JULY 1, 1876 Susan Glaspell is born in Davenport, Iowa.
JULY 1, 1915 Willie Dixon is born in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
JULY 1, 1945 Debbie Harry is born in Miami, Florida.
JULY 1, 1966 The first color television transmission in emanates from Toronto, Canada.
JULY 1, 1971 Missy Elliott is born Melissa Arnette Elliott in Portsmouth, Virginia.
JULY 2, 1925 Medgar Evers is born in Decatur, Mississippi.
JULY 2, 2002 Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly solo around the world nonstop in a balloon.
JULY 3, 1883 Franz Kafka is born in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
JULY 3, 1935 Cheo Feliciano is born Josι Luis Cheo" Feliciano in Ponce, Puerto Rico.
JULY 3, 1971 Julian Assange is born in Townsville, Australia.
JULY 3, 1886 The New York Tribune automates typesetting by hand.
JULY 4, 1804 Nathaniel Hawthorne is born in Salem, Massachusetts.
JULY 4, 1826 Stephen Foster is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
JULY 4, 1865 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is published.
JULY 5, 1934 Police open fire on striking longshoremen in San Francisco, California.
JULY 5, 1940 Chuck Close is born in Monroe, Washington.
JULY 6, 1907 Frida Kahlo is born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderσn in Mexico City, Mexico.
JULY 6, 1609 Bohemia is granted freedom of religion.
JULY 7, 1907 Robert Heinlein is born in Butler, Missouri.
JULY 7, 1940 Ringo Starr is born Richard Starkey in Liverpool, England.
JULY 7, 1947 Aliens invade Roswell, New Mexico.
JULY 8, 1864 Fred Holland Day is born in Norwood, Massachusetts.
JULY 8, 1908 Louis Jordan is born in Brinkley, Arkansas.
JULY 8, 1917 Faye Emerson is born in Elizabeth, Louisiana.
JULY 8, 2011 Atlantis is launched in the final mission of the United States Space Shuttle program.
JULY 9, 1811 Fanny Fern is born in Portland, Maine.
JULY 9, 1909 Basil Wolverton is born in Central Point, Oregon.
JULY 9, 1945 Root Boy Slim is born in Asheville, North Carolina.
JULY 9, 1946 Bon Scott is born in Angus, Scotland.
JULY 9, 1964 Courtney Love is born Courtney Michelle Harrison in San Francisco, Calfornia.
JULY 9, 1975 Jack White is born John Anthony Gillis in Detroit, Michigan.
JULY 9, 1975 Isaac Brock is born in Helena, Montana.
JULY 9, 1896 William Jennings Bryan delivers his Cross of Gold speech in Chicago, Illinois.
JULY 10, 1907 Blind Boy Fuller is born Fulton Allen in Wadesboro, North Carolina.
JULY 10, 1962 Telstar, the world's first communications satellite, is launched into orbit.
JULY 11, 1922 The Hollywood Bowl opens.
JULY 11, 1959 Suzanne Vega is born in Santa Monica, California.
JULY 12, 1817 Henry David Thoreau is born in Concord, Massachusetts.
JULY 12, 1876 Max Jacob is born in Brittany, France.
JULY 12, 1895 Buckminster Fuller is born in Milton, Massachusetts.
JULY 12, 1917 The Bisbee Deportation occurs as hired vigilantes for the mining companies kidnap and deport nearly 1,300 striking miners and their families from Bisbee, Arizona.
JULY 12, 1943 Christine McVie is born in Cumbria, England.
JULY 13, 1793 Jean-Paul Marat is assassinated in his bathtub by Charlotte Corday.
JULY 13, 1907 Kenneth Stubbs is born in Ochlocknee, Georgia.
JULY 13, 1942 Roger McGuinn is born in Chicago, Illinois.
JULY 14, 1862 Gustav Klimt is born in Vienna, Austria.
JULY 14, 1912 Woody Guthrie is born Woodrow Wilson Guthrie in Okemah, Oklahoma.
JULY 14, 1926 Harry Dean Stanton is born in West Irvine, Kentucky.
JULY 14, 2000 Solar flares cause a geomagnetic storm on Earth.
JULY 15, 1915 Neith Boyce's Constancy debuts.
JULY 15, 1946 Linda Ronstadt is born in Tucson, Arizona.
JULY 15, 1951 Jessie Ventura is born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
JULY 15, 2006 Twitter is launched
JULY 16, 1873 Agnes Weinrich is born in Des Moines County, Iowa.
JULY 16, 1941 Desmond Dekker is born in St. Andrew, Jamaica.
JULY 16, 1999 John F. Kennedy, Jr., dies in a plane crash off the coast of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
JULY 17, 1898 Berenice Abbott is born in Springfield, Ohio.
JULY 17, 1918 Tsar Nicholas II of Russia is murdered by the Bolsheviks.
JULY 17, 1935 Peter Schickele is born in Ames, Iowa.
JULY 17, 1972 Elizabeth Cook is born in Wildwood, Florida.
JULY 18, 1937 Hunter S. Thompson is born in Louisville, Kentucky.
JULY 18, 1968 Intel is founded in Mountain View, California.
JULY 19, 1937 Karen Dalton is born in Enid, Oklahoma.
JULY 19, 64 AD Nero fiddles as Rome, Italy burns.
JULY 20, 1976 Andrew Stockdale is born in Queensland, Australia.
JULY 20, 1977 The United States Central Intelligence Agency releases documents under the Freedom of Information Act revealing it had engaged in mind control experiments.
JULY 21, 1899 Ernest Hemingway is born in Oak Park, Illinois.
JULY 21, 1899 Hart Crane is born in Garrettsville, Ohio.
JULY 21, 1939 Kim Fowley is born in Los Angeles, California.
JULY 21, 1918 U-156 shells Nauset Beach in Orleans, Massachusetts.
JULY 22, 1882 Edward Hopper is born in Upper Nyack, New York.
JULY 22, 1941 George Clinton is born in Kannapolis, North Carolina.
JULY 22, 1951 Dezik and Tsygan become the first dogs in space.
JULY 23, 1943 Tony Joe White is born in Oak Grove, Louisiana.
JULY 23, 1982 The International Whaling Commission votes to end commercial whaling by 1985-86.
JULY 24, 1487 Citizens of Leeuwarden, Netherlands strike against a ban on foreign beer.
JULY 24, 1860 Alphonse Mucha is born in Ivancice, Czech Republic.
JULY 24, 1897 Amelia Earhart is born in Atchinson, Kansas.
JULY 24, 1900 Zelda Fitzgerald is born Zelda Sayre in Montgomery, Alabama.
JULY 24, 1919 William Copley is born in New York City, New York.
JULY 24, 1952 Guy Van Sant is born in Louisville, Kentucky.
JULY 25, 1958 Thurston Moore is born in Coral Gables, Florida.
JULY 25, 1965 Bob Dylan goes electric at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, Rhode Island.
JULY 26, 1887 - Unua Libro is published birthing the Esperanto movement .
JULY 26, 1943 Mick Jagger is born in Kent, England.
JULY 26, 1943 Susan George is born in London, England.
JULY 26, 1970 Joan Wasser is born in Biddeford, Maine.
JULY 26, 1974 Iron & Wine is born Samuel Ervin Beamin in Chapin, South Carolina.
JULY 27, 1944 Bobbie Gentry is born Roberta Lee Streeter in Chickasaw, Mississippi.
JULY 28, 1887 Marcel Duchamp is born in Blainville-Crevon, France.
JULY 28, 1901 Rudy Vallιe is born in Island Pond, Vermont.
JULY 28, 1924 Anne Braden is born in Louisville, Kentucky.
JULY 28, 1973 600,000 people attend the rock festival at New York's Watkins Glen International Raceway.
JULY 29, 1905 Clara Bow is born in Brooklyn, New York.
JULY 29, 1905 Stanley Kunitz is born in Worcester, Massachusetts.
JULY 29, 1906 Thelma Todd is born in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
JULY 29, 1914 The Cape Cod Canal opens.
JULY 30, 1956 Jesco White is born in Bandytown, West Virginia.
JULY 30, 1960 Richard Linklater is born in Houston, Texas.
JULY 30, 2006 The 42-year-run of the BBC's music show, Top of the Pops, grinds to a halt.
JULY 31, 1944 Geraldine Chaplin is born in Santa Monica, California.
JULY 31, 1930 The radio mystery program The Shadow graces the airwaves for the first time.