THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Wednesday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2017. There are 151 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1876: Frontiersman "Wild Bill" Hickok was shot and killed while playing poker at a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, by Jack McCall, who was later hanged.
IN THE WORLD
1990: Iraq invaded Kuwait, seizing
control of the oil-rich emirate. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Actress Joanna Cassidy is 72. Actor Butch Patrick is 64. Producer-drummer Butch Vig is 62. Musician Mojo Nixon is 60. Actress Mary-Louise Parker is 53. Writer-actor-director Kevin Smith is 47. Actor Sam Worthington is 41. Actor Edward Furlong is 40.