June 18: The Battle of Waterloo
The Story of a Special Day for June 18
NAPOLEON DEFEATED AT WATERLOO!
On June 18, 1815, the shape of Europe was forever altered with the defeat of the French Army at the Battle of Waterloo. But that’s not all! June 18 is packed with exciting events, famous people, and an assortment of holidays around the world!
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…What happened in history?
…Who was born?
What happened on *your* special day?
From celebrations around the world to significant moments in history, birthdays, zodiac signs, and all-month events, this book makes a perfect birthday present or anniversary gift — one that will be kept and remembered long after an ordinary birthday card has been forgotten!
On June 18, Amelia Earhart flew across the Atlantic, Sally Ride went into space, and Winston Churchill gave his “Finest Hour” speech.
June 18 is the birthday of Paul McCartney, Anastasia of Russia, actors Richard Boone and Jeanette MacDonald, sports stars George Mikan and Glenn Morris, along with *three* Nobel Prize-winning scientists!
Polar explorer Roald Amundsen crashed in the arctic on June 18, and was never seen again. World War I ace Max Immelmann, E Street saxophonist Clarence Clemons, and baseball hall of famer Larry Doby died.
There’s plenty to celebrate on June 18. When June 18 falls on the third Sunday of the month, it’s Father’s Day! It’s Human Rights Day in Azerbaijan and National Day in the Seychelles —and let’s not forget International Sushi Day. June is also African-American Music Appreciation Month, International Surf Music Month, and World Naked Bike Ride Month. If that’s too much to celebrate, why not take advantage of Go Fishing Day?
June 18 is one of the few days of the year in which the tropical and sidereal zodiac signs are the same: Gemini. You’ll also learn why June is a popular month for weddings, along with June birthstones, flowers, and much more.
Each volume of The Story of a Special Day is packed with rare historical photos and fascinating facts. With 82 pages packed with 41 historic photographs and illustrations, The Story of a Special Day is a feast for the eyes as well as for the brain.
A perfect birthday present or anniversary gift, June 18: The Story of a Special Day will make anyone feel special on his or her very special occasion.
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