5th JULY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

JULY 5th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1946 : Bikini introduced | & more about history on this day in the video…French designer Louis Reard unveiled a daring two-piece swimsuit at the Piscine Molitor (website: Piscine-Molitor.com) on the 5th July 1946, a popular swimming pool in Paris, France. Micheline Bernardini, a Parisian showgirl modeled the new fashion, which Louis Reard dubbed bikini, when inspired by the news earlier that week about the U.S. atomic tests at the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean.

 MAJOR EVENTS iN HiSTORY ON THiS DAY ~ JULY 5th

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PEOPLE BORN ON THiS DAY ~ JULY 5th

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TiMELiNE of HiSTORY ON THiS DAY & PEOPLE BORN on JULY 5th

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HOLiDAYS & OBSERVANCES on JULY 5th

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