THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Thursday, July 20, the 201st day of 2017. There are 164 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1968: The first International Special Olympics Summer Games, organized by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, were held at Soldier Field in Chicago. 1969: Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon after reaching the surface in their Apollo 11 lunar module.
IN THE WORLD
1923: Mexican revolutionary leader Pancho Villa was assassinated by gunmen in Parral.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Author Cormac McCarthy is 84. Musician Carlos Santana is 70. Musician Paul Cook (The Sex Pistols) is 61. Actor Omar Epps is 44. Actress Judy Greer is 42. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen is 37. Dancer-singer-actress Julianne Hough is 29.