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30 June

296 – Rome – Marcellinus became Pope. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Marcellinus

763 – Bulgaria – Battle of Anchialus (Byzantine Bulgarian Wars). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Anchialus_(763)


1442 – Switzerland – Battle of Arbedo. https://youtu.be/nh6OByVaXok  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Arbedo

1520 – Aztec Empire – La Noche Triste began (Spanish Conquest of the Aztec Empire). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Noche_Triste

1521 – Spain – Battle of Noáin (Italian War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_No%C3%A1in

1559 – France – Henry II mortally wounded in a jousting match against Gabriel de Mongomery. http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/henry-ii-france-dies-tournament-wounds

1758 – MoraviaBattle of Domstadtle (Seven Years’ War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Domstadtl

1794 – USA – Attack on Fort Recovery. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Recovery#Attack_on_Fort_Recovery

1846 – UK – Lord John Russell became Prime Minister (Whig). https://www.gov.uk/government/history/past-prime-ministers/lord-john-russell-1st-earl-Russell


1859 – USA – French acrobat, Charles Blondin crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope. https://youtu.be/9H-yrfmqmGc http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-daredevil-of-niagara-falls-110492884/?no-ist


1860 – UK – Oxford Evolution Debate. https://youtu.be/cXq8LZ3b2YQ  http://users.ox.ac.uk/~jrlucas/legend.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1860_Oxford_evolution_debate

1864 – USA – President Lincoln granted Yosemite Valley to California for “public use, resort & recreation”. http://www.nps.gov/featurecontent/yose/anniversary/timeline/in-1864/


1882 – USA – Charles J Guiteau hanged in Washing to DC for assassination of President James Garfield. https://youtu.be/N6USyilfk6w WARNING!  Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_J._Guiteau


1908 – Russia – Astroid/comet hit near Podkamennaya Tunguska river. https://youtu.be/6CI67uMyLSg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event


1912 – Canada – Cyclone hit Regina, Saskatchewan, 28 killed. https://youtu.be/OX1V2Z7t5QU WARNING!  Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing  http://www.tornadolegacy.ca/

1920 – Sweden – Handley Page Transport plane crashed in Östana. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19200630-0


1934 – Germany – Night of the Long Knives began. https://youtu.be/boe0IQ6lGNk WARNING!  Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Night_of_the_Long_Knives

1937 – UK – World’s first emergency telephone number ‘999’ introduced in London. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18520121

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

1943 – Poland – Czestochowa Ghetto Uprising ended (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Częstochowa_Ghetto_uprising

1943 – UK – RAF plane crashed at Lough Erne, 2 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430630-1

1943 – Sudan – BOAC plane crashed near Khartoum, 16 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430630-2

1948 – Turkey – TABSO plane hijacked at Istanbul, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19480630-0

1950 – France – SNCASE plane crashed near Toulouse, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19500630-1

1950 – South Korea – USAF plane crashed near Busan, 23 killed (Korean War). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19500630-3

1951 – USA – United Airlines Flight 610 crashed near Fort Collins, CO, 50 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19510630-0


1956 – USA – Mid-air collision between United Airlines Flight 718 and TWA Flight 2 over Grand Canyon, 128 killed. https://youtu.be/mC4sBowqWvg WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19560630-0

1956 – Poland – Poznań Protests ended (Cold War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pozna%C5%84_1956_protests

1958 – Morocco – Ifni War ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ifni_War

1959 – Japan – USAF plane crashed into a school in Okinawa, 17 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1959_Okinawa_F-100_crash

1960 – Democratic Republic of the Congo – Independence from Belgium. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13286306

1962 – USSR – Aeroflot Flight 902 shot down by missile near Voznesenka, 84 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19620630-2

1963 – Italy – Ciaculli Massacre, 7 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ciaculli_massacre

1967 – Hong Kong – Thai Airways International Flight 601 crashed at Kai Tak International Airport, 24 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19670630-1

1974 – USA – Baltimore Municipal Strike began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baltimore_municipal_strike_of_1974

1975 – USA – Earthquake measuring 6.1Mw, epicentre in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/states/events/1975_06_30.php

1984 – USA – Paralympic VII Summer Games Closing Ceremony in New York (Part I). http://www.paralympic.org/stoke-mandeville-new-york-1984

1987 – Canada – Royal Canadian Mint issued the $1 coin. http://www.mint.ca/store/mint/about-the-mint/1-dollar-5300014#.VZIssJXbLcs

1991 – Ukraine – Fire at coal mine in Donbass region, 32 killed.

2008 – South Sandwich Islands – Earthquake measuring 7.0Mw.

2009 – Comoros – Yemenia Flight 626 crashed off Mitsamioli, 152 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20090630-0

2010 – Mexico – Earthquake measuring 6.2Mw, epicentre in Oaxaca, 1 killed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10458764

2013 – USA – Wildfire in Yarnell Hill, Arizona over ran and killed 19 fire fighters. http://wildfiretoday.com/2013/09/28/yarnell-hill-fire-report-released/

2015 – Indonesia – Indonesian Air Force plane crashed near Medan-Soewondo Air Force Base, 139 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20150630-0