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Notable Historical Events for July 1st

1973Mary Mills wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic

1956Elvis Presley wearing a tuxedo appears on Steve Allen Show

1836US President Andrew Jackson announces to Congress bequest by James Smithson of 100,000 gold sovereigns to found institution in Washington.

1975Muhammad Ali beats Joe Bugner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1997Nevada Athletic Commission suspends Mike Tyson for biting Holyfield

2014Jennifer Love Hewitt joins the CBS series "Criminal Minds"

1905Albert Einstein introduces his theory of relativity

1920Wash Senator Walter Johnson no-hits Boston Red Sox, 1-0

1948Bradman scores 128 Australia v Surrey, 141 mins, 15 fours

1973Tom Bradley becomes the 38th Mayor of Los Angeles, the first (and only) African-American to hold that position

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Notable Birthdays on July 1st

1961Carl Lewis [Frederick], Birmingham Alabama, sprinter and long jumper (Oly-9 gold-84-96)

1961Diana Spencer, Sandringham England, Princess of Wales, (d. 1997)

1906Estée Lauder, New York, NY, CEO (Estée Lauder cosmetics) (d. 2004)

1977Liv Tyler, New York City, American actress and daughter of Aerosmith's frontman, Steven Tyler (Stealing Beauty)

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Notable Weddings on July 1st

1998Eight-time Grammy Award-winning singer Barbra Streisand (57) weds actor James Brolin (58) in Malibu

1902British admiral John Rushworth Jellicoe (42) weds Gwendoline Cayzer at Holy Trinity in London

1900Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand (36) weds countess Sophie Chotek (32) in Reichstadt, Bohemia

2013Canadian singer Avril Lavigne (28) weds Canadian singer Chad Kroeger (38) at the Château de La Napoule, a reconstructed medieval castle on the Mediterranean Sea in the South of France.

1961Business magnate Martha Stewart (19) weds Andrew Stewart

1981NFL quarterback Joe Montana (25) weds second wife Cathleen Castillo

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Notable Divorces on July 1st

2011Journalist and executive producer Maria Shriver (55) divorces Hollywood action film icon Arnold Schwarzenegger (63) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage

2011Actor Ryan Reynolds (34) divorces actress Scarlett Johansson (26) due to irreconcilable differences after two years of marriage

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Notable Deaths on July 1st

1896Harriet Beecher Stowe, American author (Uncle Tom's Cabin), dies at 85

2004Marlon Brando, actor ("The Godfather", "A Street Cart Named Desire" and "On the Water Front") dies at 80

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