Monthly Archives: July 2014

It happened on this day…July 31st

On this day in 1971 – The Apollo 15 astronauts drove a car on the Moon.

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It happened on this day…July 30th

On this day in 1975 – Former Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in suburban Detroit. Although presumed dead, his remains have never been found.

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It happened on this day…July 29th

On this day in 1987 – British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and President of France François Mitterrand sign the agreement to build the tunnel under the English Channel between the UK and France.

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It happened on this day…July 28th

On this day in 1896 – The city of Miami, Florida, was incorporated.

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It happened on this day…July 27th

On this day in 1940 – Bugs Bunny made his debut in the animated cartoon “A Wild Hare.”

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It happened on this day…July 26th

On this day in 1990 – U.S. President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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It happened on this day…July 25th

On this day in 1952 – Puerto Rico became a self-governing commonwealth of the United States.

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