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22 July

On this day in 2009, The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting up to 6 minutes and 38.8 seconds, occurred over parts of Asia ...

21 July

On this day in 2011, Space Shuttle Atlantis landed at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It was the last flight of NASA's space shuttle program.

20 July

On this day in 1969, Neil Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin, both Apollo 11 astronauts from United States, became the first humans to set foot on the ...

19 July

On this day in 1984, Geraldine Ferraro became the first female Vice Presidential candidate representing a major American political party. She was an American attorney, a Democratic ...

18 July

On this day in 1936, The Spanish Civil War began. It was a major conflict fought in Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939. The ...

17 July

On this day in 1821, Spain ceded Florida to the United States.

In 1898, Spain surrendered to the United States at Santiago, Cuba, ending ...

16 July

On this day in 1945, The United States detonated the world's first atomic bomb in a test at Alamogordo, New Mexico. Trinity was the code name of ...

15 July

On this day in 1975, The Russian Soyuz and the U.S. Apollo launched. The Apollo-Soyuz mission was the first international manned spaceflight. T

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14 July

On this day in 1914, Robert H. Goddard patented liquid rocket-fuel. He was an American professor, physicist and inventor known for creating and building the world's first ...

13 July

On this day in 1930, The first World Cup soccer competition began in Montevideo, Uruguay. The 1930 FIFA World Cup was the inaugural FIFA World Cup, the ...

12 July

On this day in 1990, Russian republic president Boris N. Yeltsin announced his resignation from the Soviet Communist Party after the election of Mikhail Gorbachev as head ...

11 July

On this day in 1977, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his work to advance civil rights. ...

10 July

On this day in 1991, Boris Yeltsin took the oath of office as the president of the Russian republic. He was the first President of the Russian ...

9 July

On this day in 2005, Danny Way, a daredevil skateboarder, jumped over the Great Wall Of China on a skateboard and became the the first person to ...

8 July

On this day in 1986, Kurt Waldheim was inaugurated as president of Austria. Waldheim was an Austrian diplomat and politician. He was the fourth Secretary-General of the ...

7 July

On this day in 2007, The Taj Mahal of India was added to the new list of seven wonders. This immen'se mausoleum was built by the fifth ...

6 July

On this day in 1885, Louis Pasteur successfully treated a patient with a rabies vaccine. He tested his anti-rabies vaccine on a child who later became the ...

2 July

On this day in 1964, U.S. President Johnson signed the "Civil Rights Act of 1964" into law. The act made it illegal in the U.S. to discriminate ...

1 July

On this day in 1968, The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty or NPT was signed by 60 countries. It limited the spreading of nuclear material for military purposes. On ...