Sunday, April 22, 2018

Adv24 For release Tuesday, June 24

1314: Forces of Scotland's Robert the Bruce defeated the English in the Battle of Bannockburn.

1939: Siam changed its name to Thailand. (It went back to being Siam in 1945, then Thailand in 1949.)

1948: Communist forces cut off land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the West to organize the Berlin Airlift.

2009: South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford admitted he had secretly flown to Argentina to visit a woman with whom he was having an affair, and said he would resign as head of the Republican Governors Association.

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