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Amazing Facts - July 8

July 8 2008
11:00

July 8, 1947, following an incident in Roswell, New Mexico, USA, war allowed the first leak of information. The officer information service that airbase, Walter Haut, issued unauthorized press release stating that the U.S. Air Force became the owner of a flying saucer - disc of extraterrestrial origin. This statement was immediately refuted by the senior Air Force officers, who claimed that the remains of the weather balloon.

Whatever it was, but on July 3 in Roswell, a local farmer Mac Brazel heard a strange sound resembling an explosion, and began to survey the surrounding territory - in an attempt to find the causes of the incident. The farmer saw that his field littered with pieces of wood, covered with hieroglyphics, and thin sheets of very durable metal. He also found a large chip, which could belong to a huge drive. Employees of Air Force test site near Roswell found this "drive", as well as certain creatures, some were still alive. Burned bodies of the crash sent the chip and the local air base, now known as "Area-51".

July 8, 1974 was recorded the highest personal loss in business that occurred in one day. Famous Ray Kroc, the former chairman of McDonald's Corporation, has publicly announced the loss in one day $ 65 million - a fall of quotations.

July 8, 1975 held an attempt to launch the biggest balloon in history. This unnamed aircraft, built by "Uinzen Research, Inc.." St. Paul, Minnesota, had inflated the amount of 2 million cubic meters and a height of 300 meters .

During the first run, 8 July 1975, the balloon could not get off the ground and collapsed.

July 8, 1986 Guinness record was set in a throwing sport equipment. At Fort Funston, California, USA, Scott Zimmerman threw a metal ring at 383.13 meters.

Release prepared by Max K * - based on encyclopedias and other public sources.

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