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June 25, 1864: Petersburg Campaign-Federals begin digging tunnels under Reb lines
August 4, 1971: U.S. launches 1st satellite into lunar orbit from manned spacecraft
December 10, 741: Zacharias becomes Pope
August 2, 1964: Dutch government gives Indonesia export guarantees
January 12, 1992: Last building in Gateway area in Cleveland is demolished

Events That Made History Today - July 23

636 - Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from Byzantine Empire
685 - John V begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1148 - Crusaders attack Damascus
1215 - Frederik II crowns himself Roman Catholic king
1253 - Jews are expelled from Vienne France by order of Pope Innocent III
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Events That Made History Tomorrow - July 24

1487 - Citizens of Leeuwarden Netherlands rebel against ban on foreign beer
1534 - Jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France
1554 - Queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naples/Jerusalem
1567 - Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate and 1-year-old James VI becomes King of Scotland
1577 - Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
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Events That Made History Yesterday - July 22

259 - Dionysius elected as bishop of Rome, succeeding Sixtus II
260 - St. Dionysius begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1298 - English defeat Scots at Battle of Falkirk
1306 - King Phillip the Fair, orders expulsion of Jews out of France
1456 - Battle at Nandorfehervar (Belgrade): Hungarian army under Janos Hunyadi beats sultan Murad II
View All Events That Made History on July 22 ~ Born on July 22

1784 - The Year That Was

January 6: Turkey and Russia sign treaty in Constantinople
January 7: 1st U.S. seed business established by David Landreth, Philadelphia
January 14: Revolutionary War ends; Congress ratifies Treaty of Paris
January 26: Ben Franklin expresses unhappiness over eagle as America's symbol
February 22: 1st U.S. ship to trade with China, "Empress of China," sails from New York
February 28: John Wesley charters Methodist Church
February 29: Marquis de Sade transferred from Vincennes fortress to the Bastille
March 1: E Kidner opens 1st cooking school, in Great Britain
April 15: 1st balloon flight in Ireland
April 29: Premiere of Mozart's Sonata in B flat, K454 (Vienna)
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