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This Week in History


July 19, 1799

A French Soldier discovers the Rosetta Stone, unlocking the long-dead language of hieroglyphics.

July 20, 1969

Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to step on the moon, uttering: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”

July 23, 1903

The Ford Motor Company introduces its first automobile, the Model A car.



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