On this day June 14-20, 2020 (week 25) infographic
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On this day June 14-20, 2020 (week 25)

June 14, 2020 - June 20, 2020 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week.This week features Charles Babbage, Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, the Salvation Army, Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, Napoleon, the world’s largest wildlife park and the Kiel Canal.

June 14, 1822: Charles Babbage proposed a mechanical engine to calculate and produce tables of polynomial functions, the forerunner of the modern computer

June 15, 2019: Renowned Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for his 1968 film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet (above) and lavish opera productions, died aged 96

June 16, 1880: The Salvation Army’s distinctive bonnet was first seen at the silver wedding anniversary celebration of co-founders William and Catherine Booth in London

June 17, 2019: Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, collapsed and died at his trial in Cairo. He was jailed after his overthrow in 2013

June 18, 1815: Napoleon was defeated at Waterloo by British, Prussian and Dutch forces under the command of the Duke of Wellington and General Bluecher

June 19, 2000: The world’s largest wildlife park was created when borders were removed between national parks in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique

June 20, 1895: The Kiel Canal, the world’s busiest artificial waterway, which links the North Sea to the Baltic Sea through northern Germany, was officially opened

PUBLISHED: 11/06/2020; DESIGN: Phil Bainbridge; PICTURE RESEARCH: Julie Mullins; EVENT SELECTION: Fiona Roberts and Susan Shepherd; PROOFING: Julie Mullins; TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION: Fiona Roberts;STORY: Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press
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