Today is Friday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2005. There are 162 days left in the year. On this date
Today is Friday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2005. There are 162 days left in the year. On this date in 1796, Cleveland, Ohio, is founded by Gen. Moses Cleaveland.
In 1587, a second English colony -- also fated to vanish under mysterious circumstances -- is established on Roanoke Island off North Carolina. In 1916, a bomb goes off during a Preparedness Day parade in San Francisco, killing 10 people. In 1933, American aviator Wiley Post completes the first solo flight around the world in seven days, 18 and three-quarter hours. In 1934, a man identified as bank robber John Dillinger is shot to death by federal agents outside Chicago's Biograph Theater. In 1937, the Senate rejects President Roosevelt's proposal to add more justices to the Supreme Court. In 1942, gasoline rationing involving the use of coupons begins along the Atlantic seaboard.
July 22, 1980: Mayer A. Rubenstein, a New Jersey industrialist, will buy most of Jones & amp; Laughlin's closed Brier Hill Works for development into an industrial park.
American steel executives are calling for reinstatement of a trigger price mechanism and long-term limitations on imports, but government spokesmen insist that only enforcement of current trade laws are necessary to revive the struggling domestic steel industry.
The Youngstown Board of Education approves an estimated 1981 budget of $36.9 million, which would include a deficit of $2.7 million. Clerk Treasurer Blaine Brandyberry says the district used a carry-over balance of $2.5 million from 1979 to balance the 1980 budget, but the surplus has been exhausted.
July 22, 1965: The Uptown Theater, closed since May for extensive remodeling, reopens. Playing are "Von Ryan's Express," starring Frank Sinatra, and "Strange Bedfellows," starring Gina Lolobrigida and Rock Hudson.
Two apartment projects worth nearly $10 million are announced by B & amp;I Management Inc., developers and builders. The two projects will add 936 units to the Bexley area of Austintown.
A 6-year-old East Side boy is in fair condition in St. Elizabeth Hospital with a deep slash on his head while police hunt for the watermelon peddler who inflicted the wound with a huckster's knife. Witnesses said the boy tried to take a watermelon from the truck and the huckster chased him down and slashed him with the large knife.
July 22, 1955: Construction begins on a $650,000 downtown Youngstown parking garage across from City Hall that is being financed by the L.A. Beeghly Foundation.
One of the world's biggest aluminum extrusion presses is shown in Youngstown to visiting industrial executives and business editors. The 12,000-ton press was designed and built for the U.S. Air Force by the Lombard Corp. The press is valued at more than $10 million and was assembled at the United Engineering & amp; Foundry plant in Youngstown.
July 22, 1930: Seven alleged bookmakers arrested in the sweeping vice cleanup ordered by Mayor Joseph L. Heffernan plead not guilty to charges of keeping places where gambling is permitted and demand trials after appearing before Judge Harry C. Hoffman.
A photographic study of the golfing wizardry of Bobby Jones, which one golf expert described as the "greatest forward step in golf teaching" ever made, is completed with a superspeed camera that takes 3,200 pictures a second.