This Day In History – July 23

YearEvent
1829The first typewriter is patented by William Burt Vernon,Michigan.
1920British East Africa is renamed Kenya and becomes British colony.
1952Egyptian military officers,led by Jamal Abdul Nasser, overthrow King Farouq l.
1962The Telstar Satelite sends the first major live TV brodcast between the US and Europe.
1970Qaboos Bin Saeed becomes sultan of Oman.
1999King Hassan ll of Morocco dies.
2000Tiger Woods becomes youngest to win Grand Slam.Tiger woods strolled over the swilken Bridge and into history with a performance never before seen on a course where Golf has been played for more then 500 years.
2005Multiple pre-dawn bombings targeting several hotels kill at least 88 in the Egyptian tourist resort of Sharm Al Shaikh.
2009German carmaker Volkswagen takes over Porsche to create a new car glant.
2015A Earth-like planet Kepler 452b is Discovered.

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