JULY 7 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

Today in History for July 7th ~ video presented by the Associated Press… 

1928 ~ Sliced bread was sold for the 1st time by the Chillicothe Baking Company of Chillicothe, Missouri in the United States on the 7th day of July in 1928.

1946Howard Hughes nearly died when his XF-11 spy plane prototype crashed in Beverly Hills on the 7th day of July in 1946.

1954 ~ Elvis Presley made his radio debut when WHBQ Memphis played his first recording for Sun Records, “That’s All Right.” on the 7th day of July in 1954.

1956 ~ Fritz Moravec and 2 other Austrian mountaineers made the 1st ascent of Gasherbrum II (8,035 metres) on the 7th day of July in 1956.

1985 Boris Becker aged 17 became the youngest player ever to win Wimbledon on the 7th day of July in 1985.

1990 ~ The World Wide Web was born when CERN researcher Tim Berners-Lee developed HyperText Markup Language, later known as HTML on the 7th day of July in 1990.


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