Historical Events for 15th June 2019

1246 – Battle at Leitha: Hungary-Austrian
1667 – 1st fully documented human blood transfusion is performed by French physician, Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys, when a small amount of sheep blood is transfused into a 15-year old boy, who survives the procedure
1741 – Captain Vitus Bering leaves Petropavlovsk, sailing to America
1864 – Robert E. Lee’s home area (Arlington, Virginia) becomes a military cemetery
1920 – De Zweef soccer team forms in Nijverdal
1940 – 38 Italian Fiat bombers bomb Luc-en-Province
1970 – LPGA Championship, Pleasant Valley CC: Shirley Englehorn wins her only major title; beats 1967 champion Kathy Whitworth by 4 strokes in an 18-hole playoff
1972 – The Social Democratic and Labour Party meet Secretary of State for Northern Ireland W Whitelaw, to present the IRA’s conditions for a meeting
1985 – “Pryor’s Place” children’s show last airs on CBS-TV
2012 – Five Dutch banks, including ING, receive credit rating downgrades of one or two notches

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