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Today is Day 188 of 2024

The first day of the festival of San Fermín which includes the running of the bulls in Pamplona.
This lasts until July 14.

Sir Thomas More was beheaded for refusing to acknowledge Henry VIII as the supreme authority of the Church.

Edward VI, king of England and Ireland dies at age 15 in Greenwich Palace, England.
He was the son and heir of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour.


Artist Marc Chagall born in Liozna, Russian Empire.


Surrealist artist Frida Kahlo born in Coyoacán, Mexico.

Poet Harold Norse born in New York City.
Norse is associated with the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance.

Rocker Bill Haley (Bill Haley and the Comets) born in Highland Park, Michigan.

Actress Janet Leigh (Psycho) born in Merced, California.

The first Major League Baseball All-Star Game is played in Chicago's Comiskey Park.

Dalai Lama the 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso born in Taktser, Tibet.

Stripper, burlesque dancer, actress, and model Candy Barr born in Edna, Texas.
Texas Monthly magazine listed Barr as one of history's "perfect Texans".

A fire claims 167 lives when the main tent of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus catches fire in Hartford, Connecticut.

Forty-third President of the US, George W. Bush born in New Haven, Connecticut.

Artist Jamie Wyeth born in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.

Singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith born in Seguin, Texas.

John Lennon meets Paul McCartney when Lennon's band, The Quarrymen, perform at a church fete.

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Under capitalism man exploits man; under socialism the reverse is true. ~ Polish proverb


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