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What is Today - July 15, 2013

What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (7/15/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•The first Crusaders captured and plundered Jerusalem 914 years ago.

•The Rosetta Stone was found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during Napoleon's Egyptian Campaign 214 years ago.

•Napoleon surrendered and was later exiled on St Helena 198 years ago.

•A fire destroyed the ancient Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls in Rome 190.

•Georgia became last confederate to be readmitted to United States 143 years ago.

•Bandai volcano (Japan) erupted for the first time in 1,000 years 125 years ago.

•The Italian parliament accepts new constitution 90 years ago.

•President Hoover cut his own salary 15% 81 years ago.

•Alcoholic Anonymous was founded in Britain 65 years ago.

•A Russian Soyuz rocket with an international team launched for a mission to the International Space Station one year ago.

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