July 20th in history

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IRA bomb attacks in London
Round World Air Race begins in Paris
Charles Darwin climbs Green Hill on Ascension
German astronomer Theodor discovers Comet Brorsen-Metcalf
U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Bikini Island
Mike Tyson is accused of raping a Miss Black America contestant
Battle of Peachtree Creek-Atlanta Campaign
Iron Butterfly's 'In-a-gadda-da-vida' becomes 1st heavy metal song to hit charts, it comes in at #117
1st U.S. intercollegiate track meet held, Saratoga, New York; Princeton wins
July 20th Plot-Failed assassination attempt on Hitler
Armistice for Indo-China signed, Vietnam separates into North and South
Lindbergh begins New York flight (Spirit of St. Louis)
U.S.S.R. recovered 2 dogs; 1st living organisms to return from space
Confederate state's congress began holding sessions in Richmond, Virginia
Time puts Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich on its cover
Fee 1st charged to see a baseball game (50 cents ) (New York beats Brooklyn 22-18)
1st train from Rotterdam to Utrecht in Netherlands
British Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province
Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 13th Symphony
U.S. performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
EventYear
Togo made a mandate of League of Nations
France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
Vatican state secretary Pacelli (Pius XII) signs accord with Hitler
Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull, surrenders to federal troops
Napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names
Mahlon Loomis patents wireless radio
Billboard publishes its 1st singles record chart (#1 is 'I'll Never Smile Again' by Tommy Dorsey)
1st men on Moon, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, Apollo 11
1st use of tax stamps on cigarettes
1st telephone introduced in Hawaii
Race riots in Memphis, Tennessee
17 African states and Madagascar sign peace treaty with EC
WW I draft lottery held; #258 is 1st drawn
Start of 1st Lancashire-Yorkshire clash at Hyde Park, Sheffield
Colombia declares independence from Spain
Scottish settlers arrive at Pictou, Nova Scotia (Canada)
U.S. Viking 1 lands on Mars at Chryse Planitia, 1st Martian landing
Giuseppe Sarto elected Pope Pius X
O. J. Simpson offers $500,000 reward for evidence of ex-wife's klller
Canada becomes the 4th country to permit same-sex marriage

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