The Times-Tribune - - Briefly -

To­day is Fri­day, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2017. There are 79 days left in the year. In 1792, the cor­ner­stone of the ex­ec­u­tive man­sion, later known as the White House, was laid by Pres­i­dent Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton dur­ing a cer­e­mony in the District of Columbia. In 1843, the Jewish or­ga­ni­za­tion B'nai B'rith was founded in New York City. In 1981, vot­ers in Egypt par­tic­i­pated in a ref­er­en­dum to elect Vice Pres­i­dent Hosni Mubarak the new pres­i­dent, one week af­ter the as­sas­si­na­tion of An­war Sa­dat. In 1999, In Boul­der, Colorado, the JonBenet Ram­sey grand jury was dis­missed af­ter 13 months of work with pros­e­cu­tors say­ing there wasn't enough ev­i­dence to charge any­one in the 6-yearold beauty queen's 1996 slay­ing.

To­day's birth­days Singer-mu­si­cian Paul Si­mon is 76. Ac­tress Pamela Tif­fin is 75. Mu­si­cian Robert Lamm (Chicago) is 73. Singer­mu­si­cian Sammy Ha­gar is 70. Pop singer John Ford Co­ley is 69. Ac­tor John Lone is 65. Model Bev­erly John­son is 65. Singer Marie Os­mond is 58. Ac­tress Kelly Pre­ston is 55. Olympic sil­ver medal fig­ure skater Nancy Ker­ri­gan is 48. Coun­try singer Rhett Akins is 48. NBA All-Star Paul Pierce is 40. DJ Vice is 39. Singer

Ashanti is 37. Chris­tian rock singer Jon Micah Sum­rall (Kut­less) is 37.





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