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This Day in History: July 13

History: What Happened Today?

  1. In 1837, Queen Victoria of England becomes first monarch to live in Buckingham Palace.
  2. In 1898, Guglielmo Marconi patented the radio.
  3. In 1930, the first ever World Cup competition began in Uruguay.
  4. In 1977, New York City experienced a 25 hour power outage or "blackout".
  5. In 1985, President Ronald Reagan temporarily transferred power to Vice President George H.W. Bush before undergoing surgery.
  6. Famous Birthdays: John Jacob Astor IV (American businessman), Cameron Crowe (film director), Louise Mandrell (country singer),

For famous birthdays and other daily events in history, visit our Daily Dose Activities.

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For more history resources on Internet 4 Classrooms, visit our Social Studies and History index. For Pre K-8th Grade Level History and Social Studies Resources, visit our Grade Level Index.



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