July 2016: Hillary Clinton Makes History
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of July 2016.
1. No Charges Filed for Hillary Clinton 2. Police Shooting in Baton Rouge 3. Police Shooting in Minnesota 4. Protest Turns Deadly in Dallas 5. Obama Sends More Troops to Iraq 6. Trump Picks Pence 7. Police Officers Targeted in Baton Rouge 8. Producer Garry Marshall Dies 9. Roger Ailes Steps Down 10. Another Nightclub Shooting in Florida 11. Hillary Clinton Makes History 12. Verizon Buys Yahoo 13. Jimmy Walker Wins PGA/a>
- Hillary Clinton Makes History
- The Democratic National Convention starts Monday July 25, 2016. The conventions opens without the chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who resigns after email leaks reveal that the DNC favored Clinton over Sanders during the run for the nomination. Hillary Clinton makes history as the first female presidential nominee of a major party. She brings along newly announced running mate Tim Kaine, U.S. Senator from Virginia. During the convention, Michelle Obama gives a moving speech about voting for a woman president and the need to vote against Donald Trump.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
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