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On This Day: July 07th

This is 188th day of the year and 177 days remain in the year.

in history
1456
Twenty-five years after her execution, Pope Calixtus III annulled the heresy charges brought against Joan of Arc.
1797
William Blount of Tennessee became the first U.S. senator to be impeached.
1846
Commodore John D. Sloat occupied Monterey and declared California annexed to the United States.
1898
The United States annexed Hawaii.
1946
Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, who directed the establishment of hospitals, orphanages, nurseries, and schools in the U.S. and Latin America, became the first U.S. citizen to be canonized.
1946
Italian-born Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini was canonized, becoming the first American saint.
1954
An Elvis Presley recording was played on the radio for the first time.
2005
52 people were killed and hundreds injured in London when terrorists bombed subways and a bus.
July 07 BirthdaysSatchel Paige(Leroy Paige), 1906–82, American baseball player, born in Mobile, Alabama.
Ringo Starrmusician
Gustav Mahlercomposer, conductor
Michelle Kwanfigure skater
Marc Chagallpainter
Joseph Jacquardinventor
Robert A. Heinleinscience-fiction writer
Pierre Cardinfashion designer



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