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This day in history 7-3-2021

This day in history for July 3.

1775: George Washington takes control of Continental Army.

1863: Battle of Gettysburg ends.

1887: Gunfighter Clay Allison killed.

1890: Idaho becomes 43rd state.

1958: Ike initiates federal flood-control program.

1988: U.S. warship downs Iranian passenger jet.

1990: Pilgrim stampede kills 1,400.

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