24.07- Quick History

1701 – Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac founds the trading post at Fort Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit, Michigan.

1847 – After 17 months of travel, Brigham Young leads 148 Mormon pioneers into Salt Lake Valley, resulting in the establishment of Salt Lake City. Celebrations of this event include the Pioneer Day Utah state holiday and the Days of ’47 Parade.

1911 – Hiram Bingham III re-discovers Machu Picchu, “the Lost City of the Incas”.

1943 – Operation Gomorrah begins: British and Canadian aeroplanes bomb Hamburg by night, and American planes by day. By the end of the operation in November, 9,000 tons of explosives will have killed more than 30,000 people and destroyed 280,000 buildings.

1969 – Apollo program: Apollo 11 splashes down safely in the Pacific Ocean.

1972 – Bugojno group is caught by Yugoslav security forces.

1990 – Iraqi forces start massing on the Kuwait-Iraq border.

Have a great 24.07.2014

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