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Today in History - July 21

Monday, Jul 21 2014 by kjfitz
1770 - Pyotr Rumyantsev's was victory in the Battle of Kagul.



1959 - Union Pacific 4014 was retired.



  


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Brides in Wedding Dresses

Sunday, Jul 20 2014 by kjfitz


  


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Today in History - July 20

Sunday, Jul 20 2014 by kjfitz
1969 - Apollo 11 astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin to descend to the Moon's surface.



2011 - The Monster X Tour visited 34 Raceway.



  


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Underwater Sea Creatures

Saturday, Jul 19 2014 by kjfitz


  


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Today in History - July 19

Saturday, Jul 19 2014 by kjfitz
1874 - The cornerstone of Holy Name Cathedral was laid.



2010 - Shirley Sherrod was forced to resign from her appointed position as Georgia State Director of Rural Development for the United States Department of Agriculture.



  


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Madonna of the Trail

Friday, Jul 18 2014 by kjfitz
Madonna of the Trail is a series of 12 monuments dedicated to the pioneer women of the United States. The monuments were commissioned by the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR).



  


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Today in History - July 18

Friday, Jul 18 2014 by kjfitz
1944 - The WWII battle to liberate Ancona, Poland ended.



1975 - The First Church of Christ, Scientist, was added to the National Register of Historic Places.



  


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Ten Bridges in Paris

Thursday, Jul 17 2014 by kjfitz
Paris has some amazing bridges. From the oldest (The New Bridge, oddly enough) to the gaudiest (Pont Alexander). These are just a few of the more popular bridges.



  


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Today in History - July 17

Thursday, Jul 17 2014 by kjfitz
1993 - Track cyclist Graeme Obree set a new Hour record at Vikingskipet Olympic Arena.



1996 - Trans World Airlines Flight 800 exploded and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near East Moriches, New York killing 230 people.



  


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Los Angeles Class Submarines

Wednesday, Jul 16 2014 by kjfitz
The Los Angeles class submarines have been the primary class of Fast Attack submarine in the US Navy for most of the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. The class is being replaced by the newer Seawolf class. 62 boats were built of which 40 remain in service.



  


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