14 June 2012

Timeline June 14 to 16

June 14
1736  Charle-Augustin de Coulomb, French physicist, was born.
1811  Harriet Beecher Stowe, American author was born.
1841  The first Canadian Parliament opened in Kingston, Ontario.
1946  Donald Trump, Real Estate developer and TV personality, was born.
1947  Roswell UFO incident A supposed UFO crash lands in Roswell, New Mexico.
1966  The Vatican announces the abolition of the Index Librorum Prohibitorum (index of prohibited books), which was originally instituted in 1557.

June 15
1215  King John put his seal to the Magna Carta at Runnymeade, England, granting his barons more liberty.
1775  The Second Continental Congress voted unanimously to appoint George Washington head of the Continental Army.
1844  Charles Goodyear received a patent for a process to strengthen rubber.
1846  The Oregon Treaty establishes the 49th parallel as the border between the United States and Canada, from the Rocky Mountains to the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
1919  John Alcock and Arthur Brown made the first nonstop transatlantic flight when they flew from St. John's, Newfoundland to Clifden, County Galway, Ireland.

June 16
1745  Sir William Pepperell captures the French Fortress of Louisbourg in Louisbourg, Nova Scotia during the War of the Austrian Succession.
1829  Geronimo, American Apache Indian leader, was born.
1903  Ford Motor Co., was incorporated.
1911  IBM founded as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company in Endicott, New York.
1968  James Patrick Stuart, actor, was born.

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