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Happy feet today dances in the sun, good times to share classes done. Happy for gifts of stories to write, joys and pains of growth.Land whales, whales in the seas, plenty of fish in the seas. Good times,Fairy Tales:Dreams In Actions: Coins To Pay. Trade. Good Times, Lessons Learned Back In Time:

Blasts To The History Notes. Notes of nuts to fall, kids and goats, names of mother, died some time ago. Trying to find pictures of her in class. Never knew, what school was like for her. Had a trip back in 1958, and her first child was born, at a church, and school for the nuns, on the way back to Bunkie. Parents were Arron and Victavia Brenagh, had a brother, name Carl Lewis Breanch. Did you know them. Aleane Brenagh Bailey, name at death.

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1431 - The Battle of La Higueruela takes place in Granada, leading to a modest advance of the Kingdom of Castile during the Reconquista.
1523 - Johann Esch and Heinrich Voes become the first Lutheran martyrs, burned at the stake by Roman Catholic authorities in Brussels.
1569 - Union of Lublin: The Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania confirm a real union; the united country is called the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth or the Republic of Both Nations.
1643 - First meeting of the Westminster Assembly, a council of theologians (\"divines\") and members of the Parliament of England appointed to restructure the Church of England, at Westminster Abbey in London.
1690 - Glorious Revolution: Battle of the Boyne in Ireland (as reckoned under the Julian calendar).
1766 - Jean-François de la Barre, a young French nobleman, is tortured and beheaded before his body is burnt on a pyre along with a copy of Voltaire's ''Dictionnaire philosophique'' nailed to his torso for the crime of not saluting a Roman Catholic religious procession in Abbeville, France.
1770 - Lexell's Comet passes closer to the Earth than any other comet in recorded history, approaching to a distance of 0.0146 a.u.
1837 - A system of civil registration of births, marriages and deaths is established in England and Wales.
1858 - Joint reading of Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace's papers on evolution to the Linnean Society in London.
1862 - The Russian State Library is founded as the Library of the Moscow Public Museum.
1862 - Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, second daughter of Queen Victoria, marries Prince Louis of Hesse, the future Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse.
1862 - American Civil War: The Battle of Malvern Hill takes place. It is the final battle in the Seven Days Campaign, part of George B. McClellan's Peninsula Campaign.
1863 - Keti Koti (Emancipation Day) in Suriname, marking the abolition of slavery by the Netherlands.
1863 - American Civil War: The Battle of Gettysburg begins.
1870 - The United States Department of Justice formally comes into existence.
1873 - Prince Edward Island joins the Canadian Confederation.
1874 - The Sholes and Glidden typewriter, the first commercially successful typewriter, goes on sale.
1878 - Canada joins the Universal Postal Union.
1879 - Charles Taze Russell publishes the first edition of the religious magazine ''The Watchtower''.
1881 - The world's first international telephone call is made between St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, and Calais, Maine, United States.
1898 - Spanish–American War: The Battle of San Juan Hill is fought in Santiago de Cuba.
1908 - SOS is adopted as the international distress signal.
1916 - World War I: First day on the Somme: On the first day of the Battle of the Somme 19,000 soldiers of the British Army are killed and 40,000 wounded.
1921 - The Communist Party of China is founded.
1922 - The Great Railroad Strike of 1922 begins in the United States.
1931 - United Airlines begins service (as Boeing Air Transport).
1932 - Australia's national broadcaster, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, was formed.
1935 - Regina, Saskatchewan police and Royal Canadian Mounted Police ambush strikers participating in the On-to-Ottawa Trek.
1942 - World War II: First Battle of El Alamein.
1942 - The Australian Federal Government becomes the sole collector of income tax in Australia as State Income Tax is abolished.
1943 - Tokyo City merges with Tokyo Prefecture and is dissolved. Since this date, no city in Japan has the name \"Tokyo\" (present-day Tokyo is not officially a city).
1947 - The Philippine Air Force is established.
1948 - Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Quaid-i-Azam) inaugurates Pakistan's central bank, the State Bank of Pakistan.
1949 - The merger of two princely states of India, Cochin and Travancore, into the state of Thiru-Kochi (later re-organized as Kerala) in the Indian Union ends more than 1,000 years of princely rule by the Cochin Royal Family.
1957 - The International Geophysical Year begins.
1958 - The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation links television broadcasting across Canada via microwave.
1958 - Flooding of Canada's Saint Lawrence Seaway begins.
1959 - The Party of the African Federation holds its constitutive conference.
1960 - Independence of Somalia.
1962 - Independence of Rwanda.
1962 - Independence of Burundi.
1966 - The first color television transmission in Canada takes place from Toronto.
1968 - The United States Central Intelligence Agency's Phoenix Program is officially established.
1968 - The Nuclear non-proliferation treaty is signed in Washington, D.C., London and Moscow by sixty-two countries.
1968 - Formal separation of the United Auto Workers from the AFL–CIO in the United States.
1970 - President General Yahya Khan abolishes One-Unit of West Pakistan restoring the provinces.
1976 - Portugal grants autonomy to Madeira.
1978 - The Northern Territory in Australia is granted Self-Government.
1979 - Sony introduces the Walkman.
1980 - \"O Canada\" officially becomes the national anthem of Canada.
1981 - The Wonderland murders occur in the early morning hours in Los Angeles, allegedly masterminded by businessman and drug dealer Eddie Nash.
1983 - A North Korean Ilyushin Il-62M jet en route to Conakry Airport in Guinea crashes into the Fouta Djallon mountains in Guinea-Bissau, killing all 23 people on board.
1990 - German reunification: East Germany accepts the Deutsche Mark as its currency, thus uniting the economies of East and West Germany.
1991 - The Warsaw Pact is officially dissolved at a meeting in Prague.
1999 - The Scottish Parliament is officially opened by Elizabeth II on the day that legislative powers are officially transferred from the old Scottish Office in London to the new devolved Scottish Executive in Edinburgh.
2002 - The International Criminal Court is established to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.
2004 - Saturn orbit insertion of Cassini–Huygens begins at 01:12 UTC and ends at 02:48 UTC.
2006 - The first operation of Qinghai–Tibet Railway in China.
2007 - The Concert for Diana is held at the new Wembley Stadium in London and broadcast in 140 countries.
2013 - The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) begins its operative peacekeeping mandate in Mali.
2013 - Neptune's moon S\/2004 N 1 is discovered.\n\n==Births== born.
1481 - Christian II of Denmark (d. 1559) born.
1506 - Louis II of Hungary (d. 1526) born.
1534 - Frederick II of Denmark (d. 1588) born.
1586 - Claudio Saracini, Italian lute player and composer (d. 1630) born.
1633 - Johann Heinrich Heidegger, Swiss theologian and author (d. 1698) born.
1646 - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, German mathematician and philosopher (d. 1716) born.
1663 - Franz Xaver Murschhauser, German composer and theorist (d. 1738) born.
1723 - Pedro Rodríguez, Conde de Campomanes, Spanish politician (d. 1802) born.
1725 - Rhoda Delaval, British artist (d. 1757) born.
1725 - Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, French general (d. 1807) born.
1731 - Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan Scottish-English admiral (d. 1804) born.
1742 - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, German physicist and academic (d. 1799) born.
1771 - Ferdinando Paer, Italian composer (d. 1839) born.
1788 - Jean-Victor Poncelet, French mathematician and engineer (d. 1867) born.
1804 - Charles Gordon Greene, American journalist and politician (d. 1886) born.
1804 - George Sand, French author and playwright (d. 1876) born.
1807 - Thomas Green Clemson, American politician and educator, founded Clemson University (d. 1888) born.
1818 - Ignaz Semmelweis, Hungarian-Austrian physician (d. 1865) born.
1818 - Karl von Vierordt, German physician (d. 1884) born.
1822 - Nguyễn Đình Chiểu, Vietnamese poet (d. 1888) born.
1834 - Jadwiga Łuszczewska, Polish poet and author (d. 1908) born.
1838 - William Paine Lord, American politician, 9th Governor of Oregon (d. 1911) born.
1858 - Willard Metcalf, American painter (d. 1925) born.
1863 - William Grant Stairs, Canadian-English captain and explorer (d. 1892) born.
1869 - William Strunk, Jr., American author and educator (d. 1946) born.
1872 - Louis Blériot, French pilot and engineer (d. 1936) born.
1872 - William Duddell, British physicist and electrical engineer (d. 1917) born.
1873 - Alice Guy-Blaché, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1968) born.
1873 - Andrass Samuelsen, Faroese politician, 1st Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (d. 1954) born.
1878 - Jacques Rosenbaum, Estonian-German architect (d. 1944) born.
1882 - Bidhan Chandra Roy, Indian physician and politician, 2nd Chief Minister of West Bengal (d. 1962) born.
1883 - Arthur Borton, English colonel, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1933) born.
1885 - Dorothea Mackellar, Australian author and poet (d. 1968) born.
1886 - Gabrielle Robinne, French actress (d. 1980) born.
1887 - Amber Reeves, New Zealand-English author and scholar (d. 1981) born.
1892 - James M. Cain, American author and journalist (d. 1977) born.
1892 - László Lajtha, Hungarian composer (d. 1963) born.
1899 - Thomas A. Dorsey, American pianist and composer (d. 1993) born.
1899 - Charles Laughton, English-American actor and director (d. 1962) born.
1899 - Konstantinos Tsatsos, Greek scholar and politician, President of Greece (d. 1987) born.
1901 - Irna Phillips, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1973) born.
1902 - William Wyler, French-American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1981) born.
1903 - Amy Johnson, English pilot (d. 1941) born.
1906 - Jean Dieudonné, French mathematician and academic (d. 1992) born.
1907 - Norman Pirie, British biochemist and virologist (d. 1997) born.
1909 - Emmett Toppino, American sprinter (d. 1971) born.
1910 - Glenn Hardin, American hurdler (d. 1975) born.
1911 - Arnold Alas, Estonian architect (d. 1990) born.
1912 - David Brower, American environmentalist, founded Sierra Club Foundation (d. 2000) born.
1913 - Vasantrao Naik, Indian politician, 3rd Chief Minister of Maharashtra (d. 1979) born.
1914 - P. Kandiah, Ceylonese academic and politician (d. 1960) born.
1914 - Earle Warren, American saxophonist and singer (d. 1994) born.
1915 - Willie Dixon, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1992) born.
1915 - Joseph Ransohoff, American neurosurgeon (d. 2001) born.
1915 - Jean Stafford, American author and academic (d. 1979) born.
1915 - Nguyễn Văn Linh, Vietnamese politician (d. 1998) born.
1916 - Olivia de Havilland, Japanese-American actress born.
1916 - Iosif Shklovsky, Soviet astronomer and astrophysicist (d. 1985) born.
1917 - Humphry Osmond, English-American psychiatrist (d. 2004) born.
1919 - Arnold Meri, Estonian colonel (d. 2009) born.
1920 - Henri Amouroux, French historian and journalist (d. 2007) born.
1920 - Jean-Marie Fortier, Canadian archbishop (d. 2002) born.
1920 - Harold Sakata, American wrestler and actor (d. 1982) born.
1921 - Seretse Khama, Batswana politician, 1st President of Botswana (d. 1980) born.
1921 - Michalina Wisłocka, Polish gynecologist and sexologist, (d. 2005) born.
1922 - Toshi Seeger, German-American activist, co-founded the Clearwater Festival (d. 2013) born.
1924 - Antoni Ramallets, Spanish footballer and manager (d. 2013) born.
1924 - Florence Stanley, American actress and director (d. 2003) born.
1925 - Farley Granger, American actor (d. 2011) born.
1926 - Carl Hahn, German businessman born.
1926 - Hans Werner Henze, German composer (d. 2012) born.
1927 - Alan J. Charig, English paleontologist and author (d. 1997) born.
1928 - Bobby Day, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (The Hollywood Flames and Bob & Earl) (d. 1990) born.
1929 - Ödön Földessy, Hungarian long jumper born.
1930 - Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American director and producer (d. 2005) born.
1930 - Carol Chomsky, American linguist and academic (d. 2008) born.
1931 - Leslie Caron, French actress and dancer born.
1932 - Ze'ev Schiff, French-Israeli journalist and author (d. 2007) born.
1933 - C. Scott Littleton, American anthropologist and academic (d. 2010) born.
1934 - Claude Berri, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2009) born.
1934 - Jamie Farr, American actor and screenwriter born.
1934 - Jean Marsh, English actress and screenwriter born.
1934 - Sydney Pollack, American actor, director, and producer (d. 2008) born.
1935 - James Cotton, American singer-songwriter and harmonica player born.
1936 - Syl Johnson, American singer, guitarist, and producer born.
1938 - Hariprasad Chaurasia, Indian flute player and composer born.
1939 - Karen Black, American actress, singer, and screenwriter (d. 2013) born.
1939 - Delaney Bramlett, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Delaney & Bonnie) (d. 2008) born.
1940 - Ela Gandhi, South African Member of Parliament and peace activist born.
1940 - Cahit Zarifoğlu, Turkish poet, writer (d. 1987) born.
1941 - Rod Gilbert, Canadian-American ice hockey player born.
1941 - Twyla Tharp, American dancer and choreographer born.
1942 - Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Iraqi field marshal and politician (d. 2015) born.
1942 - Geneviève Bujold, Canadian actress born.
1942 - Andraé Crouch, American singer-songwriter, producer, and pastor (d. 2015) born.
1942 - Julia Higgins, English chemist and academic born.
1943 - Philip Brunelle, American conductor and organist born.
1943 - Peeter Lepp, Estonian politician, 37th Mayor of Tallinn born.
1943 - Jeff Wayne, American pianist and composer born.
1944 - Lew Rockwell, American author and activist born.
1946 - Mick Aston, English archaeologist and academic (d. 2013) born.
1946 - Masaharu Satō, Japanese voice actor born.
1947 - Kazuyoshi Hoshino, Japanese race car driver born.
1947 - Malcolm Wicks, English academic and politician (d. 2012) born.
1949 - Néjia Ben Mabrouk, Tunisian-Belgian director and screenwriter born.
1949 - John Farnham, English-Australian singer and songwriter (Little River Band) born.
1949 - Venkaiah Naidu, Indian politician born.
1950 - David Duke, American activist, author, and politician born.
1951 - Trevor Eve, English actor and producer born.
1951 - Julia Goodfellow, English physicist and academic born.
1951 - Klaus-Peter Justus, German runner born.
1951 - Tom Kozelko, American basketball player born.
1951 - Terrence Mann, American actor, singer, and dancer born.
1951 - Fred Schneider, American singer, songwriter and keyboard player (The B-52's and The Superions) born.
1951 - Victor Willis, American singer, songwriter, pianist, and actor (Village People) born.
1952 - Dan Aykroyd, Canadian-American actor, producer, and screenwriter born.
1952 - Steve Shutt, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster born.
1953 - Lawrence Gonzi, Maltese politician, 12th Prime Minister of Malta born.
1953 - Jadranka Kosor, Croatian journalist and politician, 9th Prime Minister of Croatia born.
1955 - Nikolai Demidenko, Russian pianist and educator born.
1955 - Li Keqiang, Chinese economist and politician, 7th Premier of the People's Republic of China born.
1955 - Lisa Scottoline, American author born.
1955 - Keith Whitley, American singer and guitarist (d. 1989) born.
1956 - Ulf Larsson, Swedish actor and director (d. 2009) born.
1956 - Alan Ruck, American actor born.
1957 - Lisa Blount, American actress and producer (d. 2010) born.
1957 - Hannu Kamppuri, Finnish ice hockey player born.
1957 - Sean O'Driscoll, English footballer and manager born.
1959 - Dale Midkiff, American actor born.
1960 - Lynn Jennings, American runner born.
1960 - Evelyn \"Champagne\" King, American singer born.
1961 - Malcolm Elliott, English cyclist born.
1961 - Carl Lewis, American long jumper and runner born.
1961 - Diana, Princess of Wales (d. 1997) born.
1961 - Michelle Wright, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist born.
1962 - Andre Braugher, American actor born.
1963 - Roddy Bottum, American singer and keyboard player (Faith No More and Imperial Teen) born.
1963 - Nick Giannopoulos, Australian comedian and actor born.
1964 - Bernard Laporte, French rugby player and coach born.
1965 - Carl Fogarty, English motorcycle racer born.
1965 - Harald Zwart, Norwegian director and producer born.
1966 - Enrico Annoni, Italian footballer born.
1966 - Shawn Burr, Canadian-American ice hockey player (d. 2013) born.
1967 - Pamela Anderson, Canadian-American model, actress, and producer born.
1967 - Sansan Chien, Taiwanese composer (d. 2011) born.
1968 - Tim Abell, American actor and producer born.
1968 - Jordi Mollà, Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter born.
1970 - Melissa Peterman, American actress and producer born.
1970 - Nikos Samaras, Greek volleyball player (d. 2013) born.
1970 - Henry Simmons, American actor born.
1970 - Deniz Seki, Turkish pop singer born.
1971 - Missy Elliott, American rapper, producer, dancer, and actress born.
1971 - Julianne Nicholson, American actress born.
1972 - Steffi Nerius, German javelin thrower born.
1974 - Jefferson Pérez, Ecuadorian race walker born.
1975 - Sufjan Stevens, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Danielson and Marzuki) born.
1976 - Kellie Bright, English actress born.
1976 - Patrick Kluivert, Dutch footballer and coach born.
1976 - Justin Lo, American-Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor born.
1976 - Thomas Sadoski, American actor born.
1976 - Hannu Tihinen, Finnish footballer born.
1976 - Ruud van Nistelrooy, Dutch footballer born.
1976 - Szymon Ziółkowski, Polish hammer thrower born.
1977 - Tom Frager, Senegalese-French singer-songwriter and guitarist born.
1977 - Jarome Iginla, Canadian ice hockey player born.
1977 - Greg Pattillo, American flute player (Project Trio) born.
1977 - Birgit Schuurman, Dutch singer and actress born.
1977 - Liv Tyler, American actress and model born.
1979 - Forrest Griffin, American mixed martial artist and actor born.
1980 - Nelson Cruz, Dominican baseball player born.
1981 - Tadhg Kennelly, Irish-Australian footballer born.
1982 - Hilarie Burton, American actress born.
1982 - Carmella DeCesare, American model and wrestler born.
1982 - Justin Huber, Australian baseball player born.
1982 - Joachim Johansson, Swedish tennis player born.
1983 - Leeteuk, South Korean singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor (Super Junior) born.
1983 - Halil Akkaş, Turkish middle distance runner born.
1984 - Morgane Dubled, French model born.
1985 - Léa Seydoux, French actress born.
1986 - Agnez Mo, Indonesian singer-songwriter, producer, and actress born.
1986 - Julian Prochnow, German footballer born.
1987 - Michael Schrader, German decathlete born.
1988 - Evan Ellingson, American actor born.
1989 - Kent Bazemore, American basketball player born.
1989 - Mitch Hewer, English actor, singer, and dancer born.
1989 - Hannah Murray, English actress born.
1989 - Daniel Ricciardo, Australian race car driver born.
1990 - Natsuki Sato, Japanese singer (AKB48) born.
1991 - Serenay Sarıkaya, Turkish model and actress, Miss Turkey 2010 born.
1991 - Michael Wacha, American baseball player born.
1992 - Hannah Whelan, English gymnast born.
1993 - Raini Rodriguez, American actress born.
1994 - Montserrat González, Paraguayan tennis player born.
1994 - Anri Okamoto, Japanese model and actress born.
552 - Totila, Ostrogoth king died.
1109 - Alfonso VI of León and Castile (b. 1040) died.
1277 - Baibars, Egyptian sultan (b. 1223) died.
1589 - Lady Saigō, Japanese wife of Tokugawa Ieyasu (b. 1552) died.
1592 - Marc'Antonio Ingegneri, Italian composer (b. 1535) died.
1614 - Isaac Casaubon, French philologist and scholar (b. 1559) died.
1622 - William Parker, 4th Baron Monteagle, English politician (b. 1575) died.
1681 - Oliver Plunkett, Irish archbishop and saint (b. 1629) died.
1736 - Ahmed III, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1673) died.
1774 - Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland, English politician, Secretary of State for the Southern Department (b. 1705) died.
1782 - Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, English politician, Prime Minister of Great Britain (b. 1730) died.
1784 - Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, German composer (b. 1710) died.
1787 - Charles, Prince of Soubise (b. 1715) died.
1819 - Jemima Wilkinson, American evangelist (b. 1752) died.
1839 - Mahmud II, Caliph of Islam and Ottoman sultan (b. 1785) died.
1860 - Charles Goodyear, American engineer (b. 1800) died.
1863 - John F. Reynolds, American general (b. 1820) died.
1884 - Allan Pinkerton, Scottish-American detective and spy (b. 1819) died.
1896 - Harriet Beecher Stowe, American author and activist (b. 1811) died.
1905 - John Hay, American journalist and politician, 37th United States Secretary of State (b. 1838) died.
1912 - Harriet Quimby, American aviatrix and screenwriter (b. 1875) died.
1925 - Erik Satie, French pianist and composer (b. 1866) died.
1942 - Peadar Toner Mac Fhionnlaoich, Irish author and poet (b. 1857) died.
1944 - Carl Mayer, Austrian screenwriter (b. 1894) died.
1944 - Tanya Savicheva, Russian author (b. 1930) died.
1948 - Achille Varzi, Italian race car driver (b. 1904) died.
1950 - Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Swiss composer and educator (b. 1865) died.
1950 - Eliel Saarinen, Finnish-American architect, co-designed the National Museum of Finland (b. 1873) died.
1955 - Adnan Adıvar, Turkish politician, writer, historian and by profession a medical doctor (b. 1882) died.
1958 - Scott Leary, American swimmer (b. 1881) died.
1961 - Louis-Ferdinand Céline, French physician and author (b. 1894) died.
1962 - Purushottam Das Tandon, Indian politician (b. 1882) died.
1962 - Bidhan Chandra Roy, Indian physician and politician, 2nd Chief Minister of West Bengal (b. 1882) died.
1964 - Pierre Monteux, French-American viola player and conductor (b. 1875) died.
1965 - Wally Hammond, English cricketer (b. 1903) died.
1966 - Frank Verner, American runner (b. 1883) died.
1967 - Gerhard Ritter, German historian and academic (b. 1888) died.
1968 - Fritz Bauer, German judge and politician (b. 1903) died.
1971 - Learie Constantine, Trinidadian-English cricketer and politician (b. 1901) died.
1974 - Juan Perón, Argentinian general and politician, President of Argentina (b. 1895) died.
1978 - Kurt Student, German general and pilot (b. 1890) died.
1981 - Carlos de Oliveira, Portuguese author and poet (b. 1921) died.
1983 - Buckminster Fuller, American architect, designed the Montreal Biosphère (b. 1895) died.
1984 - Moshé Feldenkrais, Ukrainian-Israeli physicist and educator (b. 1904) died.
1991 - Michael Landon, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1936) died.
1992 - Franco Cristaldi, Italian screenwriter and producer (b. 1924) died.
1994 - Dominic Lucero, Spanish-American actor and dancer (b. 1967) died.
1995 - Wolfman Jack, American radio host (b. 1938) died.
1996 - Margaux Hemingway, American actress and model (b. 1954) died.
1996 - Steve Tesich, Serbian-American author and screenwriter (b. 1942) died.
1997 - Robert Mitchum, American actor and singer (b. 1917) died.
1999 - Edward Dmytryk, Canadian-American director and producer (b. 1908) died.
1999 - Guy Mitchell, American singer (b. 1927) died.
1999 - Sylvia Sidney, American actress (b. 1910) died.
2000 - Walter Matthau, American actor and singer (b. 1920) died.
2001 - Jean-Louis Rosier, French racing driver (b. 1925) died.
2003 - Herbie Mann, American flute player and saxophonist (b. 1930) died.
2003 - N!xau ǂToma, Namibian actor (b. 1944) died.
2004 - Marlon Brando, American actor (b. 1924) died.
2004 - Todor Skalovski, Macedonian composer and conductor (b. 1909) died.
2005 - Gus Bodnar, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1923) died.
2006 - Ryutaro Hashimoto, Japanese politician, 53rd Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1937) died.
2006 - Fred Trueman, English cricketer and sportscaster (b. 1931) died.
2009 - Alexis Argüello, Nicaraguan boxer and politician (b. 1952) died.
2009 - Karl Malden, American actor (b. 1912) died.
2009 - Onni Palaste, Finnish soldier and author (b. 1917) died.
2009 - Mollie Sugden, English actress (b. 1922) died.
2010 - Arnold Friberg, American painter and illustrator (b. 1913) died.
2010 - Ilene Woods, American actress and singer (b. 1929) died.
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2012 - Alan G. Poindexter, American captain, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1961) died.

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At 3rd February of 1984, a sellout crowd of 18,210 at Madison Square Garden in New York City saw Carl Lewis best his own world record in the long jump by 9-1/4 inches.

While Jesse Owens brought popularity and limelight to track and field as a major sport, it was Carl Lewis who made it a household game. The most spectacular track and field athlete of the 20th century, he was responsible for turning the sport from its amateur status to a professional one.

Lewis did not just earn himself a name and honor through the sport, but raised it from its sub-standard and incompetent level into a major international event. In a career spanning over two decades, he became a dominant sprinter and long jumper. He broke several records and created many, some of which till date remain unbeaten and unaltered.

Born to William and Evelyn Lewis in Birmingham, Carl Lewis was one of the three children the couple was blessed with. He was primarily raised in Willingboro Township, New Jersey. Despite belonging to a middle-class background, his parents exposed him to a wide array of sports since a young age, since both of them were professional coach and ran a local athletic club. Academically, he achieved his preliminary education from Willingboro High School after which he enrolled at the University of Houston.

His first shot at long jump was when he turned thirteen. Soon, he became one of the top junior long jumpers in New Jersey. As he proceeded to senior years, he was counted among the top long jumpers of the world and premier athletes of the country.

In 1979, he broke the high school long jump record with a leap of 8.13 m, thus setting new national record. At the University of Houston, he was trained by Tom Tellez. He continued his pursuit in track and field and secured the 5th position in the world ranking of long jump.

Capitalizing on his athletic abilities, he sought to have a future in the same. In 1980, he qualified for the American team for the 1980 Olympics in the long jump and as a member of the 4×100. As a result of boycott by Western nations, Lewis did not participate in 1980 Moscow Olympics. Instead he participated at the Liberty Bell Classic, an alternate meet for the Olympic boycotting nations. He won bronze and gold in long jump and 4×100 m relay, respectively.

Year 1981 marked a period of accomplishment. He became the number two long jumper in history, with a leap of 8.62 m and the fastest 100 m sprinter in the world in 10 seconds flat. He won his first national and NCAA title for the University of Houston in the categories of 100m and long jump.

In 1983, he participated in the inaugural World Championships and bagged himself the top spot at the long jump, 100m race and 4 x 100m relay race. In the latter, he created a world record by winning the same in 37.86 seconds. Furthermore, he participated in TAC Championships as well.

While his indoor long jump record stands undefeated till date since 1984, his winning streak of 65 consecutive victories in the sport is a feat that can hardly be matched. Furthermore, he created world record in 100m, 200m and 4 x 100m relay race. In his career, he won 10 Olympic medals including 9 gold, and 10 World Championships medals, including 8 gold.

Furthermore, he won two and three gold medals in Pan American and Goodwill Games respectively. Publications around the world have honoured him with various titles including ‘Sportman of the Century’, ‘World Athlete of the Century’ and ‘Olympian of the Century’. Presently, he owns a marketing and branding company named C.L.E.G., which markets and brands products and services including his own.

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Thankyou to all our amazing teachers, our Elevation family and friends! Without you this journey would not have been possible and no way near as FUN!

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On May 14 the World Athletics Day that drives every year the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), recorded AIM was held. With the aim that children and adults learn a little about the sport, the association promotes in each of its affiliated countries a series of introductory fun activities organized.
World Athletics Day.

Athletics is considered the oldest organized sport. Athletics spans many disciplines grouped in runs, jumps, throws, combined events and running.
The word athletics comes from the Greek word atletes, defined as "a person who competes in a particular test for a prize," noting that the Greek word is related to the aethos word that is synonymous with "effort."

Athletics is the art of overcoming the performance of adversaries in speed or resistance also called background, in distance or higher. The number of tests, and types are as individual or in groups, it has varied over time. Athletics is one of the few sports practiced universally, either between fans or in competitions at all levels. The simplicity and the few practical means to explain this success.

The first historical reference to athletics dates back to 776 BC. in Greece, with a list of winners of a competition athletes. Within athletics there are various forms of evidence. Thus, they are foot races (speed, middle distance, background, hurdling, cross country, relays ...), the long jump or height, shoots (weight, javelin, hammer ...), race walking, and combined events. The latter are also known as decathlon and, as its name suggests, consists of ten events: throwing three, three and four jumps racing.

The discipline was developed over the centuries, from the first tests until regulations. The Olympics are the most prestigious and seen all over the planet international event. The Olympic Games are held every four years since 1896 and athleticism is the most important discipline in them. Since 1982, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), which is responsible for the regulation of body discipline, has flexible rules ending the amateur period of discipline. The first World Athletics Championships was organized in 1983 and are held every two years since 1991.


A little history

Running, walking, throwing and jumping are natural movements in man and in fact, the concept of athletics dates back to very ancient times, as confirmed by some Lower Paleolithic cave paintings (6000 to. C.-5500 BC. ) to the Neolithic period demonstrating rivalry between several runners, jumpers and lanzadores.1 sources become more precise in Egypt in the fifteenth century BC, with the oldest written reference, referring to the run, found in the tomb Amenhotep II (1438-1412 BC.) at the same time, the Minoan civilization (Crete), also practiced racing as well as the javelin and disc.

The first meetings in Greece were carried out in the eighth century. C. They stood the test called stadion, which was a footrace of 197.27 meters, equivalent to 200 times the foot of Heracles. This is the earliest evidence of it on record, although it is assumed that practiced previously. Shortly after they appeared more tests, such as double stadion or duálico, middle distance race or horse and distance running or dolicho. All these tests are multiples of the distance from the stadion.

The pentathlon, which combines running, jumping, throwing and fighting, is another discipline of athletics introduced to the Olympic program before the end of the eighth century. C.

Apart from the Olympic Games, there were other sporting events in different Greek polis, which were overshadowed by the former. No less than 38 Greek cities held their own Olympic games (called isolímpicos to differentiate them from those held in Olympia) and 33 carried out Pythian Games.

Roman civilization practiced athletics in two different versions from the year 186 a. C. The first is of Etruscan inspiration (arrows), while the second is an adaptation of the Greek disciplines (athletae) .5 The Stadium of Domitian was built in 86 and was dedicated to athletics in its Greek variant.

Ireland organized between the years 632 and 1169 games involving tests unknown to the Greeks as the pole vault, hammer throw and a form of cross-country. These disciplines were introduced in Scotland in the fourth century and modified until it became the Highland Games.

Classic period (from the Middle Ages to the nineteenth century)
There are sources that tell us that race was being carried out in England since the XI.1 century Enthusiasm was such that local authorities reserved a space dedicated only to these contests in 1154 in Lord.1 In the stories of Havelock the Dane in 1275 the description of a stone thrower. Moreover, according to historians, King Henry II of England had built sports fields near Londres6 to practice throwing the hammer, the bar and mince and also for ball games. At the same time, London's youth challenged in long runs through the city.

In 1365, King Edward III enacted the first of a series of laws to prohibit virtually all sports activities except archery that could keep practicing for reasons militares.1 races and jumps on the list of sports prohibited. However competitions continued, as evidenced by the renewal of the prohibitions, so Henry VIII finally allowed the foot races in London in 1510.

Henry VIII encouraged the practice of daily exercise while theorists of the time, as Thomas Elyot, granted great importance to sports in the curriculum. In the sixteenth century, they described for the first time at the Games athletics meetings Cotswold (Cotswold Games), a kind of "sports rally" organized in Gloucestershire and directly inspired by the heroes of ancient Greece.

The athletic competition was developed enough in the UK in the seventeenth century. The most popular sports were then the hammer throw, high jump, long jump and running. With the advent of Puritanism, the Anglican Church wanted to abolish the sport, claiming that the athletics competitions held throughout England ended, usually in fights and drunkenness. In reaction to Puritanism, King James I encouraged his subjects to actively practiced sport after Sunday services afternoon. He also promoted the sport by publishing the Book of Sports.

The first professional riders appeared in England in the late seventeenth century. These runners were itinerant and local champions were measured in paid contests.

In Spain, the Korrikolaris, has been being practiced since the Middle Ages. It's a foot race long distance, conducted between two runners.
In the rest of the world, one of the oldest outside the British Isles medieval race that was held in Rome in the middle of the fifteenth century. The program reproduced the Greek athletes and the Greek athletes competed, ie desnudos.1 The Olympiad of the Republic was a sports competition held in 1796, 1797 and 1798 in Paris. The queen of this attempt at rehabilitation of the Olympic Games was a test run. This event marked the transition between sport of Old Regime and the modern sport, as evidenced by the use of the metric system in the sport for the first time. In addition, for the first time also in sport, the races were timed using two marine watches war.

XIX century
The first modern athletics meeting was held in England in 1825 in Newmarket Road, near London. Still they are missing numerous tests, but under the influence of the evidence of Lord's Cricket Ground disputed since 1826 and Tara in Ireland (1829), the program expanded. The first 100 yards hurdles were played at Eton College in 1837. In 1849, the British army set up competitions for Arsenal in Woolwich London. In 1850 silver bugle offered as a prize to the winner of more testing. Captain Wilmot won the 1850 edition, and the first athletics track was created that same year in England. Exeter College, Oxford held its first meeting in 1850, which in 1856 became the first competition of the University of Oxford.

The first athletics competition between Oxford and Cambridge was held in 1864. In 1866 in England created the first version of a national athletics federation. It is automatically excluded from it all professional athletes and also the workers and artisans so they could only belong to it the gentlemen. Careers were made outside these rigid tests and yet, gather a large audience. To open athletics to the less favored social classes was created in 1886 the Amateur Athletic Association.

In France, foot races had prizes in kind from 1853. In mid-1880, and in line with the social vision of sport in England, George St. Clair and Ernest Demay launched a campaign of "purification" of French athletics and they succeeded in banning these careers. In response, it was created in Paris the Union of Professional Societies Athletics. The Union of French Societies of Athletic Sports, sports federation founded on 20 November 1887 by the Paris Club Racing Club de France and Stade French, especially emphasized its determination to combat the professionalisation of sport. The USFSA, which is responsible for the renovation of the Olympic Games, won this vision as a model of competition for a long time. In 1888 he organized the first French championship athletics with four tests in the program: 100 m, 400 m, 1500 m and 120 m hurdles. René Cavally won two titles in 1888 on 100 and 400 m.
In the rest of the world, the United States was an important center of development of athletics. The Olympic Club in San Francisco was founded in 1860, and the New York Athletic Club was founded in 1868.

The Intercollegiate Athletic Association was founded in 1876, and who organized the first competition on American soil. Germany was influenced in 1874 by a group of students of English at the University of Dresden who imported English tests.

Germany organized its first national championship in 1891. The Australian championship was held in 1893, after having organized an inter Colonial Meet Sydney 31 May 1890.19

In Belgium, the first national championship played in 1889 was limited to two tests: the 100 meters and the mile.
With the beginning of the electric timing in 1892 in England and the renovation of the Olympic Games, athletics entered the modern age.

Modern age

While the amateur sport was organized gradually, they were played on both sides of the Atlantic many careers. historical encounters that faced the best American and British clubs of the nineteenth century. Moreover, inspired by the test of steeplechase, they settled in certain races of Athletics bets on races forecasts, disputed mainly on grass courts of some racetracks. A picture of the great duels boxing promoters Americans hired the best athletes of the moment to challenge other champions face to face and paid.

Baron Pierre de Coubertin was the architect of the creation of the modern Olympic Games whose first edition was held in 1896 in Athens, where, of course, athletics was among the evidence. He then tried, among other things, to end the practice of money in sports, especially in athletics, in favor of amateur "sports entertainment". Newly created in 1912, the International Athletics Federation, stated in its Constitution the principle of amateurism, the image of the credo of the International Olympic Committee to protect the purity of the amateur competition on the career.

American Jim Thorpe was one of the first athletes sanctioned for violating the rule of amateurism. Shortly after winning two Olympic titles at the 1912 Games, he was disqualified for life and was forced to return their medals for having received remuneration of a local baseball team. Another athlete found guilty of amateurism brown, Frenchman Jules Ladoumègue was also disqualified for life by the French Federation, which made him an example, in response to the growing power of professional sports in France. Football became professional in this same period. The reaction of the French public was unequivocal: boycotted athletics, which then faced a serious crisis in France during the 1930s.

For over half a century, amateurism remained the fundamental rule of competitive athletics. Many specialists then not hesitate to leave their disciplines to join professional teams, as clubs football or baseball in the United States, or rugby teams in Europe.

In 1982, the IAAF abandoned the traditional concept of amateurism becoming aware of the time and resources needed to build and maintain elite athletes. Since 1985 funds specifically for training the athlete intended.
Today, athletes are freelance workers. Its main revenue comes from fees collected at the various meetings, depending on their results. Additional revenue comes from sponsors and patrons, and vary depending on the popularity of the athlete. Moreover, some athletes are paid their club.

Thus, in the United States, the Santa Monica Track Club has a policy of rewarding some of their owners, such as Carl Lewis.La remuneration of an elite athlete is random and depends on fitness and performance. Recently there are real "sets" of races that make up the best athletes and coaches; as examples the management system of African distance runners or structure of the HSI, a multinational real speed racing in the United States.
Globalization Athletics

Increasingly popular sport.

During the first half of the twentieth century, the practice of athletics was essentially the prerogative of the United States and Western European nations such as the UK, France and the Nordic countries excelled in endurance events. Since 1930, African-American athletes excelled on the Europeans in the sprints, as Eddie Tolan, the first black Olympic champion in the 100 m in 1932. After World War II, some of the athletes coming European colonies came to prominence in their new country of adoption, while some southern hemisphere nations emerged worldwide, such as new Zealand.

In 1950, the communist countries invest in Olympic sports to reaffirm its existence and demonstrate its power. The sports world is bipolar and then there are two rival blocs: Western countries and the countries of the Eastern Bloc. The 1960s and 1970s are characterized by the emergence of the Caribbean nations such as Jamaica sprinters, but especially by the arrival of the riders in black Africa and North Africa in the middle and long distance.

The Ethiopian Abebe Bikila is the pioneer, becoming the first African to win the Olympic marathon (in 1960), while France ranks and to runners originating in the Maghreb countries since the 1920s Alain Mimoun won the marathon four years before Bikila.

Since the 1980s, athletics is becoming more universal and follows the global geopolitical developments. The number of national federations and the number of licenses increased significantly in developing countries. On the contrary, the practice of sports competition stagnates in developed countries, partly because of its level of requirements in terms of training, and also by the growing diversity of sports and leisure.

Today, athletics is the most universal competitive sport. Recently, athletes from nations with small populations have reached the top of the sport. During the 2003 World Championships, Kim Collins, sprinter Saint Kitts and Nevis won the 100 m test. More generally, the most successful athletes of the Caribbean is due to studying in US universities that offer better training conditions their countries of origin.

Since the mid 1990s, some athletes, mostly African, have opted for expatriation and change of nationality. In 1995, the 800 m runner Wilson Kipketer can be considered as a precursor, choosing Danish citizenship. The IOC banned from competing in the 1996 Olympics, but later the former Kenyan was imitated by several of his compatriots.

In 2003, Stephen Cherono was nationalized in Qatar and is now called Saaeed Saif Shaheen. Another example, Bernard Lagat Olympic medalist chose in 2005 to continue his career, US citizenship. This brain drain, athletes justified by the lack of recognition in their countries of origin, is primarily a way to get into lucrative contracts with federations and sponsors. Currently, Gulf states such as Qatar or Bahrain, offer good financial conditions to its new citizens and promising young athletes finance their education and guarantee their future.

About IAAF

In the late 1800s, the popular enthusiasm for all types of exercise had caused a boom in sports participation. Athletics was especially popular, and soon became the center of the components of exercise of national education systems. organized athletics thrived in well developed industrial societies and a program of widening competition developed in schools and universities, military organizations and private clubs.

The International Amateur Athletic Federation was founded in 1912 by 17 national athletic federations who saw the need for a governing authority for a sports program for the equipment and standardized global technical records. But what was the sport of the IAAF was meant to gobernar.Para participants, athletics was about improving the quality of life; it was something done for love and other noble principles. This allowed a limited group of athletes to achieve high-level performances by virtue of a privileged social and financial situation.

However, with the continuing evolution of modern society came a huge enthusiasm for the sport. This growing interest and improving individual performances boosted the likes of athletics. From the 1960s, television coverage of athletics increased considerably and many companies began to see the business value in sport. It became harder to follow the principle of fans in the traditional sense, especially given the time and resources required to build and maintain elite athletes. Against this commercially demanding world, the IAAF made changes to benefit the athletes, spectators and all other members of the "family of athletics."

In 1982, the IAAF abandoned the traditional concept of amateurism and in 1985 created trust funds for athletes. The way to high performance was opened to larger groups of extremely talented athletes. Steadily, there has been a change in the so-called fans to economic reasons and secure athletes at the highest level and this development has continued with the introduction of the Awards IAAF competition in 1997, which offered prize money to athletes success for the first time in the history of IAAF competitions.

The development of applied sports sciences, improved equipment and new training and competition techniques, brought even more changes to the sport. Unfortunately, performance enhancing drugs became more prominent at this time, so, endanger the moral structure of the sport and the health and lives of young people.


The IAAF has subsequently led the global sports movement in the development and implementation of a comprehensive anti-doping testing program involving both within and outside of competition.

Until the late seventies, athletics had its moment of glory every 4 years in the Olympics. Today, the Official Program IAAF Competition now includes World Championships, Junior World Championships, World Youth Championships, World Championship, the Continental Cup, World Championship Cross Country, World Race Walking Cup, World Championship half Marathon, the international series Diamond League and World Challenge, combined tests Challenge, Challenge race walking, hammer Throw Challenge, labels road race, and circuits permits for competitions field inside and cross .

In addition to a variety of major competitions at continental level reflect the expansion of the IAAF program. Fourteen multisport and playground competitions, including the Olympic Games, are organized in all continents with athletics as the core sport. To this thousands of other national and local area events are added. In 2003, the IAAF Congress approved the addition of Mountain Running to the list of disciplines governed by the IAAF. Mountain races has its own circuit and World Championship Grand Prix.

The IAAF Council, which administers all IAAF affairs, consisted of seven members from 17 member federations in 1912, which has grown from 27,212 at present. In 1968, a representative of each area in the world was elected to the IAAF Council in 1995 and two women were elected for the first time. Currently there are 6 areas, and is no guaranteed minimum 6 female members of the Council. Council is assisted by five committees and commissions thirteen-reaching decisions to do.

These are run by experts in different fields

With respect to the administration, the number of affiliated federations grew dramatically, from 17 in 1912 to 213 in 2008, and again to 212 in 2010, when West Indies federation ceased to exist independently, and to 214 with the inclusion of Sudan South and Kosovo in 2015. All federations are invited to attend the IAAF Congress every two years with elections held in pairs Congress. While once functioning in a way that favored the wealthiest nations, developed through its voting system, the IAAF adopted the ultimate democratic system of "one country, one vote" in 1987.

IAAF Headquarters, which was initially the study of the Secretary General, now installed in 6-8, Quai Antoine 1er in Monaco Herculis port. The organization employs nearly seventy years full-time professional multinational staff. This expansion and growth has only been possible thanks to a professionally planned marketing program.

The IAAF has long accepted the need to embrace corporate sponsorship as a means of promoting and developing the best wide world of sport. In the early days of the IAAF income it was restricted to contributions paid by group members federations and additional sums from the sale of publications IAAF. But in recent years, with the expansion of the program of competition, and the enormous interest in athletics shown on television and corporate partners, this income has increased dramatically.

This move towards a more professional sport was particularly recognized in 2001, when the IAAF Congress unanimously approved the name of the organization to be changed to the International Association of Athletics Federations.
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