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1214 - The University of Oxford receives its charter.
1631 - The sack of Baltimore: the Irish village of Baltimore is attacked by Algerian pirates.
1652 - Tarhoncu Ahmet Paşa appointed grand vezir of the Ottoman Empire, served until 21 March 1653.
1685 - Monmouth Rebellion: James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth declares himself King of England at Bridgwater.
1756 - A British garrison is imprisoned in the Black Hole of Calcutta.
1782 - The U.S. Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States.
1787 - Oliver Ellsworth moves at the Federal Convention to call the government the United States.
1789 - Deputies of the French Third Estate take the Tennis Court Oath.
1791 - King Louis XVI of France and his immediate family begin the Flight to Varennes during The French Revolution.
1819 - The U.S. vessel SS Savannah arrives at Liverpool, United Kingdom. She is the first steam-propelled vessel to cross the Atlantic, although most of the journey was made under sail.
1837 - Queen Victoria succeeds to the British throne.
1840 - Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph.
1862 - Barbu Catargiu, the Prime Minister of Romania, is assassinated.
1863 - American Civil War: West Virginia is admitted as the 35th U.S. state.
1877 - Alexander Graham Bell installs the world's first commercial telephone service in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
1893 - Lizzie Borden is acquitted for the murders of her father and stepmother.
1919 - 150 die at the Teatro Yaguez fire, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.
1944 - World War II: The Battle of the Philippine Sea concludes with a decisive U.S. naval victory. The lopsided naval air battle is also known as the “Great Marianas Turkey Shoot”.
1948 - Toast of the Town, later The Ed Sullivan Show, makes its television debut.
1956 - A Venezuelan Super-Constellation crashes in the Atlantic Ocean off Asbury Park, New Jersey, killing 74 people.
1959 - A rare June hurricane struck Canada's Gulf of St. Lawrence killing 35.
1960 - Independence of Mali and Senegal.
1963 - The so-called "red telephone" is established between the Soviet Union and the United States following the Cuban Missile Crisis.
1973 - Ezeiza massacre in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Snipers fire upon left-wing Peronists. At least 13 are killed and more than 300 are injured.
1979 - ABC News correspondent Bill Stewart is shot dead by a Nicaraguan soldier under the regime of Anastasio Somoza Debayle. The murder is caught on tape and sparked international outcry of the regime.
1990 - Asteroid Eureka is discovered.
1991 - The German parliament decides to move the capital from Bonn back to Berlin.

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2018

1 JanuaryNew Year's Day (Yılbaşı)
23 AprilChildren's Day (Ulusal Egemenlik ve Çocuk Bayramı)
19 MayYouth Day (Atatürk'ü Anma, Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı)
15 JuneEnd of Ramadan (Ramazan Bayramı, Şeker Bayramı)
16 JuneEnd of Ramadan (Ramazan Bayramı, Şeker Bayramı)
17 JuneEnd of Ramadan (Ramazan Bayramı, Şeker Bayramı)
21 AugustSacrifice Feast (Kurban Bayramı)
22 AugustSacrifice Feast (Kurban Bayramı)
23 AugustSacrifice Feast (Kurban Bayramı)
24 AugustSacrifice Feast (Kurban Bayramı)
30 AugustVictory Day (Zafer Bayramı)
29 OctoberRepublic Day (Cumhuriyet Bayramı)
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Republic of Turkey
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Republic of Turkey - FlagRepublic of Turkey - Coat of arms
Republic of Turkey - Location
Capital: Ankara
Official languages: Turkish
Government: Parliamentary republic
Currency: Turkish Lira (TRY)
Population: 3 620 000
Area: 780 580 km²
Religion: Sunni Islam
Time Zone:
UTC +2 winter
UTC +3 summer
Auto Code: TR
Internet TLD: .tr
Calling code: +90
Corporate Income Tax: 20,00%
Personal Income Tax: 15-35%
Value Added Tax: 18,00%
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