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1

Photo Flashbulb Invented (1930)

MTV Debuted (1981)

2

Declaration of Independence Signed (1776)

First Roller Skating Rink in UK Opened (1875)

Persian Gulf War Began (1990)

3

Columbus Set Sail (1492)

Poet Rupert Brooke Born (1887)

4

Musician Louis Armstrong Born (1901)

Britain Declared War on Germany (WWI) (1914)

Nazis Arrested Anne Frank & Family (1944)

Barack Obama Born (1961)

5

Astronaut Neil Armstrong Born (1930)

6

Poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson Born (1809)

Biologist Alexander Fleming Born (1881)

First Woman Swam Across English Channel (1926)

Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima (1945)

7

Act of Parliament Banned Boy Chimney Sweeps (1840)

First Pictures of Earth Taken from Space (1959)

Lynne Cox Swam Bering Strait (1987)

8

Eid-ul-Fitr (Muslim Holiday)

England Attacked Spanish Armada (1588)

Great Train Robbery (1963)

9

Jesse Owens Won Four Olympic Gold Medals (1936)

Atom Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki (1945)

10

Ferdinand Magellan Set Sail from Seville (1519)

11

Martian Moon Phobos Discovered (1677)

First Racing Meeting at Ascot (1711)

Federal Prison at Alcatraz Opened (1934)

12

Cleopatra Committed Suicide (30 BC)

International Youth Day

Antiseptic First Used During Surgery (1865)

13

International Left-Hander's Day

Last Execution at Tower of London (1941)

First Two-Way Satellite Conversation (1948)

Berlin Wall Built (1961)

14

Pakistan Gained Independence from Britain (1947)

British Troops Sent into Northern Ireland (1969)

15

King Macbeth Killed (1057)

Panama Canal Opened (1914)

V-J Day (1945)

India Gained Independence from Britain (1947)

16

Bathysphere Reached Record Depth (1934)

Cyprus Gained Independence (1960)

17

Berlin Riots Began After Shooting of Teen (1962)

First Successful Transatlantic Hot Air Balloon Flight (1978)

18

First American Child of English Parents Born (1587)

19

Adolf Hitler Elected Fuhrer (1934)

20

Winston Churchill's "Never Was So Much Owed" Speech (1940)

Czechoslovakia Invaded by Warsaw Pact Nations (1968)

First Solo Ascent of Mt. Everest (1980)

21

Mona Lisa Stolen (1911)

22

English Civil War Began (1642)

Writer Ray Bradbury Born (1920)

23

International Day for Remembrance of Slave Trade & Its Abolition

William Wallace Executed (1305)

Japan Declared War on Germany (WWI) (1914)

24

Mount Vesuvius Erupted (79)

St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre Killed 70,000 French Huguenots (1572)

25

First Swimmer Crossed the English Channel (1875)

Allies Liberated Paris From Nazis (1944)

Earth Photographed from the Moon (1966)

26

Caesar's First British Expedition (55 BC)

Novelist Christopher Isherwood Born (1904)

27

Eruption of Krakatoa (1883)

Mother Teresa Born (1910)

28

Wagner's Lohengrin Premiered (1850)

Martin Luther King Jr. Delivers His "I Have a Dream" Speech (1963)

29

U.S.S.R. Tested Atomic Bomb (1949)

Beatles' Last Major Live Concert (1966)

Hurricane Katrina Hits New Orleans (2005)

30

International Day of the Disappeared

Writer Mary Shelley Born (1797)

31

International Blog Day

Trinidad & Tobago Gained Independence from Britain (1962)

Princess Diana Died (1997)

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