1998 - Monica Lewinsky receives blanket immunity from prosecution to testify.
1996 - Kennewick Man: remains of a prehistoric man discovered near Kennewick, WA.
1939 - Judy Garland sings "Somewhere Over the Rainbow", her most famous song, that would later be used in "The Wizard of Oz"
1896 - The community of Miami, Florida was incorporated
1866 - The metric system was legalized by the U.S. Congress.
This Day In Business
2001 - Search engine Google launches Google Images, allowing users to instantly search over 250 million images.
1957 - Jerry Lee Lewis demonstrates his skills on television for the first time
1896 - Beach-town Miami, Florida is incorporated.
1999 - The great Barry Sanders retired young, at the age of 30, shocking the world.
July 28th Holiday
World Hepatitis Day - Raises awareness, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.
Today's Birthday Trivia
He was the League 1 top goalscorer in 2007-08, led Lyon to 4 Ligue 1 titles and helped Real Madrid capture a La Liga title in 2012. Who is he?
Today's Birthday Horoscope
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