Vice Presidential candidate Walter Mondale, left, and congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro wave after Mondale announced Ferraro as his running mate in the chamber of the Minneapolis House of Representatives, St. Paul, Minn., July 12, 1984.  Ferraro becomes the first female vice presidential candidate of a major party in the history of the United States.  (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)

Today in History: July 12

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Today is Tuesday, July 12, the 194th day of 2016. There are 172 days left in the year.