July 4, 1940 in History

Event:

British destroys French battle fleet at Oran, Algeria, 1267 die





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1996 HotMail, a free internet E-mail service begins
1960 America's new 50-star flag honoring Hawaiian statehood unfurled
1884 Statue of Liberty presented to U.S. in Paris
1802 U.S. Military Academy officially opens at West Point, New York
1776 Declaration of Independence - U.S. gains independence from Britain
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