Thread: 7-31-12: Today in History
#1 7-31-12: Today in History07-31-2012, 06:24 PM
Jimmy Hoffa disappears, 1975
Marquis de Lafayette becomes a major-general without pay, 1777
"First Lady" of NASCAR Louise Smith born, 1916
Union General George Thomas is born in Virginia, 1816
Senator Robert A. Taft dies, 1953
Jimmy Hoffa vanishes, 1975
Hurricane sinks Spanish treasure ships, 1715
Ignatius of Loyola dies, 1556
Fugitive Vichy leader surrenders in Austria, 1945
Ranger 7 photographs moon, 1964
J.K. Rowling born, 1965
Daniel Defoe is put in the pillory, 1703
Ahmet Ertegun is born in Istanbul, Turkey, 1923
Apache scout Martine dies, 1937
Former President Andrew Johnson dies, 1875
Nolan Ryan wins 300th game, 1990
Agreement on conduct of war, 1964
Hanoi claims that U.S. bombers have struck dikes, 1972
World War I
Third Battle of Ypres begins in Flanders, 1917
World War II
Goering orders Heydrich to prepare for the Final Solution, 1941
Jimmy Hoffa please call home!The difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
07-31-2012, 10:47 PM
1817 - Pirate Louis Michel Aury resigned his Mexican commission to rule Galveston Island.
1867 - Fort Griffin was established on the Brazos River in Shackelford County when four companies of the 6th U.S. Cavalry arrived at the site.
1891 - The Lubbock Leader began publication. It was the town's first newspaper.
1965 - Tarrant County Junior College was founded.It's not how old you are, it's how you got here.
It's been a long road and not all of it was paved.
A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes. Gandhi
Originally Posted by Carol
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