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It happened on a… July 23

2021

XXXII Summer Olympic Games officially open at the Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan.

2020

China launches its first mission to Mars, Tianwen-1, a combined orbiter, lander and rover.

2019

Boris Johnson is chosen the new British Prime Minister by the ruling Conservative Party to replace Theresa May

2010

One Direction is formed during the X Factor show as Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson join together.

1967

First successful liver transplant, on 19 month old Julie Rodriguez by Dr Starzl at the University of Colorado.

1966

Frank Sinatra’s album “Strangers In The Night” is No. 1 on the US charts, (Grammy for Record Of The Year and Best Male Vocal Performance).

1955

Jacques Amyot wins the first annual Traversée Internationale du Lac-St-Jean; does it in 11.5 hours.

1904

The ice cream cone was invented by Charles E. Menches during the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, MO.

1829

William Burt patented the typographer, which was the first typewriter.

1798

Napoleon captures Alexandria, Egypt.

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