Today is the 189th day of 2014 and the 18th day of summer.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1889, The Wall Street Journal was published for the first time.
In 1932, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell to its lowest point of the Great Depression, at 41.22.
In 1947, news outlets reported a UFO crash near an army airfield in Roswell, New Mexico.
In 2011, the space shuttle Atlantis began the last NASA space shuttle mission.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: John Pemberton (1831-1888), chemist/Coca-Cola inventor; John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937), entrepreneur; Hugo Boss (1885-1948), fashion designer; Nelson A. Rockefeller (1908-1979), New York governor/U.S. vice president; Jeffrey Tambor (1944- ), actor; Wolfgang Puck (1949- ), chef; Anjelica Huston (1951- ), actress; Kevin Bacon (1958- ), actor; Toby Keith (1961- ), singer-songwriter; Beck (1970- ), singer-songwriter; Jaden Smith (1998- ), actor.
TODAY'S FACT: Between 1855 and 1934, John D. Rockefeller donated $530.9 million to charitable causes.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1889, boxing's last bare-knuckle championship match was fought. John L. Sullivan defeated Jake Kilrain in a 75-round bout that lasted two hours and 16 minutes.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature." -- John D. Rockefeller
TODAY'S NUMBER: 3.2 million -- average weekday circulation of The Wall Street Journal in 2014.
TODAY'S MOON: Between first quarter moon (July 5) and full moon (July 12).