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  • Spain
    Monday Jun 06, 1808

    Napoleon

    Napoleon appointed his brother as the new King of Spain

    Spain
    Monday Jun 06, 1808

    Napoleon appointed his brother, Joseph Bonaparte, as the new King of Spain in the summer of 1808.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Jun 06, 1872

    Frederick Douglass

    First African American nominated for Vice President of the United States

    U.S.
    Thursday Jun 06, 1872

    In 1872, Douglass became the first African American nominated for Vice President of the United States, as Victoria Woodhull's running mate on the Equal Rights Party ticket. He was nominated without his knowledge. Douglass neither campaigned for the ticket nor acknowledged that he had been nominated.




  • Christmas Island
    Wednesday Jun 06, 1888

    Christmas Island

    Annexation of the Island by The British Crown

    Christmas Island
    Wednesday Jun 06, 1888

    Among the rocks obtained and submitted to Murray for examination were many of nearly pure phosphate of lime. This discovery led to annexation of the island by the British Crown on 6 June 1888.




  • Korea
    Wednesday Jun 06, 1894

    First Sino-Japanese War

    Sending Chinese Soldiers

    Korea
    Wednesday Jun 06, 1894

    About 2,465 Chinese soldiers are transported to Korea to suppress the Donghak Rebellion.




  • Russian Empire
    Tuesday Jun 06, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    Nicholas II had received a Zemstvo deputation

    Russian Empire
    Tuesday Jun 06, 1905

    On 6 June [O.S. 24 May] 1905, Nicholas II had received a Zemstvo deputation. Responding to speeches by Prince Sergei Trubetskoi and Mr Fyodrov, the Tsar confirmed his promise to convene an assembly of people's representatives.




  • Beijing, China
    Tuesday Jun 06, 1916

    Chinese Civil War

    Death of Yuan Shikai

    Beijing, China
    Tuesday Jun 06, 1916

    Following the collapse of the Qing dynasty in the aftermath of the Xinhai Revolution, China fell into a brief period of civil war before Yuan Shikai assumed the presidency of the newly formed Republic of China. The administration became known as the Beiyang Government, with its capital in Peking. Yuan Shikai was frustrated in a short-lived attempt to restore monarchy in China, with himself as the Hongxian Emperor. After the death of Yuan Shikai in 1916, the following years were characterized by the power struggle between different cliques in the former Beiyang Army. In the meantime, the Kuomintang, led by Sun Yat-sen, created a new government in Guangzhou to resist the rule of Beiyang Government through a series of movements.




  • Ireland
    Monday Jun 06, 1921

    Irish War of Independence

    The British made their first conciliatory gesture, calling off the policy of house burnings as reprisals

    Ireland
    Monday Jun 06, 1921

    On 6 June 1921, the British made their first conciliatory gesture, calling off the policy of house burnings as reprisals. On the other side, IRA leaders and in particular Michael Collins, felt that the IRA as it was then organized could not continue indefinitely. It had been hard-pressed by the deployment of more regular British soldiers to Ireland and by the lack of arms and ammunition.


  • U.S.
    Monday Jun 06, 1932

    Great Depression

    Revenue Act of 1932

    U.S.
    Monday Jun 06, 1932

    The Revenue Act of 1932 is signed into law, raising taxes on personal income, corporate income, and sales taxes on various goods.


  • Kaifeng, Henan, China
    Sunday Jun 06, 1937

    Second Sino-Japanese War

    The Japanese captured Kaifeng

    Kaifeng, Henan, China
    Sunday Jun 06, 1937

    In 1937, the Japanese Imperial Army quickly marched into the heart of Chinese territory. On June 6, they captured Kaifeng, the capital of Henan, and threatened to take Zhengzhou, the junction of the Pinghan and Longhai railways.


  • Northern France, France
    Tuesday Jun 06, 1944

    Adolf Hitler

    Battle of Normandy

    Northern France, France
    Tuesday Jun 06, 1944

    On 6 June 1944, the Western Allied armies landed in northern France in one of the largest amphibious operations in history, Operation Overlord. Battle of Normandy


  • Eastern Romania
    Tuesday Jun 06, 1944

    World War II

    First Jassy–Kishinev offensive failed

    Eastern Romania
    Tuesday Jun 06, 1944

    Soviets made incursions into Romania, which was repulsed by Axis forces. The military engagements of first Jassy–Kishinev offensive occurred between 8 April and 6 June 1944.


  • EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England
    Wednesday Jun 06, 1962

    The Beatles

    Martin's first recording session with the Beatles

    EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England
    Wednesday Jun 06, 1962

    Producer George Martin signed the Beatles to EMI's Parlophone label. His first recording session with the Beatles took place at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London on 6 June 1962. Martin immediately complained to Epstein about Best's poor drumming and suggested they use a session drummer in his place.


  • U.S.
    Monday Jun 06, 1966

    Richard Nixon

    Retirement

    U.S.
    Monday Jun 06, 1966

    On 1953, he was promoted to commander. And finally he retired in the U.S. Naval Reserve on June 6, 1966.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Monday Jun 06, 1983

    James Bond

    Octopussy

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Monday Jun 06, 1983

    Octopussy is a 1983 spy film and the thirteenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions; it was the sixth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It was directed by John Glen and the screenplay was written by George MacDonald Fraser, Richard Maibaum, and Michael G. Wilson.


  • Berlin, East Germany, Germany
    Saturday Jun 06, 1987

    Berlin Wall

    Concert close to the Wall

    Berlin, East Germany, Germany
    Saturday Jun 06, 1987

    On 6 June 1987, David Bowie (English Singer), who earlier for several years lived and recorded in West Berlin, played a concert close to the Wall.


  • Croatia
    Thursday Jun 06, 1991

    Bosnian War

    A Weak Confederation

    Croatia
    Thursday Jun 06, 1991

    On 6 June, Izetbegović and Macedonian president Kiro Gligorov proposed a weak confederation between Croatia, Slovenia and a federation of the other four republics, which was rejected by Milošević.


  • Mongolia
    Sunday Jun 06, 1993

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    The First Election Win For The Democrats

    Mongolia
    Sunday Jun 06, 1993

    The constitution was amended in 1992. The first election win for the democrats was the presidential election of 1993, when the opposition candidate Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat won.


  • Colombia
    Monday Jun 06, 1994

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    1994 Paez River Earthquake

    Colombia
    Monday Jun 06, 1994

    The 1994 Páez River earthquake occurred on June 6 with a moment magnitude of 6.8 at a depth of 12 km (7.5 mi). The event, which is also known as the Páez River disaster, included subsequent landslides and mudslides that destroyed the small town of Páez, located on the foothills of the Central Ranges of the Andes in Cauca in south-western Colombia. It was estimated that 1,100 people, mostly from the Páez, were killed in some 15 settlements on the Páez River basin, Cauca and Huila departments of which the eponymous town of Páez suffered 50% of the death toll.


  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Monday Jun 06, 2011

    Johan Cruyff

    Appointed to the new Ajax board of advisors

    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Monday Jun 06, 2011

    On 6 June 2011, he was appointed to the new Ajax board of advisors to implent his reform plans.


  • U.S.
    Monday Jun 06, 2011

    Netflix

    Changing prices

    U.S.
    Monday Jun 06, 2011

    In July 2011, Netflix changed its prices, charging customers for its mail rental service and streaming service separately. This meant a price increase for customers who wanted to continue receiving both services.


  • Russia
    Thursday Jun 06, 2013

    Vladimir Putin

    Marriage was over

    Russia
    Thursday Jun 06, 2013

    On 6 June 2013, Putin announced that their marriage was over, and, on 1 April 2014, the Kremlin confirmed that the divorce had been finalized.


  • Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany
    Saturday Jun 06, 2015

    Lionel Messi

    Champions League 2015

    Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany
    Saturday Jun 06, 2015

    Fourth Champions league title Leo Messi achieved.


  • U.S.
    Monday Jun 06, 2016

    Donald Trump

    Trump shifted his focus to the general election

    U.S.
    Monday Jun 06, 2016

    After becoming the presumptive Republican nominee, Trump shifted his focus to the general election. Trump began campaigning against Hillary Clinton, who became the presumptive Democratic nominee on June 6, 2016.


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