June

The sixth month of the year, the first day of the month is the Queen’s Official Birthday, June has 30 days

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    On This Day In History, 1 June

    The Driving Test became compulsory in 1935 in the UK, Heimlich Manoeuvre 1st published in 1974, Marilyn Monroe was born in 1926, and more…

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    On This Day In History, 2 June

    The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II took place in 1953 at Westminster Abbey, Dead Poets Society was released in 1989, Bo Diddley died in 2008,...

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    On This Day In History, 3 June

    The London Bridge Terrorist Attack in London occurred in 2017, Montenegro confirmed independence in 2006, Muhammad Ali died in 2016, and more…

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    On This Day In History, 4 June

    Winston Churchill “We Shall Fight on the Beaches” speech in 1940, the MBE was established in 1917, Born In The USA was released in 1984,...

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    On This Day In History, 5 June

    The 1st Orient Express train left Paris for Vienna in 1883, the Duke of Windsor was laid to rest in 1972, Uncle Toms Cabin was...

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    On This Day In History, 6 June

    WW2, the Normandy Landings, D-Day, started in 1944, YMCA founded in 1844, the NBA was founded in 1946, Bjorn Borg was born in 1956, and...

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    On This Day In History, 7 June

    WW2, The Battle of Midway ended in 1942, The Vatican City became an independent sovereign state in 1929, Tom Jones was born in 1940, and...

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    On This Day In History, 8 June

    The photographer Nick Ut took the infamous "Napalm Girl" photo in 1972, Bing Crosby recorded Silent Night in 1942, Joan Rivers was born in 1933,...

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    On This Day In History, 9 June

    China agreed to lease Hong Kong to the UK for 99 years in 1898, Donald Duck appeared for the 1st time in 1934, Charles Dickens...

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    On This Day In History, 10 June

    The 1st Boat Race on the River Thames was held in 1829, London Millennium Footbridge opened in 2000, Italy won the FIFA World Cup in...

  • On This Day In History 11 June Image

    On This Day In History, 11 June

    Captain James Cook discovered the Great Barrier Reef in 1770, WW2, the Siege of Malta began in 1940, Henry Hill, Goodfellas, was born in 1943,...

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    On This Day In History, 12 June

    Frank Morris and the Anglin brothers escaped from Alcatraz in 1962, Ronald Reagan "Tear down this wall" speech in 1987, and more…

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    On This Day In History, 13 June

    The 1st inter-Korean summit since the Korean War of the 1950s started in 2000, Blanks fired at Queen Elizabeth II in 1981, and more…

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    On This Day In History, 14 June

    The Falklands War ended in 1982 when the Argentinian forces surrendered, Grenfell Tower disaster in London in 2017, and more…

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    On This Day In History, 15 June

    The Magna Carta was signed by King John of England in 1215, UEFA was formed in 1954, Courteney Cox, Monica in Friends, was born in...

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    On This Day In History, 17 June

    Watergate scandal stemmed from a break-in of the DNC headquarters in 1972, Statue of Liberty arrived in New York in 1885, and more…

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    On This Day In History, 18 June

    The Battle of Waterloo occurred in 1815, Winston Churchill “This was their finest hour” speech in 1940, Paul McCartney was born in 1942, and more…

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    On This Day In History, 20 June

    Victoria became Queen Victoria in 1837, ruled until her death in January 1901, New Zealand won the 1st Rugby World Cup in 1987, and more…

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    On This Day In History, 21 June

    The original Ferris Wheel appeared in 1893, Brazil won the FIFA World Cup in 1970, Benazir Bhutto was born in 1953, and more…

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    On This Day In History, 22 June

    WW2, The Battle of Okinawa ended in 1945. Diego Maradona “Hand of God” goal in 1986, Fred Astaire died in 1987 aged 88, and more…

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    On This Day In History, 23 June

    The UK referendum was held in 2016, vote was for the UK to leave the EU, Nintendo 64 released in Japan in 1996, Alan Turing,...

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    On This Day In History, 24 June

    Cold War, the Berlin Blockade started in 1948, Saudi Arabia lifted ban on women drivers in 2018, Lionel Messi was born in 1987, and more…

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    On This Day In History, 25 June

    The Battle of the Little Bighorn, also known as Custer's Last Stand, ended in 1876, the Rainbow Flag was used for the 1st time in...

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    On This Day In History, 26 June

    Hong Kong was established as a British Crown colony in 1843, JFK famous “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech in 1963, Elvis last live concert in...

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    On This Day In History, 28 June

    WW1, The Treaty of Versailles was signed in 1919, Adolphe Sax patented the saxophone in 1846, Elon Musk was born in 1971, and more…

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    On This Day In History, 29 June

    The 1st iPhone was released in the US in 2007, Brazil won the FIFA World Cup in 1958, Katharine Hepburn died in 2003 aged 96,...

  • On This Day In History 30 June Image

    On This Day In History, 30 June

    London’s famous Tower Bridge opened in 1894, the Night of the Long Knives started in 1934 in Nazi Germany, Brazil won the FIFA World Cup...