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1525 – The Catholic princes of Germany formed the Dessau League to fight against the Reformation
1553 – Fifteen-year-old Lady Jane Grey was deposed as Queen of England after claiming the crown for nine days. Mary, the daughter of King Henry VIII, was proclaimed Queen
1788 – Prices plunged on the Paris stock market
1799 – The Rosetta Stone, a tablet with hieroglyphic translations into Greek, was found in Egypt
1848 – The Women’s Rights Convention took place in Seneca Fall, NY. Bloomers were introduced at the convention
1870 – France declared war on P1525 – The Catholic princes of Germany formed the Dessau League to fight against the Reformation
1553 – Fifteen-year-old Lady Jane Grey was deposed as Queen of England after claiming the crown for nine days. Mary, the daughter of King Henry VIII, was proclaimed Queen
1788 – Prices plunged on the Paris stock market
1799 – The Rosetta Stone, a tablet with hieroglyphic translations into Greek, was found in Egypt
1848 – The Women’s Rights Convention took place in Seneca Fall, NY. Bloomers were introduced at the convention
1870 – France declared war on Prussia
1942 – German U-boats were withdrawn from positions off the U.S. Atlantic coast due to effective American anti-submarine countermeasures
1943 – During World War II, more than 150 B-17 and 112 B-24 bombers attacked Rome for the first time
1975 – The Apollo and Soyuz spacecrafts separated after being linked in orbit for two days
1979 – In Nicaragua, the dictatorship of the Somozas was overthrown by the Sandinista National Liberation Front (Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional or FSLN)
1985 – Christa McAuliffe of New Hampshire was chosen to be the first schoolteacher to ride aboard the space shuttle. She died with six others when the Challenger exploded the following year
1989 – United Airlines Flight 232 crashes in Sioux City, Iowa killing 111
1992 – A car bomb placed by mafia with collaboration of Italian intelligence kills Judge Paolo Borsellino and five members of his escort
1997 – The Troubles: The Provisional Irish Republican Army resumes a ceasefire to end their 25-year campaign to end British rule in Northern Ireland
2014 – Gunmen in Egypt’s western desert province of New Valley Governorate attack a military checkpoint, killing at least 21 soldiers. Egypt reportedly declares a state of emergency on its border with Sudanrussia
1942 – German U-boats were withdrawn from positions off the U.S. Atlantic coast due to effective American anti-submarine countermeasures
1943 – During World War II, more than 150 B-17 and 112 B-24 bombers attacked Rome for the first time
1975 – The Apollo and Soyuz spacecrafts separated after being linked in orbit for two days
1979 – In Nicaragua, the dictatorship of the Somozas was overthrown by the Sandinista National Liberation Front (Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional or FSLN)
1985 – Christa McAuliffe of New Hampshire was chosen to be the first schoolteacher to ride aboard the space shuttle. She died with six others when the Challenger exploded the following year
1989 – United Airlines Flight 232 crashes in Sioux City, Iowa killing 111
1992 – A car bomb placed by mafia with collaboration of Italian intelligence kills Judge Paolo Borsellino and five members of his escort
1997 – The Troubles: The Provisional Irish Republican Army resumes a ceasefire to end their 25-year campaign to end British rule in Northern Ireland
2014 – Gunmen in Egypt’s western desert province of New Valley Governorate attack a military checkpoint, killing at least 21 soldiers. Egypt reportedly declares a state of emergency on its border with Sudan

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