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Historical Events for 5th July 2023

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1750 - Slave revolt on Curacao
1841 - Thomas Cook opens first travel agency
1871 - Trial against Kiowa chief Satanta (White Bear) and Big Tree, begins
1937 - 117°F (47°C), Medicine Lake, Montana (state record)
1946 - British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: In first post-WWII Championship, Sam Snead wins his only Open title, 4 strokes clear of runners-up Johnny Bulla and Bobby Locke
1947 - "Barefoot Boy with Cheek" closes at Martin Beck NYC after 108 performances
1969 - Rolling Stones play a free concert in London's Hyde Park
1981 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1991 - American jockey Ray Sibille wins his 3,000th career race, aboard Sporting Surf at Pleasanton, California
2021 - One of world's oldest pieces of art, 51,000-year-old deer bone carved by Neanderthals, announced discovered in Harz Mountains, Germany

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