This month in history – July

5 July 2012 – The Shard, the tallest building in Europe at 309.6 metres (1,016 ft), is opened in London

13 July 1985 – Live Aid is held in London and Philadelphia and raises £30m for Africa’s starving

25 July 1978 – Louise Brown, the world’s first ‘test tube baby’ is born

21 July 1969 – Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to walk on the moon

1 July 1905 – Albert Einstein introduces his theory of relativity

21 July 1588 – First engagement between the English fleet and the Spanish Armada off the Eddystone Rocks


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