On this day: July 5

POSTED: 3:38 PM Jun 27 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Jul 05 2013

History's greatest showman is born, a war begins, and two of man's greatest inventions are unveiled, all on this day.

OTD July 5 - 26th amendment
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1971: The 26th Amendment to the United States Constitution, lowering the voting age from 21 to 18 years, is formally certified by President Richard Nixon.

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