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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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.