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This Day in History for July 5 – Hormel Introduces SPAM and More

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Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1865 – The Salvation Army is founded in London, England (More info)

1937 – The luncheon meat SPAM is introduced by the Hormel Foods Corporation (More info)

1946 – The bikini swimsuit makes its debut at a Paris fashion show (More info)

1975 – Arthur Ashe becomes the first black man to win the Wimbledon singles title (More info)

1996 – The sheep Dolly becomes the first mammal cloned from an adult cell (More info)

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