Wednesday, 8 June 2016


Historical events that took place on the 8th of June

1886: The 1st Civil Rights Act was passed

1921: Baseball Legend, Babe Ruth was arrested and fined for over speeding

1936: The 1st parking meter was invented

1939: King George VI of England visited the United States

1940: Neptunium was discovered

1949: Thailand came into existence after Siam was renamed

1953: 110 people were killed by tornadoes in Michigan and Ohio

1956: The Singaporean government was formed

1960: The Argentine government demanded for the release of Adolf Eichmann

1963: The American Heart Association became the 1st agency to campaign against Cigarettes

1968: Bermuda adopted its constitution

1975: 35 people were killed after two trains collided in Germany

1982: 135 people died after Brazilian B-727 flight crashed into a mountain

1994: North Bolivia experienced an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8

1998: General Sanni Abacha of Nigeria died after an unexpected heart attack

2011: Australia banned live cattle export to Indonesia for some months

2012: The parliament of Albania failed to elect a president in the 3rd round of voting,











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