Tuesday, July 25, 2017

This is 206th day of the year and 159 days remain in the year.

in history
1946
The United States tested the first underwater atomic bomb at Bikini Atoll.
1952
Puerto Rico became a commonwealth of the United States.
1956
The Italian liner Andrea Doria sank after colliding with the Swedish ship Stockholm off the New England coast, killing 51 people.
1978
The world's first test-tube baby, Louise Joy Brown, was born in Lancashire, England.
1984
Soviet cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to walk in space.
2000
The supersonic airliner Concorde crashed after takeoff outside Paris.
July 25 Birthdays
Thomas EakinsPronunciation: [A´kinz]
1844–1916, American painter, photographer, and sculptor.
Arthur Balfourstatesman
Walter Paytonfootball player
Matt LeBlancactor
Henry Knoxofficer



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