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This Day in History for July 7
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1863 – The US begins its first military draft; exemptions cost $300 (More info)
1898 – President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United Stat…
This Day in History for July 6
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1535 – Sir Thomas More is executed for treason against King Henry VIII of England (More info)
1785 – The dollar is unanimously chosen as the monetary unit for the United States (More info)
This Day in History for July 5
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1865 – The Salvation Army is founded in London, England (More info)
1937 – The luncheon meat SPAM is introduced by the Hormel Foods Corporation (More info)
This Day in History for June 23 – Burger Sworn In and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1868 – Christopher Latham Sholes receives a patent for the typewriter (More info)
1969 – Warren E. Burger is sworn in as Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court by retiring Chief Justice Earl War…
This Day in History for June 8 – MLK Assassin Arrested and More
Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1861 – Tennessee became the 11th (and last) state to secede from the Union (More info)
1949 – George Orwell's '1984' is published (More info)
1966 - A merger between the National Football League and the American Football L…

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