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  1. There is an island which changes sovereignty every 6 months. Less than 7000 sq metres, in a river on the Spain-France border, Pheasant Island is ceremonially exchanged between the two countries every February and July, according to a peace treaty which was signed on the island in 1659

  2. On July 6, 1967, the Alvin Submersible was attacked by a swordfish, which became lodged in the skin of the sub. The crew made an emergency surface, recovered the fish, and ate it for dinner.

  3. Skylab, the first U.S. space station, cost $2.2 billion but was occupied for only 6 months of its 6 years in orbit. It was damaged during launch and eventually fell to Earth on July 11, 1979. The debris fell on western Australia, and the Shire of Esperance fined NASA A$400 for littering.

  4. There is one person still living who was born in the 19th Century - Susannah Mushatt Jones, born July 6, 1899

  5. The phrase 'from time immemorial' has specific legal meaning in British law, and begins on 6 July 1189, the day Richard I assumed the throne.

  6. Nurse shark is ovoviviparous species (eggs develop inside the female's body). Female gives birth to 21 to 28 babies (pups) after pregnancy of 6 months. Babies are usually born during the June and July. They are 12 inches long at birth and covered with light-colored spots. Female is ready to reproduce once again after a pause of 18 months.

  7. Despite the Union loss at the First Battle of Bull Run on July 21, 1861, Burnside led his men with distinction and was promoted to the rank of brigadier general on August 6,

  8. On the Fourth of July every year, at 6:00 in the morning, a man sets off 50 pounds of dynamite in Aspen Colorado. He does this to start the festivities, and has been for almost 50 years.

  9. He was shot in the head in the skies over Belgium on July 6, 1917, but quickly recovered and was back in the air within a couple of weeks.

  10. Females reach sexual maturity at the age of 15 to 20 years. They lay 4 to 6 eggs from May to July. Eggs are shaped like ping-pong balls. Incubation period lasts 10 to 12 months. Only 2% of hatchlings reach adulthood.

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Thieves stole 6 miles(=10km) of a working railway track between Johannesburg and Nigel, South Africa, in July 2014.

In English law, 'from time immemorial' refers to any time before a specific year and day: the accession of Richard Lionheart, on July 6, 1189

On July 6, 1944, while stationed at Camp Hood in Texas, Lieutenant Jackie Robinson was arrested and court-martialed when he refused a bus drivers demand that he move to the back of the bus

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.

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.

Legally, "time immemorial" refers any time before 6 July 1189.

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.

It is 73y ago that Atomic bombs destroyed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 6 and 8 August 1945 and that the UN has a Treaty adopted 7 July 2017 with only the Netherlands voting against prohibiting nuclear weapons, tests...

On the 13th July 1930, Arthur Conan Doyle headlined an event at the Royal Albert Hall, despite having died 6 days earlier