Happy Father's Day.

1210
Ireland is invaded by English King John, who lands at Waterford, and starts to builds castles, including one in Dublin.
 
1214
England's University of Oxford received its charter, making it the second-oldest surviving university in the world.
 
1631
Irish village of Baltimore is attacked by North African pirates from Algeria’s looking for young white slaves.
 
1685
England’s Hudson's Bay post at Moose River Ontario is taken by French privateers led by Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville.
 
1685
English Nobleman James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth declares himself King of England at Bridgewater.
 
1723
Scottish historian Adam Ferguson, (Ferguson of Raith) of the Scottish Enlightenment, was born in Logierait, Perthshire
 
1756
British East India C/o soldiers locked in a small dungeon, known as "Black Hole of Calcutta", out of 150 only 23 survived.
 
1763
Ireland's United Irishmen's founding member Theobald Wolfe Tone, commonly known as Wolfe Tone was born in Dublin.
 
1776
English Quaker Benjamin Huntsman, an inventor, and manufacturer of cast or crucible steel dies in Attercliffe, Sheffield.
 
1798
Scottish Gen Moore stops Irish rebels from looting the Town of Wexford at the battle of Foulksmills
 
1837
Queen Victoria ascended the throne following the death of her uncle, King William IV. She reigns for over 63 years.
 
1854
Irish Australian bushranger and folk hero Ned Kelly, a symbol of resistance against the ruling class, was born in Victoria.
 
1858
British East India C/o Sepoys mutiny contained, as they thought their rifle cartridges were greased with animal fat.
 
1876
Scottish industrialist and MP James Baird, Britain's largest producer of iron is buried at Alloway churchyard.
 
1887
Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, Buffalo Bill Cody drove the Deadwood stagecoach with 4 European kings on board.
 
1887
Britain's longest railway bridge over the River Tay in Scotland is opened.
 
1942
Canada is attacked by a Japanese submarine, which shells the isolated Estevan Point on Vancouver Island.
 
1946
Canada's only Communist Party MP Fred Rose sentenced to six years in prison for spying for the USSR.
 
1982
British Royal Marine commandos accept Argentines Surrender of its base on Southern Thule in the Falklands War.
 
1984
Britain's biggest education exam shakeup with the new GCSEs exams replacing the O Level and CSE exams
 
1989
English drummer Ringo Starr, late for the Beatles, announced a comeback tour with his All-Starr Band.
 
1990
British Chancellor John Major proposed a new European currency that would circulate alongside existing currencies.
 
1990
London’s classic Route master, the world-famous double-decker red bus, is to be phased out due to old age.
 
1992
Irish band U2 takes part in a Greenpeace protest, at the Sellafield nuclear power plant in northwest England.
 
1996
English cricket umpire, Harold 'Dickie' Bird received a standing ovation at Lords, when he officiates his final Test Match.
 
2014
England was knocked out after just two matches, by Group D rivals Italy and Uruguay in the world cup.
 
2020
Britain lifting curfew, 42,675 dead, no curfew in America, 121,599 dead and after political rallies this weekend will rise.
 
2021
Britain to delay total freedom of movement till July, as new Indian covid 19 strain is out of control, in the north.
 
2021
Britain & USA Father's Day is held on the third Sunday of June. It is a day to honor fathers and father figures.
 
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