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  • 07/01 Battle of Gettysburg begins, 1863
  • 07/01 Dominion Day in Canada
  • 07/01 Freedom Day in Suriname
  • 07/01 Independence Day in Burundi
  • 07/01 National Day in Rwanda
  • 07/01 Republic Day in Ghana
  • 07/01 Union of the Somalia Republic in Somalia
  • 07/02 Felix Pappalardi and Leslie West form Mountain, 1969
  • 07/02 National Day in Kiribati
  • 07/03 Dog days begin
  • 07/03 Franz Kafka born, 1883
  • 07/03 Jim Morrison dies in Paris, 1971
  • 07/03 Fast of Shiv’a Asar B’Tammuz (Romans breach Wall of Jerusalem; fast day)
  • 07/03 Tzom Tammuz
  • 07/04 Battles of Vicksburg and Gettysburg won by Union forces, 1863
  • 07/04 Caribbean Day in Guyana
  • 07/04 Cloudy, 76 degrees, Philadelphia PA, 1776
  • 07/04 Constitution Day in Cayman Islands
  • 07/04 Family Day in Lesotho
  • 07/04 Gandalf imprisoned by Saruman
  • 07/04 Heroes Day in Zambia
  • 07/04 John Adams and Thomas Jefferson die on same day, 1826
  • 07/04 Kadooment Day in Barbados
  • 07/04 Nathaniel Hawthorne born in Salem, Massachusetts, 1804
  • 07/04 New York abstains on Declaration of Independence vote, 1776
  • 07/04 Philippine-American Friendship Day in the Philippines
  • 07/04 Thoreau enters woods, 1845
  • 07/04 US Independence Day
  • 07/04 Warriors Day (2 days) in Yugoslavia
  • 07/05 Day of Peace and Unity in Rwanda
  • 07/05 Independence Day in Algeria and Venezuela
  • 07/06 (Helen) Beatrix Potter born, 1866
  • 07/06 First `talkie’ (talking motion picture) premiere in New York, 1928
  • 07/06 John Paul Jones born, 1747
  • 07/06 Lawrence of Arabia captures Aqaba, 1917
  • 07/06 The Jefferson Airplane is formed in San Francisco, 1965
  • 07/07 Anniversary of the P.U.N. in Equatorial Guinea
  • 07/07 First radio broadcast of “Dragnet”, 1949
  • 07/07 Gustav Mahler is born in Kalischt, Bohemia, 1860
  • 07/07 National Day in Malawi
  • 07/07 P.T. Barnum dies, 1891
  • 07/07 Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey) born in Liverpool, England, 1940
  • 07/07 Saba Saba Day in Tanzania
  • 07/07 Terrorists detonate four bombs on London public transport, 2005
  • 07/07 Parshas Pinchas
  • 07/08 Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin born, 1838
  • 07/08 First public reading of the Declaration of Independence, 1776
  • 07/08 Liberty Bell cracks while being rung at funeral of John Marshall, 1835
  • 07/09 10-hour working day set by law, NH, 1847
  • 07/09 Independence Day in Argentina
  • 07/10 134 degrees in Death Valley, 1913
  • 07/10 Carl Orff is born in Munich, Germany, 1895
  • 07/10 Independence Day in Bahamas
  • 07/10 John Calvin born, 1509
  • 07/11 John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States, born in
  • 07/11 National Holiday in the Mongolian People’s Republic
  • 07/12 Battle of Boyne celebrated in Northern Ireland
  • 07/12 Chicago DJ Steve Dahl holds “Disco Demolition” at Kamisky Park, 1979
  • 07/12 Henry David Thoreau born, 1817
  • 07/12 Minimum wages established: 40 cents/hour, 1933
  • 07/13 Buddhist Lent in Thailand
  • 07/13 Women first compete in Olympic games, 1908
  • 07/14 Anniversary of the Revolution in Iraq
  • 07/14 French National Festival
  • 07/14 National Holiday in Monaco
  • 07/14 Woodie Guthrie born, 1912
  • 07/14 Parshas Matos-Masei
  • 07/15 Clement Clarke Moore born, 1779, author of “A Visit from
  • 07/15 Day of Sea in Japan
  • 07/15 St. Swithin’s Day
  • 07/16 Cream forms in the U.K., 1966
  • 07/16 Detonation of the first atomic bomb at Alamagordo, NM, 1945
  • 07/16 Harry Chapin dies on Long Island Expressway, 1981
  • 07/16 Presidents Day in Botswana
  • 07/16 Rosh Chodesh Av (Beginning of the month of Av)
  • 07/17 “Yellow Submarine” premieres at the London Pavilion, 1968
  • 07/17 Constitution Day in South Korea
  • 07/17 Disneyland opens, 1955
  • 07/17 July Revolution in Iraq
  • 07/17 Munoz Rivera’s Birthday (celebrated in Puerto Rico)
  • 07/17 Public Holiday in Botswana
  • 07/18 Brian Auger is born in London, 1939
  • 07/18 Constitution Day in Uruguay
  • 07/18 Liberation Day in Nicaragua
  • 07/18 Ty Cobb gets 4000th base hit, 1927
  • 07/19 Five Massachusetts women executed for witchcraft, 1692
  • 07/19 Martyrs Day in Burma
  • 07/20 Armstrong and Aldrin land on moon, 1969
  • 07/20 Carlos Santana is born in Autlan, Mexico, 1947
  • 07/20 Independence Day in Colombia
  • 07/21 First Train Robbery, Jesse James gets $3000 near Adair, Iowa, 1873
  • 07/21 National Holiday in Belgium
  • 07/21 Vietnam divided at 17th parallel, 1954
  • 07/21 Parshas Devarim
  • 07/21 Shabbos Hazon
  • 07/22 King’s Birthday in Swaziland
  • 07/22 National Day in Poland
  • 07/23 Anniversary of the Revolution in Egypt
  • 07/23 Egyptian National Day in Syrian Arab Republic
  • 07/23 Ice cream cone introduced, St. Louis MO, 1904
  • 07/23 Remembrance Day in Papua New Guinea
  • 07/24 Pioneer Day in Utah
  • 07/24 Scopes Monkey Trial, 1925
  • 07/24 Simon Bolivar’s Day in Ecuador and Venezuela
  • 07/24 The ring comes to Bilbo
  • 07/24 Fast of Tish’a B’Av (Babylon/Rome destroys Holy Temple; fast day)
  • 07/25 Bob Dylan goes electric at the Newport Folk Festival, 1965
  • 07/25 Constitution Day in Puerto Rico
  • 07/25 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young debut at the Fillmore East, 1969
  • 07/25 National Rebellion Day (3 days) in Cuba
  • 07/25 Republic Day in Tunisia
  • 07/25 St. James, Patron Saint in Spain
  • 07/25 Steve Goodman is born in Chicago, 1948
  • 07/26 Bilbo rescued from Wargs by Eagles
  • 07/26 Independence Day in Liberia
  • 07/26 Mick Jagger is born in Kent, England, 1943
  • 07/26 National Day in Maldives
  • 07/27 Barbosa’s Birthday (celebrated in Puerto Rico)
  • 07/28 Antonio Vivaldi dies in Vienna, 1741
  • 07/28 Independence Days (2 days) in Peru
  • 07/28 Johann Sebastian Bach dies in Leipzig, 1750
  • 07/28 The Watkins Glen “Summer Jam” opens, 1973
  • 07/28 Parshas Vaeschanan
  • 07/28 Shabbos Nachamu
  • 07/29 Mussolini born, 1883
  • 07/29 Olsok Eve in Norway to commemorate Norway’s Viking King St. Olav
  • 07/29 Rain Day in Waynesburg, PA
  • 07/29 Robert Schumann dies in Endenich, Bonn, Germany, 1856
  • 07/30 “In God We Trust” made US motto, 1956
  • 07/30 Emily Bronte born, 1818
  • 07/30 Henry Ford born, 1863
  • 07/30 Tu B’Av
  • 07/31 Harry S. Truman dedicates N.Y. Int’l Airport @ Idlewild Field, 1948,
  • 07/31 Revolution Day in Congo

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  • 06/01 Brigham Young born, 1801
  • 06/01 Independence Days (3 days) in Western Samoa
  • 06/01 Madaraka Day in Kenya
  • 06/01 Marilyn Monroe born, 1928
  • 06/01 The Beatles release “Sgt. Pepper”, 1967
  • 06/01 Victory Day in Tunisia
  • 06/02 Corpus Christi in Paraguay
  • 06/02 Edward Elgar (Sir) born in Worcester, England, 1857
  • 06/02 Native Americans “granted” citizenship, 1924
  • 06/02 Parshas Beha’aloscha
  • 06/03 Confederate Memorial Day in Kentucky & Louisiana
  • 06/03 Georges Bizet dies in Bougival, Paris, France, 1875
  • 06/03 Henry James born, 1811
  • 06/03 Jefferson Davis’s Birthday in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, & S. Carolina (1st Monday)
  • 06/03 Labor Day in Bahamas
  • 06/03 Bank Holiday in Rep. of Ireland
  • 06/04 Emancipation Day in Tonga
  • 06/04 Queen’s Birthday in New Zealand
  • 06/04 Roquefort cheese developed, 1070
  • 06/05 Carl Maria von Weber dies in London, England, 1826
  • 06/05 Constitution Day in Denmark
  • 06/05 Liberation Day in Seychelles
  • 06/05 Robert Kennedy assassinated, 1968
  • 06/05 US leaves the Gold Standard, 1933
  • 06/06 “Rock Around The Clock” makes Billboard’s #1 slot, 1955
  • 06/06 Dee Dee Ramone dies, 2002
  • 06/06 First drive-in movie, 1933
  • 06/06 His Majesty, Yang Di-Pertuan Agong’s Birthday in Malaysia
  • 06/06 Memorial Day in South Korea
  • 06/06 Normandy landing, 1944
  • 06/07 (Eugene Henri) Paul Gaugin born, 1848
  • 06/07 Alan Mathison Turing died, 1954
  • 06/07 Blind Faith debuts in concert at London’s Hyde Park, 1969
  • 06/07 George Bryan “Beau” Brummel born, 1778
  • 06/08 Frank Lloyd Wright born in Richland Center, Wisconsin, 1867
  • 06/08 Robert Schumann is born in Zwickau, Germany, 1810
  • 06/09 Les Paul (Lester Polfus) is born in Waukesha, Wisconsin, 1923
  • 06/09 Senior Citizen’s Day in Oklahoma
  • 06/09 Parshas Shelach Lecha
  • 06/10 Camoes Day in Portugal
  • 06/10 Death of Alexander the Great, 323 B.C.
  • 06/10 Denver police tear gas Jethro Tull and 2000 fans at Red Rocks, 1971
  • 06/10 Howlin’ Wolf (Chester Burnett) is born in West Point, Mississippi, 1910
  • 06/10 Judy Garland born, 1922
  • 06/11 Greeks seize Troy, 1184BC
  • 06/11 King Kamehameha I Day in Hawaii
  • 06/11 Queen’s Birthday
  • 06/11 Richard Strauss is born in Munich, Germany, 1864
  • 06/11 Sauron attacks Osgiliath
  • 06/12 Independence Day in Philippines
  • 06/12 Peace with Bolivia in Paraguay
  • 06/13 Alexander the Great dies (323BC)
  • 06/13 Bilbo returns to Bag End
  • 06/13 Corrective Movement in Yemen Arab Republic
  • 06/13 Pioneer flies past Neptune, and therefore out of the Solar System
  • 06/14 Flag Day, USA
  • 06/14 Sandpaper invented by I. Fischer, Jr., 1834
  • 06/15 Ben Franklin’s kite experiment, 1752
  • 06/15 Edvard Grieg is born in Bergen, Norway, 1843
  • 06/15 Edward (Edvard Hagerup) Grieg born in Bergen, Norway, 1843
  • 06/15 Harry Nilsson is born in Brooklyn, 1941
  • 06/15 Magna Carta signed, 1215
  • 06/15 Series of photographs by Edward Muggeridge prove to Leland Stanford
  • 06/16 “The Blues Brothers” premieres in Chicago, 1980
  • 06/16 Bloomsday – Anniversary of Dublin events, 1904, in “Ulysses”
  • 06/16 Father’s Day (3rd Sunday of June)
  • 06/16 Hammurabi the Great dies, Babylon, 1686 BC
  • 06/16 The Monterey Pop festival opens, 1967
  • 06/16 Vaderdag
  • 06/16 Parshas Korach
  • 06/16 Rosh Chodesh Tammuz (Beginning of the month of Tammuz)
  • 06/17 Bunker Hill Day in Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • 06/17 China explodes its first Hydrogen bomb, 1967
  • 06/17 Independence Day in Iceland
  • 06/17 Watergate Democratic National Committee break-in, 1972
  • 06/17 Rosh Chodesh Tammuz (Beginning of the month of Tammuz)
  • 06/18 Evacuation Day in Egypt
  • 06/18 M.C. Escher born, 1898
  • 06/18 Paul McCartney born in Liverpool, England, 1942
  • 06/18 Queen’s Birthday in Fiji
  • 06/19 Artigas Birthday in Uruguay
  • 06/19 Emancipation Day in Texas
  • 06/19 FreeBSD project born, 1993
  • 06/19 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed in Sing-Sing prison, 1953
  • 06/19 Labor Day in Trinidad and Tobago
  • 06/19 Lizzie Bordon acquitted, 1893
  • 06/19 Revolution Day in Algeria
  • 06/20 Flag Day in Argentina
  • 06/20 Victoria crowned, 1837
  • 06/20 West Virginia Day in West Virginia
  • 06/21 Berlin airlift begins, 1948
  • 06/21 Columbia records announces the first mass production of LP’s, 1948
  • 06/21 Sun rises over Heelstone at Stonehenge
  • 06/21 Summer Solstice
  • 06/22 Carl Hubbell born, 1903
  • 06/22 Civil rights workers disappear in Mississippi, 1964
  • 06/22 Corrective Movement in Yemen Democratic Republic
  • 06/22 Konrad Zuse born in Berlin, 1919
  • 06/22 Meryl Streep born in Summit, New Jersey, 1949
  • 06/22 Midsummer Eve in Finland, Sweden
  • 06/22 National Sovereignty Day in Haiti
  • 06/22 Todd Rundgren is born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, 1948
  • 06/23 Alan Mathison Turing born, 1912
  • 06/23 National Holiday in Luxembourg
  • 06/23 Slavery abolished in England, 1772
  • 06/23 Wedding of Ellesar & Arwen
  • 06/23 Parshas Chukas
  • 06/24 Battle of Carabobob in Venezuela
  • 06/24 Fisherman’s Day in Madagascar, Mozambique and Somalia
  • 06/24 Jeff Beck is born in Surrey, England, 1944
  • 06/24 Kings Day in Spain
  • 06/24 Peasants Day in Peru
  • 06/24 Senate repeals Gulf of Tonkin resolution, 1970
  • 06/24 St. Jean-Baptiste Day in Quebec
  • 06/25 Custer’s Last Stand at Little Big Horn, 1876
  • 06/25 Eric Arthur Blair (a.k.a. George Orwell) born, 1903
  • 06/25 North Korea invades South Korea, 1950
  • 06/26 Battle of Gettysburg, 1863
  • 06/26 Prinses Alexia (2005)
  • 06/26 St. Lawrence Seaway dedicated by Eisenhower & Queen Elizabeth II, 1959
  • 06/26 Toothbrush invented, 1498
  • 06/27 100 degrees, Fort Yukon, 1915
  • 06/27 Bill Graham closes the Fillmore East, 1971
  • 06/27 Helen Keller born, 1880
  • 06/27 John Entwistle dies in Las Vegas, 2002
  • 06/28 Mothers Day in Central African Republic
  • 06/28 Supreme Court decides in favor of Alan Bakke, 1978
  • 06/29 Independence Day in Seychelles
  • 06/29 Prins Bernhard (1911 – 2004)
  • 06/30 “That” explosion in Siberia, 1908
  • 06/30 China and Soviet Union announce split over ideology, 1960
  • 06/30 Day of the Army in Guatemala
  • 06/30 Parshas Balak