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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.