The World in Summertime

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Can you name the Years when these summertime events happened?

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Vasco de Gama sets off on his journey to Calicut on July 8
Martin Luther King delivers his 'I Have a Dream' Speech on August 28
The Battle of Gettysburg is fought on July 1-3
Apollo 11 lands on the Moon on July 20
65 Countries, including the USA, boycott these Olympics beginning on July 19
President Thomas Jefferson makes the Louisiana Purchase on July 5
The Berlin Wall is erected on June 9
Indianapolis Motor Speedway opens on August 14
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Declaration of Independence was signed on August 2
Franz Ferdinand is shot on June 28 in Sarajevo, triggering World War I
The Black Plague reaches France and England in June of this year
Hurricane Katrina strikes New Orleans on August 29, causing over $81 Billion in damages
Hong Kong is given back to China from the UK on July 1
Sporcle is incorporated on July 4
The Japanese forces surrender, ending World War II

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