Historical Events for 7th July 2019

1768 – Firm of Johann Buddenbrook founded, in Thomas Mann’s novel
1914 – Baltimore Orioles owner Jack Dunn offers Babe Ruth, Ernie Shore and Ben Egan for $10k to Connie Mack (Philadelphia A’s), refuses pleading poverty
1941 – Nazis execute 5,000 Jews in Kovono, Lithuania
1942 – John Maynard Keynes takes his seat in the British House Of Lords as Baron Keynes of Tilton after being knighted
1959 – 26th MLB All Star Game, Forbes Field, Pittsburgh: Willy Mays triples to score Hank Aaron as NL wins 5-4
1960 – US cemetery officially opens at Margraten, Netherlands
1969 – German newspaper Der Spiegel reveals Bishop Defregger of Munich is a war criminal
1980 – Institution of Sharia law in Iran
2007 – Sprint-Nextel and NASCAR announce NASCAR Nextel Cup Series renamed the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2008
2011 – Roof of a stand in De Grolsch Veste Stadium in Enschede which was under construction collapses, one killed and 14 injured.

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