Today is the 182nd day of 2012 and the 11th day of summer.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) was formed.
In 1982, the proposed Equal Rights Amendment failed when its ratification deadline passed.
In 2007, an SUV exploded at Glasgow airport in Scotland in a terrorist attack.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Lena Horne (1917-2010), singer; Paul Berg (1926- ), biochemist; Robert Ballard (1942- ), oceanographer; David Alan Grier (1955- ), actor; Vincent D'Onofrio (1959- ), actor; Mike Tyson (1966- ), boxer; Fantasia Barrino (1984- ), singer; Michael Phelps (1985- ), Olympic swimmer.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1994, Tonya Harding was stripped of the national figure skating championship and banned for life from the sport for attacking rival skater Nancy Kerrigan.
TODAY'S FACT: Susan B. Anthony registered and voted in Rochester, N.Y., in 1872. She was arrested and fined $100 for breaking the law.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "When one has much to put into them, the day has a hundred pockets." -- Friedrich Nietzsche
TODAY'S NUMBER: 8 -- record-setting number of gold medals Michael Phelps won at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Phelps had won six at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
TODAY'S MOON: Between first quarter moon (June 26) and full moon (July 3).