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Posted: Thu June 4th, 2009, 2:32 am
by annis
Posted by Diamondlil
I am impressed Annis - pictures and all!
I know! I finally worked it out - only took me a couple of years :D

Posted: Thu June 4th, 2009, 4:56 am
by annis
Hard to believe that's it was 20 years ago, but June 4. 1989, was the date of the Massacre at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/date ... 496277.stm

Posted: Sun June 7th, 2009, 6:35 am
by annis
65th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944.

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Posted: Sun June 7th, 2009, 11:40 am
by Susan
June 6, 1872 - Birth of Alix of Hesse and by Rhine, wife of Tsar Nicholas II, at the Neues Palais in Darmstadt

Posted: Sun June 7th, 2009, 11:41 am
by Susan
June 7, 1520 - Henry VIII England and Francis I of France meet at the Field of Cloth of Gold

Posted: Sun June 7th, 2009, 11:45 am
by Volgadon
Which has to be one of the most pictureque names for an event ever.

Posted: Sun June 7th, 2009, 2:39 pm
by Alaric
June 7, 1494 - Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of Tordesillas to divide South America and Africa between each other.

Posted: Sun June 7th, 2009, 3:53 pm
by chuck
Louis XIV June 7th 1654, crowned King of France....The Sun King reigned for 72 years......

Posted: Wed June 10th, 2009, 7:25 am
by annis
Today, June 10, is the anniversary of a disaster famous in New Zealand; the 1886 eruption of Mt Tarawera, a volcano thought be be extinct.

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Posted: Wed June 10th, 2009, 12:58 pm
by Alaric
June 10, 1190 - Frederick I "Barbarossa", Holy Roman Emperor, drowns on crusade.