11 Things That Happened This Day In History - 14th June

Helen Mirren - The Queen

Here is a note of 11 things that happened on this day in history

1. 1775 - The United States Army is founded

2. 1900 - Hawaii becomes a U.S. territory

3. 1940 - German troops march into Paris

4. 1946 - Donald Trump is born

5. 1953 - Elvis Presley graduates from L.C. Humes High School in Memphis

6. 1961 - It is announced that a new type of Zebra Crossing with push button controls for pedestrians is being introduced in the UK

7. 1982 - UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher announces a ceasefire between British and Argentine forces on the Falkland Islands

8. 1994 - The New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup by defeating the Vancouver Canucks. It's the first time the Rangers had won the cup in 54 years

9. 1999 - The world's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart, agrees to a £6.72bn ($10.8bn) takeover deal for supermarket group Asda

10. 2003 - Queen Elizabeth makes Helen Mirren a Dame

11. 2007 - Over two hundred people, twenty-nine of them children, were rescued by police after being held as slave workers brick kilns in China

Source: BBC, Wikipedia, historyorb.com, infoplease.com, history.co.uk, brainyhistory.com, on-this-day.com, thepeopleshistory

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