This Week in History

July 24, 1911

While searching for lost Incan cities, American archaeologist Hiram Bingham discovers the “Sacred City” masterpiece, Machu Picchu.

July 25, 1978

The world’s first test-tube baby, Louise Joy, is born in Manchester, England, to parents Lesley and Peter Brown.

July 27, 1974

The House Judiciary Committee recommends that America’s 37th president, Richard M. Nixon, be impeached and removed from office.


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