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  • Ireland
    Monday Jun 6, 1921

    Irish War of Independence

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

    Ireland
    Monday Jun 6, 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.




  • Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece
    Friday Jun 10, 1921

    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

    Birth

    Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece
    Friday Jun 10, 1921

    Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark was born in Mon Repos on the Greek island of Corfu on 10 June 1921, the only son and fifth and last child of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. A member of the House of Glücksburg, the ruling house of Denmark, he was a prince of both Greece and Denmark by virtue of his patrilineal descent from George I of Greece and Christian IX of Denmark, and he was from birth in the line of succession to both thrones.




  • Ireland
    Friday Jun 24, 1921

    Irish War of Independence

    British Coalition Government's Cabinet decided to propose talks with the leader of Sinn Féin

    Ireland
    Friday Jun 24, 1921

    On 24 June 1921, the British Coalition Government's Cabinet decided to propose talks with the leader of Sinn Féin. Coalition Liberals and Unionists agreed that an offer to negotiate would strengthen the Government's position if Sinn Féin refused.




  • Ireland
    Friday Jun 24, 1921

    Irish War of Independence

    The Chosen leader of the great majority in Southern Ireland

    Ireland
    Friday Jun 24, 1921

    Seizing the momentum, Lloyd George wrote to Éamon de Valera as "the chosen leader of the great majority in Southern Ireland" on 24 June, suggesting a conference.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jun 29, 1921

    Winston Churchill

    Churchill's mother died

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jun 29, 1921

    In June, Churchill's mother died, followed in August by his daughter Marigold.




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