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It happened on a… June 15

2018

Physicist Stephen Hawking’s ashes are interred in Westminster Abbey, London, between the remains of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.

2012

Nik Wallenda becomes the first person to successfully tightrope walk over Niagara Falls.

2003

NBA Draft: St. Vincent–St. Mary HS (Akron, Ohio) small forward LeBron James first pick by Cleveland Cavaliers

1991

Birth of the first federal political party in Canada that supports Quebec nationalism, le Bloc Québécois.

1965

Bob Dylan records single “Like a Rolling Stone”.

1951

Fire kills 35 elderly persons at l’Hospice Ste-Cunégond.

1902

Canada’s Maritime Provinces switch from Eastern to Atlantic time.

1844

Charles Goodyear receives a patent for vulcanization, a process to strengthen rubber.

1667

The first human blood transfusion is administered by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys.

1607

Colonists in North America completed James Fort in Jamestown, VA.

1219

Dannebrog is the flag of Denmark and the oldest national flag in the world. .

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