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Jul
24
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1911
Machu Picchu discovered
On July 24, 1911, American archeologist Hiram Bingham gets his first look at Machu Picchu, an ancient Inca settlement in Peru that is now one of the world's top tourist destinations. Tucked away in the rocky countryside northwest of Cuzco, Machu Picchu is believed to have been a summer retreat for ... read more »
Natural Disasters & Environment
1915
Hundreds drown in Eastland disaster »