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  • Falklands
    Tuesday Jun 1, 1982

    Falklands War

    The Arrival of a further 5,000 British troops of the 5th Infantry Brigade

    Falklands
    Tuesday Jun 1, 1982

    By 1 June, with the arrival of a further 5,000 British troops of the 5th Infantry Brigade, the new British divisional commander, Major General Jeremy Moore RM, had sufficient force to start planning an offensive against Stanley.




  • Falklands
    Wednesday Jun 2, 1982

    Falklands War

    Plans were drawn up for half the Welsh Guards to march light on the night of 2 June

    Falklands
    Wednesday Jun 2, 1982

    Plans were drawn up for half the Welsh Guards to march light on the night of 2 June, whilst the Scots Guards and the second half of the Welsh Guards were to be ferried from San Carlos Water in the Landing Ship Logistics (LSL) Sir Tristram and the landing platform dock (LPD) Intrepid on the night of 5 June.




  • Falklands
    Friday Jun 11, 1982

    Falklands War

    British forces launched a brigade-sized night attack against the heavily defended ring of high ground surrounding Stanley

    Falklands
    Friday Jun 11, 1982

    On the night of 11 June, after several days of painstaking reconnaissance and logistic build-up, British forces launched a brigade-sized night attack against the heavily defended ring of high ground surrounding Stanley. Units of 3 Commando Brigade, supported by naval gunfire from several Royal Navy ships, simultaneously attacked in the Battle of Mount Harriet, Battle of Two Sisters, and Battle of Mount Longdon.




  • Falklands
    Monday Jun 14, 1982

    Falklands War

    The conflict lasted 74 days and ended

    Falklands
    Monday Jun 14, 1982

    The conflict lasted 74 days and ended with the Argentine surrender on 14 June, returning the islands to British control. In total, 649 Argentine military personnel, 255 British military personnel, and three Falkland Islanders died during the hostilities.




  • Falklands
    Monday Jun 14, 1982

    Falklands War

    A Ceasefire was declared

    Falklands
    Monday Jun 14, 1982

    A ceasefire was declared on 14 June and the commander of the Argentine garrison in Stanley, Brigade General Mario Menéndez, surrendered to Major General Jeremy Moore the same day.




  • South Georgia Island
    Sunday Jun 20, 1982

    Falklands War

    The British retook the South Sandwich Islands

    South Georgia Island
    Sunday Jun 20, 1982

    On 20 June, the British retook the South Sandwich Islands, which involved accepting the surrender of the Southern Thule Garrison at the Corbeta Uruguay base, and declared hostilities over. Argentina had established Corbeta Uruguay in 1976, but prior to 1982 the United Kingdom had contested the existence of the Argentine base only through diplomatic channels.




  • Baghdad, Iraq
    Sunday Jun 20, 1982

    Iran–Iraq War

    Ceasefire proposal

    Baghdad, Iraq
    Sunday Jun 20, 1982

    On June 20, 1982, Saddam announced that he wanted to sue for peace and proposed an immediate ceasefire and withdrawal from Iranian territory within two weeks. Khomeini responded by saying the war would not end until a new government was installed in Iraq and reparations paid. He proclaimed that Iran would invade Iraq and would not stop until the Ba'ath regime was replaced by an Islamic republic.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 21, 1982

    Princess Diana

    First Baby

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 21, 1982

    On 21 June 1982, the Princess gave birth to the couple's first son, Prince William.


  • Bradfield, England, U.K.
    Monday Jun 21, 1982

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

    Baptized

    Bradfield, England, U.K.
    Monday Jun 21, 1982

    On 20 June 1982, Catherine Middleton, then called kate, was baptized at St Andrew's parish church in Bradfield.


  • London, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 28, 1982

    Prince William

    Name announced

    London, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 28, 1982

    His names, William Arthur Philip Louis, were announced by Buckingham Palace on 28 June.


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