HISTORY TODAY

HISTORY TODAY

 1945 – The London Charter is signed by France, the
United Kingdom, the Soviet Union and the United States,
establishing the laws and procedures for the Nuremberg
trials.
 1963 – Great Train Robbery: In England, a gang of 15
train robbers steal £2.6 million in bank notes.
 1967 – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations
(ASEAN) is founded by Indonesia, Malaysia, the
Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
 1969 – At a zebra crossing in London, photographer Iain
Macmillan takes the iconic photo that becomes the cover
image of the Beatles’ album Abbey Road.
 1988 – The first night baseball game in the history of
Chicago’s Wrigley Field (game was rained out in the
fourth inning).[3]
 2000 – Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley is raised to
the surface after 136 years on the ocean floor and 30
years after its discovery by undersea explorer E. Lee
Spence.
 2013 – Asuicide bombing at a funeral in the Pakistani city
of Quetta kills at least 31 people.
 2016 – Terrorists attack a government hospital in Quetta,
Pakistan with a suicide blast and shooting, killing
between 70 and 94 people, and injuring around 130 others.