Category: Day by Day

July 10 • Day 3

Today in History This Day in History 1856 Nikola Tesla was born…. Happy World Tesla Day! 1871 Marcel Proust, French author and critic, was born 1925 The Scopes Monkey Trial began against a high school science teacher accused of teaching evolution in violation Tennessee’s Butler Act. 1962 A US Patent was issued for the 3-point seatbelt …

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July 9 • Day 2

Today in History This Day in History 1846 US takes a small settlement called Yerba Buena, which we now know as San Francisco. 1868 The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified guaranteeing African Americans full citizenship and all persons in the United States due process of law. 1877 the All England Croquet …

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July 8 • Day 1

Today in History This Day in History 1497 Vasco da Gama sets sail on the first direct European voyage to India. 1695 Christiaan Huygens, Dutch mathematician, astronomer, and physicist died 1822 Percy Bysshe Shelley, English author, poet, and playwright died 1857 Alfred Binet, French psychologist and graphologist is born 1947 Reports are broadcast that a …

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