Second text of the day as usual is quick preview of historical events.
Hope you will find out something new and enjoy the reading 🙂
1814 – The Carabinieri, the national gendarmerie of Italy, is established.
1863 – New York City draft riots: in New York, New York, opponents of conscription begin three days of rioting which will be later regarded as the worst in United States history.
1923 – The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. It originally reads “Hollywoodland ” but the four last letters are dropped after renovation in 1949.
1973 – Alexander Butterfield reveals the existence of the “Nixon tapes” to the special Senate committee investigating the Watergate break in.
1590 – Pope Clement X.
1942 – Harrison Ford, American actor and producer.
1963– Spud Webb, American basketball player.
1974 – Jarno Trulli, Italian race car drive.
1979 – Craig Bellamy, Welsh footballer.
So this is it from me for today 🙂
Who is your pick in World cup final :)?
Have a great 13.07.2014.