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    1. Today in History

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 01 09:00 PM

      Today is Thursday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2015. There are 182 days left in the year.

    2. Today is Wednesday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2015. There are 183 days left in the year. This is Canada Day.

    3. Thought for Today: "In an age of multiple and massive innovations, obsolescence becomes the major obsession." — Marshall McLuhan, Canadian communications theorist (1911-1980).

    4. Today is Tuesday, June 30, the 181st day of 2015. There are 184 days left in the year. On June 30, 1865, eight people, including Mary Surratt and Dr. Samuel Mudd, were convicted by a military commission of conspiring with John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln.

    5. Today in History for Thursday, July 2, 2015

      Amarillo Globe-NewsJul 01 03:37 PM

      In 1881, President James A. Garfield was shot by Charles J. Guiteau at the Washington railroad station; Garfield died the following September. (Guiteau was hanged in June 1882.) ■ In 1890, President Benjamin Harrison signed into law the Sherman Antitrust Act. ■ In 1915, a time bomb planted in a reception room of the U.S. Senate exploded shortly before midnight, causing considerable damage but...

    6. Islamic State insurgents attacked several military checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai today in a co-ordinated assault in which at least 70 combatants and civilians were killed - one of the biggest mil...

    7. Wednesday, July 8

      The New Zealand HeraldJun 30 04:29 PM

      Today is Wednesday, July 8, the 189th day of 2015. There are 176 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1524 - Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano arrives in France to report on his discoveries in the New...

    8. Today in History for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

      Amarillo Globe-NewsJun 30 02:52 PM

      In 1535, Sir Thomas More went on trial in England, charged with high treason for rejecting the Oath of Supremacy. (More was convicted, and executed.) ■ In 1863, the pivotal, three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, resulting in a Union victory, began in Pennsylvania. ■ In 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain as the British North America Act took effect. ■ In 1912 ...

    9. This day in history, July 1, 2015

      IlliniHQ.comJul 01 05:26 AM

      Today is Wednesday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2015. There are 183 days left in the year. This is Canada Day. Today's Highlight in History: read more

    10. A New England hotel rich in history, Madison Beach Hotel, today joined Curio – A Collection by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s growing global collection of distinctive hotels for passionate travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences.

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