The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

Cajuns, NASA, Rembrandt declares bankruptcy, World War I begins

This Week in History


July 25: 1860—Harvard and Yale compete in the first U.S. intercollegiate billiard match. 1951—First recorded instance of parents sticking their first-grader’s artwork on a refrigerator. 1975—A Chorus Line becomes one singular sensation when it debuts for the first of its 6,137-show run. Died: Liza with a Z’s dad Vincente Minnelli. Smart Irrigation Month, Garlic Days, Thread the Needle Day.

July 26: 1656—While he is the master of the theatrical employment of light and shadow, he is not much at balancing his checkbook, so Rembrandt declares he is bankrupt. 1948—President Truman integrates the armed services. 1955—Ted Allen throws a record 72 consecutive horseshoe ringers, an...

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