MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012
Today is Monday, July 9, the 191st day of 2012. There are 175 days left in the year.
1540 _ England's King Henry VIII’s six-month marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled
1595 _ Johannes Kepler inscribes geometric solid construction of universe
1816 _ Argentina declares independence from Spain
1872 _ Doughnut cutter patented by John Blondel, Thomaston, Maine
1893 _ Daniel H. Williams performs ``world's first successful heart operation"
1947 _ Britain's Princess Elizabeth & Lt. Philip Mountbatten's engagement
1951 _ President Truman asked Congress to formally end state of war with Germany
1978 _ American Nazi Party, holds a rally at Marquette Park, Chicago
1978 _ Nearly 100,000 demonstrators march on Washington, D.C. for ERA
1982 _ Margaret Thatcher begins her second term as British prime minister