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June 16

1972 – The largest single-site hydroelectric power project in Canada is inaugurated at Churchill Falls Generating Station. 1795 – French Revolutionary Wars: In what became known as Cornwalliss Retreat, a British Royal Navy squadron led by Vice Ad ...

June 2

1896 – Guglielmo Marconi applies for a patent for his wireless telegraph. 1763 – Pontiacs Rebellion: At what is now Mackinaw City, Michigan, Chippewas capture Fort Michilimackinac by diverting the garrisons attention with a game of lacrosse, then ...

June 22

June 22 is the 173rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 192 days remain until the end of the year. On this day the Summer solstice may occur in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Winter solstice may occur in the Southern Hemisphere.

June 24

1916 – Mary Pickford becomes the first female film star to sign a million-dollar contract. 1938 – Pieces of a meteorite, estimated to have weighed 450 metric tons when hit the Earths atmosphere and exploded, land near Chicora, Pennsylvania. 1312 ...

June 26

1995 – Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani deposes his father Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, in a bloodless coup detat. 1886 – Henri Moissan isolated elemental Fluorine for the first time. 1906 – The first Grand Prix motor racing event hel ...

June 28

June 28 is the 179th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 186 days remain until the end of the year. In common years it is always in ISO week 26. This date is the only date each year where both the month and day are different perfect number ...

June 29

1956 – The Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956 is signed by U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower, officially creating the United States Interstate Highway System. 2006 – Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that President George W. Bushs p ...

June 30

1974 – The Baltimore municipal strike of 1974 begins. 1422 – Battle of Arbedo between the duke of Milan and the Swiss cantons. 1794 – Native American forces under Blue Jacket attack Fort Recovery. 1912 – The Regina Cyclone, Canadas deadliest torn ...

June 6

1971 – A midair collision between a Hughes Airwest Douglas DC-9 jetliner and a United States Marine Corps McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II jet fighter near Duarte, California, claims 50 lives. 1982 – The Lebanon War begins. Forces under Israeli D ...

June 7

1929 – The Lateran Treaty is ratified, bringing Vatican City into existence. 1905 – Norways parliament dissolves its union with Sweden. The vote was confirmed by a national plebiscite on August 13 of that year. 1917 – World War I: Battle of Messi ...

June 9

1523 – The Parisian Faculty of Theology fines Simon de Colines for publishing the Biblical commentary Commentarii initiatorii in quatuor Evangelia by Jacques Lefevre dEtaples. 1978 – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opens its pries ...

East German uprising of 1953

The East German uprising of 1953 began with a strike action by East Berlin construction workers on 16 June, and turned into a widespread uprising against the communist German Democratic Republic government the next day. It involved more than one ...

March 1

1836 – A convention of delegates from 57 Texas communities convenes in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas, to deliberate independence from Mexico. 1974 – Watergate scandal: Seven are indicted for their role in the Watergate break-in and charged with ...

March 15

March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 291 days remain until the end of the year. In the Roman calendar, March 15 was known as the Ides of March.

March 21

March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 285 days remain until the end of the year. In astrology, the day of the equinox is the first full day of the sign of Aries. It is also the traditional first day of the astrological y ...

March 22

1638 – Anne Hutchinson is expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony for religious dissent. 1993 – The Intel Corporation ships the first Pentium chips 80586, featuring a 60 MHz clock speed, 100+ MIPS, and a 64 bit data path. 106 – Start of the Bostra ...

March 23

1996 – Taiwan holds its first direct elections and chooses Lee Teng-hui as President. 1848 – The ship John Wickliffe arrives at Port Chalmers carrying the first Scottish settlers for Dunedin, New Zealand. Otago province is founded. 1939 – The Hun ...

March 25

1965 – Civil rights activists led by Martin Luther King Jr. successfully complete their 4-day 50-mile march from Selma to the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama. 1918 – The Belarusian Peoples Republic is established. 1000 – Fatimid caliph al-Hakim bi ...

March 27

1513 – Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon reaches the northern end of The Bahamas on his first voyage to Florida. 1977 – Tenerife airport disaster: Two Boeing 747 airliners collide on a foggy runway on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, killing 583 ...

March 28

1871 – The Paris Commune is formally established in Paris. AD 37 – Roman emperor Caligula accepts the titles of the Principate, bestowed on him by the Senate. 1910 – Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane, the Fabre Hydravion, aft ...

March 4

1849 – President-Elect Zachary Taylor and Vice President-Elect Millard Fillmore did not take their respective Oaths of office, leading to the theory that outgoing President Pro Tempore of the United States Senate David Rice Atchison assumed the r ...

March 5

1960 – Indonesian President Sukarno dismissed the Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat DPR, 1955 democratically elected parliament, and replaced with DPR-GR, the parliament of his own selected members. 1868 – Mefistofele, an opera by Arrigo Boito, receives it ...

March 6

1945 – World War II: Cologne is captured by American troops. On the same day, Operation Spring Awakening, the last major German offensive of the war, begins. 1899 – Bayer registers "Aspirin" as a trademark. 1975 – Algiers Accord: Iran and Iraq an ...

March 8

1983 – Cold War: While addressing a convention of Evangelicals, U.S. President Ronald Reagan labels the Soviet Union an "evil empire". 1957 – The 1957 Georgia Memorial to Congress, which petitions the U.S. Congress to declare the ratification of ...

March 10

1629 – Charles I dissolves the Parliament of England, beginning the eleven-year period known as the Personal Rule. 1944 – Greek Civil War: The Political Committee of National Liberation is established in Greece by the National Liberation Front. 2 ...

March 11

1824 – The United States Department of War creates the Bureau of Indian Affairs. 1879 – Shō Tai formally abdicated his position of King of Ryūkyū, under orders from Tokyo, ending the Ryukyu Kingdom. 1845 – Flagstaff War: Unhappy with translationa ...

March 12

1912 – The Girl Guides later renamed the Girl Scouts of the USA are founded in the United States. 1967 – Suharto takes power from Sukarno when the Peoples Consultative Assembly inaugurate him as Acting President of Indonesia. 1989 – Sir Tim Berne ...

March 13

2012 – The Sierre coach crash kills 28 people, including 22 children. 1988 – The Seikan Tunnel, the longest undersea tunnel in the world, opens between Aomori and Hakodate, Japan. 2016 – Three gunmen attack two hotels in the Ivory Coast town of G ...

March 14

1794 – Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin. 1945 – World War II: The R.A.F.s first operational use of the Grand Slam bomb, Bielefeld, Germany. 1663 – According to his own account, Otto von Guericke completes his book De Vacuo. 313 ...

March 16

1991 – The airplane carrying eight members of Reba McEntires touring band crashed on the side of Otay Mountain. 1918 – Finnish Civil War: Battle of Lankipohja is infamous for its bloody aftermath as the Whites executed 70–100 capitulated Reds. 19 ...

March 17

1860 – The First Taranaki War begins in Taranaki, New Zealand, a major phase of the New Zealand Wars. 1950 – Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley announce the creation of element 98, which they name "californium". 455 – Petronius ...

March 18

1996 – A nightclub fire in Quezon City, Philippines kills 162 people. 1948 – Soviet consultants leave Yugoslavia in the first sign of the Tito–Stalin Split. 1970 – Lon Nol ousts Prince Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia. 1938 – Mexico creates Pemex by ...

March 19

1921 – Irish War of Independence: One of the biggest engagements of the war takes place at Crossbarry, County Cork. About 100 Irish Republican Army IRA volunteers escape an attempt by over 1.300 British forces to encircle them. 2013 – A series of ...

March 2

1865 – East Cape War: The Volkner Incident in New Zealand. 1901 – The U.S. Congress passes the Platt Amendment limiting the autonomy of Cuba, as a condition of the withdrawal of American troops. 986 – Louis V becomes King of the Franks. 1867 – Th ...

March 20

March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 286 days remain until the end of the year. Typically the March equinox falls on this date, marking the vernal point in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumnal point in the Southern ...

March 24

March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 282 days remain until the end of the year. March 24th is the 365th and last day of the year in many European implementations of the Julian calendar.

March 26

1812 – A political cartoon in the Boston Gazette coins the term "gerrymander" to describe oddly shaped electoral districts designed to help incumbents win reelection. 1971 – East Pakistan declares its independence from Pakistan to form Bangladesh ...

March 29

1973 – Operation Barrel Roll, a covert American bombing campaign in Laos to stop communist infiltration of South Vietnam, ends. 1886 – John Pemberton brews the first batch of Coca-Cola in a backyard in Atlanta. 1632 – Treaty of Saint-Germain is s ...

March 3

473 – Gundobad nephew of Ricimer nominates Glycerius as emperor of the Western Roman Empire. 1859 – The two-day Great Slave Auction, the largest such auction in United States history, concludes. 1985 – Arthur Scargill declares that the National U ...

March 30

1855 – Origins of the American Civil War: "Border Ruffians" from Missouri invade Kansas and force election of a pro-slavery legislature. 1856 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Crimean War. 1982 – Space Shuttle program: STS-3 Mission is ...

March 31

March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 275 days remain until the end of the year. It is the last day of the first quarter of the year.

March 7

1827 – Brazilian marines unsuccessfully attack the temporary naval base of Carmen de Patagones, Argentina. 1989 – Iran and the United Kingdom break diplomatic relations after a fight over Salman Rushdie and his controversial novel, The Satanic Ve ...

March 9

1230 – Bulgarian Tsar Ivan Asen II defeats Theodore of Epirus in the Battle of Klokotnitsa. 1842 – Giuseppe Verdis third opera, Nabucco, receives its premiere performance in Milan; its success establishes Verdi as one of Italys foremost opera com ...

3 May Constitution Day

3 May Constitution Day is a Polish national and public holiday that takes place on 3 May. The holiday celebrates the declaration of the Constitution of 3 May 1791. Festivities date back to the Duchy of Warsaw early in the 19th century, but it bec ...

May 1

1894 – Coxeys Army, the first significant American protest march, arrives in Washington, D.C. 1865 – The Empire of Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay sign the Treaty of the Triple Alliance. 1957 – Thirty-four people are killed when a Vickers Viking a ...

May 15

1869 – Womens suffrage: In New York, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton form the National Woman Suffrage Association. 1796 – War of the First Coalition: Napoleon enters Milan in triumph. 1567 – Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, ...

May 17

1980 – On the eve of presidential elections, Maoist guerrilla group Shining Path attacks a polling location in Chuschi a town in Ayacucho, starting the Internal conflict in Peru. 1943 – World War II: Dambuster Raids commence by No. 617 Squadron R ...

May 18

1863 – American Civil War: The Siege of Vicksburg begins. 332 – Emperor Constantine the Great announces free distributions of food to the citizens in Constantinople. 2005 – A second photo from the Hubble Space Telescope confirms that Pluto has tw ...

May 21

1864 – American Civil War: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House ends. 2011 – Radio broadcaster Harold Camping predicted that the world would end on this date. 1871 – French troops invade the Paris Commune and engage its residents in street figh ...

May 23

1829 – Accordion patent granted to Cyrill Demian in Vienna, Austrian Empire. 1960 – A tsunami caused by an earthquake in Chile the previous day kills 61 people in Hilo, Hawaii. 1932 – In Brazil, four students are shot and killed during a manifest ...

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