Monday, July 24, 2023

Last week's photos:
1954 Vietnam
1969 Apollo 11
1898 Guam
1952 Egypt

Last year we looked at obscure holidays. This year, let’s look at major world events that occurred each week.  Make your best guess in the comments as to the years of each event.  No googling!

Week #30

July 25, ____ - In the first international overseas airplane flight, a small monoplane took off from France and landed in England near Dover.

July 25, ____ - The Italian luxury liner Andrea Doria sank after colliding with the Swedish liner Stockholm. Nearby ships rescued 1,634 people, including the captain and the crew.

July 27, ____ - The Korean War ended with the signing of an armistice at Panmunjom.

July 30, ____ - Former Teamsters Union leader James Hoffa was last seen outside a restaurant near Detroit, Michigan.

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