Historical Events for 21st June 2021

68 – Roman General Vespasian conquers Jericho during the Great Jewish Revolt
1672 – French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Utrecht
1675 – Foundation stone for London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral is laid
1834 – American inventor and businessman Cyrus McCormick patents the reaping machine
1907 – E. W. Scripps founds United Press Associations in the US
1921 – HSC ’21 soccer team forms in Haaksbergen
1956 – Anti-protons detected in the atmosphere
1970 – FIFA World Cup Final, Estadio Azteca, Mexico City: Brazil and Pelé become first team and player to win World Cup 3 times, beating Italy, 4-1 in front of 107,412
1986 – “Living on Video” by Trans-X peaks at #61
2012 – A boat of 200 asylum seekers headed to Australia capsizes and 110 survivors are rescued

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