This Day in History: July

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Can you name the events that happened on each day in July?

Featured Jul 1, 2011

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July 1This city was transfered by the UK to China (1997).
July 2This pilot disappeared over the Pacific Ocean (1937).
July 3This infamous attack at Gettysburg occurred during the US Civil War (1863).
July 4The Continental Congress adopted this document (1776).
July 5This became the first cloned animal in the world (1996).
July 6This famed diarist went into hiding in Amsterdam along with her family (1942).
July 7Construction of this dam began (1930).
July 8This North Korean dictator died (1994).
July 9US soldiers ended control of the DMZ in this country (1971).
July 10This Caribbean nation gained its independence from the UK (1973).
July 11This man killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel (1804).
July 12This future president of Russia resigned from the communist party (1990).
July 13The Live Aid concert was held in this city* to raise money for East Africa (1985).
July 14French revolutionaries stormed this structure (1789).
July 15Nixon stunned people by announcing a trip to this country (1971).
July 16This family was executed in Russia (1918).
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July 17A conference was held in this German city with Truman, Churchill (later Attlee), and Stalin (1945).
July 18Fire destroyed much of Rome during this emperor's reign (AD 64).
July 19This Egyptian artifact was found, later unlocking hieroglyphics (1799).
July 20This Sioux leader surrendered (1881).
July 21This man took the first steps on the moon** (1969).
July 22This man was restored to power in China (1977).
July 23British troops were sent to this Bosnian capital (1995).
July 24Incan ruins were discovered at this location in Peru (1911).
July 25This WWII leader lost power (1943).
July 26This was nationalized by Egypt (1956).
July 27This leader of the Reign of Terror was guillotined (1794).
July 28Austria-Hungary declared war on this Balkan nation (1914).
July 29This nation's armada was destroyed by the English (1588).
July 30Greek, Turkish, and UK leaders signed a peace agreement for this nation (1974).
July 31Ignatius of Loyola, founder of this Catholic order, died (1556).

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