Click on the thumbnail picture for a better look; people looked different back then.
So, it all ties into July history, and the American Revolution. And the July 11th, 1859 publication of Dicken's "A Tale of Two Cities".
1933 All German political parties except the Nazi Party were outlawed.
1958 The army of Iraq overthrew the monarchy.
1976 Jimmy Carter won the Democratic presidential nomination at the party's convention in New York City, and subsequently beat Gerald Ford in the Presidential general election (see above).
1999 Race-based school busing in Boston ended after 25 years.
2003 Journalist Robert Novak outed Valerie Plame as a CIA operative in his newspaper column, citing two Bush administration officials. The reason behind outing Plame was that her husband had drawn attention to the campaign of misinformation and possibly disinformaiton regarding yellow-cake uranium that the Bush administration had used, in part, to promote the war in Iraq.
2004 The Senate voted 50-48 against a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.