Post the most interesting thing that happened on this day in history

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    May 22, 1370 – Brussels massacre: Several Jews are murdered and the rest of the Jewish community is banished from Brussels.
     
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    May 24, 1595 – Nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library.
     
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    May 26, 1897 – Dracula, a novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, is published.
     
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    May 26 1951
    Sally Ride, astronaut, the first American woman in space.
     
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    May 27, 1703 – Tsar Peter the Great founds the city of Saint Petersburg.
     
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    may 31

    • 455 – Emperor Petronius Maximus is stoned to death by an angry mob while fleeing Rome.
    • 1911 – The Titanic is launched in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
    • 1989 – A group of six members of the Peruvian guerrilla group Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement murder eight transsexuals in Tarapoto.
     
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    June 1, 1533 – Anne Boleyn is crowned Queen of England.
     
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    June 3
    • 1940 – World War II: The Luftwaffe bombs Paris.
    • 1940 – World War II: The Battle of Dunkirk ends with a German victory and with Allied forces in full retreat.
    • 1940 – Franz Rademacher proposes plans to make Madagascar the "Jewish homeland", an idea that had first been considered by 19th century journalist Theodor Herzl.
     
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    June 3, 2018, at exactly 9:03 PM

    -- Mcpon14 falls completely in love with Posta. :hearts::hearts:
     
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    June 4,
    • 1783 – The Montgolfier brothers publicly demonstrate their montgolfière (hot air balloon).
    • 1784 – Élisabeth Thible becomes the first woman to fly in an untethered hot air balloon. Her flight covers four kilometres in 45 minutes, and reached 1,500 metres altitude (estimated).
     
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    June 5,
    • 1568 - The counts og Egmont and Horne are beheaded in Brussels after a show trial, as retaliation for the 1568 Battle of Heiligerlee.
    • 1625 - The city of Breda surrenders to the Spanish tercios under general Ambrosio Spinola.
    • 1648 - The Peace of Münster was solemnly promulgated in the Netherlands on the 80th anniversary of the execution of the Counts of Egmont and Horne on 5 June 1648.
     
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    June 6, 1944 – World War II: The Battle of Normandy begins. D-Day, code named Operation Overlord, commences with the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history.
     
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    June 5, 2018 -- The day that Karlijn takes me off ignore? :please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please:
     
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    June 5, 2018 (11:23 PM) -- My back is aching from prostrating so much. :please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please:
     
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    June 5 (4:55 AM) -- I have officially been diagnosed with having arthritis for being in the begging position for so long :please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please::please:
     
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    Beginning of D day
     
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    June 8, 452 – Italy invaded by Attila the Hun
     
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    June 10, 1692 – Bridget Bishop became the first person executed for witchcraft in the Salem witch trials.
     
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    June 11, 1963 – John F. Kennedy addresses Americans from the Oval Office proposing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which would revolutionize American society by guaranteeing equal access to public facilities, ending segregation in education, and guaranteeing federal protection for voting rights.
     
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    June 12, 1429 – Hundred Years' War: On the second day of the Battle of Jargeau, Joan of Arc leads the French army in their capture of the city and the English commander, William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk.
     
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