Today in History for July 1st

Today in History for July 1st

July 1, 2014 Updated Jul 1, 2014 at 11:09 AM CDT

Highlights of this day in history: The Civil War Battle of Gettysburg begins; The first nuclear weapons test in peacetime; TR's assault on San Juan Hill; Britain's Princess Diana born; Hong Kong returned to China; Actor Marlon Brando dies.

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