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June 15, 2015 in History

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Events in History

Historic PublicationMagna Carta

800 year anniversary of "the birthplace of modern democracy", the signing of the Magna Carta by King John at Runymede, England

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The Magna Carta, written in iron gall ink on parchment in medieval Latin
The Magna Carta, written in iron gall ink on parchment in medieval Latin
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jeb Bush, Governor of Florida, announces he will run for the US Presidency in Miami

Governor of Florida Jeb Bush
Governor of Florida
Jeb Bush
  • Remains of a 2,000 year old women dubbed "the sleeping beauty" are announced discovered in Northern Ethiopia from ancient kingdom of Aksum

Birthdays in History

  • Prince Nicolas of Sweden, Duke of Ångermanland, born in Danderyd

Deaths in History

  • Jean Doré, Canadian politician (39th Mayor of Montreal), dies at 70
  • Kirk Kerkorian, American CEO and "father of the mega-resort" (MGM, UA), dies at 98
2015 in History