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 This day in History - July 1
549 Historic Events for July 1
1914

Cristyl Cranz, Germany, slalom (Olympic-gold-1936)

Birth
1915

Australian Survey Corps becomes part of Military Forces

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1915

Australia begins Commonwealth Lighthouse Service

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1915

Jean Stafford, US writer (Boston Adventure, Lion and Carpenter)

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1915

Viscount Leverhulm, English large landowner (Unilever)

Birth
1915

Willie Dixon, Vicksburg Miss, bassist (Walkin' the Blues)

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1916

British court martial (Easter uprising)

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1916

Dwight Eisenhower marries Mary `Mamie' Geneva Doud in Denver Colo

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1916

Coca-Cola brings current coke formula to the market

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1916

Battle on the Somme: British 4th Army walks to German lines

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1916

William Booth, cricketer (WW I 2 Tests for England 1913-14), dies

Death
1916

Olivia de Havilland, Tokyo Japan, actress (Adventures of Robin Hood)

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1916

Honus Wagner, 42, is oldest to hit an inside-the-park HR

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1917

257cm-mirror for Mount Wilson Observatory mounted

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1917

Reds Fred Toney pitches completes doubleheader victories over Pirates

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1917

Race riots in East St Louis Illinois (40 to 200 reported killed)

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1917

Robins (Dodgers) play their 1st Sunday game in Brooklyn

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1919

Hans Bender, German poet

Birth
1919

Scheveningen soccer team forms in Scheveningen

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1919

1st class postage drops from 3› to 2›

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1920

Wash Senator Walter Johnson no-hits Boston Red Sox, 1-0

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1921

Seretse Khama, 1st premier/president of Botswana (Bechuanaland)

Birth
1922

Jean-Pierre Rampal, [Louis], Marseilles France, flutist

Birth
1922

Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (I mala voglia), dies at 81

Death
1923

Constance Ford, actress (Ada Hobson-Another World)

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