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July 1: Canada Day; Republic Day in Ghana (1960); Independence Day in Rwanda (1962)

Sony Walkman model TPS-L2
Sony Walkman model TPS-L2

Alfonso VI of León and Castile (d. 1109) · George Sand (b. 1804) · Liv Tyler (b. 1977)

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July 2

"The Raft of the Medusa"
The Raft of the Medusa

Stephen III of Moldavia (d. 1504) · Wilhelm Cuno (b. 1876) · Alex Morgan (b. 1989)

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July 3: Independence Day in Belarus

Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter

Robert Adam (b. 1728) · Hasan Tahsini (d. 1881) · Bo Xilai (b. 1949)

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July 4: Republic Day in the Philippines (1946); Independence Day in the United States (1776)

Brazilian cruiser Bahia
Brazilian cruiser Bahia

Elizabeth of Portugal (d. 1336) · John Adams and Thomas Jefferson (d. 1826) · Yonatan Netanyahu (d. 1976)

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July 5

A police officer confronts a striking longshoreman, San Francisco 1934
A police officer confronts a striking longshoreman, San Francisco 1934

Nicéphore Niépce (d. 1833) · John Curtin (d. 1945) · Megan Rapinoe (b. 1985)

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July 6: Independence Day in Malawi (1964); Statehood Day in Lithuania (1253); San Fermín begins in Pamplona, Spain

R34 airship
R34 airship

Sophie Adlersparre (b. 1823) · Mary Theresa Ledóchowska (d. 1922) · Barry Winchell (d. 1999)

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July 7

Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.

Jane Elizabeth Conklin (b. 1831) · Rettamalai Srinivasan (b. 1859) · Germaine Thyssens-Valentin (d. 1987)

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July 8

Joseph Bonaparte
Joseph Bonaparte

Carlos, Prince of Asturias (b. 1545) · Eli Lilly (b. 1838) · Muhammed bin Saud Al Saud (d. 2012)

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July 9: Independence Day in Argentina (1816)

Donkey Kong arcade game
Donkey Kong arcade game

Ann Radcliffe (b. 1764) · Clarence Campbell (b. 1905) · Shin Jae-chul (d. 2012)

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July 10

Meher Baba
Meher Baba

Joan Terès i Borrull (d. 1603) · Eva Ekeblad (b. 1724) · Ed Lowe (b. 1920)

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July 11

Statue of Yagan
Statue of Yagan

Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine (b. 1866) · Boris Grigoriev (b. 1886) · Pedro Rodríguez (d. 1971)

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July 12

German tanks at Prokhorovka
German tanks at Prokhorovka

Alexander Hamilton (d. 1804) · Margherita Piazzola Beloch (b. 1879) · Mary Glen-Haig (b. 1918)

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July 13

Hubert Walter (d. 1205) · Young Man Afraid of His Horses (d. 1893) · Lucinda Ruh (b. 1979)

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July 14: Bastille Day in France (1789); Festino of Saint Rosalia begins in Palermo, Italy

"Storming of the Bastille" by Jean-Pierre Houël
Storming of the Bastille by Jean-Pierre Houël

John de Vere, 14th Earl of Oxford (d. 1526) · Alphonse Mucha (d. 1939) · Howard Webb (b. 1971)

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July 15: Marine Day in Japan (2019)

Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone

Jean-Antoine Houdon (d. 1828) · Betty Wagoner (b. 1930) · Donald Mackay (d. 1977)

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July 16

Haile Selassie on a 1930 Time magazine cover
Haile Selassie on a 1930
Time magazine cover

Meinhardt Schomberg (d. 1719) · Mildred Lewis Rutherford (b. 1851) · Alexis Herman (b. 1947)

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July 17: World Emoji Day (International); Constitution Day in South Korea (1948)

Etching depicting Lafayette ordering his troops to fire
Etching depicting Lafayette ordering his troops to fire

Empress Dowager Du (d. 961) · Eunice Newton Foote (b. 1819) · Florence Fuller (d. 1946)

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July 18: Feast day of Bartolomé de las Casas (Episcopal and Lutheran churches)

Rebecca Schaeffer in a press photo for My Sister Sam
Rebecca Schaeffer in a press photo for My Sister Sam

Boniface of Savoy (d. 1270) · Jane Austen (d. 1817) · M.I.A. (b. 1975)

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July 19

Remnants of the Mary Rose
Remnants of the Mary Rose

Mangal Pandey (b. 1827) · Florence Foster Jenkins (b. 1868) · Yekaterina Budanova (d. 1943)

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July 20

Documentary clip recounting the Viking 1 landing

Alexander the Great (b. 356 BC) · Tom Crean (b. 1877) · Heather Chasen (b. 1927)

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July 21: Seventeenth of Tammuz (Judaism, 2019)

Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin

Charles Tristan, marquis de Montholon (b. 1783) · Russell Lee (b. 1903) · Rilwanu Lukman (d. 2014)

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July 22: Feast day of Saint Mary Magdalene (Christianity); Pi Approximation Day

Wiley Post
Wiley Post

Sobhuza II (b. 1899) · James Whitcomb Riley (d. 1916) · Harold Larwood (d. 1995)

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July 23: Birthday of Haile Selassie (Rastafari)

Comet Hale–Bopp
Comet Hale–Bopp

He Ning (d. 955) · Red Dutton (b. 1897) · Daniel Radcliffe (b. 1989)

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July 24: Pioneer Day in Utah (1847)

Isa Boletini, a leader of the Albanian revolt
Isa Boletini, a leader of the Albanian revolt

Princess Charlotte of Prussia (b. 1860) · John William Finn (b. 1909) · Jennifer Lopez (b. 1969)

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July 25

Pratibha Patil
Pratibha Patil

Isaac Luria (d. 1572) · Rosalind Franklin (b. 1920) · Randy Pausch (d. 2008)

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July 26

King Edward VIII unveiling a figure personifying Canada on the Vimy Memorial
King Edward VIII unveiling the figure Canada Bereft on the Vimy Memorial

Justin Holland (b. 1819) · Carl Jung (b. 1875) · Sandra Bullock (b. 1964)

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July 27

Gang of white people looking for African Americans during the Chicago Race Riot
Gang of white people looking for African Americans during the Chicago Race Riot

Joanna I of Naples (d. 1382) · Joe Tinker (b. 1880, d. 1948) · Triple H (b. 1969)

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July 28

Vinnie Ream with her earlier bust of Abraham Lincoln
Vinnie Ream with her earlier
bust of Abraham Lincoln

Marguerite Louise d'Orléans (b. 1645) · Richard Johns (b. 1939) · Manu Ginóbili (b. 1977)

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July 29

Byzantines defeat the Bulgarians at Kleidion, Madrid Skylitzes
Byzantines defeat the Bulgarians at Kleidion, Madrid Skylitzes

Offa of Mercia (d. 796) · Isidor Isaac Rabi (b. 1898) · Sanjay Dutt (b. 1959)

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July 30

NASA orbital photo of Malden Island
NASA orbital photo of Malden Island

Tatwine (d. 734) · Lê Văn Duyệt (d. 1832) · Smedley Butler (b. 1881)

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July 31: Ka Hae Hawaiʻi Day (Flag Day) and Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea (Sovereignty Restoration Day) in Hawaii

The Vigils of Charles VII, a manuscript of Martial d'Auvergne depicting the Battle of Cravant, dated to around 1484
Battle of Cravant

William S. Clark (b. 1826) · Fred Keenor (b. 1894) · Hilary Putnam (b. 1926)

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