On this day: July 15

Published On: Jul 10 2013 03:20:40 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 15 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Jerusalem falls to the Crusaders, the Rosetta Stone is uncovered, Napoleon surrenders, the Nintendo Entertainment System debuts in Japan, and Psy unleashes "Gangnam Style" on the Internet, all on this day.

OTD July 15 - Deepwater Horizon
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2010: BP stops the flow from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico after 85 days by using a 75-ton cap lowered onto the well earlier in the week. The total discharge from the spill was estimated at 4.9 million barrels, or 210 million gallons.

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