Haig reports "The men are in splendid spirits"
1914 – Mahatma Gandhi's first arrest after campaigning for Indian rights in South Africa
1913 – To increase the peacetime strength of the German Army, the Reichstag pass the Army and Finance Bills, a massive defense buildup
1911 – U.S. Assay Office in St Louis, Missouri closes
1906 – John Hope becomes first black president of Morehouse College [1]
1906 – Signed into law by President Theodore Roosevelt, the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act; these laws owe much to the expose journalism of the period (Upton Sinclair's 'The Jungle' in particular)

First Known Automobile
Ad in Scientific American
c. 1898
1898 – Winton Motor Carriage Company publishes the first known automobile ad in Scientific American using the headline “dispense with a horse.”
1896 – W S Hadaway patents electric stove
1894 – Korea declares independence from China, asks for Japanese aid [bh]
1894 – London's Tower Bridge opens
1893 – Excelsior diamond (blue-white nine hundred and ninety-five carats) discovered
1876 – Wounded soldiers evacuated from the Little Big Horn by steamboat
1870 – Ada Kepley becomes first female law college graduate [1]
1865 – Eight alleged conspirators in assassination of Lincoln are found guilty
1864 – Abraham Lincoln granting the Yosemite Valley to California "for public use, resort, and recreation"
1863 – Battle of Hanover, Pennsylvania: eighty casualties
1863 – Dutch colony Suriname counts population of thirty-three thousand slaves [bh]
1863 – Skirmish at Sporting Hill, Pennsylvania
1862 – Battle at Nelson's Farm–Glendale–Frayser's Farm, Virginia: Confederate assault attack. Sixth day of seven days battles U.S. Civil War
1862 – Gustave Flaubert completes "Salammbô"
1861 – CSS Sumter slips past USS Brooklyn blockade
1860 – Famous debate on Charles Darwin's theory of evolution held at the Oxford University Museum and dominated by arguments between Thomas Henry Huxley and Bishop Samuel Wilberforce
1859 – Daredevil crosses Niagara Falls on tightrope
1834 – Congress creates Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)
1815 – U.S. naval hero Stephen Decatur ends attacks by Algerian pirates [1]
1794 – Battle of Fort Recovery, Ohio
1559 – King Henry II of France is seriously injured in a jousting match against Gabriel de Montgomery
1520 – Spanish conquistadors under Hernán Cortés take gold from Aztecs [1]
1149 – Second Crusade: An army led by Nur ad-Din Zangi destroyed the forces of Antioch led by Prince Raymond


D I S C L A I M E R S – N O T E S - C O M M E N T S

(Disclaimer Revised: 2/7/2019) Originally I set this up as a point of reference for home schooling. I have also noted, that history is being rewritten right under our noses. The JFK, Jr. death is one that has the information on the net altered. This has turned into a monumental project. There is no discrimination on these pages. This site is designed using the KISS Principle. Anything that came out of the Lockheed Skunk Works always got my attention.

This is the final revision. I recently realized that I was stressing over getting days done before they came up. I ended that with a simple note on events that if they did not have a hyperlink, they were not verified and vetted. When this is completed sometime next year (2020), then all that will be needed will be updates to deaths and additions to births and events each day. Counts on time show each day has an investment of between thirty-five and forty-nine hours (working up September 11 events). Clicking a photo will lead to a page for more information on the person or event depicted in the photo. Events are getting done, but it is a lot of mining for data. I noted that I spent close to one half hour on one event finding data to complete it. If the mining shows month and year, but not the date, I add [1] to the end. If you don't see a [1] that means that the hyperlink shows somewhere in the text that the date, month, and year are verified. Note: I have found numerous events with conflicting dates, in duplicate locations. There are links to "Brainy History" that I can find no mention anywhere else on the net about the event. I left them for now, and may research further, but is "Brainy History" a good place for a source? (Not happy about time in the public library.) Another quick note, I have removed a lot of events because of no verification. I have moved many to the correct date (Surprised? Again, BH.). There may still be incorrect dates, if you have the time to mine them, fine. The same holds true for events. But just so you know, I will not lose sleep over them. I have also found myself to prove my humanity, with an error. When found they will be corrected. Almost all links associated with the photos are through Wikipedia or IMDb.com, at times, the birthday boys or girls will have a link to their home page, if available and active at the time of creation. If they go out of service? On occasion, links will be available on birthdays of special note not worthy of a photo to help you notice them. Some times locating a decent photo is very difficult. Maybe Wikipedia will make an offer on the data I can't refuse?

Actors, actresses, singers, country and rock music will be on the page. If you did nothing in English, automatic rejection! No Rappers! If they can't sing, they should not be in front of the microphone. It is called poetry, read it at a sitting like you are supposed to do. The other thing about rap "music", are the foul mouths I have found associated with it. I don't have the time to police them. Go ahead, be offended, I don't care!

Sports legends only. If they are playing outfield for the Bugtussle Bucks, nope. If they are in the HOF (Hall Of Fame, for the acronym challenged), and I know it or have researched it, they will be there. If their name has passed in front of me what I consider, enough times to notice their work or accomplishments, yes. (Quick Note: Most Yankees fit that description) There are no cricket, rugby, dart throwing, pool playing, English football, you get the drift here. Willie Mosconi and Minnesota Fats made the cut, just so you know...

Authors that a teacher made me read or study, yes. Nobel Prize laureates of noted social advancements to society, yes. I have been dismissive of Nobel Peace Prize winners after seeing who they have recently awarded this "Prize". If they make my list, there is reason, so be it. Questions on this? See this page to get a reason. —> (Irena Sendler) Now, recently, I noted that the inventor of DDT won a Nobel Prize. Really? I got my chops busted by a guy that follows me, telling me that DDT was wonderful in stopping mosquitoes and malaria. I pointed to the bee population.

Just a quick note on original construction. I might adjust it all day. I add, sometimes vet, for a few hours, until I am happy with it. I go over them and ask myself, what would I like to see here, to help remind me of our history? If there is music, I put in a link. Then, that way, I can click on a link and listen to it. Usually albums and songs. This way you can open in a new tab, and then listen as you go about surfin' or whatever. I researched the songs that are linked. Imagine my surprise when I found a song linked to a performer, and the performer was not with the group when the song was released. Time again becomes a factor. I hope you use these links, as I do and enjoy them. If you notice, I may get slack on this aspect near the end of the month. It piles up on me to get the next month done before it is "due!" I then keep tweaking it to satisfy me. I do this for me, if it pleases you, so be it.

Another note on original construction. I started in March, bits and pieces, data collection issues, technique, were all being assembled for construction. Some days are a bit scarce, but I am trying to keep up.

Events will try to be related to the United States, Israel, or related directly to United States diplomacy, or have benefited the world, as I see fit. You should be able to copy and paste for searching from this page. Most will have links, as I get time.

Copyright. Most photos are copyrighted, and noted within the .JPG property details. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 2.0 or later. Many are considered public domain. So you lawyers can get off your high horse. My guess is most will be happy with the publicity plug. That is all. I still find typos.


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