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This Day in History: July 15

History: What Happened Today?

  1. In 1741, the first Europeans visit Alaska.
  2. In 1869, margarine is patented for use by the French Navy.
  3. In 1870, Georgia becomes the last confederate state to be readmitted to the U.S.
  4. In 1904, the first Buddhist temple in the United States is formed in Los Angeles, California.
  5. In 1932, in the midst of the Great Depression, President Hoover cuts his salary by 15%.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Rembrandt (Dutch painter), Clement Moore (American scholar, writer of "The Night Before Christmas"), Clive Cussler (author)

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