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This Day in History for July 3 – Battle of Gettysburg Ends and More

United States Library of Congress

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863 – The final day of the Battle of Gettysburg culminates with Pickett’s Charge (More info)

1884 – Dow Jones and Company publishes its first stock average (More info)

1886 – The New York Tribune becomes the first newspaper to use a linotype machine, eliminating typesetting by hand (More info)

1930 – The U.S. Veterans Administration is created by Congress (More info)

1988 – A U.S. Navy warship accidentally shoots down an Iranian passenger jet, killing all 290 people aboard (More info)

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