THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

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To­day is Satur­day, July 15, the 196th day of 2017. There are 169 days left in the year.

IN THE WORLD

1799: French sol­diers in Egypt dis­cov­ered the Rosetta Stone, which proved in­stru­men­tal in de­ci­pher­ing an­cient Egyp­tian hi­ero­glyphs.

2012: Syria's 16-month blood­bath crossed an im­por­tant sym­bolic thresh­old as the in­ter­na­tional Red Cross for­mally de­clared the con­flict a civil war, a sta­tus with im­pli­ca­tions for po­ten­tial war crimes prose­cu­tions.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

Au­thor Clive Cus­sler is 86. Ac­tor Ken Kercheval is 82. Ac­tor Jan-Michael Vin­cent is 73. Singer Linda Ron­stadt is 71. Ari­anna Huff­in­g­ton, co-founder of The Huff­in­g­ton Post, is 67. Ac­tor-di­rec­tor For­est Whi­taker is 56. Ac­tress Lolita Davi­dovich is 56. Ac­tor Scott Fo­ley is 45. Ac­tor Brian Austin Green is 44. Ac­tress Diane Kruger is 41. Ac­tress Lana Par­rilla is 40.

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