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On this day: July 7

Published On: Jul 09 2013 12:26:27 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 07 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Sliced bread goes on sale for the first time, Elvis Presley makes his radio debut, Led Zeppelin plays their last concert, Oliver North testifies at the Iran-Contra hearings, and Michael Jackson is remembered by family and friends, all on this day.

OTD July 7 - London bombings
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2005: A series of four explosions on London's transport system kills 56 people, including four alleged suicide bombers, and injures more than 700 others. Three of the bombs exploded on London Underground trains while the fourth exploded on a double-decker bus.

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