This Day in History: June

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Can you name the events that happened on each day in June?

Featured Jun 1, 2011

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June 1Future President Herbert Hoover was caught in this revolt in China (1900).
June 2Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in this London Abbey (1953).
June 3President John Adams moved to this new national capital (1800).
June 4The Chinese government killed many demonstrators here (1989).
June 5Israel attacked Egypt and Syria beginning this conflict (1967).
June 6The Allies invaded the beaches in this part of France (1944).
June 7This Indian man did his first act of civil disobedience in South Africa (1893).
June 8This man died in Medina (AD 632).
June 9This 'Red Scare' leader was asked, 'Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last?' (1954).
June 10NATO suspended fighting as Serb troops left this future nation (1999).
June 11Five men were chosen to draft this document (1776).
June 12Reagan traveled to Berlin and said, 'Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, __ __ __ __' (1987).
June 13This Macedonian conqueror died (323 BC).
June 14This war between the UK and Argentina ended (1982).
June 15King John placed his seal on this document (1215).
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June 16The Soweto Uprising occurred in this nation (1976).
June 17Burglars were arrested breaking into this building on behalf of Nixon (1972).
June 18Napoleon was defeated in this village (1815).
June 19This emperor of Mexico was executed (1867).
June 20The Third Estate took this vow at the beginning of the French Revolution (1789).
June 21This nation had its second constitution ratified (1788).
June 22This captain was set adrift in Canada after his crew mutinied (1611).
June 2399.95% of this nation elected Nasser as president (1956).
June 24The US Senate voted 81 to 10 to repeal this Vietnam War resolution (1970).
June 25War broke out on this peninsula eventually resulting in a DMZ near the 38th Parallel (1950).
June 26President Kennedy uttered these now famous words in Berlin (1963).
June 27The US was found guilty by the ICJ of supporting Contra rebels in this nation (1986).
June 28This man was killed along with his wife eventually leading to WWI (1914).
June 29This Shakespearean theater burned down (1613).
June 30This nation banned the Red Cross from sending food aid to Biafra (1969).

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