July 4, 2008 in City
Thursday’s Washington Daily Game: 7-2-3
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Today in history
1776: The Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence.
1826: Fifty years to the day after the Declaration of Independence was adopted, former presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died.
1862: English mathematician and clergyman Charles L. Dodgson (“Lewis Carroll”) began devising the story of “Alice in Wonderland” for his young friend Alice Pleasance Liddell during a boating trip.
1939: Baseball’s “Iron Horse,” Lou Gehrig, said farewell to his fans at New York’s Yankee Stadium.
1966: President Johnson signed the Freedom of Information Act.
1976: Israeli commandos raided Entebbe airport in Uganda, rescuing almost all of the passengers and crew of an Air France jetliner seized by pro-Palestinian hijackers.