On this day: July 25

Posted: 7:34 PM EDT Jul 24, 2012   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Jul 25, 2015

America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.

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U.S. Department of Defense

2010: Wikileaks publishes classified documents about the War in Afghanistan, one of the largest leaks in U.S. military history. The leak revealed information on the deaths of civilians, increased Taliban attacks and involvement by Pakistan and Iran in the insurgency.


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