HISTORY
12 June 2021: This day in history

1381: Peasants’ Revolt: in England, rebels arrive at Blackheath

1830: Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria: 34,000 French soldiers land 27 kilometers west of Algiers, at Sidi Ferruch

1864: The Battle of Trevilian Station, the bloodiest and largest all-cavalry battle of the American Civil War in Louisa County ends with Confederate tactical victory and Union successful retreat

1931: Al Capone is indicted on 5,000 counts of prohibition and perjury

1942: Anne Frank gets her diary as a birthday present in Amsterdam

1964: Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison in South Africa

2018: singapore summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump – first time a North Korean leader and an incumbent US President have ever met

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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