1870 –Establishment of Egyptian Kotob Khana (Books House).
1937 – Eighteen-year-old Crown Prince Farouk is crowned king of Egypt.
1957 – Establishment of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
1958 – Establishment of the American National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
1996 – Syrian athlete Ghada Shouaa wins Golden Medal of
Atlanta Summer Game, Women’s Heptathlon at the United States.
1900 – Swedish author and journalist and Nobel-lureate Eyvind Johnson.
1979 – German-American philosopher, sociologist, and political theorist Herbert Marcuse.
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