On this date in 1608, the city of Quebec was founded... by some guys playing scrabble... saying, "So, what am I going to do with this Q and U? Hey, Quebec's a word, isn't it?"

In 1775, General George Washington took command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts. His first order for the Continental Army-enjoy their Continental Breakfast.

On this date in 1819, the very first savings bank in the U.S., the Bank of Savings, opened in New York City. It seems odd to open for the first time on the 3rd, just so you can be closed on the 4th of July.

In 1890, Idaho became our 43rd state... along with their official slogan, "For all you do, this spud's for you!"

On this date in 1940, Abbott and Costello made their radio show debut. We don't know who was on first. But we do know What was on second and I don't know was on third.


It's Independence Day Eve. Do you open your window and yell at the neighbor kids for lighting off fireworks on Independence Day Eve or Independence Day morning?

Elle King turns 29 today. She had a hit a while back called "X's and O's," which made her a lot of money. She calls it her Tic Tac dough.

Andrea Barber turns 42 today. You'll remember her as "Kimmy" from the TV show "Full House." Actually, maybe you're trying to forget her as "Kimmy" from the TV show "Full House." And there's nothing she can do to change that.

Yeardley Smith is 54 and has spent a career out of providing a voice for Lisa Simpson on "The Simpsons." She's almost been Lisa longer than she hasn't been!

Tom Cruise is 56 today. He has probably some of the most talented exes of anyone in Hollywood. Your mission, should you choose to except it -- blow out these candles.

Because of the Radio-ness of it, today is Jan Smithers 69th birthday. She played Bailey in the original "WKRP in Cincinnati."


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