August 2 - Let's discuss what happened on that day

@LindaOHio (99574)
United States
August 2, 2019 12:05pm CST
Dinosaur Day International Beer Day 1776 - The signing of the Declaration of Independence took place 1790 - The first United States Census was taken 2018 - Apple, Inc. became the first United States company to be valued at over $1 trillion!!!!! 1924 - Carroll O'Connor was born - He was an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. He played Archie Bunker on All in the Family. This was followed by a spin-off, Archie Bunker's Place. He was also in the TV series In the Heat of the Night and Mad About You. He died in 2001. 1932 - Peter O'Toole was born. He was a British-Irish actor and producer. He is best known for his role in Lawrence of Arabia. Other movies: Becket, The Lion in Winter, Goodbye Mr. Chips, The Ruling Class, The Stunt Man, My Favorite Year and Venus. He holds the record for the most Academy Award nominations without a win (7). He died in 2013. Photo Credit: Pixabay
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@myklj999 (62821)
• Olney, Illinois
2 Aug 19
You meant to put 1790, not 1990 for the census
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@LindaOHio (99574)
• United States
2 Aug 19
Thanks. I'll change it.
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@DocAndersen (55099)
• United States
2 Aug 19
nice! I love walking the history of a day!
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@sherrir101 (3670)
• Malinta, Ohio
3 Aug 19
I love reading the day's history! It mixes old with new. I often learn a lot.
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@LadyDuck (400753)
• Switzerland
3 Aug 19
I loved Peter O'Toole in Lawrence of Arabia, he was a great actor.
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@andriaperry (114656)
• Anniston, Alabama
2 Aug 19
Another wonderful day in history!
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@AliCanary (2730)
3 Aug 19
And my kitten Sophie turned one year old and is now a cat!
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@LindaOHio (99574)
• United States
3 Aug 19
Happy Birthday Sophie!
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@jobelbojel (31371)
• Philippines
4 Aug 19
And that history. Apple is one of the biggest companies together with Microsoft, IBM and the likes.
@sol_cee (31481)
• Philippines
4 Aug 19
Dinosaur Day sounds interesting.
@JohnRoberts (112088)
• Los Angeles, California
2 Aug 19
Peter O'Toole was a great actor. I saw him perform on stage.
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@CarolDM (187861)
• United States
2 Aug 19
Amazing the census has been around since 1790.
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