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Events from This Day in History from the Editors of Infoplease



Published: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:00:00 UTC

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June 24, 1509: Henry VIII was crowned king of England.



June 24, 1647: Early American feminist Margaret Brent demanded a seat and vote in the Maryland Assembly, but was ejected from that body.



June 24, 1675: King Philip's War, the most devastating war between the colonists and Indians, began with Indians attacking the Swansea (Mass.) settlement.









June 24, 1948: The Soviet Union began a blockade of Berlin. Allied forces responded with what would be known as the Berlin Airlift flying in more than 2 million tons of supplies over the next year.






June 24, 2011: New York passes a law to allow same-sex marriage, becoming the largest state that allows gay and lesbian couples to marry.