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 Charles 'Lucky' LucianoCharles 'Lucky' Luciano by The Ovi Team
June 17th 1936; Charles 'Lucky' Luciano was found guilty on 62 counts of compulsory prostitution. Charles "Lucky" Luciano was one of the most famous gangsters in the U.S. during most of the 20th century, credited with turning syndicated cri
 
 1976 Soweto protest 1976 Soweto protest by The Ovi Team
June 16th 1976; Soweto protest turns violent. At least 12 people are reported to have been killed in a series of violent clashes between black demonstrators and police in several South African townships.
 
 "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" by Robert Browning by The Ovi Team
June 16th, Ratcatcher's Day is a holiday based upon the date of the Pied Piper incident as reported in the Robert Browning poem. Today you can read the poem...
 
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June 15th 1911; the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. was incorporated in the state of New York. The company was later renamed International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. In 1911, financier Charles R. Flint directed the merger of the International Time R
 
 Magna CartaMagna Carta by The Ovi Team
June 15th, 1215. Following a revolt by the English nobility against his rule, King John puts his royal seal on the Magna Carta, or "Great Charter." The document, essentially a peace treaty...
 
 Univac IUnivac I by The Ovi Team
June 14th 1951; Univac I was unveiled. It was a computer designed for the U.S. Census Bureau and billed as the world's first commercial computer. UNIVAC was, effectively, an updated version of ENIAC.
 
 Yeltsin wins first Russian electionsYeltsin wins first Russian elections by The Ovi Team
June 13th 1991; Yeltsin wins first Russian elections. Boris Yeltsin is celebrating victory as Russia's first popularly-elected president. The 60-year-old reformer and leader of the group Democratic Russia has inflicted a heavy defeat on the Communist Par
 
 Al Capone indicted for violating U.S. Prohibition laws Al Capone indicted for violating U.S. Prohibition laws by The Ovi Team
June 12th 1931; Al Capone and 68 of his henchmen were indicted for violating U.S. Prohibition laws. In May 1929, following his arrest in Philadelphia on a concealed weapons charge, Capone was sentenced to a year in prison. With Capone behind bars, and the
 
 First Salem witch hangingFirst Salem witch hanging by The Ovi Team
June 10th 1692; In Salem Village in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Bridget Bishop, the first colonist to be tried in the Salem witch trials, is hanged after being found guilty of the practice of witchcraft.
 
 D-DayD-Day by The Ovi Team
June 6th 1944; Although the term D-Day is used routinely as military lingo for the day an operation or event will take place, for many it is also synonymous with June 6, 1944, the day the Allied powers crossed the English Channel and landed on the beaches
 
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