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28th June 1926 (85 Years)
Mercedes-Benz was formed by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merging their two companies.
28th June 1938 (73 Years)
The Coronation of Queen Victoria, crowned in Westminster Abbey.
28th June 1939 (72 Years)
Pan American Airways launches the first transatlantic passenger service.
29th June 1613 (398 Years)
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre burns down.
29th June 1916 (95 Years)
The Irish Nationalist and British diplomat Sir Roger Casement is sentenced to death for his part in the Easter Rising.
29th June 1940 (71 Years)
Paul Klee, Swiss-German artist whose style was influenced by movements that included Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism, died.
29th June 1967 (44 Years)
Jayne Mansfield, American actress in film, theatre, and television, died.
30th June 1891 (120 Years)
Sir Stanley Spencer CBE RA, one of Britain's most renowned 20th century painters, was born.
30th June 1973 (38 Years)
Nancy Mitford, British novelist and biographer, died.
30th June 1992 (19 Years)
Margaret Thatcher takes her place in the House of Lords as Baroness Thatcher.

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