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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

July 5th

On this day in 1922, women in Holland voted in the elections for the first time.

On this day in 1983, a woman who had been brain dead for 84 days gave birth to a healthy baby.

On this day in 1986, The Statue of Liberty reopened after being refurbished. First Lady Nancy Reagan was on hand to cut the ribbons of red, white and blue.