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On This Day - July 6, A Shot of History

Get On This Day delivered free to your inbox: 1785 – The dollar is chosen as the monetary unit for the United States. 1885 – Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies on Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog.,_microbiologist_and_chemist_Wellcome_M0000148.jpg 1988 – The Piper Alpha drilling platform in the North Sea is destroyed by explosions and fires, killing 167 oil workers. 1975 – 50 Cent, American rapper, is born. Produced by Anne-Sophie Goninet

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