Thursday, June 26, 2014

26 June - History and Importance of the Day

International Day against Drug abuse and Illicit Trafficking
United Nations Day against Victims of Torture

1945 - The United Nations Charter was signed in San Francisco by 50 nations. The Charter was ratified on October 24, 1945.

Birthday - American author Pearl Buck (1892-1973)

 Champion athlete Mildred "Babe" Didrikson (1914-1952) was born in Port Arthur, Texas. Nicknamed after baseball legend Babe Ruth, she won two gold medals at the 1932 Olympics, setting world records in the javelin throw and high hurdle.


June Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

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