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21 June

217BC – Roman Republic – Battle of Lake Trasimene. http://burnpit.us/2012/06/battle-lake-trasimene-hannibals-carthaginians-ambush-defeat-romans

1307 – Mongol Empire – Külüg Khan became Khagan. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Külüg_Khan

1377 – England – Edward III died, aged 64. http://www.britroyals.com/kings.asp?id=edward3

1529 – Italy – Battle of Landriano (War of the League of Cognac). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Landriano

1621 – Bohemia – Execution of 27 Czech noblemen in Prague. http://history.info/on-this-day/1621-bloody-execution-of-czech-noblemen-in-prague/20537/


1734 – New France (Canada) – Marie-Joseph Angélique executed for Montreal fire. http://youtu.be/nlBsKzYqYbA WARNING!  Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.canadianmysteries.ca/sites/angelique/accueil/indexen.html

1749 – Canada – Halifax, Nova Scotia founded. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halifax,_Nova_Scotia

1788 – USA – New Hampshire became 9th State. http://www.50states.com/newhamps.htm


1798 – Ireland – Battle of Vinegar Hill (Irish Rebellion). https://youtu.be/hYtEic7UE8U WARNING!  Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Vinegar_Hill http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/empire_seapower/irish_reb_01.shtml

1813 – Spain – Battle of Vitoria (Peninsular War). http://www.britishbattles.com/peninsula/peninsula-vitoria.htm

1826 – Greece – Ottoman-Egyptian Invasion of Mani began (Greek War of Independence). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ottoman–Egyptian_invasion_of_Mani

1864 – USA – Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road began (American Civil War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Jerusalem_Plank_Road

1864 – NZ – Tauranga Campaign ended (New Zealand Wars). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tauranga_Campaign


1877 – USA – 10 Irish immigrants (Molly Maguires) hanged for murder. https://youtu.be/zoSCnF7UiLA WARNING!  Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://explorepahistory.com/hmarker.php?markerId=1-A-3B9 http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/maguires/maguireshome.html


1919 – UK – Scuttling of German Fleet in Scapa Flow. https://youtu.be/wKaKOyZRQLc  https://youtu.be/aFmWjRzuvCI   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scuttling_of_the_German_fleet_in_Scapa_Flow

1930 – France – One year conscription came into force.

1941 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Ruhr & Rhineland industrial areas (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1942 – USA – Japanese submarine fired on Fort Stevens, Oregon (WWII). http://visitftstevens.com/history/

1943 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Krefeld & Ruhr (WWII).

1944 – Germany – USAAF bombers attacked Berlin & Lüne-Merseburg (WWII).

http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1948 – USA – Long-playing record album demonstrated by Columbia Records at Waldorf-Atoria Hotel, New York City. http://lprecord.umwblogs.org/history/invention/

1951 – Argentina – Aerolineas Argentinas Flight 621 crashed at Puerto Deseado Airport, SC, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19510621-0

1954 – Kenya – RAF plane crashed near Nairobi, 7 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19540621-0

1963 – Rome – Cardinal Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini became Pope Paul VI. http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/paul_vi/biography/documents/hf_p-vi_bio_16071997_biography_en.html


1964 – USA – Freedom Summer Murders. https://youtu.be/9Yt_Gv37Trc  WARNING!  Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/general-article/freedomsummer-murder/

1980 – Netherlands – Paralympic VI Summer Games Opening Ceremony in Arnhem. http://www.paralympic.org/arnhem-1980

2007 – Democratic Republic of Congo – Karibu Airways plane crashed near Kamina Town, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20070621-0

2009 – China – Shishou Incident ended. http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/malcolmmoore/10122566/Tens_of_thousands_of_Chinese_fight_the_police_in_Shishou/

2012 – Indian Ocean – Migrant Boat Disaster. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Indian_Ocean_migrant_boat_disaster

2013 – Pakistan – Peshawar Mosque Bombing, 15 killed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22999668

York

1960 – Guildhall re-opened by Queen Mother. http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/themes/medieval/the-guildhall