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Thursday, July 25, 2013

July 25 - The Day in History

July 25 : General Interest
1978: World's first "test tube baby" born

On this day in 1978, Louise Joy Brown, the world's first baby to be conceived via in vitro fertilization (IVF) is born at Oldham and District General Hospital in Manchester, England, to parents Lesley and Peter Brown... read more


American Revolution
1780 : General Gates takes command of the southern army
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/general-gates-takes-command-of-the-southern-army

Automotive
1941 : Henry Ford writes fan letter to Mahatma Gandhi
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/henry-ford-writes-fan-letter-to-mahatma-gandhi

Civil War
1861 : Congress passes Crittenden-Johnson Resolution
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/congress-passes-crittenden-johnson-resolution

Cold War
1969 : The Nixon Doctrine is announced
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-nixon-doctrine-is-announced

Crime
1853 : Head of frontier bandit placed on display
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/head-of-frontier-bandit-placed-on-display
1988 : A young man turns the death of his parents into a game
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/a-young-man-turns-the-death-of-his-parents-into-a-game

Disaster
2000 : Concorde jet crashes
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/concorde-jet-crashes

General Interest
1832 : The first railroad accident
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-first-railroad-accident
1898 : Puerto Rico invaded
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/puerto-rico-invaded
1956 : Ships collide off Nantucket
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ships-collide-off-nantucket
1965 : Dylan appears at Newport Folk Fest
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dylan-appears-at-newport-folk-fest

Hollywood
1985 : Rock Hudson announces he has AIDS
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rock-hudson-announces-he-has-aids

Literary
1897 : Jack London sails for the Klondike
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jack-london-sails-for-the-klondike

Music
1965 : Dylan goes electric at the Newport Folk Festival
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dylan-goes-electric-at-the-newport-folk-festival

Old West
1853 : California Rangers kill Joaquin Murrieta
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/california-rangers-kill-joaquin-murrieta

Presidential
1945 : Truman drops hint to Stalin about a terrible new weapon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/truman-drops-hint-to-stalin-about-a-terrible-new-weapon

Sports
1992 : Opening of the XXV Olympiad in Barcelona
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/opening-of-the-xxv-olympiad-in-barcelona

Vietnam War
1964 : Joint Chiefs propose air strikes
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/joint-chiefs-propose-air-strikes
1969 : Nixon announces new doctrine
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-new-doctrine

World War I
1917 : Mata Hari sentenced to die
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mata-hari-sentenced-to-die

World War II
1943 : Mussolini falls from power
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mussolini-falls-from-power


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