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 This day in History - July 1
549 Historic Events for July 1
1953

KTVH (now KWCH) TV channel 12 in Hutchinson-Wichita, KS (CBS) begins

Event
1953

Jacob D du Toit [Totius], South African poet/theologist, dies

Death
1953

KLAS TV channel 8 in Las Vegas, NV (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

Henry Percy, 11th duke of Northumberland, godchild of Elizabeth II

Birth
1953

Azzedine Bey, Tunisian heir to the throne, murdered

Death
1954

Michael Daniel Reid, Bainbridge MD, PGA golfer (1987 Seiko Tucson)

Birth
1954

Cards' Joe Cunningham hits 2 HRs for record 3 HRs in his 1st 2 days

Event
1954

WDBO (now WCPX) TV channel 6 in Orlando, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1954

Test Cricket debut of Khalid Hassan, 16 yrs 352, then world record

Event
1955

KOTA TV channel 3 in Rapid City, SD (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1955

69th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Tony Trabert beats Kurt Nielsen (63 75 61)

Event
1955

Keith Whitley, Sandy Hook Ky, country singer (Don't Close Your Eyes)

Birth
1956

Elvis Presley wearing a tuxedo appears on Steve Allen Show

Event
1956

Ibrahim Hashiroe succeeds Said el-Moefti as premier of Jordan

Event
1956

Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Western Golf Open

Event
1956

Adrian Wright, rocker (Human League-Only Human)

Birth
1956

Lorna Patterson, Whittier Calif, actress (Airplane, Pvt Benjamin)

Birth
1956

Bill Caudill, baseball player

Birth
1957

International Geophysical Year begins (until Dec 31, 1958)

Event
1957

WRLP TV channel 32 in Greenfield/Keene/Brat, MA (IND) 1st broadcast

Event
1958

Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch writer (I Go Me Own Way), dies

Death
1958

Harry Nicholls Holmes, Dr (crystallized vitamin A), dies at 78

Death
1958

Rudolf von Laban, Czech/Ger choreographer (modern dance), dies at 78

Death
1958

Nancy Lieberman Cline, Bkln, WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury) (Oly-S-76)

Birth
1959

Anne Smith, Dallas TX, tennis star

Birth