July 1, 2008 in City
Monday’s Lotto: 14-19-21-28-38-46
No winner. Next jackpot: $7.5 million
Monday’s Washington Daily Game: 2-1-3
Monday’s Washington Keno: 4-13-15- 17-21-29-30-35-39-43-44-58-61- 62-66-68-73-74-76-78
Monday’s Hit 5: 13-17-22-24-34
Two winners. Next jackpot: $100,000
Today in history
1863: The Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, resulting in a Union victory, began in Pennsylvania.
1867: Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain as the British North America Act took effect.
1898: During the Spanish-American War, U.S. forces, including Theodore Roosevelt’s “Rough Riders,” waged a victorious assault on San Juan Hill in Cuba.
1946: The United States exploded a 20-kiloton atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific.
1968: The United States, Britain, the Soviet Union and nearly 60 other nations signed the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.
1980: “O Canada” was proclaimed the national anthem of Canada.
1987: President Reagan nominated federal appeals court judge Robert H. Bork to the Supreme Court, setting off a volatile confirmation process that ended with Bork’s rejection by the Senate.
1997: Hong Kong reverted to Chinese rule after 156 years as a British colony.
2003: At a summit, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas rededicated themselves to peace efforts.
2007: Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Kennebunkport, Maine, for an overnight visit at the Bush family estate and talks with President Bush.