On this day: July 25

Published: Jul 24 2012 07:34:24 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 25 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

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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    Magellan reaches the Pacific, William Shakespeare gets hitched, the Grand Ole Opry debuts, Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci defects, and Jeffrey Dahmer is killed in prison, all on this day.