Researchers David Jewitt, of the University of Hawaii; and Jane Luu, of the University of California at Berkeley, report the discovery of a very faint object with the University of Hawaii’s 2.2-meter telescope at Mauna Kea. The object, later identified as new comet “1992 QB1,” is approximately 64 million kilometers from the sun.
July 1 – The USA/USSR Around The World Air Race begins at Santa Monica, California.
July 9 – The 25th Olympic Summer Games close in Barcelona, Spain.
July 12 – Canada, Mexico, and the United States announce completion of negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
July 24 – Hurricane Andrew hits southern Florida, and becomes the costliest hurricane in U.S. history up to that time.
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