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This Day in History for July 7 – US Annexes Hawaii and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1863 – The US begins its first military draft; exemptions cost $300 (More info)
1898 – President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United Stat…
This Day in History for July 6 – Lennon Meets McCartney and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1535 – Sir Thomas More is executed for treason against King Henry VIII of England (More info)
1785 – The dollar is unanimously chosen as the monetary unit for the United States (More info)
This Day in History for July 2 – Amelia Earhart Vanishes and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1881 – Charles J. Guiteau shoots and fatally wounds US President James Garfield, who eventually dies from an infection on September 19 (More info)
1890 – The U.S. Congress passes the Sherman An…

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