Today in history 7/16/2017


Today in history, English Prime Minister Lord Grenville (see picture below) resigns and is replaced by Lord Rockingham in 1765.

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Today in history, Russia and the Ottoman Empire sign the Treaty of Kuchuk-Kainardji, ending their six-year war in 1774.

Today in history, The new French constitution is finalized in 1875.

Today in history, The United States detonates the first atomic bomb in a test at Alamogordo, N. M. in 1945.

Today in history, Apollo 11 (see picture below) blasts off from Cape Kennedy, Florida, heading for a landing on the moon in 1969.

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