Historical Events for 20th July 2018

1876 – 1st US intercollegiate track meet held, Saratoga, NY; Princeton wins
1878 – 2nd Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Frank Hadow beats S Gore (7-5- 6-1 9-7)
1910 – Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper acquitted of corruption
1922 – French and British Togoland made seperate mandates within League of Nations
1942 – Legion of Merit Medal authorized by US congress
1944 – Canadian Cameron Highlanders conquer St Andre
1958 – King Hussein of Jordan breaks off diplomatic relations with UAR
1975 – India expels three reporters from “The Times”, “The Daily Telegraph”, and “Newsweek” because they refuse to sign a pledge to abide by government censorship
1982 – Hyde Park and Regent’s Park bombings: 11 British soldiers and 7 military horses killed in Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb attacks during military ceremonies in London
1985 – Divers find wreck of Spanish galleon Atocha

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