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Know what happened on 15th June


Importance of 15th June in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 15th June special in the world history.

1997
Death of Kim Casali, British cartoonist who created the 'Love Is...' comic strip
Great Britain
1993
Death of James Hunt, British racing driver .
Great Britain
1978
King Hussein of Jordan married 26-year-old American Lisa Halaby, who became Queen Noor.
Jordan
1934
Death of Alfred Bruneau, French composer, played a key role in the introduction of realism in French opera
France
1934
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park was established in the USA
United States
1919
Alcock and Brown complete 1st non stop flight across the Atlantic
Great Britain
1909
The Imperial Cricket Conference (ICC) was founded at Lords cricket ground in London. (Now known as the International Cricket Council)
Great Britain
1844
Charles Goodyear is granted a patent for vulcanising rubber, a process that strengthens it and so makes it possible to be used as tyres etc.
United States
1809
Birth of Fran├žois-Xavier Garneau, French-Canadian historian, the father of Canadian historiography
Canada
1667
The first human blood transfusion administered by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys.
France
1658
The Mogul emperor Aurangzeb imprisoned his father the Shah after winning a battle at Samgarh.
Mongolia
1648
Margaret Jones is the first person hanged in Massachusetts for witchcraft.
United States
1594
Birth of Nicolas Poussin, French artist.
France
1502
Christopher Columbus arrives in Martinique on his 4th voyage.
Spain
1389
Battle of Kosovo; The Ottoman Empire defeats Serbs and Bosnians
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1381
Wat Tyler killed at Smithfield, London, during Peasants' Revolt in protest against poll tax of 1380
Great Britain
1215
Magna Carta sealed at Runnymede by King John
Great Britain
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