1794, Sylvester Graham, inventor of the Graham cracker
1810, P.T. Barnum, circus ringmaster, and not a "Sucker"
1923, Nancy Reagan, former First Lady
1927, Janet Leigh
1937, Shirley Knight
1951, Huey Lewis, singer, songwriter, always in the "The News"
1972, Michael Bays
1811, Venezuela gains independence from Spain.
1841, Thomas Cook opens first travel agency. They were first involved in organizing trips for groups opposed to alchololic beverages.
1865, William Booth founds the Salvation Army, in London, England.
1935, First "Hawaii Calls" radio program is broadcast.
1938, Herb Caen gets his first column in The San Francisco Chronicle.
1945, The bikini, makes it's debut at a fashion show in Paris.
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