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This Day in History for July 6 – Lennon Meets McCartney and More
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This Day in History for July 6

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1535 – Sir Thomas More is executed for treason against King Henry VIII of England (More info)

1785 – The dollar is unanimously chosen as the monetary unit for the United States (More info)

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This Day in History for July 5 – Hormel Introduces SPAM and More
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This Day in History for July 5

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1865 – The Salvation Army is founded in London, England (More info)

1937 – The luncheon meat SPAM is introduced by the Hormel Foods Corporation (More info)

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This Day in History for July 3 – Battle of Gettysburg Ends and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863 – The Battle of Gettysburg ends (More info)

1884 – Dow Jones and Company publishes its first stock average (More info)

1930 – The US Veterans Administration is created by Congress (More info)

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This Day in History for July1

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863 – The Battle of Gettysburg begins (More info)

1943 – Income tax withholding begins in the United States (More info)

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This Day in History for June 30 – 26th Amendment Ratified and More

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1859 – French acrobat Charles Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope (More info)

1921 – U.S. President Warren G. Harding appoints former President William Howard Taft as Chief Justice of the United States; Taft is the only person to have ever held both offices (More info)

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This Day in History for June 27 – Stonewall Uprising and More

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1844 – Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum Smith are murdered by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail (More info)

1898 – The first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia (More info)

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This Day in History for June 26 – Cyclone Coaster Opens and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1870 – Christmas is declared a federal holiday in the United States (More info)

1927 – The Cyclone roller coaster opens on Coney Island (More info)

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This Day in History for June 25 – Custer’s Last Stand and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1788 – Virginia becomes the 10th state in the Union (More info)

1876 – Lt. Col. George A. Custer and his men are killed at the Battle of Little Bighorn (More info)

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This Day in History for June 23 – Burger Sworn In and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1868 – Christopher Latham Sholes receives a patent for the typewriter (More info)

1969 – Warren E. Burger is sworn in as Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court by retiring Chief Justice Earl Warren (More info)

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This Day in History for June 21 – John Hinckley Verdict and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1788 – The US Constitution is ratified and goes into effect (More info)

1915 – The US Supreme Court hands down its decision in Guinn v. United States, striking down an Oklahoma law denying the right to vote to some citizens (More info)

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This Day in History for June 8 – MLK Assassin Arrested and More

Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1861 – Tennessee became the 11th (and last) state to secede from the Union (More info)

1949 – George Orwell's '1984' is published (More info)

1966 - A merger between the National Football League and the American Football League is announced; it takes effect in 1970. (More info)

1968 - James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassin, is arrested (More info)

1992 – The first World Oceans Day is celebrated, coinciding with the Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (More info)

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This Day in History for June 7, 2011

Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1654 – Louis XIV becomes King of France (More info)

1776 - Richard Henry Lee of Virginia introduces a resolution in the Continental Congress proposing a Declaration of Independence (More info)

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