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July 19, 1966: Governor James Rhodes declares a state of emergency, due to a Cleveland race riot.
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It's July 20 over here already, and in 1969 that was the date of the first moon landing.
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July 20, 1944: Operation Valkyrie assassination attempt on Adolph Hitler fails.
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July 20, 1960: The U.S.S.R. recovered two dogs; first living organisms to return from space.
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July 20 1977 – The Central Intelligence Agency releases documents under the Freedom of Information Act revealing it had engaged in mind-control experiments.
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July 21, 1925 : Scopes Monkey Trial ends with a guilty verdict. John Scopes is fined $100.00 for teaching evolution.
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July 21 1961 – Mercury program: Mercury-Redstone 4 Mission: Gus Grissom piloting Liberty Bell 7 becomes the second American to go into space (in a suborbital mission).
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July 22, 1934 (it's Friday morning already over here): G-Men shoot and kill Public Enemy No. 1 John Dillinger outside Chicago's Biograph Theater.

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July 22, 1991: Jeffery Dahmer is arrested after an intended victim escapes and leads police to an apartment full of body parts ---including a head in the refrigerator.
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July 23, 1930: Irpinia earthquake (6.6 magnitude) in Italy kills over 1400, injures nearly 7000.
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July 23, 1982: Vic Morrow (father of Jennifer Jason Leigh) and two child actors are killed by a stunt helicopter crash on the set of the Twilight Zone movie.
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July 23, 1829: William Austin Burt patents the "typographer" (typewriter).

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July 23, 1929 – The Fascist government of Italy bans the use of foreign words. Idjits.
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July 24 1901 – O. Henry is released from prison in Columbus, Ohio after serving three years for embezzlement from a bank.
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July 26, 1908: The FBI is founded.
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July 26, 1936 – The Canadian National Vimy Memorial, dedicated to the Canadian Expeditionary Force members killed during the First World War, was unveiled near Vimy, Pas-de-Calais, France.

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July 26 1971 – Apollo program: Launch of Apollo 15 on the first Apollo "J-Mission", and first use of a Lunar Roving Vehicle.
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July 27, 1890: Vincent van Gogh shoots himself and dies two days later. (It's the 27th now both here and in Europe.)
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July 27, 1940: The first Bugs Bunny cartoon, A Wild Hare, is released.
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July 27th 2002 – Ukraine airshow disaster: A Sukhoi Su-27 fighter crashes during an air show at Lviv, Ukraine killing 85 and injuring more than 100 others, the largest air show disaster in history.
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July 28, 1540: Henry the VIII marries Catherine Howard-- and on the same day Thomas Cromwell is beheaded.
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July 28, 1900: The world's first hamburger is created at Louis' Lunch in New Haven, CT, by Louis Lassing.
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July 28th 1935 – First flight of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress.
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July 30, 1945: A few minutes past midnight, a Japanese submarine sinks the USS Indianapolis. The incident is remembered in Jaws (with wrong date given).
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July 30, 1928: George Eastman shows first color motion pictures.
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August 1, 1966: Mass murderer Charles Whitman kills 16 and wounds another 32 at the University of Texas.
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August 1, 1790: First U.S. census, population of 3,939,214.
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August 1 1936 – The Olympics opened in Berlin with a ceremony presided over by Adolf Hitler.
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August 3, 1965: Orange County, California Highway Inspector Rex Heflin photographs a hat-shaped UFO. The pictures are popular among the saucer crowd.
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August 3, 1492: Columbus sets sail from Palos, Spain for the "Indies."
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August 8, 1576 – The cornerstone of Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe's observatory Uraniborg was laid on the island of Hven.

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August 9, 1945: Nagasaki gets nuked.

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