On this day: July 25

Published On: Jul 24 2012 06:34:24 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 25 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.

OTD July 25 - test tube baby
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1978: Louise Brown, the world's first "test tube baby," is born in Oldham, England. Despite the nickname, the in vitro fertilization that led to Brown's conception actually took place in a petri dish.

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