THIS DAY IN HISTORY 01/06


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1964 – Kenya becomes a republic and Jomo Kenyatta its President

1972 – Tswanaland becomes Bophuthatswana in South Africa

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This Day in History 01:06

JUNE 1ST

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1919 – Rhineland Republic forms in Wiesbaden

1949 – British government grants Cyrenaica (East-Libya) independence

1959 – Constitution of Tunisia promulgated (National Day)

1963 – Jomo Kenyatta becomes 1st Prime Minister of Kenya

1964 – Kenya becomes a republic and Jomo Kenyatta its President

1972 – Tswanaland becomes Bophuthatswana in South Africa

2007 – Smoking is banned from United Kingdom’s public places.

2008 – A fire at the backlot of Universal Studios Hollywood destroys several icons from movies, such as Courthouse Square, the clock tower from Back to the Future, and the King Kong exhibit on the studio tour.

2009 – Air France Flight 447 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil on a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. All 228 passengers and crew were killed.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1907 – Frank A Whittle, England inventor (jet engine)

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