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      Here is what happened on Friday - July 29th...
      It is day 211 of the year 2016, and there are 154 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

      1869,Booth Tarkington, novelist.
      1871,Rasputin, the mad Russian monk.
      1905,Clara Bow
      1905,Thelma Todd
      1907,Melvin Belli, San Francisco's "King of Torts."

      Events On This Day In History...

      1835,First sugar plantation in Hawaii begun.
      1858,First commercial treaty between US and Japan is signed.
      1914,First transcontinental phone link made. It's between NYC and San Francisco.
      1920,First transcontinental airmail flight from New York to San Francisco.
      1926,Don Juan opens with the most kisses, 127 in a single movie.
      1958,Southern Pacific Bay Ferries stop running.
      1981,The wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana.
      1996,Carl Lewis wins his 9th Gold Medal in the 1996 Olympics.

      And Don't Forget...

           The start of the Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California.

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