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From the monthly archives: July 2015

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'July 2015'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Stones take the stage and King Henry takes his last bride

On July 12 in :

 

1962, The Rolling Stones perform their first concert, at the Marquee Club in London, England;

 

1817, Henry David Thoreau is born; 

 

1543, King Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace;

 

1862, The Medal of Honor is authorized by the United States Congress and in

 

1804, Former United States Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, dies a day after being shot in a duel. 

7-11!

On July 11 in 

1927, the convenience store 7-11 is born;

1936, the Triborough Bridge is opened, connecting Manhattan, Queens and The Bronx;

1914, Babe Ruth makes his Major League debut, and in

1960, To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee is first published in the US. 

Andy Warhol and an oral presentation of the Declaration of Independence

On July 9 in:

 

1945, American author Dean Koontz  is born;

 

1962, Andy Warhol's Campbell's Soup Cans exhibition opens at the Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles;

 

1776, George Washington orders the Declaration of Independence to be read aloud to members of the Continental Army in New York, New York             for the first time; 

 

1793, The Act Against Slavery is passed in Upper Canada and the importation of slaves into Lower Canada is prohibited and in;

 

1850, U.S. President Zachary Taylor dies and Millard Fillmore succeeds him as 13th President of the United States. 

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Birth of a Rolling Stone and a premiere of a classic


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Word of the day

Ful•min•ate

(verb) to complain loudly or angrily

The collectiion: Books



The Collector - Nora Roberts

When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her current apartment-sitting job, life as she knows it takes a dramatic...

Kids cook



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Mr. Selfridge - Season 2

This is the much-anticipated continuation of the British hit about the establishment of Selfridge's department store in London.

Quotation of the day

Judy Garland

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

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Interesting things

Dronestagram


Ever hear of Dronestagram? It's dedicated to videos and photographs taken with drones.

The collection: Music



Twin Forks - Twin Forks

Each track has its own feel and rhythm. Really unique sound. Very nice blend of rhythm with some incredible guitar playing. It's easy to get lost into...

Science fair



The Clean Cloud

This is just so completely cool!What you will need:a bar of Ivory soapknifemicrowave ovenWhat  you do:Cut a bar of Ivory soap in half. Put one half in...
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