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More News and Key Events From 1984 United States - Summer Olympics. The 1984 Summer Olympics, also known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, begin in July. The games were held in Los Angeles, California. There were a total of 6,829 athletes who participated in 221 events and represented 140 different countries.
Jun 28, 2022 · Jun 28 in Film & TV. 1951 "Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV; Jun 28 in Music. 1928 Louis Armstrong makes 78 recording of "West End Blues"; Jun 28 in Sport. 1958 US Open Women's Golf, Forest Lake CC: Mickey Wright wins 1st of 4 Open titles by 5 from Louise Suggs; 1st player to win Open & LPGA in same year
Jun 17, 2022 · June in History. Poll Tax Triggers the Peasants' Revolt June 15, 1381; A Salute To The Salvation Army June 16, 1880; Fort Knox-style Security for Folger Library June 18, 1857 'Ship in Distress' Sails Into History Books June 19, 1819
List of 1968 Major News Events in History. Prague Spring The Soviet Union invades Czechoslovakia and arrests President Dubcek ; Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Leader of Negro Civil Rights Movement ; U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, also known as Bobby Kennedy or RFK, was assassinated
Religious History 1096 The armies of the First Crusade set out from Europe to deliver Jerusalem from the occupying forces of Islamic Turks. Championed by Peter the Hermit in 1093, Pope Urban II had sanctioned the crusade at the Council of Clermont in 1095. 1534 The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) was founded by Ignatius of Loyola, 43. Created to ...
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