What happened on 14 June?

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Here’s a look at what happened on this day, 14 June, throughout history. We remember the news, events, and people that influenced the course of history forever.

ON THIS DAY: 14 JUNE

2017 | London: A fire in a high-rise apartment building in North Kensington killed 72 people dead and another 74 were injured.

2014 | A Ukraine military Ilyushin Il-76 airlifter was shot down, and all 49 people on board were killed.

2017 |  In Alexandria, Virginia, Republican Congressman and Member of the House of Commons Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot while practicing charity baseball.

1986 | The Mindbender derailed and killed three riders at Fantasyland land (now known as Galaxyland) in Edmonton, Alberta.

1982 | Falklands War: Argentine forces in the capital Stanley conditionally surrendered to British forces.

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BIRTHDAYS

1972 | English guitarist, and songwriter, Dominic Brown.

1968 | Cuban-American actor and screenwriter, Faizon Love.

1949 | English drummer and songwriter, Alan White.

1954 | American actor, Will Patton.

1976 | English comedian, actor, and screenwriter, Alan Carr.

ON THIS DAY: DEATHS

2012 | Baron Archer of Sandwell, English lawyer, and politician, Solicitor General for England and Wales, Peter Archer, 86.

1999 | American-Canadian football player and sportscaster, Bernie Faloney, 67.

1977 | American actor, Robert Middleton, 66.

2014 | American lawyer, businessman, and academic, James E. Rogers, 76.

1995 | American author, and poet, Roger Zelazny, 58.

SPORTS

1947 | On this day Stoke City lost 2-1 to Sheffield United in the League match and Liverpool FC clinched the First Division title.

ENTERTAINMENT

1996 | On this day in the United States, “The Cable Guy” was released for the first time.

AFRICA FACT

The second-largest copper producer in Africa is Zambia and it is the seventh-largest in the world.

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