1870 – Georgia becomes last confederate state to be readmitted to US.
1901 – NY Giant Christy Mathewson no-hits St. Louis Cards, 5-0.
1904 – 1st Buddhist temple in US forms, Los Angeles.
1916 – 22.22″ of rain falls in Altapass, NC (state record)
1916 – Boeing Company (Pacific Aero) formed by William Boeing in Seattle, Washington.
1920 – Babe Ruth tie his record of 29 HRs in a season.
1929 – 1st airport hotel opens at Oakland, California.
1932 – US President Herbert Hoover cuts own salary 15%.
1934 – Continental Airlines commences operations.
1941 – Howard Florey and Norman Heatley present freeze dried mold cultures (Penicillin)
1948 – US President Harry Truman nominated for another term (Philadelphia)
1954 – 1st commercial jet transport plane built in US tested (Boeing 707)
1959 – The US steel strike of 1959 begins, leading to significant importation of foreign steel for the first time in United States history.
1968 – Commercial air travel begins between US & USSR.
1976 – 36-hour kidnap of 26 school children and their bus driver in California.
1991 – US troops leave northern Iraq.
1994 – Israel and Jordan agree to talks in Washington, D.C. on July 25th.
2002 – “American Taliban” John Walker Lindh pleads guilty to supplying aid to the enemy and to possession of explosives during the commission of a felony.
2003 – AOL Time Warner disbands Netscape Communications Corporation. The Mozilla Foundation is established on the same day.
2018 – Seniors Players Championship Men’s Golf, Exmoor CC: Fijian Vijay Singh wins in a playoff with Jeff Maggert.