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Statistics Canada says the unemployment rate fell to 12.3% in June after hitting a record 13.7% the previous month.
1223: In France, Louis VIII succeeds his father, Philip Augustus.
1430: Joan of Arc, taken prisoner by the Burgundians in May, is handed over to Pierre Cauchon, the bishop of Beauvais.
1456: Hungarians defeat the Ottomans at the Battle of Belgrade, in present-day Yugoslavia.
1536: France and Portugal sign the Treaty of Lyons, aligning themselves against Spain.
1789: The Bastille, a fortress in Paris used to hold political prisoners, is stormed by a mob.
1900: European Allies retake Tientsin, China, from the rebelling Boxers.
1933: Nazi Germany promulgates the Law for the Protection of Hereditary Health--the beginning of the Euthanasia program.
1938: Howard Hughes and crew set a new world record for an around-the-world flight.
1940: A force of German bombers attacks Suez, Egypt, from bases in Crete.
1945: American battleships and cruisers bombard the Japanese home islands for the first time.
1951: The George Washington Carver National Monument in Joplin, Missouri becomes the first national park honoring an African American.
1964: The United States sends 600 more troops to Vietnam.