This Week In History: June 29-July 5

And Then She Kissed Him


June 29, 1786: Alexander Macdonell and over 500 Roman Catholic highlanders leave Scotland to settle in Glengarry County, Ontario.
June 30, 1908: The Tunguska event occurs in remote Siberia.
July 1, 1867: The British North American Act of 1867 takes effect as the Constitution of Canada, creating the Canadian Confederation and the federal dominion of Canada.
July 2, 1839: Twenty miles off the coast of Cuba, 53 rebelling African slaves led by Joseph Cinque take over the slave ship Amistad.
July 3, 987: Hugh Capet is crowned King of France, the first of the Capetian dynasty that would rule France till the French Revolution in 1792.
July 4, 1776: The United States Declaration of Independence is adopted by the Second Continental Congress.
July 5, 1811: Venezuela declares independence from Spain.

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One Response to This Week In History: June 29-July 5

  1. Cora Lee says:

    Thanks for sharing!!


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