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July 28: This Day That Year

July 28

- 1858 - First use of fingerprints as an identification method is made by Sir William James Herschel of the Indian Civil Services.

- 1866 - USA: Metric system made a legal measurement system (however still not adopted).

- 1896 - USA: City of Miami was incorporated.

- 1929 - Birthday: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American First Lady (1961-63), born in Southampton, New York (died May 19, 1994, age 64).

- 1938 - Birthday: Alberto Fujimori, President of Peru (1990-2000), born in Lima, Peru.

- 1945 - US Army B-25 crashes into 79th floor of Empire State building, killing 14 people.

- 1945 - Birthday: Jim Davis, creator of the comic "Garfield" and "U.S. Acres", born in Marion, Indiana.

- 1951 - "Alice In Wonderland" (Walt Disney Movie) was released.

- 1954 - Birthday: Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela (1998-2013), born in Sabaneta, Venezuela (died Mar 5, 2013, age 58).

- 1959 - UK starts using postal codes.

- 1971 - Birthday: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Leader of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), born in Samarra, Iraq.

- 1990 - Alberto Fujimori becomes President of Peru.

- 2002 - Lance Armstrong was disqualified after winning 99th Tour de France.

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