On this day: July 7

Published On: Jul 09 2013 12:26:27 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 07 2016 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 - Arthur Conan Doyle
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1930: Scottish writer and physician Arthur Conan Doyle, best known as the creator of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, dies of a heart attack at age 71 in Crowborough, East Sussex, England.

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