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Post Ideas

Wednesday

Wednesday is 'hump day'. Give some ideas what your readers could be doing at the weekend - only two more working days after today!

Photo Captions

Ask your followers to caption a photo. It'll get them thinking creatively (which will help them to remember you), and will help your engagement rates.

Product Feedback

Introduce a popular product/service and ask people for their thoughts on how you can improve it.

News

Discover other websites that have interesting news about a topic related to your industry. Hint: use the tool on this page.

Historic Events

2000

On this day in 2000: In Norstead, Newfoundland, Canada, near L'Anse aux Meadows, thirteen replica Viking longships from Sweden, Norway, and elsewhere arrive as part of a Grand Encampment Ceremony, in celebration of the 1000th anniversary of the arrival of Vikings in North America, and their establishment of a settlement.

2000

On this day in 2000: Alberto Fujimori becomes Constitutional President of the Republic of Peru for a third time.

1998

On this day in 1998: Monica Lewinsky scandal: Ex-White House intern, Monica Lewinsky receives transactional immunity in exchange for her grand jury testimony concerning her relationship with US President Bill Clinton.

1997

On this day in 1997: Guatemala becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.

1996

On this day in 1996: Kennewick Man, the remains of a prehistoric man, was discovered near Kennewick, Washington.

1995

On this day in 1995: Alberto Fujimori becomes Constitutional President of the Republic of Peru for a second time.

1991

On this day in 1991: Buffalo Bills beat Philadelphia Eagles, 17-13 in American Bowl football in Wembley.

1991

On this day in 1991: Montreal Expos' Dennis Martinez pitches baseball's 15th perfect game versus (Los Angeles Dodgers).

1991

On this day in 1991: Miguel Indurain of Spain wins the Tour de France bicycle race.

1990

On this day in 1990: Alberto Fujimori becomes president of Peru.

1990

On this day in 1990: Alberto Fujimori becomes Constitutional President of the Republic of Peru for a first time.

1989

On this day in 1989: Atlanta Braves' player Dale Murphy hits two 3-run home runs in an inning, 14th man to hit.

1988

On this day in 1988: Israeli diplomats arrive in Moscow for first visit in 21 years.

1988

On this day in 1988: Jordan cancels $1.3 billion development plan in West Bank.

1988

On this day in 1988: Winnie Mandella's home in Soweto, South Africa destroyed by arson.

1988

On this day in 1988: New York Yankees' Tommy John makes three errors on one play yet beats Milwaukee Brewers 16-3.

1987

On this day in 1987: James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism), dies at age 81.

1986

On this day in 1986: NASA releases transcript from doomed Challenger, pilot Michael Smith could be heard saying, Uh-oh! as spacecraft disintegrated.

1985

On this day in 1985: Alan Garcfa becomes president of Constitutional President of the Republic of Peru.

1984

On this day in 1984: (to August 12) The Games of the XXIII Olympiad are held in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1983

On this day in 1983: New South Wales premier Neville Wran is exonerated by the Street Royal Commission, over claims raised by ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) programme Four Corners, that he attempted to influence the NSW magistracy.

1981

On this day in 1981: In Southern Iran, a magnitude 7.3 earthquake occurs. Fifteen hundred people killed, 1,000 injured, 50,000 homeless and extensive damage in the Kerman region.

1980

On this day in 1980: Fernando Bela?nde Terry becomes president of Peru.

1980

On this day in 1980: Fernando Belande Terry becomes Constitutional President of the Republic Peru for a second time.

1979

On this day in 1979: Dave Kingman becomes 6th to have a second three home run game.

1978

On this day in 1978: Perth Observatory discovers asteroids #3188 and #3422.

1978

On this day in 1978: At Old Timers Game it is announced Billy Martin will again manage New York Yankees.

1978

On this day in 1978: Price of gold tops US$200 per ounce level for first time.

1974

On this day in 1974: 69 die when packed bus strikes heavy truck (Belem, Brazil).

1973

On this day in 1973: Summer Jam at Watkins Glen rock festival attended by 600,000 to see The Allman Brothers Band, The Band, and the Grateful Dead.

1971

On this day in 1971: Sixteen-time gold glover Brook Robinson commits three errors in 6th inning.

1971

On this day in 1971: Diane Arbus, photographer, commits suicide at age 48.

1906

On this day in 1906: New York Yankees turn triple-play, beat Cleveland 6-4.

1900

On this day in 1900: Hamburger created by Louis Lassing in Connecticut.

1883

On this day in 1883: In Ischia, Italy, volcano Epomeo erupts, causing a magnitude 5.6 earthquake. The thermal resort of Casamicciola is devastated, over 2,000 people killed, over 1,200 houses were destroyed.

1882

On this day in 1882: The opera Parsifal is produced (Bayreuth).

1878

On this day in 1878: Great Britain's William Gowland becomes the first non-Japanese to reach Yarigatake peak (3,180 meters), and he names the mountain the Japanese Alps, a name that is eventually used to refer to the entire mountain range.

1868

On this day in 1868: The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is adopted guaranteeing African Americans full citizenship and all persons in the United States due process of law.

1866

On this day in 1866: Metric system becomes a legal measurement system in US.

1866

On this day in 1866: The Metric Act of 1866 becomes law and legalizes the standardization of weights and measures in the United States.

1864

On this day in 1864: Atlanta Campaign - Battle of Ezra Church.

1864

On this day in 1864: American Civil War: Battle of Ezra Church begins - Confederate troops make a third unsuccessful attempt to drive Union forces from Atlanta, Georgia.

1830

On this day in 1830: Revolution in France replaces Charles X with Louis Philippe.

1821

On this day in 1821: Peru declares independence from Spain (National Day).

1821

On this day in 1821: Peru: Jose de San Martin declares independence from Spain.

1809

On this day in 1809: Sir Arthur Wellesley's British, Portuguese and Spanish army defeats a much larger French force under Joseph Bonaparte at the Battle of Talavera.

1794

On this day in 1794: Maximilien Robespierre Fr revolutionary/avocat (1781), guillotined.

1794

On this day in 1794: Robespierre and 22 other terrorists executed to thunderous cheers.

1794

On this day in 1794: Maximilien Robespierre is guillotined in front of a cheering crowd, for sending thousands of others to a similar fate during the French Revolution.

International Awareness Days

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Births

28 Jul 1976

Jacoby Shaddix, American singer (Papa Roach) was born on this day in 1976.

28 Jul 1972

Ed Templeton, Professional skateboarder was born on this day in 1972.

28 Jul 1972

Elizabeth Berkley, American actress was born on this day in 1972.

28 Jul 1971

Stephen Lynch, American musician was born on this day in 1971.

28 Jul 1970

Michael Amott, Swedish guitarist (Arch Enemy) was born on this day in 1970.

28 Jul 1968

Taka Hirose, Japanese bassist, (Feeder) was born on this day in 1968.

28 Jul 1965

Lori Loughlin, American actress was born on this day in 1965.

28 Jul 1962

Rachel Sweet, American singer was born on this day in 1962.

28 Jul 1961

Scott E Parazynski in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA; medical doctor/astronaut was born on this day in 1961.

28 Jul 1958

Terry Fox, Canadian athlete and cancer activist (d 1981) was born on this day in 1958.

28 Jul 1958

Terry Fox; ran Marathon of Hope across Canada was born on this day in 1958.

28 Jul 1955

Nikolay Zimyatov, Russian cross-country skier was born on this day in 1955.

28 Jul 1954

Bruce Abbott, American actor was born on this day in 1954.

28 Jul 1954

Hugo Ch?vez, President of Venezuela was born on this day in 1954.

28 Jul 1954

Steve Morse, American guitarist was born on this day in 1954.

28 Jul 1952

Vajiralongkorn, Crown Prince of Thailand was born on this day in 1952.

28 Jul 1952

Yoshitaka Amano, Japanese artist was born on this day in 1952.

28 Jul 1951

Santiago Calatrava, Spanish architect was born on this day in 1951.

28 Jul 1949

Steve Peregrin Took, English singer and songwriter (d 1980) was born on this day in 1949.

28 Jul 1949

Vida Blue; major-league pitcher (Cy Young and American League Most Valuable Player 1971) was born on this day in 1949.

28 Jul 1948

Sally Struthers, American actress was born on this day in 1948.

28 Jul 1948

Georgia Engel, American actress was born on this day in 1948.

28 Jul 1947

Elena Novikova-Belova in the USSR; foils (Olympic-gold-1968) was born on this day in 1947.

28 Jul 1947

Barbara Ferrell; American 400m relay racer (Olympic-gold-1968) was born on this day in 1947.

28 Jul 1946

Linda Kelsey, American actress was born on this day in 1946.

28 Jul 1945

Jim Davis, American cartoonist was born on this day in 1945.

28 Jul 1945

Richard Wright English keyboard player (Pink Floyd) was born on this day in 1945.

28 Jul 1945

Richard Wright; rocker (Pink Floyd - The Wall) was born on this day in 1945.

28 Jul 1944

Daniel Morelon in France; 1000km speed skater (Olympic-gold-1968, 1972) was born on this day in 1944.

28 Jul 1943

Bill Bradley, basketball player and US Senator was born on this day in 1943.

28 Jul 1943

Mike Bloomfield, American guitarist (d 1981) was born on this day in 1943.

28 Jul 1943

Bill Bradley in Crystal City, Missouri, USA; basketball player (New York Knicks), politician (Senator-Democrat-New Jersey), Rhodes scholar was born on this day in 1943.

28 Jul 1943

Mike Bloomfield; blues musician (Analine) was born on this day in 1943.

28 Jul 1943

Lawrence Elkins; football player FL (Houston Oilers) was born on this day in 1943.

28 Jul 1941

Riccardo Muti, Italian conductor was born on this day in 1941.

28 Jul 1941

Riccardo Muti in Napoli, Italy; conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra) was born on this day in 1941.

28 Jul 1940

Philip Proctor, American comedian was born on this day in 1940.

28 Jul 1938

Alberto Fujimori, President of Peru was born on this day in 1938.

28 Jul 1937

Peter Duchin in New York City, New York, USA; pianist/bandleader (Peter Duchin Orchestra) was born on this day in 1937.

28 Jul 1936

Garfield Sobers, West Indian cricketer was born on this day in 1936.

28 Jul 1935

Simon Dee, British television broadcaster was born on this day in 1935.

28 Jul 1934

Jacques d'Amboise, American dancer and choreographer was born on this day in 1934.

28 Jul 1934

Jacques D'Amboise; dancer/educator (New York City Ballet Company) was born on this day in 1934.

28 Jul 1930

Jean Roba, Belgian comics author (d 2006) was born on this day in 1930.

28 Jul 1929

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, First Lady of the United States (d 1994) was born on this day in 1929.

28 Jul 1929

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis; US first lady (1961-63) was born on this day in 1929.

28 Jul 1927

John Ashbery, American poet was born on this day in 1927.

28 Jul 1925

Baruch S Blumberg, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was born on this day in 1925.

28 Jul 1922

Jacques Piccard, Belgian-born undersea explorer was born on this day in 1922.

28 Jul 1922

Jacques Piccard Switzerland, undersea explorer (bathyscaph Trieste) was born on this day in 1922.

28 Jul 1916

David Brown, American film producer was born on this day in 1916.

28 Jul 1916

David Brown New York City, director (Jaws, Planet of the Apes) was born on this day in 1916.

28 Jul 1916

Laird Cregar Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; actor (Charley's Aunt, Hangover Square) was born on this day in 1916.

28 Jul 1915

Frankie Yankovic, American musician (d 1998) was born on this day in 1915.

28 Jul 1915

Charles Townes, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate was born on this day in 1915.

28 Jul 1914

Carmen Dragon, composer (d 1984) was born on this day in 1914.

28 Jul 1912

Eleazar de Carvalho Iguat?, Brazil, conductor/tuba (Tiradentes) was born on this day in 1912.

28 Jul 1911

Ann Doran Amarillo Texas, actress (Longstreet, Shirley) was born on this day in 1911.

28 Jul 1911

Gerhard Stoeck Germany, javelin thrower (Olympic-gold-1936) was born on this day in 1911.

28 Jul 1910

Bill Goodwin San Francisco California, announcer (Burns and Allen, Boing Boing Show) was born on this day in 1910.

28 Jul 1909

Malcolm Lowry, English novelist (d 1957) was born on this day in 1909.

28 Jul 1909

Malcolm Lowry novelist (Under the Volcano) was born on this day in 1909.

28 Jul 1907

Earl Tupper, American inventor (d 1983) was born on this day in 1907.

28 Jul 1907

Earl S Tupper invented Tupperware was born on this day in 1907.

28 Jul 1907

Vivian Vance Cherryvale Kansas, actress (Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy) was born on this day in 1907.

28 Jul 1904

Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d 1990) was born on this day in 1904.

28 Jul 1902

Karl Popper, Austrian-born philosopher of science (d 1994) was born on this day in 1902.

28 Jul 1901

Rudy Vallee, American singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer (d 1986) was born on this day in 1901.

28 Jul 1901

Rudy Vallee Vt, singer (Vagabond Dreams, My Time Is Your Time) was born on this day in 1901.

28 Jul 1896

Barbara La Marr, American actress (d 1926) was born on this day in 1896.

28 Jul 1892

Joe E Brown Holgate Ohio, comedian (Buck Circus Hour) was born on this day in 1892.

28 Jul 1887

Marcel Duchamp, French painter (d 1968) was born on this day in 1887.

28 Jul 1887

Marcel Duchamp painter (Nude Descending a Staircase) was born on this day in 1887.

28 Jul 1874

Ernst Cassirer, German philosopher (d 1945) was born on this day in 1874.

28 Jul 1874

Ernst Cassirer Germany, philosopher/educator (Essay on Man) was born on this day in 1874.

28 Jul 1872

Albert Sarraut, French politician (d 1962) was born on this day in 1872.

28 Jul 1867

Charles Dillon Perrine, American-born astronomer (d 1951) was born on this day in 1867.

28 Jul 1866

Beatrix Potter, English author (d 1943) was born on this day in 1866.

28 Jul 1866

Beatrix Potter England, children's author (Tale of Peter Rabbit) was born on this day in 1866.

28 Jul 1863

Hussein Khan Nakhichevanski, Russian general (d 1919) was born on this day in 1863.

28 Jul 1859

Balington Booth founded Volunteers of America was born on this day in 1859.

28 Jul 1857

Ballington Booth, Salvation Army Officer and co-founder of Volunteers of America (d 1940) was born on this day in 1857.

28 Jul 1844

Gerard Manley Hopkins, English poet (d 1889) was born on this day in 1844.

28 Jul 1844

Gerard Manley Hopkins England, poet (The Windhover) was born on this day in 1844.

28 Jul 1804

Ludwig Feuerbach, German philosopher (d 1872) was born on this day in 1804.

28 Jul 1767

James A Bayard (elder), US Senator from Delaware (d 1815) was born on this day in 1767.

28 Jul 1750

Philippe Fabre d'+glantine France, poet/satirist/politician was born on this day in 1750.

28 Jul 1746

Thomas Heyward soldier, signed Declaration of Independence was born on this day in 1746.

28 Jul 1659

Charles Ancillon, French Huguenot pastor (d 1715) was born on this day in 1659.

28 Jul 1165

Ibn al-'Arabi Muslim mystic/philosopher was born on this day in 1165.

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