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It happened on a… June 28

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It happened on a… June 28
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AirCar, prototype flying car capable of flying 1,000km (600 miles), at height of 8,200ft (2,500m), completes 35 min test flight between Nitra and Bratislava airports in Slovakia.


Christine Lagarde becomes the 1st women to be elected head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).


“Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”, directed by Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom, premieres at Disneyland.


Canadian Parliament passes law banning tobacco advertising.


Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales, name their baby “William”.


Malcolm X founded the Organization for Afro American Unity to seek independence for blacks in the Western Hemisphere.


Mercedes-Benz is formed by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merging their two companies.


The Treaty of Versailles was signed ending World War I exactly five years after it began. The treaty also established the League of Nations.


Coronation of Queen Victoria in Westminster Abbey, London.

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