July 2,1964-Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act
On this day in 1964, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law the historic Civil Rights Act in a nationally televised ceremony at the White House.
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Complex and controversial, Lyndon B. Johnson is remembered for reaching the highest of highs and the most dismal of lows during his presidency.
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Prolific Ida Pollock is the secret author behind more than 120 steamy romance novels - and she's still making hearts flutter at the age of 105. Ida's passion-fuelled tales of virgins, chaste kisses an...
Bugs Bunny’s 75th Birthday!: A Quiet Celebration Of His ‘Wild’ Debut
Happy Birthday, Bugs Bunny! The world’s favorite rabbit turns 75 this month: July 27, 1940, saw the debut of the cotton-tailed character's first cartoon short “Wild Hare,” directed by Tex Avery. There...
Olivier Messiaen - Olivier Messiaen Improvisations
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Robert Osborne-Smith
Brigadier Robert Edward Osborne-Smith DSO OBE (18 July 1908–13 December 1972) was a Jersey born Indian cricketer.
He played one first-class cricket match for the Indian Army against Northern...
Tommaso Landolfi
Tommaso Landolfi (9 August 1908 Pico – 8 July 1979 Rome) was an Italian author, translator and literary critic. His numerous grotesque tales and novels, sometimes on the border of speculative fiction,...
July 2,1964-Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act
On this day in 1964, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law the historic Civil Rights Act in a nationally televised ceremony at the White House.
Leon Bankoff
Leon Bankoff (December 13, 1908 – February 16, 1997), born in New York City, New York, was an American dentist and mathematician.
After a visit to the City College of New York, Bankoff studi...
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McCarthyism
McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence. It also means "the practice of making unfair allegations or using unfair investigative te...
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Vitaly Chekhover
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Ky Laffoon
Ky Laffoon (December 23, 1908 – March 17, 1984) was an American professional golfer. (Birthdate also stated as December 24, 1907.) He won 10 times on the PGA Tour, with four of the victories coming in...
Bugs Bunny’s 75th Birthday!: A Quiet Celebration Of His ‘Wild’ Debut
Happy Birthday, Bugs Bunny! The world’s favorite rabbit turns 75 this month: July 27, 1940, saw the debut of the cotton-tailed character's first cartoon short “Wild Hare,” directed by Tex Avery. There...
Joseph DeGuglielmo
Joseph A. DeGuglielmo was an American judge and politician who served as associate justice of the Boston Municipal Court and was mayor and city manager of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
DeGuglielmo was...
André van de Werve de Vorsselaer
André van de Werve de Vorsselaer (10 April 1908 – 6 October 1984) was a Belgian fencer. He won a bronze medal in the team foil event at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Oskar Kuhn
Oskar Kuhn (7 March 1908, Munich – 1990) was a German palaeontologist.
Kuhn was educated in Dinkelsbühl and Bamberg and then studied natural science, specialising in geology and paleontology...
Carl Laemmle, Jr.
Carl Laemmle, Jr. (April 28, 1908 – September 24, 1979) was an American heir and businessman. He was in charge of production at Universal Studios from 1928 to 1936.
He was the son of Carl La...
Quentin N. Burdick
Quentin Northrup Burdick (June 19, 1908 – September 8, 1992) was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented North Dakota in the U.S. House of Representat...
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Frederick Campling
Frederick Stratford Campling (1908 – 22 March 1945) was an English cricketer and Royal Air Force officer. His batting and bowling styles are unknown. He was born in Basford, Nottinghamshire.Ca...
V. Sivasubramaniam
Justice Veeravagu Sivasubramaniam (also spelt Sivasupramaniam) (14 March 1908 – 5 December 1985) was a leading Ceylon Tamil lawyer and judge. He was a magistrate, District Judge, Additional Perm...
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Gerda Alexander
Gerda Alexander (February 15, 1908 – February 21, 1994) was a Danish teacher who devised a method of self-development called Eutony. She was born in Wuppertal, Germany, but moved to Denmark in 1929.Al...
Bruno Lüdke
Bruno Lüdke (3 April 1908 – 26 April 1944) was an alleged German serial killer. Nazi police officials connected him to at least 51 murder victims, mainly women, killed in a 15-year period, which ...
Mária Sulyok
Mária Sulyok (1908-1987) was a Hungarian actress best known for her role in A köszívü ember fiai (1965) and Love, Emilia (1968).She was born April 24, 1908 and died October 20, 1987 in Budapest, Hunga...
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Sylvia Ashton-Warner
Sylvia Constance Ashton-Warner MBE (17 December 1908 – 28 April 1984) was a New Zealand writer, poet and educator.
Ashton-Warner was born on 17 December 1908, in Stratford, New Zealand. She spent ...
Ivor Malcolm Haddon Etherington
Ivor Malcolm Haddon Etherington (born February 8, 1908, Lewisham, England; died January 1, 1994) was a mathematician who worked initially on general relativity, but later moved into genetics where he ...