HISTORY
27 June 2021: This day in history

1542: Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo sets sail from the Mexican port of Navidad to explore the west coast of North America on behalf of the Spanish Empire

1743: War of the Austrian Succession: Battle of Dettingen: in Bavaria, King George II of Britain personally leads troops into battle. The last time a British monarch commanded troops in the field.

1929: 1st color TV demo, performed by Bell Laboratories in NYC

1950: North Korean troops reach Seoul, UN asks members to aid South Korea, Harry Truman orders US Air Force & Navy into Korean conflict

1954: 1st atomic power station opens – Obninsk, near Moscow in Russia

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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