July 30 - Elvis Introduced to the World

1932 - Flowers and Trees was premiered in theatres. Walt Disney’s first cartoon short to win an Academy award and was also the first to use full-color three-strip Technicolor instead of two colour (black-and-white) Technicolor films in the past.

1954 - Elvis Presley, the king of “Rock ‘n’ Roll” performed That’s Alright Mama and Blue Moon of Kentucky at his first professional performance in Memphis.

2002 - The 1933 Double Gold Eagle is the World’s most expensive coin. It was sold for $6.6 million at an auction to an unnamed buyer.

July 16 - Soccer Fans Unite!

1950- 199,854 people gathered to watch the World Cup soccer finals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The crowd that came together to watch Uraguay defeat Brazil was said to be the largest in sporting history.

1964- A coast-to-coast speed record was made by Marine Maj. John Glenn. It took him three hours, 23 min. and eight second to fly from California to New York in his jet plan.

1969- Apollo 11 launched the first manned flight to the moon. Armstrong and Aldrin become the first people to walk on the moon four days later.

July 9 - New Zealand Passes the Homosexual Reform Act

1948 – Pakistan issues its first set of Postage stamps, bearing images of the Constituent Assembly, the Jinnah International Airport, and the Shahi Fort.

1986 – The New Zealand Parliament passes the Homosexual Law Reform Act legalising homosexuality in New Zealand.

2010 - The United States Senate declared this day as National Collector Car Appreciation Day as a means to raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.

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