Wednesday, July 18, 2007

On July 18, ...

... 1988, Simone Rozès (right) completed a 4-year term as 1st President of France’s Cour de cassation. Born in 1920, Rozès was the 1st, and remains the only, woman to serve on the high court.
... 1936, Gen. Francisco Franco led an uprising of troops based in North Africa, an event that marked the beginning of Spain's Civil War.

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