This was 208th day of the year and 157 days remained in the year.
Bugs Bunny made his debut in the cartoon A Wild Hare.
Billboard magazine published its first singles record chart (for the week of July 20).
An armistice was signed ending the Korean War.
A pipe bomb exploded in an Atlanta park during the Olympic Games.
Comedian Bob Hope died in his home, at the age of 100.
The 2012 Summer Olympics began in London.
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