Historical Events for 23rd June 2018

1863 – Tullahoma campaign, Tennessee
1930 – Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 21-8
1932 – Lou Gehrig plays 1,103rd successive game in a NY uniform, equaling Joe Sewell’s record with one team (Cleveland)
1963 – US President John F. Kennedy tours Western Europe
1973 – “Cyrano” closes at Palace Theater NYC after 49 performances
1980 – South African Prime Minister P. W. Botha warns the country that confrontation will be inevitable if his proposed President’s Council fails
1981 – French government of Mauroy forms, with 4 communists
1986 – Tip O’Neill refuses to let President Reagan address House
1994 – Moshood Abiola is accused of treason and arrested after declaring himself president of Nigeria
2016 – Storms and widespread flooding in West Virginia leave at least 24 dead

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