Hong Kong returned to China, 1997
American Revolution
Congress resolves to forge Indian alliances, 1775
Automotive
Last Ford Thunderbird produced, 2005
Civil War
The Battle of Gettysburg begins, 1863
Cold War
"Mr. X" article appears in Foreign Affairs, 1947
Crime
Kobe Bryant accuser goes to police, 2003
Disaster
Two planes collide over Germany, 2002
General Interest
Canadian Independence Day, 1867
The Battle of San Juan Hill, 1898
Battle of the Somme begins, 1916
Hollywood
PG-13 rating debuts, 1984
Literary
George Sand is born, 1804
Music
The first Sony Walkman goes on sale, 1979
Old West
Gunfighter Clay Allison killed, 1887
Presidential
Dwight D. Eisenhower marries "his Mamie", 1916
Sports
Feller hurls third no-hitter, 1951
Vietnam War
Ball recommends compromise in Vietnam, 1965
Bombing of North Vietnam continues, 1966
World War II
The Battle of El Alamein begins, 1942
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