Bob Dylan Concert Setlist at Newport Folk Festival 1965 on July 25

Bob Dylan Goes Electric at 1965 Newport Folk Festival

When young folk sensation Bob Dylan took the stage on July 25, 1965 at the Newport Folk Festival, a crowd of nearly 100,000 waited...
Discovery of Machu Picchu - July 24, 1911: Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas

Discovery of Machu Picchu, 1911: Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas

Machu Picchu is an insoluble and authentic archaeological enigma since its discovery in 1911, its history and many of its mysteries, still intrigue scholars...
John Dillinger, infamous bank robber, is killed in 1934

John Dillinger, infamous bank robber, is killed in 1934

John Dillinger, in full John Herbert Dillinger (born June 28, 1902, or June 22, 1903, Indianapolis, Ind., U.S.—died July 22, 1934, Chicago, Ill.), most famous of all U.S. bank robbers, whose short career...
Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Apollo 11 Moon Landing: 48 Years Ago Today

What you need to know about the Apollo 11 moon landing. July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and...
Great Fire of Rome: The Story of the Most Famous Fire in Roman History

Great Fire of Rome: The Story of the Most Famous Fire in Roman History

The Great Fire of Rome was an urban fire that started on the night between 18 and 19 July in the year 64 AD. Though...
Ty Cobb's 4,000th career hit... July 18, 1927 in History

Ty Cobb’s 4,000th career hit… July 18, 1927 in History

Ty Cobb Made His 4,000th Hit July 18, 1927. Four thousand is a big number. Huge, actually, at least when it comes to base hits....
Researchers name new species of dinosaur after Canadian icon

Researchers name new species of dinosaur after Canadian icon

A team of paleontologists from the Philip J Currie Dinosaur Museum, the University of Toronto and the Royal Ontario Museum has added another species...
Disneyland in Opening Day, July 17, 1955

Disneyland’s Opening Day Dedication – July 17, 1955

Walt Disney smiles as he stands in front of the Sleeping Beauty's castle at the grand opening of Disneyland in Anaheim, California, in 1955. Film...
The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger - Jul 16, 1951

The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger – Jul 16, 1951

J.D. Salinger’s only novel, The Catcher in the Rye, is published by Little, Brown on this day in 1951. The book, about a confused teenager disillusioned...
The Rosetta Stone Found in 1799 by Napoleonic Soldiers

The Rosetta Stone Found in 1799 by Napoleonic Soldiers

The Rosetta Stone, Found in 1799, was the key to unravelling the civilisation of ancient Egypt. After the Roman Empire took control of Egypt in...

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