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On This Day in History: June 14

On This Day in History: June 14

1161- The last emperor of the Chinese Song Dynasty, Qinzong, died at age 61

1642- Massachusetts became the first of the original 13 colonies to pass a compulsory education law.

1811- Uncle Tom's Cabin author and abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe was born.

1901- The first ever golf championship was played.

1907- Women in Norway were given the right to vote.

1928- Argentine Revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara was born.

1940- German troops occupied Paris during World War II.

1958- South African President Nelson Mandela married fellow anti-apartheid activist Winnie Mandikizela-Mandela.

1969- Tennis Hall of Famer Steffi Graf was born.

1982- Argentinian forces surrendered to the British, concluding the Falklands War.

 

And last but not least, the 2018 World Cup kicks off today! I'm excited. Are you excited?

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