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

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