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July 5 in History

July 5 in Pop Culture History Apple Turnover Day Bikini Day Graham Cracker Day Hawaii Day Workaholics Day 1687 – Isaac Newton published Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy. (Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica) 1841 – Thomas Cook organized the first package excursion (planned vacation tour), from Leicester to Loughborough. 1865 – William Booth and his wife […]

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July 4 in History

July 4 in Pop Culture History July 4th is… Barbecued Spareribs Day Caesar Salad Day Fourth of July Independence Day Sidewalk Egg Frying Day 1054 – A supernova was seen for several months in Asia, near the star Zeta Tauri – its remnants form the Crab Nebula. 1776 – The United States Declaration of Independence

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July 3 in History

July 3 in Pop Culture History July 3rd is… Chocolate Wafer Day National Compliment Your Mirror Day Eat Your Beans Day National Fried Clam Day 1035 – William the Conqueror became the Duke of Normandy. 1819 – The Bank of Savings in New York City, an early savings bank in the United States, opened. Many

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July 2 in History

July 2 in Pop Culture History July 2nd is… Anisette Day Freedom From Fear of Speaking Day Made in the USA Day Second Half of the Year Day (Non-Leap Years) National Wildland Firefighter Day World UFO Day 1698 – Thomas Savery patented the first steam engine. 1776 – The Continental Congress declared its freedom from

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July 1 in History

July 1 in Pop Culture History July 1st is… 701 Day (in North Dakota) Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day Gingersnap Day Postal Worker Day US Postage Stamp Day Wine Cooler Day 1770 – Lexell’s Comet passed closer to the Earth than any other comet in recorded history. 1819 – Johann Georg Tralles discovered the Great

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June 30 in History

June 30 in Pop Culture History June 30th is… International Asteroid Day Corvette Day Mai Tai Day National Meteor Watch Day Social Media Day 1831 – A patent for a platform scale was issued to brothers Erastus and Thaddeus S. Fairbanks of St. Johnsbury, Vermont. 1859 – Jean-Francois Gravelet, Emile Blondin, became the first daredevil

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June 29 in History

June 29 in Pop Culture History June 29th is… Almond Buttercrunch Day Camera Day Waffle Iron Day 1613 – The Globe Theatre in London burned to the ground. 1889 – Hyde Park and several other Illinois townships voted to be annexed by Chicago, forming the largest United States city in area and second largest in

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June 28 in History

June 28 in Pop Culture History June 28th is… Alaska Day Ceviche Day Insurance Awareness Day National Logistics Day Paul Bunyan Day Tapioca Day 1635 – Guadeloupe became a French colony. 1832 – The first American case of a cholera epidemic was reported in New York City. 1838 – Coronation of Queen Victoria of the

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June 27 in History

June 27 in Pop Culture History June 27th is… National HIV Testing Day National Ice Cream Cake Day National Onion Day National Orange Blossom Day National PTSD Awareness Day National Sunglasses Day 1556 – The thirteen Stratford Martyrs were burned at the stake near London for their Protestant beliefs. 1844 – Joseph Smith, Jr., founder

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