THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

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To­day is Thurs­day, July 20, the 201st day of 2017. There are 164 days left in the year.

IN THE NA­TION

1968: The first In­ter­na­tional Spe­cial Olympics Sum­mer Games, or­ga­nized by Eu­nice Kennedy Shriver, were held at Sol­dier Field in Chicago. 1969: As­tro­nauts Neil Arm­strong and Ed­win “Buzz” Aldrin be­came the first men to walk on the moon af­ter reach­ing the sur­face in their Apollo 11 lu­nar mod­ule.

IN THE WORLD

1923: Mex­i­can revo­lu­tion­ary leader Pan­cho Villa was as­sas­si­nated by gun­men in Par­ral.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

Au­thor Cor­mac McCarthy is 84. Mu­si­cian Car­los San­tana is 70. Mu­si­cian Paul Cook (The Sex Pis­tols) is 61. Ac­tor Omar Epps is 44. Ac­tress Judy Greer is 42. Su­per­model Gisele Bund­chen is 37. Dancer-singer-ac­tress Ju­lianne Hough is 29.

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