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Baseball might not be back, but cricket is! Learn more about the sport that dates to the 13th century and has some 2.5 billion fans.
The greatest ever? That's what some say about Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who celebrates a birthday on July 7.
What is cricket? It's notoriously difficult to explain, but we take our best shot.
And ashes are involved?Sometimes. And there's even an urn.
What about T20 cricket?While a normal cricket match lasts 3-5 days, a T20 match is much, much shorter.
Wickets, bowlers, bats, and goalies?One of these is not part of the sport. Do you know which?
The U.S. Congress annexed Hawaii through a joint resolution signed by President William McKinley on July 7, 1898, paving the way for the islands to become a territory (1900) and later a U.S. state (1959). The annexation came after decades of foreign interference in the islands’ monarchy and the U.S. deposition of Liliuokalani, Hawaii’s last queen.
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