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Today in History for July 5, 2014

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Today is Saturday, July 5, the 186th day of 2014. There are 179 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight:

On July 5, 1954, Elvis Presley’s first commercial recording session took place at Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee; the song he recorded was “That’s All Right.”

On this date:

In 1687, Isaac Newton first published his Principia Mathematica, a three-volume work setting out his mathematical principles of natural philosophy.

In 1811, Venezuela became the first South American country to declare independence from Spain.

In 1865, William Booth founded the Salvation Army in London.

In 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the National Labor Relations Act.

In 1943, the Battle of Kursk began during World War II; in the weeks that followed, the Soviets were able to repeatedly repel the Germans, who eventually withdrew in defeat.

In 1946, the bikini, created by Louis Reard, was modeled by Micheline Bernardini during a poolside fashion show in Paris.

In 1947, Larry Doby made his debut with the Cleveland Indians, becoming the first black player in the American League.

In 1962, independence took effect in Algeria; the same day, civilians of European descent, mostly French, came under attack by extremists in the port city of Oran.

In 1975, Arthur Ashe became the first black man to win a Wimbledon singles title as he defeated Jimmy Connors.

In 1984, the Supreme Court weakened the 70-year-old “exclusionary rule,” deciding that evidence seized in good faith with defective court warrants could be used against defendants in criminal trials.

In 1989, “The Seinfeld Chronicles,” the pilot to the situation comedy “Seinfeld,” aired on NBC-TV.

In 1991, a worldwide financial scandal erupted as regulators in eight countries shut down the Bank of Credit and Commerce International.

Ten years ago: In a stinging rebuke, Mexican President Vicente Fox’s chief of staff, Alfonso Durazo, resigned; in a 19-page letter, Durazo said he objected to first lady Marta Sahagun’s presidential ambitions and claimed the administration was repeating some of the vices of the old ruling party that Fox had unseated after seven decades in power.

Five years ago: A bankruptcy judge ruled that General Motors Corp. could sell the bulk of its assets to a new company, clearing the way for the automaker to emerge from bankruptcy protection. Riots and street battles that killed nearly 200 people erupted in China’s western Xinjiang province in the deadliest ethnic unrest to hit the region in decades. Roger Federer won his record 15th Grand Slam title when he outlasted Andy Roddick 5-7, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5), 3-6, 16-14 in a marathon match for his sixth Wimbledon championship.

One year ago: Pope Francis cleared two of the 20th Century’s most influential popes to become saints in the Roman Catholic church, approving a miracle needed to canonize Pope John Paul II and waiving Vatican rules to honor Pope John XXIII. Enraged Islamists pushed back against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters took to the streets vowing to win his reinstatement and clashed with their opponents in violence that killed some three dozen people.

Today’s birthdays: Actress Katherine Helmond is 85. Actress Shirley Knight is 78. Singer-musician Robbie Robertson is 71. Julie Nixon Eisenhower is 66. Rock star Huey Lewis is 64. Baseball Hall-of-Fame pitcher Rich “Goose” Gossage is 63. Country musician Charles Ventre is 62. Singer-songwriter Marc Cohn is 55. Actor Dorien Wilson is 52. Actress Edie Falco is 51. Actress Jillian Armenante is 50. Actress Kathryn Erbe is 49. Actor Michael Stuhlbarg is 46. Country musician Brent Flynn (Flynnville Train) is 45. Rapper RZA is 45. Rhythm-and-blues singer Joe is 41. Rock musician Bengt Lagerberg (The Cardigans) is 41. Actor Dale Godboldo is 39. Rapper Bizarre is 38. Rapper Royce da 5’9″ is 37. Rock singer Jason Wade (Lifehouse) is 34. Actor Ryan Hansen is 33. Country musician Dave Haywood (Lady Antebellum) is 32. Rock musician Nick O’Malley (Arctic Monkeys) is 29. Actor Jason Dolley is 23.

Thought for today: “Without promotion something terrible happens: Nothing!” — P.T. Barnum, American showman (born this date 1810, died 1891).

 

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  • CD BrooksJuly 05, 2014 - 8:36 am

    I was hoping to see Fairfield police logs for Fairfield this morning. Did anyone get cited or arrested? Does anyone know of somebody that got cited or arrested? Shocking news to follow...

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  • CD BrooksJuly 05, 2014 - 8:39 am

    Okay SO…last night we were in Stockton for a family dinner and fireworks fun. Stockton allows the use of fireworks and sells the safe and sane variety that we were using. But my friends, I must tell you that it sounded like a war zone out there! As we watched and listened as far as we could see and hear, there were thousands and thousands of dollars worth of pyrotechnic displays all over the place! I’m talking about Roman Candles, bomb blasts that shook the ground, cannons firing full-on displays, smoke-filled air and flashes of light for hours! All I could think about was what if we had this in Fairfield? Are you sitting down? These folks would burn this city to the ground! Like Chief Velasquez said, wind and dry conditions would be disastrous. I am excusing myself from the “we need to make fireworks legal in Fairfield.” My apologies to those much better informed and way smarter than I’ll ever be. There now, I have been sufficiently humbled, thank you.

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  • Christine in FFJuly 05, 2014 - 12:45 pm

    CD~ It was just the same here in Fairfield, and from what I hear, Vacaville also last night! It was horrendous and somewhat scary! I have no problem with the 'regular' safe and sane fw, but we were hearing dynamite and explosions like you see in the movies! Love my country but absolutely despise this holiday and the people with no common sense or respect!

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