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March 4, 1936: 1st flight of airship Hindenburg, Germany
April 19, 1962: NASA civilian pilot Joseph A. Walker takes X-15 to 46,900m
May 14, 1957: Bob Merrill's musical "New Girl in Town," premieres in New York City
September 29, 1982: U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
July 27, 1973: Walter Blum becomes 6th jockey to ride 4,000 winners

Events That Made History Today - July 20

514 - St. Hormisdas elected as Pope succeeding Pope Sympowerus
1031 - Henry I succeeds father Robert II as King of France
1495 - French viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders
1498 - Emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands
1553 - Prime Minister John Dudley captured in Cambridge
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Events That Made History Tomorrow - July 21

230 - St. Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope
365 - Alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die
866 - John appointed bishop of the kingdom
905 - Holy Roman Catholic emperor Louis III captured
976 - Emperor Otto II gives earl Leopold I, East Bavaria
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Events That Made History Yesterday - July 19

64 - Circus Maximus in Rome catches fire
532 - Start of Dionysian Pascal Cycle
1195 - Battle at Alarcos: Almohaden beats Alfons VIII of Castilia
1380 - Thomas of Buckingham's invasion army lands on Calais
1425 - Duke John VI van Brabant pledges Holland/Zealand to Philip the Good
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1486 - The Year That Was

January 18: King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV
February 16: Diet of Frankfort

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