Thursday, July 12, 2012

12th of July

It is the 193rd day of the year, with only 172 days remaining.

1804 - Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies a day after being shot in a duel.

1862 - The Medal of Honor is authorized by the United States Congress.

1962 - The Rolling Stones perform their first ever concert, at the Marquee Club in London.

2007 - U.S. Army Apache helicopters perform airstrikes in Baghdad, Iraq.  Footage from the cockpit is later leaked to the Internet.

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