TODAY June 17 – Sunni’s History Notes

Holidays and observances Bunker Hill Day (Suffolk County, Massachusetts) National Day, celebrates the independence of Iceland from Kingdom of Denmark in 1944. Soviet Occupation Day (Latvia) West Germany, from 1954 to 1990, the Day of German Unity World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (International) Zemla Intifada Day (Sahrawi Arab… Continue reading

TODAY June 16 – Sunni’s History Notes

Holidays and observances   Bloomsday (Dublin, James Joyce fans) International Day of the African Child Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev (Sikhism) Sussex Day (Sussex) Youth Day (South Africa)         363 – Emperor Julian marches back up the Tigris and burns his fleet of supply ships. During the… Continue reading

TODAY June 15 – Sunni’s History Notes

Holidays and observances • Arbor Day (Costa Rica) • Cagayan de Oro Charter Day (Cagayan de Oro City) • Day of Valdemar and Reunion day (Flag Day) (Denmark) • Earliest day on which Father’s Day can fall, while June 21 is the latest; celebrated on the third Sunday in June.… Continue reading

TODAY June 14 – Sunni’s History Notes

Holidays and observances Flag Day (United States) Liberation Day (Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands) Mourning and Commemoration Day or Leinapäev (Estonia) Mourning and Hope Day in Lithuania. Women’s Day (Iraq) World Blood Donor Day (International observance)   1158 – Munich is founded by Henry the… Continue reading

TODAY June 13 (Sunni’s History Notes)

40  – Birth of Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman general (d. 93) 313 – The Edict of Milan, signed by Constantine the Great and co-emperor Valerius Licinius granting religious freedom throughout the Roman Empire, is posted in Nicomedia. 823  – Birth of Charles the Bald, Roman emperor (d. 877) 839  –… Continue reading