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It happened on a… July 16

2018

12 new moons discovered orbiting Jupiter bringing planet’s moon total to 79, by scientists at Carnegie Institution for Science.

2004

Martha Stewart is sentenced to five months in prison plus five months in home confinement for lying to federal investigators.

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1999

John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife Carolyn Bessette Kennedy and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette are killed in a plane crash off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard. The Piper Saratoga aircraft was piloted by Kennedy.

1979

Premier/pres Ahmad Hassan al-Bakr of Iraq is succeeded by Saddam Hussein.

1969

Apollo 11 launched, carrying 1st men to land on Moon.

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1965

Mont Blanc Road tunnel between France & Italy opens.

1950

The largest crowd in sporting history was 199,854. They watched the Uruguay defeat Brazil in the World Cup soccer finals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

1945

The United States detonated the first atomic bomb in a test at Alamogordo, NM.

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1880

Dr. Emily Howard Stowe the first woman licensed to practice medicine in Canada.

1790

The District of Columbia, or Washington, DC, was established as the permanent seat of the United States Government.

1647

Jean de Quen discovers Lac St-Jean and route leading into interior; later founds Saguenay missions.

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It happened on a… August 13

2016

American swimmer Michael Phelps ends his career at the Rio Olympics as part of the winning 4×100 medley relay, his record 23rd gold medal.

2004

28th Olympic Games opens at Athens, Greece.

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1997

South Park’s first episode is aired.

1993

Valery Fabrikant sentenced to life in prison for his murder Aug. 24, 1992 of four Concordia University professors.

1967

“Bonnie and Clyde”, directed by Arthur Penn and starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, is released.

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1961

Berlin was divided by a barbed wire fence to halt the flight of refugees. Two days later work on the Berlin Wall began.

1956

Elvis Presley releases music single “Don’t Be Cruel”.

1942

Walt Disney’s “Bambi” opened at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, NY.

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1907

The first taxicab started on the streets of New York City.

1792

King Louis XVI of France is formally arrested by the National Tribunal, and declared an enemy of the people.

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What’s going on with Tom Brady?

Forty-five-year-old star quarterback Tom Brady had to miss training camp for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday to deal with a personal situation, TMZ Sports reports.

“It was something he needed to deal with!” according to Bucs head coach Todd Bowles.

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Brady will be out until at least the end of August, missing the pre-season game against the Tennessee Titans, which is scheduled for August 20.

It is also possible that he will not be back for the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys on September 11.

The coach also added that the team was well aware of this situation.

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Johnny Depp unrecognizable as Louis XV

Johnny Depp will be back in a feature film for the first time in three years, when he plays King Louis XV in Jeanne Du Barry.

The filming of Jeanne Du Barry began last month, where the cast met in France to shoot at a few locations, including Versailles and Paris.

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After the support of Dior perfume, which has re-signed with the actor for a long time, showing its support after the victory of the latter in the lawsuit against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, it is now WhyNotProductions and France Televisions who give their support.

The group shared an image of an unrecognizable Johnny Depp as KingLouis XV to promote their project.

Depp is certainly a very happy man, who recently said that the jury had given him his life back and that the best was yet to come in his case.

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It now seems to be coming true for him.

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