1523 – Henry VIII of England secretly marries his second wife Anne Boleyn.

1791 – The British Parliament passes the Constitutional Act of 1791 and splits the old Province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada.

1881 – Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell form the Oriental Telephone Company.

1918 – Ukraine declares independence from Bolshevik Russia.

1919 – The League of Nations is founded.

1961 – In Washington, D.C. John F. Kennedy delivers the first live presidential television news conference.

1971 – Charles Manson and three female “Family” cult members are found guilty of the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders.

1996 – Billy Bailey becomes the last person to be hanged in the USA.

Henry VIII: 



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