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This Day in History for July 12
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1543 – King Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace (More info)
1812 – The United States invades Canada at Windsor, Ontario (More info)
This Day in History for July 11
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1798 – The United States Marine Corps is re-established after being disbanded following the Revolutionary War (More info)
1804 – Former US Vice President Aaron Burr fatally wounds former Secre…
This Day in History for July 10
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1913 – Death Valley, California hits 134 degrees Fahrenheit, the highest temperature ever recorded in the United States (More info)
1925 – A high school science teacher named John T. Scopes, accused of teaching evolution …
This Day in History for July 9
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1850 – President Zachary Taylor, the 12th president of the US, dies after only 16 months in office (More info)
1868 – The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, guaranteeing African-Americans full c…
This Day in History for July 8
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1776 – The first public reading of the Declaration of Independence happens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after which the Liberty Bell is rung (More info)
1777 – Vermont becomes the first colon…
This Day in History for July 7
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1863 – The US begins its first military draft; exemptions cost $300 (More info)
1898 – President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United Stat…
This Day in History for July 6
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
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)
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)
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 War…

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