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On July the 25th
American cyclist, Lance Armstrong, won his 6th consecutive Tour de France.
The Air France Concorde flight 4590, crashed right after it had taken off from Paris airport. All 109 passengers as well as 5 people on the ground died.
American cyclist, Lance Armstrong, won his first Tour de France. He was able to accomplish one of the great victories of human spirit, as his victory came after he had been diagnosed and treated for lung, brain and testicular cancer
Israel and Jordan signed the Washington Declaration which formally ended the state of war that had existed between the two nations since 1948.
Israel launched a massive attack against Lebanon in what was called 'Operation Accountability' by Israel and 'Seven-Day war' by Lebanon.
Soviet Mars 5 space probe was launched. It was the fifth of a series of Soviet probes that were designed and launched to gather information from the planet mars.
American actor, Matt LeBlanc, was born in Newton, Massachusetts. He is best known for his role playing Joey Tribbiani, in the hit television series, Friends.
The first ever underwater nuclear detonation test took place near the Bikibi islands in the Pacific Ocean. The retired aircraft carrier, USS Saratoga, was sunk as part of the test. The Bikini Atoll was the site of more than 20 hydrogen and nuclear bomb tests for the American military.
Benito Mussolini was forced out of office by the Italian Grand Council, which he had created, and was replaced by Pietro Badoglio.
The United States invaded Puerto Rico.
Wyoming became part of the United States
Napoleon I of France defeated an army of Ottoman Turks, under the command of Mustafa Pasha, at Aboukir in Egypt.
The city of Santiago de Leon de Caracas, modern day Caracas (Capital of Venezuela) was founded by Don Diego de Losada.
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