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June 5, 1984: Indira Gandhi orders attack on Sikh's holiest site, Golden Temple
September 11, 1980: Chile adopts its constitution
June 5, 1869: 3rd Belmont: C Miller aboard Fenian wins in 3:04
September 3, 1974: U.S. and East Germany establish diplomatic relations
August 30, 1964: Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Riverside Ladies Golf Open

Events That Made History Today - June 23

930 - World's oldest parliament, the Iceland Parliament, established
1295 - Pope Boniface VIII enters Rome
1298 - Duke Albrecht von Habsburg chosen Roman Catholic German king
1305 - French-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge
1532 - Henry VIII and Francois I signs secret treaty against emperor Karel V
View All Events That Made History on June 23 ~ Born on June 23

Events That Made History Tomorrow - June 24

451 - 10th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
843 - Vikings destroy Nantes
1128 - Afonso I of Portugal defeats army of his mother Theresa
1298 - Rindfleish Persecutions-Jews of Ifhauben Austria massacred
1314 - Battle of Bannockburn; Scotland regains independence from England
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Events That Made History Yesterday - June 22

431 - Council of Ephesus (3rd ecumenical council) opens
816 - Pope Stephen IV, V, elected to succeed Leo III
1342 - Bilbo Baggins returns to his home at Bag End, (Shire Reconning)
1377 - Richard II succeeds Edward III as king of England
1476 - Battle at Morat/Murten: Charles the Stout invades Switzerland
View All Events That Made History on June 22 ~ Born on June 22

1820 - The Year That Was

January 12: Royal Astronomical Society founded in England
January 30: Edward Bransfield aboard Williams discovers Antarctica (UK claim)
February 6: 1st organized emigration of blacks back to Africa (New York to Sierra Leone)
February 6: U.S. population announced at 9,638,453 (1,771,656 blacks (18.4%))
February 23: Cato Street conspiracy uncovered
March 3: Missouri Compromise passes, allowing slavery in Missouri
March 5: Dutch city of Leeuwarden forbids Jews to go to synagogues on Sundays
March 9: James Monroe's daughter Maria marries in the White House
March 9: Philippines chases out foreigners; about 125 die
March 15: Maine admitted as 23rd state
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