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27 Jun 2016, 8:03 am

Can you name an event on this date in history?

In 1905, During the Russo-Japanese War, sailors start a mutiny aboard the Russian battleship Potemkin.

In 1950, The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.


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27 Jun 2016, 8:13 am

Thanks Kyle! :)
In 1743, George II becomes the last reigning British monarch to participate in a battle (specifically in the battle of Dettingen).
In 1898, the first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum.
In 1977, France gives independence to Djibouti.
In 2007, Tony Blair resigns as Prime Minister.



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27 Jun 2016, 8:15 am

Also...
In 2016, Event-a-Day is created :P



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27 Jun 2016, 8:16 am

You're welcome! :)

:lol: This is going to be great!


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27 Jun 2016, 8:26 am

Tomorrow has a huge event :)



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28 Jun 2016, 5:18 am

1461, Edward IV is crowned King of England.

1519, Charles I of Spain is elected Emperor Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire.

1709, Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.

1838, the Coronation of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

1894, Labor Day becomes an official US holiday.

1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated, starting World War I.


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28 Jun 2016, 5:45 am

In 1635, Guadeloupe becomes a French colony.
In 1919, the Treaty of Versailles is signed.
In 1926, Mercedes-Benz is formed.
Today, in 2016, is Nick Hewer's 1000th episode as presenter of Countdown! :D



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29 Jun 2016, 5:34 am

In 2007, Apple Inc. releases its first mobile phone, the iPhone.


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29 Jun 2016, 5:40 am

In 1613, the Globe Theatre in London burns to the ground.
In 1974, Isabel Perón is sworn in as the first female President of Argentina.



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30 Jun 2016, 4:35 am

In 1559, King Henry II of France is mortally wounded in a jousting match that resulted in his death and the downfall of jousting as a sport.

1990, East Germany and West Germany merge their economies.


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01 Jul 2016, 6:02 am

In 1863, The Battle of Gettysburg begins.

1972, The first Gay pride march in England takes place.

1990, German reunification: East Germany accepts the Deutsche Mark as its currency, thus uniting the economies of East and West Germany.

1991, The Warsaw Pact is officially dissolved at a meeting in Prague.


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01 Jul 2016, 7:21 am

In 1903, the first Tour de France took place
In 1916, the battle of the Somme began
In 2007, smoking in England was banned in all public indoor spaces.



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02 Jul 2016, 4:24 am

In 1937, Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappear over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first equatorial round-the-world flight.

1964, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 meant to prohibit segregation in public places.


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03 Jul 2016, 5:54 am

In 1863, The final day of the Battle of Gettysburg culminates with Pickett's Charge.

1890, Idaho is admitted as the 43rd U.S. state.

1938, World speed record for a steam locomotive is set in England, by the Mallard, which reaches a speed of 125.88 miles per hour (202.58 km/h).

1938, United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield.

2013, Egyptian coup d'état: President of Egypt Mohamed Morsi is overthrown by the military after four days of protests all over the country calling for Morsi's resignation, to which he didn't respond. President of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt Adly Mansour is declared acting president.


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04 Jul 2016, 4:13 am

Lots of stuff today.

In 1776, The United States Declaration of Independence is adopted by the Second Continental Congress. The United States officially declares independence from Great Britain.

1802, At West Point, New York, the United States Military Academy opens.

1803, The Louisiana Purchase is announced to the American people.

1826, Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States, dies the same day as John Adams, second president of the United States, on the fiftieth anniversary of the adoption of the United States Declaration of Independence.

1837, Grand Junction Railway, the world's first long-distance railway, opens between Birmingham and Liverpool.

1838, The Iowa Territory is organized.

1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi surrenders to Ulysses S. Grant after 47 days of siege. One hundred fifty miles up the Mississippi River, a Confederate Army is repulsed at the Battle of Helena, Arkansas.

1863, The Army of Northern Virginia withdraws from the battlefield after losing the Battle of Gettysburg, signaling an end to the Southern invasion of the North.

1886, The people of France offer the Statue of Liberty to the people of the United States.

1939, Lou Gehrig, recently diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, informs a crowd at Yankee Stadium that he considers himself 'The luckiest man on the face of the earth', then announces his retirement from major league baseball.


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