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by Nigglyb
June 27th, 2018, 8:36 am
Forum: CHINWAGS - General
Topic: ON THIS DAY - whichever it is..
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& I'm out. That’s a year of ON THIS DAY
Toodle pip :D
by Nigglyb
June 27th, 2018, 8:34 am
Forum: CHINWAGS - General
Topic: ON THIS DAY - whichever it is..
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27 June 1542 Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo sets sail from the Mexican port of Navidad to explore the west coast of North America on behalf of the Spanish Empire 1693 1st women's magazine "Ladies' Mercury" published (London) https://s18.postimg.org/blgiakirt/download_42.jpg 1743 War of the Austrian Success...
by Nigglyb
June 26th, 2018, 8:43 am
Forum: CHINWAGS - General
Topic: ON THIS DAY - whichever it is..
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26 June 363 Roman Emperor Julian is killed during retreat from the Sassanid Empire. General Jovian is proclaimed Emperor by troops on the battlefield. 1794 Battle of Fleurus: major victory by forces of the First French Republic under General Jean-Baptiste Jourdan over the Coalition Army (Great Brita...
by Nigglyb
June 25th, 2018, 10:54 am
Forum: CHINWAGS - General
Topic: ON THIS DAY - whichever it is..
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25 June 1667 French physician Jean-Baptiste Denys performs the 1st human blood transfusion 1678 Venetian Elena Cornaro Piscopia is awarded a doctorate of philosophy, the 1st woman to receive a university doctoral degree or PhD 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn: US 7th Cavalry under Brevet Major Gene...
by Nigglyb
June 24th, 2018, 9:34 am
Forum: CHINWAGS - General
Topic: ON THIS DAY - whichever it is..
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24 June 1497 John Cabot claims Eastern Canada for England (believes he has found Asia in Nova Scotia) 1509 Henry VIII is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey 1793 1st republican constitution in France adopted 1812 Napoleon Bonaparte's forces invade Russia crossing the Neman River https://s18...
by Nigglyb
June 23rd, 2018, 9:36 am
Forum: CHINWAGS - General
Topic: ON THIS DAY - whichever it is..
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23 June 1868 Christopher Latham Sholes patents the typewriter with a QWERTY keyboard https://s18.postimg.org/lu8zgjc09/download_33.jpg 1894 The International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne, Paris, at the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin https://s18.postimg.org/inefx0mg9/download...
by Nigglyb
June 22nd, 2018, 8:37 am
Forum: CHINWAGS - General
Topic: ON THIS DAY - whichever it is..
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22 June 1633 Galileo Galilei forced to recant his Copernican views that the Earth orbits the Sun by the Pope (Vatican only admits it was wrong on Oct 31, 1992!) https://s18.postimg.org/8dc0xkeih/download_31.jpg 1675 Royal Greenwich Observatory established in England by Charles II https://s18.postimg...
by Nigglyb
June 21st, 2018, 10:19 am
Forum: CHINWAGS - General
Topic: ON THIS DAY - whichever it is..
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21 June 1788 US Constitution comes into effect when New Hampshire is the 9th state to ratify it 1854 First Victoria Cross won during bombardment of Bomarsund in the Aland Islands (Crimean War) 1948 Lord Mountbatten resigns as Governor General of India (formerly the last Viceroy) https://s18.postimg....
by Nigglyb
June 20th, 2018, 5:52 pm
Forum: CHINWAGS - General
Topic: ON THIS DAY - whichever it is..
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Sorry a bit late :shock: 20 June 451 Battle of the Catalaunian Plains: Roman and Visigoths forces defeat Attila the Hun in north east France https://s18.postimg.org/4akzyt521/download_12.jpg 1214 The University of Oxford receives its charter 1789 Tennis Court Oath (for a new constitution) in France ...
by Nigglyb
June 19th, 2018, 2:26 am
Forum: CHINWAGS - General
Topic: ON THIS DAY - whichever it is..
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19 June 1829 Sir Robert Peel introduces the Metropolitan Police Act 1829 into Parliament to establish a unified police force for London https://s18.postimg.org/f2ikdya8p/download_26.jpg 1862 Slavery outlawed in US territories 1944 World War II: First day of the 2 day Battle of the Philippine Sea, US...