July 29 1981 – England’s Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer were married.
July 29 1958 – The US Congress passed a legislation establishing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa), a civilian agency responsible for
coordinating America’s activities in space.
July 30 2001 – Lance Armstrong became the first American to win three consecutive Tours de France.
July 30 2003 – The last classic VW Beetle rolled off the line.
July 31 1971 – Men rode in a vehicle on the moon for the first time in a lunar rover vehicle (LRV).
July 31 1975 – James Riddle Hoffa, one of the most influential American labor leaders of the 20th century, disappears in Detroit never to be heard from again.
August 1 1774 – Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen
August 2 1990 – Iraq invades Kuwait
August 3 1936 – Jesse Owens won the first of his four Olympic gold medals.
August 4 1944 – Nazi police raided a house in Amsterdam and arrested eight people. Anne Frank, a teenager at the time, was one of the people arrested. Her diary would be published after her death.
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