29 June 2021: This day in history

1613: Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, England, burns down during a performance of “Henry VIII”

1900: The Imperial Chinese Court issues what is essentially a declaration of war against the foreigners in China and blames hostilities on them, giving license to Boxers for even greater ferocity

1949: South Africa begins implementing apartheid; no mixed marriages

1964: Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed after 83-day filibuster in the US Senate

1966: Vietnam War: US planes bomb the North Vietnamese capital Hanoi and the port city of Haiphong for the first time

1994: US reopens Guantanamo Naval Base to process refugees


Source: Onthisday.com

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