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HISTORY Jul 14
On 1789, Parisian revolutionaries and mutinous troops storm and dismantle the Bastille, a royal fortress and prison that had come to symbolize the tyranny of the Bourbon monarchs.
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Mr. Singh Jul 14
15th July 1482: Muhammad XII is crowned as the 22nd Nasrid ruler of the Granada Emirate - unfortunately, his kingdom was conquered by Spain only a decade later ☪️🇪🇸
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Mr. Singh Jul 14
14th July 1960: Jane Goodall arrives in Gombe, Tanzania, for a revolutionary 55-year study of chimpanzee behaviour, in which she discovered evidence of tool use, cooperative hunting and incredibly complex social behaviour 🇹🇿👱🏼‍♀️🐵
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Mr. Singh Jul 11
11th July 1893: Kokichi Mikimoto obtains the first cultured pearl, with growth induced by implanting a piece of rounded shell into the oyster 🇯🇵
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100 years ago today, we earned our moniker "Rock of the Marne" when the 38th IR, under the command of Col. Ulysses McAlexander, defended their position against a barrage of Germany Soldiers crossing the Marne river
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HISTORY Jul 12
On 1979, Chicago’s Comiskey Park hosted the infamous “Disco Demolition” which resulted in at least nine injuries, 39 arrests and the cancellation and forfeit of a Major League Baseball game.
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HISTORY Jul 9
On 1941, British cryptologists break the secret code used by the German army. was the Germans’ most sophisticated coding machine, and they considered its encoding system unbreakable. They were wrong.
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On his birthday, let's go through the inspiring journey of Dhanraj Pillay; one of modern day Indian hockey stars!
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Catholic Historical Research Center of the AOP Jul 10
, Allied forces landed in Sicily, with two Catholic chaplains parachuting in with the airborne. Father Edwin Kozak received the Bronze Star for his service in Italy and father Matthew Connelly would later receive a Purple Heart after being wounded during D-Day.
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HISTORY Jul 10
“The individual is ephemeral, races and nations come and pass away, but man remains.” Physicist, engineer, and inventor was born on 1856. Happy !
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LION'S ROAD Jul 14
- 2016: defeats Jullian Cutlass in Vegas to become the undisputed KOL World's Champion. This would stand to be Cutlass' only pinfall loss until 3/1/2018 vs.
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Russell County Public Library Jul 11
"To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee was published on July 11, 1960.
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HISTORY Jul 7
On 1930, construction of the Hoover Dam began. It would take 21,000 men a tireless five years to build what was the largest dam of its time, as well as one of the largest man made structures in the world.
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History Classroom Jul 11
On in 1804, Burr slays Hamilton in duel. Read More
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HISTORY Jul 6
On 1994, the movie Forrest Gump opens in U.S. theaters. The film starred Tom Hanks in the title role of Forrest, a good-hearted man who winds up at the center of key cultural and historical events.
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16th July 1945: The groundbreaking US/British Manhattan Project, led by Robert Oppenheimer, culminates in the first successful testing of a nuclear weapon in the American desert 🇺🇸🇬🇧💥
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HISTORY Jul 14
On 1881, Sheriff Pat Garrett shoots Henry McCarty, popularly known as , to death at the Maxwell Ranch in New Mexico.
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HISTORY Jul 14
On 1971, President Nixon announces his plans to visit to communist China the following year during a live television and radio broadcast. The statement marked a dramatic turning point in U.S.-China relations, as well as a major shift in American .
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Dhanraj Pillay is regarded as one of India's best ever Indian field hockey player. He made 339 appearances for the national team and is recorded, unofficially, to have scored 170 goals. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2000.
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