2 June 2023: This day in history

455: King Gaiseric and the Vandals sack Rome – Rome looted for 14 days

1862: Robert E. Lee takes command of Confederate armies of North Virginia during the American Civil War

1896: Italian engineer and inventor Guglielmo Marconi applies for the first ever patent for a system of wireless telegraphy in the United Kingdom

1953: Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey, London, England

1989: 10,000 Chinese soldiers are blocked by 100,000 citizens in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, protecting students demonstrating for democracy


Source: Οnthisday.com

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