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Historical Events for 30th June 2023

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1294 - Jews are expelled from Berne, Switzerland
1598 - King Philip II of Spain moves to El Escorial royal palace (dies there three months later)
1851 - Battle of Viervoet: Basotho forces led by Moshoeshoe defeat the British over the British imposed Walden line
1939 - Heinkel He 176 rocket plane flies for 1st time, at Peenemunde
1956 - Harry Warren, James Lawrence, Ribert E. Lee, and James Hilton's musical "Shangri-La", based on Hilton's novel "Lost Horizon", and featuring Jack Cassidy and Alice Ghostley, closes at Winter Garden Theater, NYC, after 21 performances
1966 - Vice Admiral William F. Raborn Jr., USN, ends term as 7th director of CIA
1977 - US President Jimmy Carter cans B-1A bomber later "B-1's the B-52"
1988 - French archbishop Marcel Lefebvre is excommunicated by the Roman Catholic Church
2014 - Australian entertainer Rolf Harris is convicted of indecent assault in London, England
2022 - Ketanji Brown Jackson (51) sworn in as 104th justice of US Supreme Court, replacing Stephen Breyer (83) upon his retirement; 1st Black woman (6th female, and 3rd Black) to be seated

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