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30th June1860 – The 1860 Oxford evolution debate at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History took place.1908 – The Tunguska event occured in Siberia.1936 - Gone with the Wind…

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10th June1184 BC – The city of Troy was sacked and burned.1509 – Henry VIII of England married Catherine of Aragon.1692 - Salem Village. Bridget Bishop, the first colonist tried…

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31st May1578 – King Henry III* laid the first stone of the Pont Neuf (New Bridge), in Paris. It is now the oldest bridge there.1669 – Citing poor eyesight, Samuel…

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