Today in history 6/20/2017


Today in history, Roman and barbarian warriors halt Attila‘s army at the Catalaunian Plains in eastern France in 451.

Today in history, The Union of Kalmar unites Denmark, Sweden, and Norway under one monarch in 1397.

Today in history, Eli Whitney (see picture below) applies for a cotton gin patent in 1793.

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Today in history, 18-year-old Victoria (see picture below) is crowned Queen of England in 1837.

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Today in history, Charlotte M. Manye (see picture below) of South Africa becomes the first native African to graduate from an American University in 1901.

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Today in history, The U.S. Army Air Force is established, replacing the Army Air Corps in 1941.

Today in history, The United States and the Soviet Union agree to establish a hot line between Washington and Moscow in 1963.

Today in historyNATO declares an official end to its bombing campaign of Yugoslavia in 1999.

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