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It happened on a… June 17

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It happened on a… June 17
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Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi dies after collapsing during a court appearance in Cairo.


“The Incredibles 2” sets a box office record for an animated release, earning $180 million its opening weekend.


NHL announces it will add Nashville in 1998, Atlanta in 1999 & Minneapolis-St Paul & Columbus, Ohio in 2000.


Following a televised low-speed highway chase, O.J. Simpson is arrested for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman.


Yank, a weekly magazine for the U.S. armed services, began publication. The term “G.I. Joe” was first used in a comic strip by Dave Breger.


Last public guillotining in France: Eugen Weidmann, a convicted murderer, is guillotined in Versailles outside the Saint-Pierre prison


The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York City aboard the French ship Isere.


End of the American invasion of Quebec as the last troops of the Army of the Continental Congress start leaving the province.


Mumtaz Mahal dies during childbirth. Her husband, Mughal emperor Shah Jahan I, then spends more than 20 years building her tomb, the Taj Mahal.

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