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January 6

2016 – North Korea declares that nuclear weapons testing of hydrogen atom has been done. 2005 – Edgar Ray Killen is arrested as a suspect in the 1964 murders of three civil rights activists. 2001 – Al Gore, as President of the U.S. Senate, names ...

                                               

January 7

January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 358 days remaining until the end of the year. For Orthodox Christians, this is when Christmas is celebrated.

                                               

February 1

2004 – At least 244 people are trampled to death in a stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. 2003 – Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates over Texas upon reentry killing all seven astronauts on board. 2004 – At the Super Bowl half-time s ...

                                               

February 2

2004 – Roger Federer becomes World number one in mens tennis, holding that position for a record 237 weeks. 2008 – Then-President of France Nicolas Sarkozy marries Carla Bruni. 2014 - Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is found dead. He w ...

                                               

February 3

2007 - A bombing at a market in Baghdad kills 135 people. 2013 - Super Bowl XLVII is interrupted by a power failure just after half time, with the Baltimore Ravens leading 28-6 over the San Francisco 49ers. After over half an hour, play gets back ...

                                               

April 1

2019 - It is revealed that "Reiwa" will be the name of Japans new imperial era when Emperor Akihito abdicates at the end of the month in favour of his son Naruhito. 2002 – New euthanasia laws come into force in the Netherlands. 2009 – Albania and ...

                                               

April 2

2011 - India wins the Cricket World Cup for the second time. 2006 – 60 tornadoes break out in the United States. Tennessee is the worst affected with 29 people killed. 2013 - Major flooding affects Buenos Aires and La Plata in Argentina, killing ...

                                               

April 3

2018 - YouTube headquarters shooting: Nasim Najafi Aghdam injures several people at the headquarters of YouTube in San Bruno, California, before turning the gun on herself. 2007 – A new speed record is set by a TGV train on the LGV Est high speed ...

                                               

April 4

2009 - George Abela becomes President of Malta. 2003 – Voodoo becomes an official religion in Haiti. 2018 - The 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, begin. 2013 - Over 70 people are killed in a building collapse in Thane, ...

                                               

April 5

2016 - Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigns after his name appeared in the Panama Papers about tax schemes of the rich and famous. 2009 – North Korea launches the Kwangmyongsong rocket, which passed over Japan, and led t ...

                                               

April 6

2006 - Boni Yayi becomes President of Benin. 2005 – Rainier III, Prince of Monaco dies, at the age of 81 years. His son succeeds him as Albert II, Prince of Monaco. 2009 – A magnitude 6 earthquake strikes near LAquila in central Italy, killing ar ...

                                               

April 7

2003 – US troops capture Baghdad. 2010 – In Kyrgyzstan, President Kurmanbek Bakiyev flees the capital city Bishkek, after days of fierce rioting. Roza Otunbayeva is installed as Head of Government. 2017 - 2017 Stockholm attack: A beer lorry is dr ...

                                               

April 8

2018 - Hungarys general election results in Viktor Orban winning a third term in office as Prime minister. 2013 - Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher dies aged 87 of complications from a stroke. See Death and funeral of Margaret Thatc ...

                                               

April 9

2013 - Uhuru Kenyatta is formally sworn in as President of Kenya. 2011 – Seven people, including the gunman, are killed in a shooting at a mall, in Alphen an den Rijn, in the Netherlands. 2019 - An election is held for the Israeli Knesset, with P ...

                                               

April 10

2009 - President of Fiji Josefa Iloilo announces he will suspend the constitution and assume all of the governance of the country. 2015 - A bus and truck collide in southern Morocco, killing 33 people, including schoolchildren. 2016 - The Kollam ...

                                               

April 11

2019 - Ecuador removes the asylum it gave to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at its embassy in London, leading to his arrest after seven years spent there. 2019 - Indias 2019 general election begins, lasting over six weeks, it is the worlds bigg ...

                                               

April 12

2009 – Zimbabwe abandons the Zimbabwean dollar as its official currency, after a severe economic crisis in the country. 2010 - A train crash near Merano, Italy, kills 9 people, after running into a landslide. 2014 - A wildfire ravages the Chilean ...

                                               

April 13

2014 - A bus crash in Veracruz, Mexico, kills 36 people. 2013 - Amsterdams Rijksmuseum is officially re-opened after a decade-long restoration. 2002 – Armenian anti-government protests are violently crushed. 2003 – The National Library in Baghdad ...

                                               

April 14

2019 - Tiger Woods wins The Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia, United States, winning a major golf competition for the first time in almost 11 years. 2010 – The eruption of Eyjafjallajokull in Iceland begins to shut down air travel in Europe ...

                                               

April 15

2014 - A lunar eclipse in which the Moon turns dark red is seen throughout the Americas and parts of the South Pacific Ocean. 2010 – Response to the eruption of the volcano Eyjafjallajokull in Iceland: Norway, the United Kingdom and the Republic ...

                                               

April 16

2014 - Scientists announce the possible discovery of a new moon of Saturn being created out of its rings. 2014 - The MV Sewol ferry, travelling from Incheon to Jeju Island off the south coast of South Korea, sinks near Jindo Island off the southw ...

                                               

April 17

2019 - A bus carrying German tourists crashes in Madeira, Portugal, killing 29 people. 2002 – Four Canadian Forces soldiers are killed in Afghanistan by friendly fire from two U.S. Air Force F-16s, the first deaths in a combat zone for Canada sin ...

                                               

April 18

2017 - Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May calls for an early general election for June 8. 2008 - Cricket: The first season of the Indian Premier League begins. 2007 - UEFA Euro 2012 is announced as being hosted jointly by Poland and ...

                                               

April 19

2013 - Aftermath of 2013 Boston Marathon bombings: A police officer is shot dead in the early hours of the morning, before one of the suspects is killed in shoot-out with police, after which a lock-down is enforced in Boston. The second suspect i ...

                                               

April 20

2008 – Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300, becoming the first woman to win an Indy car race. 2005 – In Ecuador, President Lucio Gutierrez is removed by Parliament and replaced by Alfredo Palacio. 2010 – Deepwater Horizon oil spill: An explosi ...

                                               

April 21

2010 – After a week of being shut down due to the Eyjafjallajokull eruption, UK airspace reopens. 2004 – Suicide bombers target police stations in Basra, Iraq, killing 74 people. 2002 – French Presidential Election: In the first round Jacques Chi ...

                                               

April 22

2001 - Hasim Rahman defeats the highly favored Lennox Lewis to win the boxing heavyweight title. 2005 – Mordechai Vanunu is installed as Lord Rector of the University of Glasgow. 2010 – Deepwater Horizon oil spill: After an explosion two days ear ...

                                               

April 23

2013 - France legalizes same-sex marriage. 2018 - Donald Trump receives his first state visit since becoming President of the United States, by Emmanuel Macron of France. 2018 - A new prince, Louis, is born to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and ...

                                               

April 24

2005 – Snuppy, the worlds first cloned dog, is born in South Korea. 2007 – Iceland announces that Norway will take responsibility of its defence in peacetime. 2016 - The candidates of the traditional political parties are rejected in Austrias Pre ...

                                               

April 25

2015 - 2015 Nepal earthquake: A magnitude 7.8 earthquake, followed by several aftershocks, strikes Nepal, and is also felt in nearby countries. Over 1.500 people are killed and many buildings destroyed. 2019 - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and ...

                                               

April 26

1986 – In Ukraine, then part of the Soviet Union, a nuclear reactor at the Chornobyl Chernobyl nuclear plant explodes, creating the worlds worst nuclear disaster. 1994 – A China Airlines Airbus A-300-600R crashes at Nagoya Airport, Japan killing ...

                                               

April 27

2007 – The Bronze Soldier Soviet war memorial in Tallinn is removed by Estonian authorities, amidst tensions with Russia. 2011 - A tornado outbreak kills hundreds of people in the Southeastern United States. 2006 – Construction begins on the Free ...

                                               

April 28

1994 – Former CIA counter-intelligence officer and analyst Adrian Ames pleads guilty to leaking US secrets to the Soviet Union and Russia. 1965 - US troops land in the Dominican Republic to "forestall the establishment of a Communist dictatorship ...

                                               

April 29

2013 - NBA player Jason Collins announces that he is openly gay, the first American sportsman to come out as gay while still active. 2015 - The World Health Organization declares that rubella has been eradicated from the Americas. 2002 – The Unit ...

                                               

April 30

2006 – Along with her brother, Swiss ski racer Corinne Rey-Bellet is shot dead by her husband, who commits suicide a short time later. 2009 - Chrysler files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. 1980 – Beatrix becomes Queen of the Netherlands, after the dec ...

                                               

August 1

2013 - Edward Snowden is given temporary asylum in Russia, leaving the transit area of a Moscow airport, five-and-a-half weeks after landing there. 2007 – The I-35 Mississippi River Bridge spanning the Mississippi in Minneapolis, Minnesota, colla ...

                                               

August 2

1955 – Velcro is patented. 1990 – On the orders of Saddam Hussein, Iraq invades Kuwait, eventually leading to the Gulf War. 2018 – The first multi-sport European Championships, co-hosted by Glasgow Scotland and Berlin Germany, begin. 1968 – An ea ...

                                               

August 3

2019 - 2019 El Paso shooting: 20 people are killed in a shooting at a supermarket in El Paso, Texas. A second, unrelated, mass shooting occurs in Dayton, Ohio less than 24 hours later. 2005 - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad becomes President of Iran. 2013 - ...

                                               

August 4

1996 - The 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, US, come to an end. 1983 – Thomas Sankara takes control in Upper Volta, through a military coup. 2007 - NASAs Phoenix spacecraft is launched. 1961 – US President Barack Obama is born in Honolul ...

                                               

August 5

2015 - A migrant boat capsizes off Sicily, with 200 people being rescued, and many feared drowned. 2011 - The Juno space probe is launched to the planet Jupiter. 2013 - Two boys are strangled to death by a rock python that escaped from a pet shop ...

                                               

August 6

2010 - In relation to the floods in Pakistan, flash floods also hit the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir, killing 255 people. 2002 – Manindra Agrawal et al. prove the long-standing number theory conjecture in the article entitled "Primes i ...

                                               

August 7

2005 - The biggest bank robbery in Brazilian history takes place when 150 million Real equivalent of 52 million Euros are stolen from a bank in Fortaleza in the northeast of the country. 2018 - US President Donald Trump imposes new sanctions rest ...

                                               

August 8

2001 - Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman divorce. 2009 - Nine people are killed when a tour helicopter and a small private airplane collide over the Hudson River at Hoboken, New Jersey. 2016 - Japanese Emperor Akihito indicates that he might want to a ...

                                               

August 9

1993 – Albert II of Belgium is proclaimed King. 1945 – World War II: The United States drops an atomic bomb, "Fat Man" on the city of Nagasaki. 2012 – 2012 Summer Olympics: Nicola Adams becomes the first Olympic gold medalist in womens boxing. On ...

                                               

August 10

2017 – Swedish journalist Kim Wall disappears after going on inventor Peter Madsens submarine to interview him, in the Oresund between Denmark and Sweden, Madsen is later found to have murdered her and is found guilty of the crime. 2001 – An atta ...

                                               

August 11

2012 – Two earthquakes of a magnitude over 6, followed by several aftershocks, strike the area around Tabriz, in northwestern Iran. 2017 – A train collision near Alexandria, Egypt, kills at least 41 people. 2003 – Jemaah Islamiyah leader Ridyan I ...

                                               

August 12

2012 – The 2012 Summer Olympics in London end. The Great Britain team, hosting the event, finishes with 29 gold medals, coming third behind the United States and China. 2018 – The first multi-sport European Championships in Glasgow and Berlin com ...

                                               

August 13

2008 – American swimmer Michael Phelps breaks the Olympic Games individual gold medal record. 2004 – Black Friday crackdown by NSS on a peaceful protest in the capital city of Maldives, Male. 2008 – South Ossetian War: Russian troops occupy the G ...

                                               

August 14

2018 – Part of the Morandi motorway Bridge in Genoa, Liguria, Italy, collapses, killing 43 people. 2007 – Bomb attacks across Northern Iraq kill a total of 796 people. 1.500 are injured. 2019 – With support on board, Swedish climate change activi ...

                                               

August 15

2013 – Horacio Cartes becomes President of Paraguay. 2018 – Mario Abdo Benitez becomes President of Paraguay. 2007 – A magnitude 8 earthquake centred off Perus Pacific coast, devastates Ica province, killing 514 people, and injuring over 1000. 20 ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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