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On July 17, 1850, Vega became the first star ( other than the Sun ) to be photographed, when it was imaged by William Bond and John Adams Whipple at the Harvard College Observatory, also with a daguerreotype.
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On July 20, the first drawing of numbers occurred in the Senate Office Building before a distinguished group of congressmen and high Army officers.
On July 4, 1959, the patient developed marked abdominal pain and distension, went into shock, and died.
On July 11 the head of the mineral-rich province of Katanga, Moise Tshombe, announced that his province had seceded from the country.
On July 14 the Security Council -- with France and Great Britain abstaining -- voted the resolution which drew the U.N. into the Congo.
On July 9, 2011, Agassi was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Newport, Rhode Island.
" On July 27, 1868, the day before the Fourteenth Amendment was adopted, U. S. Congress declared in the preamble of the Expatriation Act that " the right of expatriation is a natural and inherent right of all people, indispensable to the enjoyment of the rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness ," and ( Section I ) one of " the fundamental principles of this government " ( United States Revised Statutes, sec.
On July 23, 1894, the Parisian magazine Le Petit Journal organized what is considered to be the world's first motoring competition from Paris to Rouen.
On July 2, 1863, Army of the Potomac commander Maj. Gen. George G. Meade replaced Doubleday with Maj. Gen. John Newton, a more junior officer from another corps.
On 7 July 2006, the new Town Museum of Abensberg was opened in the former duke's castle in the town.
On July 23, 1963, Webb announced Mueller's appointment as Deputy Associate Administrator for Manned Space Flight, to replace then Associate Administrator D. Brainard Holmes on his retirement effective September 1.
On July 6, the arrival of a force of 300 Pinkerton agents from New York City and Chicago resulted in a fight in which 10 men — seven strikers and three Pinkertons — were killed and hundreds were injured.
On 19 July 2007, the Newport Pagnell plant rolled out its last car, a Vanquish S. Nearly 13, 000 cars had been made there since 1955.
On July 12, 2010, Aon announced that it has agreed to buy Lincolnshire, Illinois, based Hewitt Associates for $ 4. 9 billion in cash and stock.
On July 19, 2011, Aon announced that it bought Westfield Financial Corp., the owner of insurance-industry consulting firm Ward Financial Group, from Ohio Farmers Insurance Co. Financial terms were not disclosed.
In USA in July 1943, as a result of the American Federation of Musicians boycott of US recording studios, the a cappella vocal group The Song Spinners had a best-seller with " Comin ' In On A Wing And A Prayer ".
On July 10 Haznawi obtained a Florida driver's license, later obtaining another copy on September 7, 2001 by filling out a change-of-address form.
On July 17, 1996, Clinton issued Executive Order 13011 – Federal Information Technology, ordering the heads of all federal agencies to utilize information technology fully to make the information of the agency easily accessible to the public.
On the opposite extreme, summers in the Southern Interior valleys are hot ; for example in Osoyoos the July Maximum averages, hot weather sometimes moves towards the Coast or to the far north of the province.
On July 14, 2010, a spokesperson for MTV Networks informed a New York Post reporter that Mike Judge is creating a new Beavis and Butt-Head series, that Judge will reprise his voice-acting roles for the show, and that the animation will be hand-drawn.
On July 12, 1985, in conjunction with a credit card fraud investigation, the Middlesex County, NJ Sheriff's department raided and seized The Private Sector BBS, which was the official BBS for grey hat hacker quarterly 2600 Magazine at the time.
On July 2011, Beltelecom announced a plan to raise the capacity of its Internet gateway to Russia by 20Gbit / s by the end of 2011 and announced a tender to provide the service.
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On February 17, Russell and Cook were sent to the Pena Flor community on the Vermejo to see about renting out ranches the company had purchased.
On April 17, 1610, the sturdy little three-masted bark, Discovery, weighed anchor in St. Katherine's Pool, London, and floated down the Thames toward the sea.
On January 17, 2008, NYSE Euronext announced it would acquire the AMEX for $ 260 million in stock ; on October 1, 2008, NYSE Euronext completed the acquisition.
On December 21, 2008, Atlanta beat the Minnesota Vikings 24 – 17 to clinch a wild card spot, earning a trip to the playoffs for the first time since 2004.
On May 8, after going 12 – 17 in 29 games, the Diamondbacks released manager Bob Melvin and hired A. J. Hinch.
On 17 August 2008 club chairman and owner Franco Sensi died after a long illness ; his place at the chairmanship of the club was successively taken by his daughter Rosella.
On December 17, however, Bradley observed that the star was moving southwards, a motion further shown by observations on the 20th.
On 15 September / 17 September 1815 in Weilburg, Charles married Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg ( 1797 – 1829 ).
On March 17, 1955, she married him at Quartzsite, Arizona, returning with Pole to live in California.
On 17 July 2010, the band performed their first UK gig in almost four years to a crowd of around 30, 000 at Latitude Festival in Henham Park, Southwold.
On January 17, 2008, Selig's contract was extended through 2012, after which he planned to retire, but then decided to stay as commissioner until the end of the 2014 season, a move approved by the owners on January 12, 2012, which would take his leadership past his 80th birthday.
On 17 July 2003, Kelly, an employee of the Ministry of Defence, apparently committed suicide after being misquoted by BBC journalist Andrew Gilligan as saying that Tony Blair's Labour government had knowingly " sexed up " the " September Dossier ", a report into Iraq and weapons of mass destruction.
On September 17, 1923, a major fire swept down the hills toward the University campus and the downtown section.
On November 17, 1858, Emperor Napoleon III annexed Clipperton as part of the French colony of Tahiti.
On 17 August 1990, the Serbs began what became known as the Log Revolution, where barricades of logs were placed across roads throughout the South as an expression of their secession from Croatia.
On January 17, 1725, the Province of Massachusetts Bay, which then claimed territories west of the Merrimack River, granted the Concord area as the Plantation of Penacook.
On November 17, 2011, Dale Sveum agreed to a three year contract with an option for a fourth to become new manager of the Cubs.
On April 17, 1994, the Rockies beat Montreal 6 – 5, moving the team's record to 6 – 5 — the first time in franchise history that the club had a winning record.
On April 17, 2008, Colorado beat the San Diego Padres, 2 – 1, in a 22-inning road game that spanned 6 hours and 16 minutes.