HISTORY
4 June 2021: This day in history

1760: Great Upheaval: New England planters arrive to claim land in Nova Scotia, Canada taken from the Acadians

1940: British complete the “Miracle of Dunkirk” by evacuating 338,226 allied troops from France via a flotilla of over 800 vessels including Royal Navy destroyers, merchant marine boats, fishing boats, pleasure craft and even lifeboats

1945: US, Soviet Union, Britain and France agree to divide up occupied Germany

1989: Eastern Europe’s 1st partial free elections in 40 years held in Poland, Solidarity Party comes to power

1989: Tiananmen Square Massacre: Chinese troops clear the square of student protesters, unofficial figures place death toll near 1,000

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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