Sunday, July 07, 2024

History for July 7

History for July 7 - 
David McCullough 1933 - Author
  • 1846 - U.S. annexation of California was proclaimed at Monterey after the surrender of a Mexican garrison.
  • 1920 - A device known as the radio compass was used for the first time on a U.S. Navy airplane near Norfolk, VA.
  • 1937 - Japanese forces invaded China.
  • 1969 - Canada's House of Commons gave final approval to a measure that made the French language equal to English throughout the national government.
  • 1994 -, Inc. was founded in Seattle, Washington under the name "Cadabra."
  • 1998 - A jury in Santa Monica, CA, convicted Mikail Markhasev of murdering Ennis Cosby, Bill Cosby's only son, during a roadside robbery.

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