Historical Events for 25th June 2019

253 – St Lucius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1298 – Rindfleisch Persecutions, 250 Jews killed in Rothenburg, Germany
1876 – Battle of the Little Bighorn: US 7th Cavalry under Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne warriors led by Chiefs Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull in what has become famously known as “Custer’s Last Stand”
1934 – Yank pitcher John Broaca ties record by striking out 5 times
1942 – British premier Winston Churchill travels from US to London
1945 – Imperial General Headquarters in Tokyo announce fall of Okinawa
1948 – Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1963 – Curnick Ndlovu, South African Trade Unionist and African National Congress Leader, is arrested
1981 – Supreme Court upholds male-only draft registration, constitutional
1997 – Jamaica issues a warrant for singer Sade, who fails to report to court on charges of failure to obey a cop who signaled her to stop

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