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MORE CROWNED HEADS

July 23 in history:

Sarah Ferguson (“Fergie”) married into the British royal family on July 23rd, 1986.  Fergie’s marriage to Prince Andrew made her the Duchess of York.   138 more words

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CLEAVELAND ROCKS!

July 22 in history:

On July 22nd, 1796, a portion of land along Lake Erie was named “Cleaveland,” in honor of Gen. Moses Cleaveland, the head of the surveying party.   77 more words

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TRAIN / MONKEYS

July 21 in history:

The first U.S. train robbery west of the Mississippi happened on July 21st, 1873, near Adair, Iowa.  The James-Younger Gang got away with about three thousand dollars from a safe and from the train’s passengers. 103 more words

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HIGHER AND HIGHER

July 20 in history:

July 20th of 1921 was the first day of regular air mail service between New York and San Francisco.

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KENNEDY CONNECTIONS

July 19 in history:

On July 19th, 1969, Senator Edward Kennedy reported to police in Edgartown, Massachusetts, that he had been in a car accident the night before on Chappaquiddick Island.   136 more words

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