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All these 35 events happened in June

  1. 1915 The first Zeppelin air raid over England  (10 Years)

  2. 1835 P.T. Barnum & his circus begin first tour of US (40 Years)

  3.   455 Geiseric led the Vandals and pillaged Rome (200 Years)1783 The Montgolfier brothers demonstrate their hot air balloon

  4. 1937 The Duke of Windsor (former Edward VIII) marries Wallis Simpson (5 Years)

  5. 1783 The Montgolfier brothers demonstrate their hot air balloon (50 Years)

  6. 1947 Marshall Plan unveiled.  United States calls for economic aid to Europe (5 Years)

  7. 1944 D-Day Invasion of Normandy (3 Years)

  8. 1914 The first ship passes through the Panama Canal (25 Years)

  9. 1329 Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland died (100 Years)

  10. 1999 Jonathan Aitken is jailed for 18 months lying during a libel action (5 Years)

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  11.    68 Emperor Nero commits suicide in Rome (100 Years)

  12. 1829 The first Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge (50 Years)

  13. 1973 John Paul Getty III was kidnapped, later had his ear severed (5 Years)

  14. 1901 New Zealand annexes the Cook Islands (25 Years)

  15. 1964 South Africa sentences Nelson Mandela to life in prison (7 Years)

  16. 1830 France colonize Algeria (50 Years)

  17. 1983 Pioneer 10 becomes the first spacecraft to leave our solar system (10 Years)

  18. 1789 Captain William Bligh reaches Timor after Mutiny on the Bounty by Fletcher Christian (75 Years)

  19. 1844 Charles Goodyear receives a patents the vulcanization of rubber (40 Years)

  20. 1915 Foundation of the British Women's Institute (10 Years)

  21. 1885 The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York (20 Years)

  22. 1972 The Watergate scandal erupts (5 Years)

  23. 1975 Inquest finds Lord Lucan guilty of murdering nanny Sandra Rivett ( 7 Years)

  24. 1867 Maximilian the Hapsburg Emperor of Mexico, was executed by a firing squad (50 Years)  (See Manet's famous painting)

  25.  1837 Queen Victoria succeeds to the British throne (5 Years)

  26.  1919 Admiral Ludwig von Reuter scuttles the German fleet in Scapa Flow, Orkney (10 Years)

  27.  1911 George V is crowned King of the United Kingdom (5 Years)

  28.  1992 John Gotti ' Teflon Don' jailed for life with no parole (8 Years)Mary Pickford

  29.  1916 Mary Pickford becomes first film star to get million dollar contract (10 Years)

  30.  1950 The Korean war begins (3 Years)

  31.  1959 The Queen and President Eisenhower open the St Lawrence Seaway opening the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean (5 Years)

  32.  1967 World's first Automatic Teller Machine is installed in Enfield England (8 Years)

  33.  1919 The Versailles Treaty signed (5 Years)

  34.  1914 Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria is assassinated (2 years)

  35.  1997 China regains sovereignty over the Hong Kong (5 Years)

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