July 7 in history,

07/07/2009

On July 7:

1919 British actor Jon Pertwee was born.

 

1924 Arthur Porritt  (later Sir) won a bronze medal at the Paris Olympics.

1928 sliced bread was sold for the first time by the Chillcothe Baking Company, Missouri.

1933 New Zealand athlete Sir Murray Halberg was born in Eketahuna.


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