The Only Things That Happened On This Day In History
1940 Italy declared war on France and Britain; Canada declared war on Italy.
1942 The Gestapo massacred 173 male residents of Lidice, Czechoslovakia, in retaliation for the killing of a Nazi official.
1946 Italy replaced its abolished monarchy with a republic.
1967 The Six-Day War ended as Israel and Syria agreed to observe a United Nations-mediated cease-fire.
1978 Affirmed won horse racing’s Triple Crown by taking the Belmont Stakes.
2007 The final episode of “The Sopranos” aired on HBO.