September 26, 2022

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July 16, Apollo 11 heads to the moon

Now is Saturday, July 16, the 197th day of 2022. There are 168 days left in the year.

Today’s Emphasize in Record:

On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 blasted off from Cape Kennedy on the to start with manned mission to the floor of the moon.

On this date:

In 1790, a web-site together the Potomac River was specified the long-lasting seat of the United States federal government the space grew to become Washington, D.C.

In 1862, Flag Officer David G. Farragut turned the 1st rear admiral in the United States Navy.

In 1945, the United States exploded its initial experimental atomic bomb in the desert of Alamogordo (ahl-ah-moh-GOHR’-doh), New Mexico the same working day, the weighty cruiser USS Indianapolis left Mare (mar-AY’) Island Naval Shipyard in California on a solution mission to provide atomic bomb elements to Tinian Island in the Marianas.

In 1951, the novel “The Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger was 1st printed by Minimal, Brown and Co.


In 1957, Maritime Corps Maj. John Glenn set a transcontinental velocity document by flying a Vought F8U Crusader jet from California to New York in 3 hrs, 23 minutes and 8.4 seconds.

In 1964, as he approved the Republican presidential nomination in San Francisco, Barry M. Goldwater declared that “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice” and that “moderation in the pursuit of justice is no advantage.”

In 1980, former California Gov. Ronald Reagan received the Republican presidential nomination at the party’s conference in Detroit.

In 1999, John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and her sister, Lauren Bessette (bih-SEHT’), died when their solitary-motor airplane, piloted by Kennedy, plunged into the Atlantic Ocean in close proximity to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.

In 2004, Martha Stewart was sentenced to 5 months in jail and 5 months of property confinement by a federal choose in New York for lying about a stock sale.

In 2008, Florida resident Casey Anthony, whose 2-yr-old daughter, Caylee, had been lacking a thirty day period, was arrested on costs of child neglect, creating false official statements and obstructing a legal investigation. (Casey Anthony was later on acquitted at trial of murdering Caylee, whose skeletal stays had been identified in December 2008 she was convicted of lying to police.)

In 2015, a jury in Centennial, Colorado, convicted James Holmes of 165 counts of murder, tried murder and other costs in the 2012 Aurora film theater rampage that left 12 men and women lifeless. A gunman unleashed a barrage of fireplace at a recruiting middle and a different U.S. army web-site a handful of miles apart in Chattanooga, Tennessee, killing four Marines and a sailor right before he was shot to death by law enforcement authorities identified the gunman as Kuwaiti-born Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez of Tennessee.

In 2016, Republican presidential nominee-clear Donald Trump formally introduced his managing mate, Mike Pence, throughout an celebration in New York, hailing the Indiana governor as his “first choice” and his “partner in the campaign” a working day right after saying the choice on Twitter.

Ten decades ago: Singer Kitty Wells, whose hits this sort of as “Making Believe” and “It Wasn’t God Who Manufactured Honky Tonk Angels” designed her the to start with feminine superstar of nation tunes, died at age 92.

5 several years in the past: 10 individuals died at a well known swimming gap in Arizona’s Tonto Nationwide Forest right after a rainstorm unleashed a flash flood. Roger Federer received a report-breaking 8th Wimbledon title, beating Marin Cilic (CHIHL’-ihch) 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. British actor Jodie Whittaker was announced as the next star of the lengthy-operating science fiction collection “Doctor Who” — the 1st girl to consider a role that experienced been performed by a dozen adult males around six a long time.

Just one calendar year back: A federal judge in Texas dominated illegal an Obama-period plan that prevented the deportation of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the U.S. as young children. Rapper and DJ Biz Markie, known for the 1989 song “Just a Friend,” died at the age of 57. The Eiffel Tower reopened to tourists for the initial time in practically nine months, even as France launched new rules aimed at warding off a fourth surge they provided necessary COVID-19 passes to enter places to eat and tourist venues.

Today’s Birthdays: Soul singer William Bell is 83. International Tennis Hall of Famer Margaret Court docket is 80. College or university Football Corridor of Famer and soccer mentor Jimmy Johnson is 79. Violinist Pinchas Zukerman is 74. Actor-singer Ruben Blades is 74. Rock composer-musician Stewart Copeland is 70. Playwright Tony Kushner is 66. Actor Faye Grant is 65. Dancer Michael Flatley is 64. Actor Phoebe Cates is 59. Actor Paul Hipp is 59. Actor Daryl “Chill” Mitchell is 57. Actor-comedian Will Ferrell is 55. Actor Jonathan Adams is 55. School and Pro Soccer Hall of Famer Barry Sanders is 54. Actor Rain Pryor is 53. Actor Corey Feldman is 51. Rock musician Ed Kowalczyk (koh-WAHL’-chek) (Stay) is 51. Rock singer Ryan McCombs (Drowning Pool) is 48. Actor Jayma Mays is 43. Retired soccer star Carli Lloyd is 40. Actor AnnaLynne McCord is 35. Actor-singer James Maslow is 32. Actor Mark Indelicato is 28. Pop singer-musician Luke Hemmings (5 Seconds to Summer season) is 26.