::Happy Birthday Nickole::

    Happy Birthday Nickole

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    Birthdays are a day to celebrate every year. You have successfully taken another trip around the sun. It is a day to be happy and reflect on what you accomplished in the last 365 days. Many historical events happened on July 18th but our favorite one was the birth of the legend that is Nickole. Here are a few things trying to compete with the importance of the birth of Nickole.

    64 Great Fire of Rome begins under the Emperor Nero

    1323 Pope John XXII proclaims theologian Thomas Aquinas a saint in Avignon

    1536 Pope’s authority declared void in England

    1743 1st half-page newspaper ad is published (NY Weekly Journal)

    1768 Boston Gazette publishes “Liberty Song”, America’s 1st patriotic song

    1864 US President Abraham Lincoln asks for 500,000 volunteers for military service

    1882 Louisville Tony Mullane is 1st to pitch righty then lefty

    1912 Chicago Cubs get 21 hits but lose to Philadelphia Phillies in 11 innings

    1913 After 68 straight innings Christy Mathewson gives up a walk

    1923 British House of Lords accepts new divorce law

    1925 Adolf Hitler publishes Mein Kampf (original title was the catchy “Four and a Half Years (of Struggle) Against Lies, Stupidity and Cowardice”)

    1931 1st air-conditioned ship (Mariposa) launched

    1938 Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan arrives in Ireland after a 28 hours flight, supposedly left NY flying for California

    1940 Democratic Convention nominates FDR for a 3rd term

    1942 1st legal New Jersey horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens

    1944 Arne Andersson runs world record 1 mile (4:01.6)

    1947 US President Harry Truman signs Presidential Succession Act

    1968 The Intel Corporation is founded in Santa Clara, California

    1970 Willie Mays becomes 10th baseball player to get 3,000 hits

    1974 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site

    1977 Vietnam becomes a member of the UN

    1980 Billy Joel’s Glass Houses album tops charts

    1982 111th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 284 at Royal Troon

    1985 USSR performs underground nuclear Test

    1986 Videotapes released showing Titanic’s sunken remains

    1987 Molly Yard elected new President of National Organization for Women

    1994 “Kiss From a Rose” released by Seal (Grammy Record and Song of the year)

    1999 New York Yankees’ David Cone becomes 15th pitcher to throw a perfect game (6-0 vs Montreal)

    2012 Kim Jong-un is officially appointed Supreme Leader of North Korea and given the rank of Marshal in the Korean People’s Army

    2013 Detroit, Michigan, files for bankruptcy, becoming the largest US municipal bankruptcy ever at $18.5 billion

    2015 “The Sun” newspaper in Britain controversially publishes old picture and video of Queen Elizabeth giving Nazi salute in 1933

     

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