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26th July 1791 (226 Years)
Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Austrian pianist, composer, and conductor, son of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is born.
26th July 1893 (124 Years)
George Grosz, German painter and illustrator, was born.
26th July 1928 (89 Years)
Stanley Kubrick, American director, producer, screenwriter, and cinematographer was born.
26th July 1945 (72 Years)
The Labour Party wins the United Kingdom general election of July 5 by a landslide, removing Winston Churchill from power.
26th July 1952 (65 Years)
María Eva Duarte de Perón, second wife of Argentine President Juan Perón and First Lady of Argentina, died.
27th July 1214 (803 Years)
Battle of Bouvines during the Angevin-Flanders War.
27th July 1768 (249 Years)
Joseph Anton Koch, Austrian painter, was born.
27th July 1768 (249 Years)
Charlotte Corday, French assassin of Jean-Paul Marat, was born.
27th July 1867 (150 Years)
On Coney Island, Charles Feltman allegedly invents the hot dog.
27th July 1946 (71 Years)
Gertrude Stein, American modernist and avant-garde author, died.
28th July 1876 (141 Years)
Beatrix Potter, English writer of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", is born.
28th July 1887 (130 Years)
Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp, French painter and sculptor, was born.
28th July 1914 (103 Years)
The start of World War I.
29th July 1567 (450 Years)
James VI, age one, is crowned King of Scotland at Stirling.
29th July 1890 (127 Years)
Vincent van Gogh, famous Dutch Post-Impressionist painter, died.
29th July 1987 (30 Years)
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and President of France Francois Mitterrand sign the agreement to build a tunnel under the English Channel: Eurotunnel.
30th July 1763 (254 Years)
Samuel Rogers, English poet, is born.
30th July 1818 (199 Years)
Emily Brontë, English author and poet, was born.
30th July 1863 (154 Years)
Henry Ford, American indulstrialist and founder of Ford Motor Company, was born.
30th July 1948 (69 Years)
Jean Reno, Moroccan-French actor, was born.
30th July 1966 (51 Years)
At Wembley Stadium, England beats West Germany 4-2 and wins the 8th World Cup.
30th July 1996 (21 Years)
Claudette Colbert, French-American actress and singer, died.
30th July 2007 (10 Years)
Ingmar Bergman, Swedish director, producer, and screenwriter, died.
31st July 1917 (100 Years)
WWI: the Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) in Flanders begins.

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