This Day In History

            Here is what happened on Monday - June 18th...
            It is day 169 of the year 2018, and there are 196 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1877,James Montgomery Flagg, illustrator, best known for his "I want you" Uncle Sam recruiting poster.
      Today, this person is/would be 141 years old.
            1910,E.G. Marshall, actor.
      Today, this person is/would be 108 years old.
            1942,James "Paul" McCartney, Beatle
      Today, this person is/would be 76 years old.
            1942,Roger Ebert, movie critic.
      Today, this person is/would be 76 years old.
            1952,Isabella Rossellini
      Today, this person is/would be 66 years old.
            1952,Carol Kane, actress.
      Today, this person is/would be 66 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1583, Richard Martin of London takes out the first life insurance policy, on William Gibbons. The premium was 383 pounds.
            1812, War of 1812 begins.
            1815, Battle of Waterloo.
            1872, Woman's Sufferage Convention held at Merchantile Liberty Hall.
            1873, Susan B. Anthony was fined $100.00 for attempting to vote in the 1872 presidential election. The fine was never paid.
            1892, Macademia nuts first planted in Hawaii.
            1928, Amelia Earhart became first woman to fly across the Atlantic.
            1959, Jacques Charrier marries Brigitte Bardot.
            1964, Harrison Ford marries Mary Marquardt.
            1983, Sally Ride, becomes the first American woman in space.