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July 28 Events and Birthdays

Today in History- July 28th

Happy Birthday!
1866 Beatrix Potter, author (Peter Rabbit books)
1892 Joe E. Brown, comedian/actor (Itís a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, Around the World in 80 Days)
1901 Rudy Vallee, singer (I'm Just a Vagabond Lover, Heigh-Ho, Everybody)
1929 Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, First Lady and Wife of U.S. President John F. Kennedy
1945 Jim Davis, cartoonist (Garfield)
1945 Rick Wright, musician from Pink Floyd (Dark Side of the Moon)
1946 Linda Kelsey, actress (Lou Grant, Day by Day)
1948 Georgia Engel, actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Betty White Show)
1948 Sally Struthers, actress (All in the Family)
1964 Lori Loughlin, actress (Full House)
1972 Elizabeth Berkley, actress (Saved by the Bell, Showgirls)

2004 Sam Edwards, actor (Little House on the Prairie)

1868 14th Amendment passed giving African Americans citizenship.

History Lesson:

The stories of Peter Rabbit start as a letter to a friend's child.

Jacqueline Kennedy's son Patrick Bouvier Kennedy died of infant respiratory distress syndrome. Because the Kennedy's son died, they found a way to help babies. I am sorry that he died, but the research saved both of my children who were born with the same problems.

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