Historical Events for 28th June 2019

1245 – 1st Council of Lyons (13th ecumenical council) opens
1807 – British troops land at Ensenada, Argentina
1895 – French painter Paul Gauguin leaves France for Tahiti for the second time
1909 – 1st French air show, Concours d’Avation opens
1956 – Riots break out in Poznan, Poland, 38 die
1958 – Brazil becomes world soccer champ in Sweden
1965 – Dutch Princess Beatrice and Claus von Amsberg announce their engagement
1965 – 1st US ground combat forces in Vietnam authorized by President Lyndon B. Johnson
2003 – “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”, directed by Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom, premieres at Disneyland
2016 – Suicide bombings and gun attacks at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport kill 42 and wound more than 200

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