Star Map for Monday July 4, 1960

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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On 04 July 1960

Due to the post-Independence Day admission of Hawaii as the 50th U.S. state on August 21, 1959, the 50-star flag of the United States debuts in Philadelphia, almost ten and a half months later (see Flag Acts (United States))..

Birthdate of Roland Ratzenberger, Austrian race car driver (d. 1994).

50th anniversary

African-American boxer Jack Johnson knocks out white boxer Jim Jeffries in a heavyweight boxing match, sparking race riots across the United States..

Birthdate of Robert K. Merton, American sociologist and scholar (d. 2003); and Gloria Stuart, American actress (d. 2010).

Death of Melville Fuller, American lawyer and jurist, 8th Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1833); and Giovanni Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer and historian (b. 1835).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Paul Scoon, Grenadian politician, 2nd Governor-General of Grenada (d. 2013).

10th anniversary

Cold War: Radio Free Europe first broadcasts..

Birthdate of Philip Craven, English basketball player and swimmer; and David Jensen, Canadian-English radio and television host.

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Kevin Nichols, Australian cyclist.

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Robert Sinclair MacKay, British academic and educator.

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Rein Lang, Estonian politician and diplomat, 25th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs.

2nd anniversary

U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Rivers and Harbors Flood Control Bill..

Birthdate of Vera Leth, Greenlandic Ombudsman; Kirk Pengilly, Australian guitarist, saxophonist, and songwriter; and Carl Valentine, English-Canadian footballer, coach, and manager.

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Victoria Abril, Spanish actress and singer.

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 21.6x27.9cm to 50x70cm. You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 8.5x11" to 18x24".

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