It was on July 26th back in 1588 when the English Admiral John Hawkins was knighted for his service to the country regarding the defeat of the Spanish Armada. Hawkins...
It was on July 25th, back in 1797 when Admiral Nelson led an ill-fated assault on the Spanish island of Tenerife. He was hit by a cannonball after stepping ashore...
It was on July 23rd back in 1967 when the Detroit riot, one of the most destructive and bloodiest race riots in American history took place. During the summer of 1967 many...
It was on July 22nd back in 1992 when Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escaped from his own luxurious private prison which he had built to his own specifications and...
It was on July 21st back in 1545 when the French tried to invade the Isle of Wight but failed when their troops were repelled. The invasion attempt came just days after...
It was on July 12th back in 1943 when one of the largest tank battles in history was fought on the Eastern Front during the Second World War. The Battle of Prokhorovka...
  It was on July 11th back in 1979 when America’s first space station, Skylab, re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere and fell back to Earth creating massive global media...
It was on July 8th back in 1947 when public information officer Walter Haut from the Roswell Army Air Field created one of the most famous conspiracy theories in history...
It was on July 3rd back in 1940 when the Royal Navy, under the orders of Winston Churchill attacked French Navy ships following France’s surrender to Germany. France had...
  It was on May 14th back in 1939 when a Peruvian child became the youngest confirmed mother in history when she gave birth at the age of five years, seven months, and...