Category: Day by Day

July 20 • Day 9

Today in History This Day in History 1919 Sir Edmund Hillary, a beekeeper from New Zealand was born. He later became the first man to climb the Mt. Everest along with Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay 1920 American author Cormic McCarthy is born. 1969 Neil Armstrong walks on the moon. 1973 Bruce Lee dies at age 32 …

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July 17 • Day 8

Today in History This Day in History 1912 Henri Poincaré, French mathematician, physicist, and engineer, passed away (b. 1854) 1920 Happy birthday to American physicist Gordon Gould, inventor of the laser! 1955 Disneyland opened today 1975 The Apollo–Soyuz Test Project successfully linked up an Apollo and a Soyuz into each other in orbit 1989 The B-2 Spirit …

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July 16 • Day 7

Today in History This Day in History 1862 Journalist, suffragist, civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born 1935 World’s first parking meter was installed 1945 Atom bomb successfully tested 1951 Catcher in the Rye was published 1969 Apollo 11 left Earth 2004 Millennium Park opened in Chicago     Yesterday in Chicago  Team Wow  Team Aha  Improv …

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