July 15 1099 — First Crusade: Christian soldiers take the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem after the final assault of a difficult siege.
July 16 1439 — Kissing is banned in England (to stop germs from spreading).
July 17 1973 — Military coup in Afghanistan; King Mohammad Zahir Shah flees.
July 18 1925 — Adolf Hitler publishes his personal manifesto Mein Kampf.
July 19 1947 — The Prime Minister of the shadow Burmese government, Bogyoke Aung San and 6 of his cabinet and 2 non-cabinet members are assassinated by Galon U Saw.
July 20 1903 — The Ford Motor Company ships its first car.
July 21 1969 — Space Race: Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin become the first humans to walk on the Moon, during the Apollo 11 mission (July 20 in North America).
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