Historical Events for 30th June 2018

1690 – Battle of Beachy Head: French under Tourville beat Dutch/English fleet
1862 – Battle of Glendale [Frayser’s Farm], day 6 of 7 days battles, Virginia Confederate assault attack (US Civil War)
1933 – US Assay Offices in Helena Mon, Boise ,Indiana and Salt Lake City Utah closes
1939 – Heinkel He 176 rocket plane flies for 1st time, at Peenemunde
1940 – “Brenda Starr”, 1st cartoon strip by a woman, begins as a comic-book supplement to Chicago’s Sunday Tribune
1966 – Beatles land in Tokyo for a concert tour
1969 – Spain cedes Ifni to Morocco
1985 – 39 remaining hostages from Flight 847 are freed in Beirut
1989 – Sudan suspends interim constitution following coup
1992 – “End of the Road” single released by Boyz II Men (Grammy Award Best RandB Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and Best RandB Song 1993, Billboard Song of the Year 1992)

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