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June 27

2007 – Gordon Brown becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, succeeding Tony Blair. 2008 – In a highly scrutinised election, Zimbabwes President Robert Mugabe claims a landslide victory, after opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai had withdraw ...

                                               

June 28

June 28 is the 179th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 186 days remaining until the end of the year. This is the only date in the Gregorian calendar where the day and the month are different Perfect numbers.

                                               

June 29

2009 – Tennis: Wimbledon Centre Courts new roof is used for the first time. 2014 – A building collapse in Delhi, India, kills at least 10 people, and another building collapse in Chennai in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu kills at least 1 ...

                                               

June 30

2010 – Benigno Aquino III becomes President of the Philippines. 2010 – Christian Wulff is chosen to succeed Horst Koehler as President of Germany. 2002 – 2002 FIFA World Cup in Japan and South Korea: Brazil wins the FIFA World Cup for a fifth tim ...

                                               

March 0

March 0, although a nonexistent date, is often another name for the leap day February 29. People who were born on a leap day can celebrate their birthday on "March 0", but this date is technically either February 28 or March 1. It can also be use ...

                                               

March 1

2002 – The peseta is discontinued as official currency of Spain and is replaced with the euro €. The same happens with the old currencies of the then-12 other Eurozone countries. 2006 - The Senedd building in Cardiff, housing the Welsh National A ...

                                               

March 2

2006 - The Nintendo DS goes on sale in Japan. 2004 – Iraq War: Al-Qaeda carries out the Ashoura Massacre in Kerbala, killing 270 people. 2002 – As part of the US invasion of Afghanistan, Operation Anaconda is launched. 2004 – In the US, John Kerr ...

                                               

March 3

2005 – Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane non-stop around the world without refuelling. 2002 – Switzerland votes to join the United Nations, breaking its long history of being neutral. 2009 – An armed attack targets the Sri ...

                                               

March 4

March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 302 days remaining until the end of the year. From 1793 – 1933, March 4 was Inauguration Day for the President of the United States. Since 1937, Inauguration Day has been Ja ...

                                               

March 5

2002 – MTV begins airing The Osbournes. 2006 - The BBCs major nature documentary series "Planet Earth" is broadcast for the first time. 2001 – In Santee, California, a school massacre occurs at Santana High School, leaving 2 dead and 15 wounded. ...

                                               

March 6

2008 - A suicide bomber kills 68 people in Baghdad, including first responders. 2019 - Venezuelan political crisis: German ambassador Daniel Kriener is expelled from the country. 2003 – An Air Algerie Boeing 737 crashes in Tamanrasset, Algeria, k ...

                                               

March 7

2009 - The Kepler space observatory is launched to find Earth-like planets orbiting around other stars. 2004 - The Samson ferry sinks in a cyclone between Madagascar and the Comoros. 2017 - North Korea and Malaysia ban each others citizens from l ...

                                               

March 8

2011 - Observances are held to work the 100th anniversary of International Womens Day. 2003 - A referendum on EU membership is held in Malta, with a narrow majority supporting the proposal. 2017 - At least 30 people are killed in a bomb attack in ...

                                               

March 9

2018 - The 2018 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, begin. 2011 – Enda Kenny becomes Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland, succeeding Brian Cowen. 2011 – The Space Shuttle Discovery is launched for the last time. 2015 - Villa Castelli ...

                                               

March 10

2008 – The New York Times reveals that New York Governor Eliot Spitzer patronised a prostitution service, and he resigns shortly after. 2006 - The 2006 Winter Paralympics in Turin begin. 2017 - South Korean President Park Geun-hye is officially r ...

                                               

March 11

2004 – Simultaneous explosions on rush hour trains in Madrid kill 191 people. 2018 - The Congress of the Communist Party of China votes to extend Xi Jinpings term as President beyond the previous maximum 10-year limit. 2003 – The International Cr ...

                                               

March 12

2005 – Tung Chee Hwa, the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong, stepped down from his post after his resignation is approved by the Chinese central government. 2019 - British Prime Minister Theresa May loses a second vote on her Brexit deal in the ...

                                               

March 13

2019 - The House of Commons of the United Kingdom votes by a majority against a "No-Deal" Brexit. 2012 - Editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica announce that they are to stop publishing its print edition, in order to focus on its online edition. ...

                                               

March 14

2018 - The United Kingdom expels 23 Russian diplomats during an ongoing political row between the two countries over the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury. 2015 - Cyclone Pam: A tropical cyclone sw ...

                                               

March 15

March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 291 days remaining until the end of the year. In the Roman calendar March 15 was known as the Ides of March, and it was on this day that Julius Caesar was murdered.

                                               

March 16

2006 – Release date of the computer role-playing game Final Fantasy XII in Japan. 2010 – The Kasubi Tombs in Uganda, which formed a World Heritage Site, are destroyed by fire. 2002 – Closing ceremonies of the Winter Paralympics in Salt Lake City, ...

                                               

March 17

2009 – Marc Ravalomanana resigns as President of Madagascar, as Andry Rajoelina takes over, following weeks of unrest. 2011 - 2011 Libyan civil war: The United Nations Security Council authorizes military intervention to protect civilians in Liby ...

                                               

March 18

2015 – The Bardo National Museum in Tunisia is attacked by gunmen. 23 people, almost all tourists, are killed, and at least 50 other people are wounded. 2012 – Joachim Gauck becomes President of Germany. 2014 – The parliaments of Russia and Crime ...

                                               

March 19

March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 287 days remaining until the end of the year. March 19 is usually the last day of the winter season in the Northern Hemisphere, and the last day of the summer season in the ...

                                               

March 20

March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 286 days remaining until the end of the year. March 20 is usually the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, and the first day of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere.

                                               

March 21

March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 285 days remaining until the end of the year. It is the traditional date of the March equinox, although it often falls on March 20.

                                               

March 22

2012 - The Government of Mali is toppled in a military coup. 2013 - Over 37 people are killed after a fire destroys a camp containing Burmese refugees near Ban Mae, Thailand. 2014 - 2014 Oso mudslide: A massive mudslide in Oso, Washington kills 4 ...

                                               

March 23

2005 – The United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, refuses to order the reinsertion of Terri Schiavos feeding tube. 2001 – The World Wrestling Federation WWF now World Wrestling Entertainment purchases rival organization W ...

                                               

March 24

2014 - Leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States agree to suspend Russia from the G8, and announce that the planned G8 summit to be held in Sochi is no longer taking place. This is after events i ...

                                               

March 25

2002 – An earthquake in Afghanistan kills 2.000 people. 2015 - It is announced that Zayn Malik is leaving the boy band One Direction. 2006 – Several anti-Government demonstrators are arrested in Belarus. 2004 – Air Holland files for bankruptcy in ...

                                               

March 26

2010 – The South Korean warship ROKS Cheonan sinks, killing 46 seamen. It is believed that a North Korean torpedo was responsible. 2006 – Smoking is banned in all public places in Scotland. 2006 – Burmas military junta moves its seat, capital cit ...

                                               

March 27

2002 – Passover Massacre: A suicide bomber kills 28 people in Netanya, Israel. 2002 - Nanterre Massacre: In Nanterre, France, a gunman opens fire on councilors at the end of a town council meeting, killing 8 councilors and injuring 19. 2008 – Gee ...

                                               

March 28

2018 - A fire at a police stations cells in Valencia, Venezuela kills 78 people. 2002 – The exhibit "The Italians: Three Centuries of Italian Art" opens at the National Gallery of Australia. 2005 – The 2005 Sumatran earthquake rocks Indonesia, an ...

                                               

March 29

2004 – Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia join NATO. 2010 – Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up on the Moscow Metro, killing 39 people. 2017 - British Prime Minister Theresa May triggers Article 50 of t ...

                                               

March 30

2006 – The United Kingdom Terrorism Act 2006 becomes law. 2008 – The controversial 2008 Zimbabwean Presidential election is held. 2001 - The result of the Peoples Republic of Chinas census is announced. The population at this time is estimated at ...

                                               

March 31

2004 – Sandton Square in Johannesburg, South Africa, is renamed Nelson Mandela Square. 2016 - A flyover collapses in Kolkata, India, killing at least 20 people. 2017 - Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye is arrested on corruption charges. ...

                                               

May 1

May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 244 days remaining until the end of the year. It is the last day of the first third of the year. The end of this day marks the end of the first third of a leap year. It also ...

                                               

May 2

May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 243 days remaining until the end of the year. This day is the first day of the second third of the year, as well as the one third point of a common year because there are 121 ...

                                               

May 3

2001 – For the first time, the United States loses its seat on the United Nations Human Rights Commission. 2019 - Cyclone Fani hits the state of Odisha on the east coast of India. 2003 – New Hampshires Old Man of the Mountain rock feature collaps ...

                                               

May 4

2018 - It is announced that the awarding of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature will be delayed until October 2019 because of a sexual harassment and corruption scandal at the Swedish Academy. 2010 – The painting Nude, Green Leaves and Bust by Pab ...

                                               

May 5

2004 - Pablo Picassos painting Boy With a Pipe is sold at auction for 104.2 million US Dollars. 2011 – The election to the Scottish Parliament takes place, with the Scottish National Party, under Alex Salmond, getting an overall majority, taking ...

                                               

May 6

2007 – Nicolas Sarkozy is elected President of France. 2002 - Jacques Chirac announces that Jean-Pierre Raffarin would become Prime Minister of France. 2001 - Pope John Paul II becomes the first Pope to set foot in a Mosque, in Damascus. 2011 – A ...

                                               

May 7

2007 – The tomb of King Herod the Great, who is mentioned in the Bible, is discovered. 2017 - Emmanuel Macron is elected President of France, defeating Marine Le Pen in the run-off. 2001 - Wanted train robber Ronnie Biggs returns to the UK after ...

                                               

May 8

2007 – A new power-sharing deal takes effect in Northern Ireland. Ian Paisley becomes First Minister and Martin McGuinness becomes his Deputy. 2019 - The African National Congress wins the most votes in the elections held in South Africa, but wit ...

                                               

May 9

2017 - US President Donald Trump fires FBI director James Comey. 2016 - Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann announces his resignation. 2015 - Russia holds its biggest-ever Victory Day parade in Moscow. 2004 – Chechnyas President Akhmad Kadyrov is ...

                                               

May 10

2003 – May 2003 tornado outbreak ends. 2013 - One World Trade Center in New York City becomes the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. 2005 – A live hand grenade lands about 100 feet from US President George W. Bush while he is giving a sp ...

                                               

May 11

2016 - A series of bomb attacks in Baghdad kills around 90 people. 2013 - Wigan Athletic F.C. wins its first FA Cup after a surprise win over Manchester City in the final, as the first surprise result in the final for a number of years. 2016 - It ...

                                               

May 12

2017 - The WannaCry ransomware cyber attack affects computer systems around the world. 2019 - Liverpool F.C. set a record points total for a second-placed team in the English Premier League, as their 97 points amount to one less than the 98 point ...

                                               

May 13

2008 - Bombings in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, kill dozens of people. 2014 - A mine explosion in Soma, Western Turkey, kills around 300 people. 2018 - Manchester City F.C. becomes the first team in the English Premier League to achieve 100 points i ...

                                               

May 14

2017 - Emmanuel Macron takes office as the youngest-ever President of France, at the age of 39. 2005 – Pope Benedict XVI observes his first beatification, elevating Blessed Marianne of Molokai on the road to canonization into sainthood. 2013 - Pr ...