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 This day in History - July 4
455 Historic Events for July 4
1969

140,000 attend Atlanta Pop Festival featuring Led Zep and Janis Joplin

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1969

David Wittman Buffalo, NY, 1.5k runner

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1969

Tim Jackson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)

Birth
1969

Italian Rumor govt resigns

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1969

76th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Ann Jones beats Billie J King (36 63 62)

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1969

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1970

100 injured in race rioting in Asbury Park NJ

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1970

Chartered Dan-Air Comet crashes into mountains north of Barcelona, Spain killing 112 vacationing Britons

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1970

Harold Vanderbilt, America Cup winner (1930, 34, 37), dies at 85

Death
1970

Louise Van Voorhis, Rochester NY, 470 yachter (Olympics-4th-1992, 96)

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1970

Andrei Cherkasov, USSR, tennis star

Birth
1970

Casey Kasem's "American Top 40" debuts on LA radio

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1970

84th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Newcombe beats K Rosewall (57 63 62 36 61)

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1971

Joe Cox, cricketer (4 wickets in 3 Tests for South Africa), dies

Death
1971

Thomas C Hart, US admiral/commander (Pacific Fleet), dies at 94

Death
1971

Don McPherson, rocker, dies at 29

Death
1971

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

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1971

Steve Rucchin, Thunder Bay, NHL center (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)

Birth
1972

Steve Giles, St Stephens New Brunswick, canoeist (Olympics-6-92, 96)

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1973

Leonid Stein, Russian chess player, dies at about 39

Death
1973

Justin Ring, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)

Birth
1973

In audience with Italian cyclists, Pope Paul VI praises athletes who "offer the magnificent show of a healthy, strong, generous youth"

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1973

CARICOM - Caribbean Community and Common Market, forms

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1973

Alan Ayckbourne's "Absurd Person Singular," premieres in London

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1974

Mohammed SA al-Hoesseini, Mufti of Jerusalem/pres Com Palestine, dies

Death