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    July 18, 1290 – King Edward I of England issues the Edict of Expulsion, banishing all Jews (numbering about 16,000) from England; this was Tisha B'Av on the Hebrew calendar, a day that commemorates many Jewish calamities.
     
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    July 10, AD 64 – The Great Fire of Rome causes widespread devastation and rages on for six days, destroying half of the city.
     
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    July 22

    • 1298 – Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Falkirk: King Edward I of England and his longbowmen defeat William Wallace and his Scottish schiltrons outside the town of Falkirk.
    • 1706 – The Acts of Union 1707 are agreed upon by commissioners from the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland, which, when passed by each countries' Parliaments, led to the creation of the Kingdom of Great Britain.

    Strange coincidences
     
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    A hotly debated topic within historian circles is whether or not this was a major cause in the onset of the Industrial Revolution because of the relative political stability it caused and the barrier-free trade between England and Scotland.
     
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    July 24, 1487 – Citizens of Leeuwarden, Netherlands, strike against a ban on foreign beer.
     
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    July 25, 1603 – James VI of Scotland is crowned king of England (James I of England), bringing the Kingdom of England and Kingdom of Scotland into personal union. Political union would occur in 1707.
     
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    July 28


     
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    August 02, 2000, a momentous occasion occurred: Karlijn was born!!!!!
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    P.S. I hope that it is a Dutch cake. *crosses fingers*
     
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    August 4, 1944The Holocaust: A tip from a Dutch informer leads the Gestapo to a sealed-off area in an Amsterdam warehouse, where they find and arrest Jewish diarist Anne Frank, her family, and four others.
     
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    August 5, 1305William Wallace, who led the Scottish resistance against England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London where he is put on trial and executed.
     
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    Since you love history so much, wanna go to a history museum with me? :)
     
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    August 6, 1944 – The Warsaw Uprising occurs on August 1. It is brutally suppressed and all able-bodied men in Kraków are detained afterwards to prevent a similar uprising, the Kraków Uprising, that was planned but never carried out.
     
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