Glasgow Rangers defeat Moscow Dynamos to win the UEFA Cup.

1153
Scotland’s King David I died at Carlisle and Malcolm IV is crowned at Scone.

1487
Ireland crowns Yorkist pretender Lambert Simnel (aged 10), in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin as "King Edward VI"
 
1530
London’s catholic clerics go on religious rampage, burning all kind of heretical books including Tyndale's Bible.
 
1689
English Parliament passes the Act of Toleration protecting Protestants, Roman Catholics are intentionally excluded.
 
1738
English cleric John Wesley’s experienced a religious conversion in Aldersgate, which caused the start of Methodism.
 
1809
England’s Dartmoor Prison was built to accommodate French Napoleonic and American prisoners of war.
 
1811
Canada's Hudson Bay Co sells Lord Selkirk 70 million acres to start Red and Assiniborne River Colony for 10 shillings!
 
1814
British Sailors foraging for water are ambushed by American militia and Oneida Indians near Sackets Harbour, NY.
 
1818
Irish Artist John Foley, sculptor of Dublin’s Daniel O'Connell and London's Prince Albert’s statues was born in Dublin.
 
1819
Queen Victoria, whose ideas of duty and discipline influenced Britain for a century, was born at Kensington Palace.
 
1836
English Quaker philanthropist, businessman, chocolatier and social reformer, Joseph Rowntree, was born in York.
 
1852
Scottish National Party first president, Robert Cunningham Graham, son of a Scottish laird, was born in London.
 
1862
London's New Westminster to Lambeth vehicle and pedestrian bridge over river Thames was opened.
 
1864
Canadian unarmed railroad workers are attacked and massacred by Chilcotin Indians.
 
1901
Welsh pit disaster in the Universal Colliery, Aber Valley, Caerphilly, kills 81 miners in the underground explosion.
 
1902
Britain Starts Empire Day, “to promote the systematic training of children in all virtues of good citizens, now not PC.
 
1908
Scottish golfer Old Tom Morris, the father of modern golf dies in St Andrews, Fife at 86 yrs.
 
1917
Britains Royal Navy introduces merchant ship convoys for crossing the Atlantic Ocean, after losing 373 ships.
 
1927
Canadian police arrest a Lethbridge evangelist after discovering his mobile church was a portable moonshine still.
 
1926
Scottish actor and comedian Stanley Baxter, who was the first to impersonate the Queen on TV, was born in Glasgow.
 
1928
Irish writer William Trevor (Cox), author of ‘The Story of Lucy Gault', was born in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork.
 
1969
London's Victoria Palace's Black and White Minstrel's show, closed after completing 4,354 performance, not PC
 
1972
Scotland's Glasgow Rangers football team defeat Dynamo Moscow, the first Scottish side to win the UEFA Cup.
 
1973
Britain's News of the World, reveals Parliamentary Secretary Lord Lambton liaisons with prostitutes, so he resigns.
 
1976
Britain and France's join venture the Concords makes its first commercial North Atlantic crossing to Washington D.C.
 
1978
Britains Princess Margaret, divorce's her husband, Lord Snowdon, after 18 years of marriage.
 
1989
London's High Court awards Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe's wife, £600,000 in damages against paper Privet Eye.
 
2000
Irish nationals are according to a report published today, 1 in 10 of the homeless people living on London's streets.
 
2004
Canadian Red Cross pleads guilty to using tainted blood, causing thousands to contract HIV and hepatitis.
 
2010
Canadian commander in Kandahar, Gen Daniel Menard is relieved of command, for having affair with a junior officer.
 
2011
British PM David Cameron and President Obama, play ping pong with students at London’s Globe Academy.
 
2011
Queen Elizabeth II and U.S. President Obama give a toast during State Banquet in Buckingham Palace, London.
 
2019
Britains PM Theresa May says that she would stand down as Conservative leader, over her failure to deliver Brexit.
 
2020
Britain on its 63 day of official lockdown, 36,911 dead, USA not on official national lockdown 1,664,614 dead & rising.
 
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