Today in History, July 9: William Jennings Bryan gives 'Cross of Gold' speech

YouTube download / AP video / Highlights of this day in history: William Jennings Bryan gives his 'Cross of Gold' speech; Britain's Princess Elizabeth engaged; Boxer Mike Tyson punished for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Actor Tom Hanks born; Actor Rod Steiger dies. (July 9)
July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 175 days remaining until the end of the year.


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Brian Dennehy / Headline SurferJohn Tesh / Headline SurferJim Kerr / Headline SurferKevin Nash / Headine SurferCourtney Love / Headline SurferShown here: Brian Dennehy, John Tesh, Jim Kerr, Kevin Nash & Courtney Love.

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Greg Snell, Daytona Beach privateattorney / Headline SurferGreg Snell, a private attorney in Daytona Beach, is shown here.

Greg Snell of Daytona Beach, Flagler Organics of Bunnell and Sumit Yadav of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India...

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Short Bio

Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area in Central Florida, via Specializing in breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters with dozens of journalism-industry awards in print & digital mediums. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's pursuing a Master of Arts degree in New Media/Journalism (graduation in March 2018). Frederick earned his BA in Political Science/Public Admin. (concentration in Writing) from Central Connecticut State University, in 1984, where he recieved the President's Citation for "academic excellence & outstanding campus/community service." Prior to myriad duties as publisher/award-winning journalist of Headline Surfer, 2008-present; Frederick was city hall reporter for the Palatka (FL) Daily News, 2007-2008; city editor of the Taunton (MA) Daily Gazette, 2005-2006; cops & courts/legal affairs writer for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, 1996-2004; and cops & courts reporter for the Rockland (NY) Journal-News/Gannett Suburban Newspapers, 1989-1996.