SO CHICAGO TRIBUNE (TRIB)
Edition: NORTH SPORTS FINAL
LP On July 12, 100 B.C., Julius Caesar was born. In 1730 Josiah Wedgwood, the pottery maker, was born in Burslem, England.
TX In 1812 U.S. forces invaded Canada during the War of 1812.
In 1817 writer Henry David Thoreau was born in Concord, Mass.
In 1862 Congress authorized the Medal of Honor.
* In 1957 Prince Karim, 20, a Harvard student, became Aga Khan IV and the leader of 20 million Ismaili Moslems upon the death of his grandfather.
In 1972 the Democratic National Convention in Miami Beach nominated Sen. George McGovern for president.
In 1974 White House aide John Ehrlichman and three others were convicted of conspiring to violate the civil rights of Daniel Ellsberg's former psychiatrist.
In 1978 President Jimmy Carter condemned the trials in the Soviet Union of Anatoly Shcharansky and other dissidents as attacks on universal human rights.
In 1982 security measures at Buckingham Palace were tightened after it was announced that an intruder had made his way into the bedroom of Queen Elizabeth II. On the same day, the United States ended sanctions against Argentina imposed during the Falkland Islands War, and Britain returned the last of its Argentine prisoners of war.
In 1984 Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale announced Rep. Geraldine Ferraro of New York as his running mate. Ferraro became the first woman to run for the vice presidency of the United States on a major party ticket.
In 1985 after removing a benign polyp from President Ronald Reagan's lower intestine, doctors discovered and removed a cancerous growth in his large intestine.
CAPTION: PHOTO: Kodak camera inventor George Eastman was born in Waterville, N.Y., in 1854. @Art:PHOTO
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