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July 7th History

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July 7th In Pop Culture History

1456 - A retrial verdict acquitted Joan of Arc of heresy, authorized by Pope Callixtus III, 25 years after her death.

1520 - Spanish conquistadores defeated a larger Aztec army at the Battle of Otumba.

1898 - US President William McKinley signed the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United States.

1907 - Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. staged his first Ziegfeld Follies on the roof of the New York Theater in New York City.

1928 - Sliced bread was sold for the first time, by the Chillicothe Baking Company of Chillicothe, Missouri.

1930 - The construction of the Hoover Dam began. It was completed/dedicated on September 30, 1935

1946 - Mother Francesca S. Cabrini becomes the first American to be canonized by the Catholic Church.

1946 - Howard Hughes crashed his XF-11 reconnaissance aircraft prototype in a Beverly Hills neighborhood.

1947 - The Roswell Incident, a reported crash of an alien spaceship near Roswell in New Mexico.

1954 - Elvis Presley made his radio debut when WHBQ Memphis played his recording for Sun Records, That's All Right.

1962 - #1 Hit July 7, 1962 - July 13, 1962: David Rose - The Stripper

1973 - #1 Hit July 7, 1973 - July 20, 1973: Billy Preston - Will It Go Round in Circles

1981 - US President Ronald Reagan (R) appointed Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female member of the Supreme Court of the United States.

1984 - #1 Hit July 7, 1984 - August 10, 1984: Prince - When Doves Cry

2001 - #1 Hit July 7, 2001 - August 3, 2001: Usher - U Remind Me

2005 - A series of four explosions occurred on London's transportation system killing 56 people including four suicide bombers and injuring over 700 others.

2007 - The first Live Earth benefit concert was held in 11 locations around the world.

2006 - Psych premiered on USA

2009 - Warehouse 13 premiered on Syfy

July 7th
Celebrity Birthdays

Famous Last Words:

(Sherlock's Sidekick) Dr. John H. Watson (1852)
Ringo Starr (1940)
Jorja Fox (1968)
Jim Gaffigan (1966)
Synyster Gates (1981)
Yul Brynner (1915)
Robert A. Heinlein (1907)
Michelle Kwan (1980)
Shelley Duvall (1949)
The odds of that happening have to be a million to one

 



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