25 July, 1976 – The famous Face on Mars photo was taken

Viking 1, the first space probe to successfully land on Mars took the famous photo of the Cydonia region on the Red Planet.

26 July, 1847 – The country of Liberia was founded

The West African state was founded primarily by freed slaves from the United States. The Liberian constitution was based on the US's constitution.

27 July, 1940 – Bugs Bunny's official debut

Bugs Bunny made his official debut in A Wild Hare.

28 July, 1821 – Peru declared independence

The Peruvian War of Independence against Spain began in 1811 and ended with a declaration of independence under the leadership of José de San Martín.

29 July, 1981 – Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer

The most talked about wedding of the year was watched on television by millions of people worldwide. The couple was married in St Paul's Cathedral, London.

30 July, 1932 – Summer Olympics opened in Los Angeles

The 10th Summer Olympics was officially opened. This was the second time that the city of Los Angeles was hosting the multi-event international sports meet.

31 July, 1998 – The British government banned landmines

The move came after the public pressurised the parliament to pass the Landmines Act.