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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

July 6th

On this day in 1951, Althea Gibson won at Wimbledon, she was the first African American athlete to achieve this victory.

On this day in 2010, Linda Lingle, governor of Hawaii, vetoed a bill to allow same-sex civil unions.