HISTORY TODAY

HISTORY TODAY

 1966 – The National Football League and American Football League announced a merger effective in 1970.
 1982 – Bluff Cove Air Attacks during the Falklands War: Fifty-six British servicemen are killed by an Argentine air attack on two landing ships, RFA Sir Galahad and RFA Sir Tristram.
 1984 – Homosexuality is declared legal in the Australian state of New South Wales.
 1987 – New Zealand’s Labour government establishes a national nuclear-free zone under the New Zealand Nuclear Free Zone, Disarmament, and Arms Control Act 1987.
 1992 – The first World Oceans Day is celebrated, coinciding with the Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 2008 – At least 37 miners go missing after an explosion in a Ukrainian coal mine causes it to collapse.
 2009 – Two American journalists are found guilty of illegally entering North Korea and sentenced to 12 years of penal labour.
 2014 – At least 28 people are killed in an attack at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, Pakistan.