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TODAY IN HISTORY

Adv15 For release Tuesday, July 15

1799: French soldiers in Egypt discovered the Rosetta Stone, which proved instrumental in deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs.

1870: Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.

2010: After 85 days, BP stopped the flow of oil from a blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico.

Adv15 For release Tuesday, July 15 07/14/14 [Last modified: Monday, July 14, 2014 4:12pm]

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