THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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To­day is Mon­day, July 10, the 191st day of 2017. There are 174 days left in the year.

IN THE NATION

1890: Wy­oming be­came the 44th

state.

1999: The United States women’s soc­cer team won the World Cup, beat­ing China 5-4 on penalty kicks af­ter 120 min­utes of score­less play at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. IN THE WORLD

1973: The Ba­hamas be­came fully in­de­pen­dent af­ter three cen­turies of Bri­tish colo­nial rule.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

For­mer boxer Jake LaMotta is 96. Singer Mavis Sta­ples is 78. In­ter­na­tional Ten­nis Hall of Famer Vir­ginia Wade is 72. Folk singer Arlo Guthrie is 70. Rock singer Neil Ten­nant (Pet Shop Boys) is 63. Banjo player Bela Fleck is 59. Ac­tress Sofia Ver­gara is 45. Rock­a­billy singer Imelda May is 43. Ac­tor Adrian Gre­nier is 41. Ac­tor Chi­we­tel Ejio­for is 40. Singer-ac­tress Jes­sica Simp­son is 37.

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