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On this day in 1903, the first Tour de France began. Today, it is the most prestigious and difficult cycling race in the world. The 93rd Tour de France begins on July 1 in Strasbourg.

FRANCE—A crowd watches the Tour de France in front of the bicycle shop owned by Pierre Cloarec, a participant in the race, July 1935.

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