Today – July 14

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Today’s Notable Birthdays

U. S. Birthday

Gerald Ford – 40th Vice-President of the U. S. upon Spiro Agnew’s resignation and 38th President of the U. S. upon Richard Nixon’s resignation

Gerald Ford, official Presidential photo. Fran...
Gerald Ford, official Presidential photo. Français : Gerald Ford, premier portrait officiel du Président américain, (1974). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King, Jr.) (July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and the 40th Vice President of the United States serving from 1973 to 1974. As the first person appointed to the vice-presidency under the terms of the 25th Amendment, when he became President upon Richard Nixon’s resignation on August 9, 1974, he also became the only President of the United States that was not elected for either President or Vice-President.

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World War Cycle – World War I / Prohibition Era – Third Turning, Unraveling (1910-1929)

G.I. Generation – Hero (Civic) (1901-1924)

 


Foreign Birthday

Emmeline Pankhurst – Leader of the British suffragette movement

Emmeline (Goulden) Pankhurst, three-quarter le...
Emmeline (Goulden) Pankhurst, three-quarter length portrait, (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Emmeline Pankhurst (née Goulden; 14 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) was an English political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement, which helped women win the right to vote. In 1999, Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating: “she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back”.

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 U. S. Contemporaries: Civil War Cycle – Progressive Generation – Artist (Adaptive) (1843-1859)

 

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