Sunday, 30 June 2013

Last Day of June

June 30 is a last day of first month of a summer… It is the 181st or 182nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 184 days remaining until the end of the year.

Today is the Army Day in Guatemala, General Prayer Day in the Central African Republic, and Independence Day of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (from Belgium in 1960).

1520 – Spanish conquistadors led by Hernán Cortés fight their way out of Tenochtitlan.
Hernán Cortés and Montezuma
1864 – U.S. President Abraham Lincoln grants Yosemite Valley to California for “public use, resort and recreation”.
1908 – The Tunguska event occurs in remote Siberia.
1912 – First play of Russian Empire’s national football team.
Russian Empire’s national football team 1944 – World War II: The Battle of Cherbourg ends with the fall of the strategically valuable port to American forces.
1971 – The crew of the Soviet Soyuz 11 spacecraft are killed when their air supply escapes through a faulty valve.
1997 – The United Kingdom transfers sovereignty over Hong Kong to the People’s Republic of China.
Viewing of Hong Kong from the Peak 2009 – Yemenia Flight 626 crashes into the Indian Ocean, near Comoros, killing all but one of the 153 passengers and crew on board.

Every day must be nice!

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