Today is the 191st day of 2012 and the 20th day of summer.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1850, President Zachary Taylor died in office at the age of 65.
In 1896, William Jennings Bryan delivered his famous "Cross of Gold" speech to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago en route to winning the party's presidential nomination.
In 1942, Anne Frank and her family went into hiding in the "Secret Annex."
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Donald Rumsfeld (1932- ), former defense secretary; Brian Dennehy (1938- ), actor; John Tesh (1952- ), composer/musician; Lindsey Graham (1955- ), South Carolina senator; Tom Hanks (1956- ), actor; Courtney Love (1964- ), singer/actress; Jack White (1975- ), musician.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 2002, Major League Baseball's All-Star Game ended in Milwaukee with a tied score (7-7) in the 11th inning, after both teams ran out of pitchers.
TODAY'S FACT: Between 1976 and 2008, a member of the Bush or Dole families appeared on every Republican presidential ticket.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "I have always felt that a politician is to be judged by the animosities he excites among his opponents." -- Winston Churchill
TODAY'S NUMBER: 36 -- William Jennings Bryan's age when he received the Democratic Party nomination for president in 1896.
TODAY'S MOON: Between full moon (July 3) and last quarter moon (July 10).