Happy Prime Day!
Annnnd, Happy Free Slurpee Day!

Before you shop your heart out and get a brain freeze, I give to you Downright Ultimate’s first history lesson:

July 11th Throughout the Years

1900

Charlotte Cooper beat Hélène Prévost to become the 1st female Olympic tennis champion and the 1st individual female Olympic champion in any sport! #girlpower

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1914

Babe Ruth made his debut as a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox and beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3.

1944 

Franklin Roosevelt announced that he will run for a fourth term as President of the United States.

1977

The US Medal of Freedom was awarded to Martin Luther King Jr. Coretta King accepted the medal on behalf of her late husband.

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2007

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix“, the 5th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling was released. Can you believe it’s been 10 years?!

2011

Neptune completes its first orbit since its discovery on September 23, 1846. What a time to be alive……

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by Gabriel

 

“I think I’m a trivia nerd. I love to learn about everything. I’m curious.” – Adam Rodriguez

 

Check out Onthisday.com and history.com for more “this day in history” trivia.

Never stop learning! #becomingultimate

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