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It Happened in Newark

It Happened in Newark

July

1 • Actor Patrick Malone is born (1969)

4 • Actress Eva Marie Saint is born (1924)

13 • Anti-draft protesters riot in Newark (1863)

16 • Rep. Donald Payne is born (1934)

17 • NBA star & actor Eric Williams is born (1972)

19 • NBA star Mike Brown is born (1963)

25 • NFL defensive end Stylez White is born (1979)

28 • The first edition of The New Jersey Eagle is published in Newark (1820)

August

5 • Don Newcombe of the Newark Eagles one-hits the Baltimore Elite Giants (1945)

8 • Hurricane Felix blows through Newark (1995)

9 • Singer & actress Whitney Houston is born (1963)

11 • Fear Factor host Joe Rogan is born (1967)

13 • Newark is plunged into darkness during a blackout that affects 8 states (2003)

14 • Brick City celebrates the end of World War II (1945)

23 • Lean On Me star Jermaine “Huggy” Hopkins is born (1973)

28 • Hurricane Irene slams into the city (2011)

Photo Credits
7–1 • Patrick Malone
7–4 • MGM Studios, Inc.
7–13 • Upper Case Editorial Services
7–16 • House.gov
7–17 • The Caribbean Heist
7–19 • BBUSA, Inc.
7–25 • Panini America, Inc.
8–5 • Upper Case Editorial Services
8–8 • NOAA
8–9 • Mark Kettenhofen
8–11 • Rebecca Lai
8–15 • Stars & Stripes/Defense Media Activity
8–23 • Warner Bros.
8–28 • AccuWeather, Inc.

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