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Today in History- June 17

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on June 17: 1925 – Twenty-nine countries signed the Geneva Protocol that prohibited the use of poisonous gases in war. 1994 – Former Hall of Fame football star O.J. Simpson is arrested following two murders. 1996 – French cyclist Jeannie [READ MORE]

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Today in History- June 10th

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on June 10: 1924 – The Italian Socialist leader Giacomo Matteotti was kidnapped and murdered by Fascists. 1925 – Duke of York opens second Richmond golf course. 1944 – Nazi troops massacred nearly all the residents of Oradour-sur-Glane in France, [READ MORE]

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Today in History- June 8

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on June 8: 1928 – Chiang Kai-shek’s Chinese nationalist army secured the surrender of Peking. 1935 – Omaha wins the 1935 Belmont Stakes. 1949 – “Nineteen Eighty-Four”, George Orwell’s vision of a world ruled by Big Brother, was published. 1995 [READ MORE]

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Today in History- June 7

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on June 7: 1929 – The Papal State was revived when the Vatican was established in Rome. It had not existed since 1870. 1937 – Jean Harlow, legendary U.S. actress of the 1930s in such films as “Hell’s Angels”, died [READ MORE]

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Today in History- June 5th

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on June 5: 1916 – Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener of Khartoum, Irish soldier, statesman and conqueror of Sudan, was lost at sea when his ship struck a mine off the Orkneys. 1945 – The Allied Control Commission took control of [READ MORE]

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Today in History: June 4th

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on June 4th: 1937 – The first supermarket trolleys were introduced in Oklahoma City. 1941 – Kaiser Wilhelm II, ninth king of Prussia and third German emperor (1888-1918), died in exile in the Netherlands. 1943 – Argentine President Ramon Castillo [READ MORE]