HISTORY TODAY

HISTORY TODAY

 1810 – The newspaper Gazeta de Buenos Ayres is first published in Argentina.
 1945 – King Haakon VII of Norway returns from exactly five years in exile during World War II.
 1946 – The United Kingdom’s BBC returns to broadcasting its television service, which has been off air for seven years because of the Second World War.
 1948 – Anti-Jewish riots in Oujda and Jerada take place.
 1955 – Lux Radio Theatre signs off the air permanently. The show launched in New York in 1934, and featured radio adaptations of Broadway shows and popular films.
 1965 – The Supreme Court of the United States hands down its decision in Griswold v. Connecticut, prohibiting the states from criminalizing the use of contraception by married couples.
 1971 – The Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Division of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service raids the home of Ken Ballew for illegal possession of hand grenades.
 1977 – Five hundred million people watch the high day of the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II begin on television.
 1981 – The Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq’s Osiraq nuclear reactor during Operation Opera.
 2000 – The United Nations defines the Blue Line as the border between Israel and Lebanon.
 2017 – A Myanmar Air Force Shaanxi Y-8 crashes into the Andaman Sea near Dawei, Myanmar, killing all 122 aboard.