This was 190th day of the year and 175 days remained in the year.
The doughnut cutter was patented by John F. Blondel of Thomaston, Me.
William Jennings Bryan delivered his "cross of gold" speech at the Democratic National Convention.
Baseball's All-Star Game ended in a tie after 11 innings. Both sides had run out of pitchers.
After more than 50 years of struggle, South Sudan declares independence and becomes Africa's 54th state.
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