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In which period of history did nerds rule the world?




July 2019


This Day In History  
July 1: Canada D’ehJuly 1, 1979: 1st Sony WalkmanJuly 1, 1963: 1st Zip CodeJuly 1, 1939: Teflon PatentJuly 1, 1916: Battle of SommeJuly 2, 2016: 103rd Tour de FranceJuly 2, 1937: Amelia Earhart DisappearedJuly 2, 1928: 1st U.S. TV StationJuly 2, 1714: (b) GluckJuly 3-16: WimbledonJuly 3: Dog Days BeginJuly 3: ‘Doubting Thomas’ DayJuly 3: Compliment Your Mirror DayJuly 3: Freedom From Fear of Speaking DayJuly 3, 1977: 1st Human MRIJuly 3, 1608: Quebec FoundedJuly 4: Independence Day (U.S.)July 4, 1932: Adjustable Lamp PatentJuly 4, 1914: 1st U.S. Motorcycle RaceJuly 4, 1882: Telegraph Hill ObservatoryJuly 5, 1996: Cloned Sheep Dolly BornJuly 5, 1946: Bikini InventedJuly 5, 1865: 1st Road Speed Limit @ 4 MPHJuly 5, 1810: (b) P.T. BarnumJuly 5, 1809: Battle of WagramJuly 6: Take Your Webmaster To Lunch DayJuly 6, 2005: Guinness World-1st Record: Solo Handbells (Possibells.com)July 6, 1965: Ring-Pull Can PatentJuly 7: Pamplona Bull RunJuly 7: Chocolate DayJuly 7: Star Festival (Japan)July 7, 1923: Self-Winding Wrist Watch PatentJuly 7, 1898: U.S. Annexed HawaiiJuly 7, 1860: (b) MahlerJuly 8: Soapy Smith PartyJuly 8: Family, Love & Fidelity Day (Russia)July 8, 1907: 1st Ziegfeld FolliesJuly 8, 1776: Liberty BellJuly 9: Nunavut DayJuly 9, 1956: (b) Tom HanksJuly 9, 1893: 1st Open-Heart SurgeryJuly 9, 1879: (b) RespighiJuly 10: Don’t Step On A Bee DayJuly 10, 1958: Britain’s 1st Parking MeterJuly 10, 1940: 1st Day of Battle of BritainJuly 11: Paralympic DayJuly 11: Town Criers DayJuly 11: World Population DayJuly 11, 1848: Opening of London’s Waterloo StationJuly 12, 1960: Etch-A-SketchJuly 12, 1690: Battle of BoyneJuly 13: Geekness DayJuly 13: Gruntled Workers DayJuly 13, 1930: 1st World Cup Soccer MatchesJuly 13, 100 BC: (b) CaesarJuly 14, 2015: 145th British OpenJuly 14, 1995: MP3 FormatJuly 14, 1914: Liquid Rocket Fuel PatentJuly 14, 1881: (d) Billy the KidJuly 14, 1868: Tape Measure PatentJuly 14, 1789: Bastille DayJuly 15: St. Swithin’s DayJuly 15, 1933: Start of 1st Solo Flight Around WorldJuly 15, 1913: Synchronised Machine Gun Fire From Aircraft PatentJuly 15, 1606: (b) RembrandtJuly 15, 1099: Crusaders Conquer JerusalemJuly 16: Shark Awareness DayJuly 16: Cow Appreciation DayJuly 16: Woodie Wagon DayJuly 16, 1945: 1st Atomic Bomb DetonatedJuly 16, 1867: Reinforced Concrete PatentJuly 16, 1790: Washington D.C. Became U.S. CapitalJuly 17: Sierpinski DayJuly 17, 1955: Disneyland OpensJuly 17, 1938: Wrong Way CorriganJuly 17, 1918: Czar Nicholas Family ShotJuly 18, 1936: Spanish Civil WarJuly 18, 1936: Oscar Meyer WienermobileJuly 18, 1925: Autopilot PatentJuly 19: Full Buck MoonJuly 19: Bloomer DayJuly 19: Little Edith’s TreatJuly 19, 1553: Lady Jane Grey DeposedJuly 19, 1545: Mary Rose SankJuly 20: Ugly Truck DayJuly 20, 1969: First Man On Moon - Apollo II ’One giant leap for mankind’July 20, 1965: Baby Buggy PatentJuly 20, 1944: ValkyrieJuly 21: Blackjack DayJuly 21: Junk Food DayJuly 21: National Day (Belgium)July 21, 1983: Coldest Recorded Earth Temperature: -89°CJuly 21, 1899: (b) Ernest HemingwayJuly 21, 1403: (d) HotspurJuly 22: Desmond DayJuly 22: Pi Approximation Day (22/7)July 22: Hammock DayJuly 22: Spoonerism DayJuly 22, 1960: Implantable Pacemaker PatentJuly 23: Hot Enough For Ya DayJuly 23, 1996: 1st HDTV BroadcastJuly 23, 1903: 1st Ford Model AJuly 23, 1829: Typographer PatentJuly 23, 1865: Salvation Army Founded

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