UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 174th day of 2013 and the third day of summer.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1894, the International Olympic Committee was founded in Paris.
In 1947, the Senate overrode President Harry S. Truman's veto of the Taft-Hartley Act.
In 1961, the Antarctic Treaty went into effect, demilitarizing the continent.
In 1972, President Richard Nixon and his chief of staff were taped conspiring to obstruct the FBI's investigation of the Watergate break-ins.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Alan Turing (1912-1954), mathematician; Bob Fosse (1927-1987), choreographer/director; June Carter Cash (1929-2003), singer; Wilma Rudolph (1940-1994), Olympic sprinter; Clarence Thomas (1948- ), U.S. Supreme Court justice; Randy Jackson (1956- ), musician/TV personality; Frances McDormand (1957- ), actress; Joss Whedon (1964- ), filmmaker; Jason Mraz (1977- ), singer-songwriter.
TODAY'S FACT: Host country Greece won 47 medals, more than any other participating country, at the first modern Summer Olympics in 1896.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1963, Jimmy Piersall of the New York Mets celebrated his 100th career home run by running the bases backward.
TODAY'S QUOTE: " We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done." -- Alan Turing
TODAY'S NUMBER: 25 -- world records set at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
TODAY'S MOON: Full moon (June 23).