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- 1991 – Tim Berners-Lee opens the WWW, World Wide Web to new users.
- 1784 – Western North Carolina (now eastern Tennessee) declares itself an independent state under the name of Franklin; it is not accepted into the United States, and only lasts for four years.
- 1985 – Hans Tiedge, top counter-spy of West Germany, defects to East Germany.
- 1943 – World War II: Kharkov is liberated as a result of the Battle of Kursk.
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