THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

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To­day is Thurs­day, Jul y13 , the 194th day of 2017. There are 171 day sle f tin the year.

IN THE NA­TION

2013: Aj ury in San­ford, Fla., ac­quit­ted neigh­bor­hood watch vol­un­teer Ge­orge Zim­mer­man of all charg esin the shooti ngd eath o fT rayvon Martin ,a n un­arme db lack teenager; news of the ver­dict prompte dA licia Garza, a black ac­tivist in Oak­land, Calif., to de­clare on Face­book that “black lives mat­ter,” a phrase that gave rise to the Black Lives Mat­ter move­ment.

IN THE WORLD

1955: Bri­tain hanged Ruth El­lis, a 28-year-ol df ormer model con­victed of killing her boyfriend ,Da vi dB lakely. To date, El­lis is the last woman to b ee xe­cuted in the Unite dK in­g­dom. HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

Game show an­nouncer Johnny Gil­bert (“Jeop­ardy!”) is 93. Ac­tor Pa­trick Ste­wart is 77. Ac­tor Robert Forster is 76. Ac­tor Har­ri­son Ford is 75. Ac­tor-co­me­dian Cheech Marin is 71. Ac­tress Did iCo nn is 66. Ac­tor-di­rec­tor Cameron Crowe is 60. Ac­tor Ke nJ eong is 48.

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