July 13, 1985

Thousands gather in London’s Wembley Stadium for the opening act of Live Aid, the benefit concert for Africa.

July 16, 1945

In Los Alamos, New Mexico, the U.S. Army secretly detonates the first atomic bomb.

July 17, 1955

Walt Disney’s $17-million fantasyland, Disneyland, opens in Anaheim, California.


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