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1

SOS Became Standard Distress Call (1908)

Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty Signed by 61 Countries (1968)

Hong Kong Returned to China (1997)

2

British Women Gain Right to Vote (1928)

Aviator Amelia Earhart Disappeared (1937)

3

Last Pair of Great Auks Killed (1844)

Author Franz Kafka Born (1883)

4

U.S. Declared Independence from Great Britain (1776)

Alice's Adventure in Wonderland Published (1865)

End of Rationing After WW2 (1954)

5

Salvation Army Founded (1865)

Algeria Declared Independence from France (1962)

Dolly, the First Cloned Sheep, Born (1996)

Dolly the Sheep Born (1996)

6

Sir Thomas More Beheaded (1535)

Announcement that London will Host 2012 Olympic Games (2005)

7

Pinocchio First Printed (1883)

Boris Becker Youngest Player Ever to Win Wimbledon (1985)

London Terrorist Bombing Killed 52 (2005)

8

First Public Reading of Declaration of Independence (1776)

Reports of UFO at Roswell, New Mexico (1947)

Fourth Harry Potter Book Breaks Publishing Records (2000)

9

Parliament Unifies Australian Colonies (1900)

Artist David Hockney Born (1937)

10

Theologian John Calvin Born (1509)

Battle of Britain Began (1940)

Telstar Launched (1962)

The Bahamas Gained Independence from Great Britain (1973)

11

World Population Day

Henry VIII Excommunicated (1533)

12

King Henry VIII Married Sixth Wife (1543)

13

First World Cup Soccer Tournament (1930)

Ruth Ellis Hanged; Last Woman Executed in Britain (1955)

Live Aid Concert Performed (1985)

14

Bastille Day

Political Activist Emmeline Pankhurst Born (1858)

Nazis Became Sole Political Party in Germany (1933)

15

St. Swithin's Day

Rosetta Stone Found in Egypt (1799)

Howard Hughes Set New Speed Record (1938)

First International Manned Spaceflight (1975)

16

Last Russian Czar Executed (1918)

Saddam Hussein Became President of Iraq (1979)

17

Eid-ul-Fitr (Muslim Holiday)

British Royal Family Adopted "Windsor" Name (1917)

Spanish Civil War Began (1936)

Potsdam Conference (1945)

18

Jews Expelled from England by Edward I (1290)

South African Leader Nelson Mandela Born (1918)

Mein Kampf Published (1925)

Gymnast Nadia Comaneci Scored First Perfect 10 (1976)

19

Franco-Prussian War Began (1870)

First East to West Rowing of the Atlantic (1969)

20

Mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary Born (1919)

Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Elected World's First Female Head of State (1960)

First Moon Landing (1969)

21

First London Railway Station Opened (1837)

Musician Cat Stevens Born (1948)

Aswan High Dam Opened in Egypt (1970)

22

Pied Piper Arrived in Hamelin (1264)

Rev. William Spooner Born (1844)

First Solo Flight Around the World Completed (1933)

23

Pneumatic Tires Invented (1888)

Hale-Bopp Comet Discovered (1995)

Slobodan Milosevic Sworn in as Yugoslavian President (1997)

24

24/7 Suicide Awareness Day

25

St James's Day

Louis Blériot First to Cross Channel in an Aeroplane (1909)

First Test-Tube Baby Born (1978)

26

Liberia Became Africa's First Republic (1847)

Playwright G. B. Shaw Born (1856)

27

Korean War Veterans' Armistice Day

Bugs Bunny Debuted (1940)

First Commercial Passenger Jet Plane Flight (1949)

Bombing at Olympic Games in Atlanta (1996)

28

King Henry VIII Married Fifth Wife (1540)

Statesman Thomas Cromwell Executed (1540)

Author Beatrix Potter Born (1866)

World War I Began (1914)

U.S.A. Creates NASA (1958)

29

Russian Peasant Rasputin Born (1871)

Van Gogh Committed Suicide (1890)

Prince Charles Married Lady Diana Spencer (1981)

30

Author Emily Brontë Born (1818)

Inventor Henry Ford Born (1863)

England Won Football World Cup for the First Time (1966)

Vanuatu Gained Independence from France and Britain (1980)

31

Columbus Arrived in Trinidad (1498)

Author J.K. Rowling Born (1965)

 

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