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  1. The Rolex Murder. On July 28, 1996, a man’s body washed up on a trawler in the UK seas. There was no identification on the body except a 25-year-old Rolex Oyster on his wrist. As Rolex maintains such meticulous service records, they were able to ID the victim and ultimately the murderer.

  2. Although we picture the Founding Fathers as old men, many were quite young. By July 4th, 1776, Aaron Burr was 20, Alexander Hamilton, 21; James Madison, 25; John Jay, 29; and Thomas Jefferson, 33.

  3. A giant blue cock was erected in London's Trafalgar Square in 25 July 2013. Standing at 4.72 metres (15.5 ft), it stood for 2 years and was nicknamed "The Big Blue Cock of London".

  4. Every April 25 is ANZAC day in Australia and New Zealand. It is a day of remembrance and a national holiday in both countries, similar to Memorial Day, Veterans Day, and the Fourth of July in the United States.

  5. It is estimated that the Greensboro Woolworth lost $200,000 by the time the store's manager relented and changed its segregation policy on July 25, 1960.

  6. McClellan's inaction was often the result of his belief that he simply did not have enough men to fight: his lack of confidence and indecision are often seen as the reason why he lost the Seven Days Battles (June 25-July 1, 1862) and the ultimate Union withdrawal from the Peninsula Campaign.

  7. The United States codenamed its intervention in Lebanon Operation Blue Bat. Troops were sent in on July 15, 1958 and all were withdrawn by October 25.

  8. Longstreet redeemed himself during the Seven Days Battle from June 25 to July 1, 1862 near Richmond, Virginia: Longstreet picked up the slack from his underperforming Confederate peers and helped lead the Confederates to a decisive victory.

  9. The Concorde was grounded after the 25 July 2000 crash near Paris. The first flight with passengers after the accident took place on 11 September 2001, landing shortly before the World Trade Center attacks in the United States

  10. While Jordan was serving her first term in Congress, on July 25, 1974, she presented a fifteen minute opening speech to the impeachment proceedings of President Richard Nixon.

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The only remaining, physical evidence found on the route followed by the Lewis and Clark Expedition is an inscription of William Clark's name and date on Pompey's Pillar. (July 25, 1806)

Professional skydiver Luke Aikins was the first person to skydive and land safely without a parachute or wingsuit. On July 30, 2016, he jumped from an aircraft at 25,000 feet. After about two minutes of freefall, he landed in a 100x100 ft polyethylene cord net.

The Seven Days Battles, which took place from June 25 to July 1, marked the end of the Peninsula Campaign for the Union.

That, on July 4, 1776, Andrew Jackson was 9 years old, James Monroe was 18, Alexander Hamilton was 21, James Madison was 25, and Thomas Jefferson was 33. King George III was 38, George Washington was 44, and Benjamin Franklin was 70.

10 year old American child actress, Judith Barsi who was abused by her father to the extent where she exhibited disturbing behavior, which included plucking out all her eyelashes and pulling out her cat's whiskers. On July 25, 1988, he shot her in the head while she was sleeping

Concorde crashed on July 25, 2000. Concorde grounded all planes afterwards. 14 months later, British Airways flew a test flight with their Concorde staff. The day they flew was Sept. 11, 2001.

Concorde Flight 4590 crashed in Paris, France on July 25, 2000, killing all 109 people on board. The first Concorde flight with passengers following the accident took place on the morning of September 11, 2001, landing shortly before the World Trade Center attacks.

NYC blackout July 13th 1977 (40 years ago today) after a lightning strike set off a chain reaction effectively shutting down the city's power network, and leaving over 1 million New Yorkers without electricity for 25 hours straight.

Even though we picture the Founding Fathers as older men, a few of them were quite young. By July 4, 1776 James Madison was 25, Alexander Hamilton was 21, and Arron Burr was only 20 years old.

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