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  • White Lodge, Richmond Park, London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jun 23, 1894

    Edward VIII

    Birth

    White Lodge, Richmond Park, London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jun 23, 1894

    Edward was born on 23 June 1894 at White Lodge, Richmond Park, on the outskirts of London during the reign of his great-grandmother Queen Victoria.




  • Wales, United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 1910

    Edward VIII

    Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester

    Wales, United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 1910

    He was created Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester a month later on 23 June 1910, his 16th birthday.




  • London, England
    Sunday Jun 23, 1912

    Alan Turing

    Born

    London, England
    Sunday Jun 23, 1912

    Alan Turing was born on 23 June 1912, in Maida Vale, London, England.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Sunday Jun 23, 1940

    Charles de Gaulle

    British Government denounced the armistice

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Sunday Jun 23, 1940

    On 23 June the British Government denounced the armistice as a breach of the Anglo-French treaty signed in March and stated that they no longer regarded the Bordeaux Government as a fully independent state. They also "took note" of the plan to establish a French National Committee (FNC) in exile, but did not mention de Gaulle by name.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Sunday Jun 23, 1940

    Charles de Gaulle

    Jean Monnet broke with de Gaulle

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Sunday Jun 23, 1940

    Jean Monnet broke with de Gaulle on 23 June, as he thought his appeal was "too personal" and went too far, and that French opinion would not rally to a man who was seen to be operating from British soil.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jun 23, 1942

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Eisenhower returned to London as Commanding General, European Theater of Operations

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jun 23, 1942

    On June 23, 1942, Eisenhower returned to London as Commanding General, European Theater of Operations (ETOUSA), based in London and with a house on Coombe, Kingston upon Thames, and took over command of ETOUSA from Chaney. He was promoted to lieutenant general on July 7.




  • England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jun 23, 1953

    Winston Churchill

    Churchill suffered a serious stroke

    England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jun 23, 1953

    On the evening of 23 June 1953, Churchill suffered a serious stroke and became partially paralyzed down one side. Had Eden been well, Churchill's premiership would most likely have been over. The matter was kept secret and Churchill went home to Chartwell to recuperate. He had fully recovered by November.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 1966

    James Bond

    Octopussy and The Living Daylights was published

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 1966

    Octopussy and The Living Daylights (sometimes published as Octopussy) is the 14th and final James Bond book written by Ian Fleming in the Bond series. The book is a collection of short stories published posthumously in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape on 23 June 1966.


  • Trinity College, Cambridge, England
    Tuesday Jun 23, 1970

    Prince Charles

    Graduation

    Trinity College, Cambridge, England
    Tuesday Jun 23, 1970

    Charles broke royal tradition a second time when he proceeded straight to university after his A-levels, rather than joining the British Armed Forces. In October 1967, he was admitted to Trinity College, Cambridge, where he read anthropology, archaeology, and history. During his second year, Charles attended the University College of Wales in Aberystwyth, studying Welsh history and language for a term. He graduated from Cambridge with a 2:2 Bachelor of Arts on 23 June 1970, the first heir apparent to earn a university degree.


  • Cambridge, England
    Saturday Jun 23, 2012

    Alan Turing

    The Centenary of Turing's Birth

    Cambridge, England
    Saturday Jun 23, 2012

    A blue plaque at the college was unveiled on the centenary of his birth on 23 June 2012 and is now installed at the college's Keynes Building on King's Parade.


  • England
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    David Cameron

    Brexit's Referendum

    England
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    As promised in the election manifesto, Cameron set a date for a referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union, and announced that he would be campaigning for Britain to remain within a "reformed EU". The terms of the UK's membership of the EU were re-negotiated. The referendum came to be known as Brexit (a portmanteau of "British" and "exit") and was held on 23 June 2016. The result was approximately 52% in favour of leaving the European Union and 48% against, with a turnout of 72%.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    Brexit

    Brexit-related jargon entered popular use

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    In the wake of the referendum of 23 June 2016, many new pieces of Brexit-related jargon entered popular use.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    Brexit

    Cameron announced a referendum date

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    In a speech to the House of Commons on 22 February 2016, Cameron announced a referendum date of 23 June 2016, and commented on the renegotiation settlement. He spoke of an intention to trigger the Article 50 process immediately following a Leave vote and of the "two-year time period to negotiate the arrangements for exit."


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