June 24, 2017
Today is 175th day of the year
191 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1850 - "Lord Kitchener, English general"
  • 1909 - "William Penney, English physicist"
  • 1911 - "Juan Fangio, Argentinian born racing driver"
  • 1915 - "Sir Fred Hoyle, English astronomer"
  • 1930 - "Claude Chabrol, French film director"
  • 1944 - "Jeff Beck, Guitarist"
  • 1947 - "Mike Fleetwood, Rock drummer"
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events today

  • 1314 - Robert the Bruce defeated the English at the battle of Bannockburn
  • 1878 - The St John Ambulance Association was formed
  • 1901 - Picasso displayed his work for the very first time
  • 1956 - Colonel Nasser became the President of Egypt
  • 1978 - The North Yemen President was assassinated
  • 1981 - The first ever traffic crossed the new Humber bridge
  • 1982 - "The first Frenchman was launched into orbit, as part of Soviet mission"
  • 1983 - Syria expelled the PLO leader Yasser Arafat
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