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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri June 19th, 2009, 5:40 pm

June 19 1566: James VI of Scoland and I of England is born.
June 19 1992: My Harmony was born, she's 17, sigh!

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Post by Susan » Sat June 20th, 2009, 1:31 am

June 19, 1867 - Execution of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico by firing squad at Cerro de las Campanas, Querétaro, Mexico; buried at the Imperial Crypt, Vienna
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Post by Susan » Sun June 21st, 2009, 11:55 am

June 21, 1377 - Death of Edward III at Sheen Palace, Surrey; buried at Westminster Abbey
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Post by Susan » Sun June 21st, 2009, 11:56 am

June 21, 1982 - Birth of Prince William at St. Mary's Hospital, London
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Post by Susan » Mon June 22nd, 2009, 9:07 pm

June 22, 1000 – Birth of Robert I the Magnificent, Duke of Normandy
Robert was the father of William the Conqueror.
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Post by zsigandr » Mon June 22nd, 2009, 11:36 pm

June 22nd, 1611
After spending a winter trapped by ice in Hudson Bay, the starving crew of the Discovery mutinies against its captain, English navigator Henry Hudson, and sets him, his teenage son, and seven supporters adrift in a small, open boat. Hudson and the eight others are never seen again.

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Post by donroc » Tue June 23rd, 2009, 1:09 am

Hitler launches Barbarossa this day in 1941, the invasion of the USSR.
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Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

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Post by Susan » Tue June 23rd, 2009, 5:03 pm

June 23, 1894 - Birth of Edward VIII
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Post by Susan » Tue June 23rd, 2009, 5:04 pm

June 23, 1763 - Birth of Marie Josèphe Rose de Tascher de la Pagerie, first wife of Napoleon (Empress Josephine), on Martinique in the West Indies
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Post by Susan » Tue June 23rd, 2009, 5:04 pm

June 23, 1703 – Birth of Maria Leszczyńska of Poland, wife of Louis XV of France
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