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 This day in History - July 4
455 Historic Events for July 4
1929

AM radio station WOWO, Indiana's transmitter burns down

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1929

Chuck Tanner, baseball player

Birth
1929

Bill Tuttle, baseball player

Birth
1929

Al Davis, Brocton Mass, NFL team owner (LA Raiders)

Birth
1929

Otto Taubmann, composer, dies at 70

Death
1930

43rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Elizabeth Ryan (62 62)

Event
1930

George Steinbrenner, owner (NY Yankees)/ship builder/horse owner

Birth
1931

Peter Richardson, cricketer (England batsman mid-50's)

Birth
1931

Hussein ibn-Ali, sjarif Mecca/king/kalief of Hedzjaz (1917-24), dies

Death
1931

Emanuele F duke of Aosta, Italian WW I-general/fascist, dies at 62

Death
1931

1st trailside museum opens in Cleveland Metroparks

Event
1931

1st fireworks are held at Cleveland Stadium

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1932

Bradman scores 260, a North American record, v Western Ontario

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1933

Work begins on Oakland Bay Bridge

Event
1934

Chaim Nachman Bialik, zionist poet, dies

Death
1934

Colin Welland, Liverpool England, actor (Straw Dogs, Sweeney)

Birth
1934

"Madame" Marie Curie-Sklodovska, Polish/French chemist, dies

Death
1934

Jordanians revolt in Amsterdam after reduction in employment

Event
1935

Paul Scoon, governor-general of Grenada (1978-92)

Birth
1936

League of Nations starts sanctions against Italy

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1936

49th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Hull Jacobs beats H Sperling (62 46 75)

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1937

Hector Palma, horse trainer

Birth
1938

France-Turkish friendship treaty

Event
1938

Otto Bauer, Austrian social democrat, dies at 56

Death
1938

Suzanne Lenglen, 6 time Wimbledon champ, dies at 39 of anemia

Death