In 1849 Mormon settlers attempted to establish a US State named this.

  • Brigham
  • Deseret
  • Freedonia
  • Utah

Today in History: Born on July 13

1793

John Clare, English poet.

1886

Edward J. Flanagan, Catholic priest, founder of Boys' Town.

1928

Robert N.C. Nix, Jr., first African-American chief justice of a state supreme court.

1933

David Storey, English novelist (The Sporting Life).

1934

Wole Soyinka, Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian playwright.

1935

Jack Kemp, football player, politician.