20.07-Quick History

Hello, here is my regular quick history text for today

1810 – Citizens of Bogotá, New Granada declare independence from Spain.

1885 – The Football Association legalizes professionalism in association football under pressure from the British Football Association.

1903 – The Ford Motor Company ships its first car.

1940 – Denmark leaves the League of Nations.

1944 – Adolf Hitler survives an assassination attempt led by German Army Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg. Movie Operation Valkyrie was made about this event starring Tom Cruise.

1968 – The first International Special Olympics Summer Games are held at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill, with about 1,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities.

 

Have a great 20.07.2014

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