July 20th in history

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

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