Today in History for July 12
Friday, 12 July 2019
Highlights of this day in history: Julius Caesar born; Walter Mondale taps Geraldine Ferraro as the first woman to run on a major party ticket for the
White House; Boris Yeltsin quits the Soviet Communist Party; Comedian Bill Cosby born. (July 12)
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This Day in History: Burr Slays Hamilton in a Duel July 11, 1804 Vice President Aaron Burr shot leading Federalist Alexander Hamilton in the stomach. Hamilton died the next day. The "affair of honor" was the culmination of two decades of political and personal rivalry between the two. They came from... This Day in History: Burr Slays Hamilton in a Duel 01:03
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