7th June
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1893 Gandhi Is Thrown Off A Train in South Africa

A young lawyer from India, Mohandas K. Gandhi, refuses to sit where he is told to on a racially segregated train.

He is kicked off at Pietermaritzburg.

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1942 US Wins 'Battle of Midway'

World War 2: This 4 day battle was a pivotal victory for the US navy against a previously invincible Japanese fleet.

The US sank 4 of Japan's aircraft carriers, and lost only one of their own.

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1905 Norway separates from Sweden.
1939 England's King George VI becomes the first monarch to visit the USA.

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