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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

This was 182nd day of the year and 183 days remained in the year.


July 1 Birthdays

Diana, Princess of Wales
1961–1997, former Princess of Wales, born in Sandringham, Norfolk, England.

George Sand
novelist (1804)

Louis Blériot
aviator and inventor (1872)

Thomas A. Dorsey
gospel musician (1899)

Charles Laughton
actor (1899)

Estée Lauder
cosmetics company founder, (1908)

Olivia De Havilland
actress (1916)

Sydney Pollack
producer, director, actor (1934)

Twyla Tharp
choreographer (1941)

Kalpana Chawla
astronaut (1961)

Carl Lewis
athlete (1961)

July 1 in History

1863

The Battle of Gettysburg, which marked the turning point in the Civil War, began.

1867

Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain under the British North America Act.

1898

Theodore Roosevelt and his Rough Riders fought the battle of San Juan Hill in the Spanish-American War.

1943

Income tax withholding began in the United States.

1962

Burundi and Rwanda achieved independence.

1963

The U.S. Post Office inaugurated its five-digit ZIP (Zone Improvement Plan) codes.

1968

The United States, Britain, the Soviet Union, and 58 other nations signed the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.

1994

Yasir Arafat returned to Palestinian land after 27 years in exile.

1997

After 156 years of British colonial rule, Hong Kong was returned to China.

2000

The Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina statehouse.

2000

Vermont's civil unions law went into effect.

2013

Croatia became the 28th member of the European Union.

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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.

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