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

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