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July 1, 1851 — Proclamation of the state of Victoria.
July 1, 1916 — Battle of the Somme in World War I began.
July 1, 1997 — Hong Kong reunited with China after 99 years as a British overseas territory.
July 3-10 – NAIDOC Week commemorates the history of Australia's indigenous peoples and celebrates their heritage and accomplishments.
July 8, 1497 — Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer, left Portugal on his voyage to India via the Cape of Good Hope.
July 10, 1985 — Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior, sunk in Auckland Harbour, New Zealand, by French secret agents.
July 10, 1940 — Battle of Britain in World War II.
July 14 — Bastille Day, France; citizens stormed the Bastille in 1789, beginning the French Revolution.
July 17, 1918 — Czar Nicholas II of Russia and his family killed at Yekaterinburg.
July 17-18, 1936 — Spanish Civil War began.
July 20, 1969 — Neil A. Armstrong, astronaut, became the first person to walk on the moon.
July 19-20, 1916 — Battle of Fromelles took place near the far northern French village of Fromelles during World War I.
July 23, 1916 — Battle of Pozières began. The costly battle was part of the much larger Battle of the Somme.
July 27, 1953 — Truce ending Korean War signed.
July 28, 1923 — Work began on Sydney Harbour Bridge.

July 15, 1606 — Rembrandt, Dutch painter and etcher.
July 16, 1872 — Roald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer, led the first expedition to reach the South Pole.  
July 20, 1919 — Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand mountain climber, one of the first two men to reach the top of Mount Everest and return.
July 21, 1899 — Ernest Hemingway, American author and Nobel Prize winner.
July 24, 1897 — Amelia Earhart, American aviator and first woman to fly over the Atlantic.
July 24, 1920 — Arthur Boyd, Australian artist.
July 29, 1883 — Benito Mussolini, Italian dictator.
July 30, 1818 — Emily Brontë, English novelist.

 

Who is this person born on July 28, 1866?
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 Known for her charming children's stories about small animals.  Check your answer  
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