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Today in History

Today in History: June 14

Thursday 14/June/2018 - 11:48 AM
June 14 is Thursday، the 165th day of the year (166th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 200 days remaining until the end of the year.

Today's highlights in history:
1922 US President Warren G. Harding is 1st US President to use radio، dedicates the Francis Scott Key memorial in Baltimore
1928 Republican National Convention، meeting in Kansas City، nominates Herbert Hoover for President
1940 German forces enter Paris during WWII
1952 General strike in Tunisia
1953 Military coup by General Gustavo Rojas Pinilla in Colombia
2001 China، Russia، Kazakhstan، Kyrgyzstan، Tajikistan and Uzbekistan form the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
2012 The world's first stem-cell assisted vein transplant is undertaken by Swedish doctors on a 10 year old girl
2013 Hassan Rouhani is elected President of Iran
2013 The US government charges NSA leaker Edward Snowden with violating the Espionage Act and theft of government property
2017 US Senate approves new sanctions against Russia as punishment for meddling in the 2016 election

Births:
1780 – Henry Salt، English historian and diplomat، British Consul-General in Egypt (
1838 – Yamagata Aritomo، Japanese Field Marshal and politician، 3rd and 9th Prime Minister of Japan
1946 – Donald Trump، American businessman، television personality and 45th President of the United States

Deaths:
1825 – Pierre Charles L'Enfant، French-American architect and engineer، designed Washington، D.C.
1914 – Adlai Stevenson I، American lawyer and politician، 23rd Vice President of the United States
2007 – Kurt Waldheim، Secretary-General of the United Nations، Austrian politician and war criminal، 9th President of Austria.

Edited by Rasha Mohamed

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