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  • Today In History- August 2

    Gulf of Tonkin Incident - North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fires on U.S. destroyers, USS Maddox and the USS Turner Joy.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 456 views

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- August 1

    First African slaves arrive in Jamestown, Virginia.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 531 views

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  • Today In History- July 31

    First U.S. patent issued; granted to inventor Samuel Hopkins for a potash process.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 357 views

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 30

    U.S. President Richard M. Nixon releases subpoenaed White House recordings.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 197 views

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 29

    The U.S. Congress formally creates the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 212 views

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  • Today In History- July 28

    World War I begins: Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 225 views

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  • Today In History- July 27

    The first U.S. federal government agency, the Department of Foreign Affairs, is established (later renamed Department of State).

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 260 views

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 26

    U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs Executive Order 9981 desegregating the U.S. military.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 290 views

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 25

    The Crittenden-Johnson Resolution is passed stating that the war is being fought to preserve the Union and not to end slavery.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 264 views

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  • Today In History- July 24

    The Kellogg-Briand Pact, renouncing war as an instrument of foreign policy, goes into effect.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 211 views

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 23

    Austria-Hungary issues an ultimatum to Serbia allowing the Austrians to find out who killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 267 views

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 22

    The U.S. government begins compulsory civilian gasoline rationing due to the wartime demands.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 245 views

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 21

    In Dayton, Tennessee, high school biology teacher John T. Scopes is found guilty of teaching evolution in class and fined $100.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 258 views

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 20

    The U.S. Congress approves the Bretton Woods Agreement.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 244 views

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 18

    The U.S. Congress forms the Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 230 views

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 17

    At Potsdam, President Harry S. Truman, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, begin their final summit of the war.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 311 views

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 15

    Second Battle of the Marne - The battle begins near the River Marne with a German attack.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 202 views

    Contributions 1 image, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 14

    The Sedition Act becomes United States law making it a federal crime to write, publish, or utter false or malicious statements about the United States…

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 226 views

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 13

    The Continental Congress enacts the Northwest Ordinance establishing governing rules for the Northwest Territory.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 259 views

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  • Today In History- July 12

    Congress passes the first federal minimum wage law in the United States: 33 cents per hour.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 239 views

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