FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2012
Today is Friday, July 6, the 188th day of 2012. There are 178 days left in the year.
1483 _ England's King Richard III crowned
1535 _ Sir Thomas More executed in England for treason
1687 _ Newton publishes ``Principia"
1776 _ Declaration of Independence announced on front page of the ``PA Evening Gazette"
1785 _ Congress resolves U.S. currency named ``dollar" and adopts decimal coinage
1885 _ First inoculation (for rabies) of a human being, by Louis Pasteur
1923 _ Union of Soviet Socialist Republics formed
1933 _ First All-Star baseball game, AL wins 5-2 (Chicago's Comiskey Park)
1967 _ Biafran War erupts as Nigerian forces invade
1983 _ Supreme Court rules retirement plans can't pay women less