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On July the first-ever World Cup matches are played. (France defeats Mexico and the United States defeats Belgium

Beatles last public concert at San Francisco's Candlestick Park. The day was August 29th, 1966.

Paul McCartney reveals unseen photograph from The Beatles final gig - Uncut

On October 24, 1901, though bruised and battered Annie Taylor was the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

Now this is what I call legendary. On October on her birthday, daredevil Anna Edson Taylor becomes the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a wooden barrel and survive.

The largest doping scandals in sports history - Strychnine in the Olympics: Athletes have experimented with drugs for centuries. Thomas Hicks, winner of the 1904 Olympic marathon, was one of many to be injected with strychnine for performance enhancement. It would be decades before the Olympics would regulate the use of such drugs.

Thomas Hicks of Massachusetts, being sponged by attendants. Photo by Jessie Tarbox Beals, Missouri History Museum.

The Argentinian national soccer team during the very first world cup, 1930

Argentina soccer team poses prior to the start of the World Cup Final, in Montevideo, Uruguay, July Argentina was defeated by Uruguay in the World Cup final.

Serbia at the World Cup in Uruguay, Montevideo 1930 - Third place

Serbia at the World Cup in Uruguay, Montevideo 1930 - Third place

Goleiro argentino Juan Botasso  mergulha aos pés de Hector Castro do Uruguay durante a final da Copa do Mundo de 1930 / Argentina's goalkeeper Juan Botasso  dives bravely at the feet of Uruguay's Hector Castro during the 1930 World Cup final

Argentinian goalkeeper Juan Botasso saves at the feet of Uruguay's forward Hector Castro in the 1930 World Cup final.

Association Football - World Cup 1930 - Brazil - in the fist match - na primeira partida  Back/Em pé: Píndaro de Carvalho (Técnico), Brilhante, Fausto, Hermógenes, Itália, Joel e Fernando.    Front/ajoelhados:Poly, Nilo, Araken, Preguinho e Teóphilo.

Association Football - World Cup 1930 - Brazil - in the fist match - na primeira partida Back/Em pé: Píndaro de Carvalho (Técnico), Brilhante, Fausto, Hermógenes, Itália, Joel e Fernando. Front/ajoelhados:Poly, Nilo, Araken, Preguinho e Teóphilo.

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