On This Day🌄 02 Jun

  |   Ghana News / Trivia

1805 – Napoleonic Wars: A Franco-Spanish fleet recaptured Diamond Rock (pictured), an uninhabited island at the entrance to the bay leading to Fort-de-France, from the British.

1866 – Fenian raids: The Battle of Ridgeway, the first to be fought only by Canadian troops and led exclusively by Canadian officers, took place in Ontario.

1967 – German university student Benno Ohnesorg was killed during a protest in West Berlin against the visit of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, sparking the formation of the militant group 2 June Movement.

1999 – Bhutan ended its status as the only country in the world to prohibit television when the state-run Bhutan Broadcasting Service came on the air.

2010 – A lone gunman went on a shooting spree in Cumbria, England, killing 12 people and injuring 11 others before committing suicide.

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