Day In History

Discover the global events and personal stories of July 1

July 1, 1863

The Battle of Gettysburg

170,000 men fought for three days, often hand-to-hand, in encounters so epic they are known by name.

July 1, 1893

The Birth of a Precedent: Cleveland’s Great Deception, His Secret Cancer Surgery

The public's right to know versus a President's responsibility to protect. Just when, exactly, is secrecy warranted?



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