July 2, 1881, President James A. Garfield was shot and wounded as he entered a railway station in Washington, D.C. He died of his wounds on September 19th.
July 4, 1776, Happy Birthday America.
July 8, 1776, Colonel John Nixon read the Declaration of Independence to an assembled crowd in Philadelphia. This was the first public reading.
July 16, 1945, The Atomic bomb “Fat Boy” was set off at 5:30 a.m. in the New Mexico desert. Creating a 41,000 ft. the mushroom cloud, the bomb emitted heat three times the temperature of the interior of the sun.
July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong took his first step onto the moon. He stepped onto the moon and proclaimed, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”.
July 30, 1975, Former Teamsters Union leader James Hoffa was last seen outside a restaurant near Detroit. His 13-year federal prison sentence had been commuted by President Nixon in 1971. December 8, 1982, an Oakland County judge declared Hoffa dead. He is still dead, or is he?