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Top 10 July 3 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Julie d'Aubigny, a 17th century French swordswoman and opera singer who was challenged to duels by three different noblemen after kissing a young woman at a society ball. She beat all 3 of them. She was later sentenced to death by fire for kidnapping and arson. She survived that too!

  2. 'Dog Days' of summer are actually defined as the period from July 3 through Aug. 11 when the Dog Star, Sirius, rises in conjunction (or nearly so) with the sun

  3. 3 of the first 5 US presidents died on July 4th.

  4. JFK allegedly smoked weed in the White House, brought by family friend and American socialite Mary Meyer in July of 1962. "Suppose the Russians did something now," Kennedy said after smoking 3 joints.

  5. A Ukrainian Jewish man named Semen Hitler served in the Red Army During WW2. He was awarded the Soviet Medal For Courage and died on July 3, 1942 during the battle of Sevastopol.

  6. Female gives birth to 8 to 11 live babies in July. Pregnancy lasts 3 months. Baby lizards develop in the eggs inside the mother's body, hence the name - viviparous lizard. Viviparous lizards are dark brown in color at birth.

  7. In Cherokee, Oklahoma, 11 July 1909: at 3:00 in the morning, a heat burst reportedly caused the temperature to rise briefly to 57.8 °C (136.0 °F), desiccating crops in the area.

  8. 3 out of the 5 Founding Father Presidents; Adams, Jefferson and Monroe died on the 4th of July, Adams and Jefferson within hours of each other.

  9. The battle was fought July 1-July 3, 1863.

  10. Pemberton attempted a conditional surrender on July 3, but was rebuffed by Grant and officially surrendered the city, unconditionally, on July 4.

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Pickett's Charge was part of a massive frontal assault ordered by General Lee intended to capture Cemetery Ridge from the Union forces on July 3, 1863.

Mating season of Atlantic canary takes place from January to July. These birds produce 2 to 3 broods per year.

Females are able to store and use sperm for the fertilization of eggs during a period of 4 years. They lay 3 to 8 (usually 4 to 5) eggs from May to July in the nests in the sand. Incubation period lasts 3 months.

A key to the Union victory was holding off the Confederate attack of the center of the Union line at Cemetery Ridge on July 3. This was a devastating defeat for the South.

The US Army is older than the United States. The Continental Army was created by an act from the Continental Congress on June 14, 1775. The next day, George Washington was appointed as commander-in-chief of the new Army, and took command of his troops in Boston on July 3, 1775.

One of the only non-trench fighting engagements in the Battle of the Somme was the Battle of Delville Wood, fought from July 5 to September 3. British forces largely comprised of South Africans, were able to take the woods.

Two teams in Alberta, Canada played softball for 115 hours and 3 minutes straight. The game started on June 30th, 2009 and went on until July 5th, when the winning team walked away with a victory of 876-766

On July 3, 1928 he had introduced color television.

Windows 7 was released less than 3 years after Windows Vista due to Vista's poor reception. Windows 7 was a major success for Microsoft - in just 6 months, over 100 million copies had been sold. By July 2012, over 630 million copies had been sold.

The two most deadly days to drive are July 3 and July 4

During the week of July 2nd 1982, E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial, Rocky 3, Blade Runner, Poltergeist, John Carpenter's The Thing, Star Trek 2 and Conan The Barbarian were all simultaneously playing at the cinema.

On July 13, 1908 the Washington Times reported that 3 contractors unearthed 14 human skeletons at Santa Monica Beach, at least one of which was over 9 feet tall

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died 6 hours apart on July 4, 1826. In fact, President #2 (Adams), #3 (Jefferson), and #4 (Monroe) all died on Independence Day.

On July 9, 2015 wind power not only provided 116% of Denmark's national electricity needs but that at 3:00AM Denmark wind was producing 140% of the countries energy needs, with plenty to spare for Germany, Norway and Sweden.

3 of the first 4 US Presidents died on July 4th

American Bert Patenaude is the first player to score a hat trick in FIFA World Cup history by virtue of his three goals in the USA's 3-0 win over Paraguay on 7 July 1930

3 of the first 5 U.S. Presidents died on July 4th. Two (Adams & Jefferson) even died during the same year.

Canadian Julie Payette finished 3 colleges,2 universities,her final thesis on A.I,was a leader in computer voice recognition tech,IBM engineer,NASA astronaut,1300 hours high power jet flight,speaks 6 languages,Queen Elizabeth II appointed her Governor General of Canada. Oh, she is only 54.

On July 3 1754, at Fort Necessity, George Washington was forced to sign Articles of Capitulation composed in French. Unable to read French, he was unaware he was admitting to the assassination of French-Canadian officer Jumonville. The Articles were sent to France sparking war in North America.

It was only 30 years ago (July 3, 1987) that a hot-air balloon was able to cross the Atlantic Ocean. It was on that date businessman Richard Branson, 36 and adventurer Per Lindstrand, 38, flew 4,947 km(3,074 mi) between Sugarloaf, Maine, USA, and Limavady, Ireland

Although 7 people reached the top of the Matterhorn on July 14, 1865, only 3 of them made it down to the bottom because of a disaster during the descent.

In 1968 congress passed a Uniform Monday Holiday Act, moving Memorial Day to Mondays, creating 3-day weekends. Originally it included Independence Day, which would have moved to the 1st Monday in July. If it had succeeded we wouldn't have a shitty Wednesday Independence Day.

On July 18, 1955, the first guest to enter Disneyland was college student Dave MacPherson. His ticket cost $1 and he didn't ride a single attraction. He was awarded a life long ticket to Disneyland (with up to 3 guests). The ticket has since extended to include Disney parks around the world.

"the first U.S. income tax was imposed in July 1861, at 3 percent of all incomes over $800 up to 10 percent for incomes over $100,000 to help pay for the war effort."

The flight airspeed record on earth is 3,529 km/h (2,193 mph) and was recorded on 28 July 1976