The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

1904 By some accounts, the ice cream cone was invented by Charles E. Menches during the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis.

1914 Austria-Hungary issued an ultimatum to Serbia following the killing of Archduke Francis Ferdinand by a Serb assassin; the dispute led to World War I.

1967 Rioting that claimed some 43 lives erupted in Detroit.

2000 Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer to complete a career Grand Slam when he won the British Open at age 24.


~ by thehalobender on July 23, 2009.

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