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July 16


1918   The Bolsheviks execute Czar Nicholas II of Russia and his family.

1941   Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees got a hit in his 56th straight game.

1945   The US detonates the first plutonium-based test nuclear weapon ushering in the Atomic Age.

1951   The novel Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger is published.

1969   Apollo 11 takes off. It will become the first manned space mission to land on the moon.

Famous Birthdays:

1862   Ida B. Wells ( Journalist & Activist)

1872   Roald Amundsen (Explorer of the South Pole)

1911   Ginger Rogers (Actress)

1967   Will Ferrell (Comedian and actor)

1968   Barry Sanders (Football Player)

1971   Corey Feldman (Actor)

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