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Monday, July 3, 2006

EVENTS 7.3

by @ 1:00 am. Date Category: Events

Idaho became the 43rd state (1890)
1st US Bank opened (1819)
Blondie debuted on radio
City of Quebec founded (1608)
George Washington assumed command of Continental Army (1775)
Sergeant York premiered
Battle of Fort Necessity (1754)
1st TV for sale (for $75; 1928)
Rent Stike (Italy; 1969)
1st Hudson automobile built (1909)
Pantomime Quiz debuted (1950)
Battle of Santiago de Cuba (1898)
US Mint in San Francisco approved (1852)
Battle of Gettysburg ended (1863)
Jim Morrison died in Paris (1971)
Brian Jones found drowned in his swimming pool (1969)
1st solo around-the-world sailing trip completed (1898)
6,000 killed by Russian troops in Odessa during a strike (1905)
Klaus Barbie convicted of Nazi war crimes (1987)
Human League’s Don’t You Want Me? reached No. 1 (1982)
Constantine I defeated Licinius near Adrianople (323 CE)
1st post-World War 2 automobile made in the US (1945)
US Supreme Court reversed itself, saying death penalty OK (1976)
Hero of Chernobyl, Anatoli Grishchenko, died of leukemia (1990)
Algeria became independent (1962)
USS Vincennes accidently shoots down an Iranian airliner killing 268 people, mistaking it for a bomber (Gulf War; 1988)
Big Sky Brewing opened (Montana; 1995)
Great Grains Brewery opened (Texas; 1997)
Coastal Extreme Brewing opened (Rhode Island; 1999)

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