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US This Day in History: July 1

08:41  01 july  2020
08:41  01 july  2020 Source:   foxnews.com

Kane Brown, Lauren Alaina to Perform in Bobby Bones-Hosted iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ Concert

  Kane Brown, Lauren Alaina to Perform in Bobby Bones-Hosted iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ Concert The iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ special will be broadcast on July 3 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW and iHeartCountry stations nationwide PEOPLE exclusively announces iHeartMedia's upcoming television and radio special, iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ, which will premiere on July 3. Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina will be singing live from the backyards of their respective homes for an evening of music and storytelling. Also, Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Whit Sellers, Geoff Sprung, and Brad Tursi of Old Dominion are set to perform during the show, which will be hosted by Bobby Bones.

Today in history – which major historical events happened on 1 July ? What Happened On This Day – 1 July . 2002 The International Criminal Court (ICC) is established. It is the first international judicial body that has the power to try individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, and war

On this day in history , music, sport, film and television. Browse historical events, famous birthdays, weddings, deaths and people from 6,000 years of history . All Months January February March April May June July August September October November December.

On this day, July 1 …

Clarence Thomas wearing a suit and tie: Take a look at all of the important historical events that took place on July 1. © Provided by FOX News Take a look at all of the important historical events that took place on July 1.

1991: President George H.W. Bush nominates federal appeals court judge Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court, beginning an ultimately successful confirmation process marked by allegations of sexual harassment.

Also on this day:

  • 1863: The pivotal, three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg begins in Pennsylvania.
  • 1946: The United States sets off a 20-kiloton atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific.
  • 1963: Five-digit zip codes are launched by the U.S. Postal Service.
  • 1973: The Drug Enforcement Administration [DEA] is established.
  • 1979: Sony introduces the Walkman, the first personal stereo tape player.
  • 2002: The world's first permanent war crimes tribunal, the International Criminal Court, is established.
  • 2013: Croatia becomes the 28th member state of the European Union.
  • 2018: Andrés Manuel López Obrador wins the Mexican presidential election.
  • 2018: Canada begins imposing tariffs on $12.6 billion in U.S. goods as retaliation for the Trump administration's new taxes on steel and aluminum imported to the United States.
  • 2018: LeBron James announces that he would be signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second time in his career.
  • 2019: Nike nixes the release of a Betsy Ross-themed Fourth of July sneaker after Colin Kaepernick complains it is offensive and has connotations of slavery.

'Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular' Fizzles Out to New Ratings Lows .
"Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" didn't go off with a bang Saturday, hitting new lows in both the key adults 18-49 demographic and total viewers, according to preliminary Nielsen data. The annual NBC event — which was only able to be semi-live this year to maintain social distancing — put up a 0.7 rating and 4.7 million viewers. The Independence Day display's previous low in terms of total viewers came from 2015, which was also on a Saturday. That tally was 4.958 million. Among adults 18-49, the prior low was a 0.9, which occurred last year, when July 4th fell on a Thursday.

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