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1214 - The University of Oxford receives its charter.
1631 - The sack of Baltimore: the Irish village of Baltimore is attacked by Algerian pirates.
1652 - Tarhoncu Ahmet Paşa appointed grand vezir of the Ottoman Empire, served until 21 March 1653.
1685 - Monmouth Rebellion: James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth declares himself King of England at Bridgwater.
1756 - A British garrison is imprisoned in the Black Hole of Calcutta.
1782 - The U.S. Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States.
1787 - Oliver Ellsworth moves at the Federal Convention to call the government the United States.
1789 - Deputies of the French Third Estate take the Tennis Court Oath.
1791 - King Louis XVI of France and his immediate family begin the Flight to Varennes during The French Revolution.
1819 - The U.S. vessel SS Savannah arrives at Liverpool, United Kingdom. She is the first steam-propelled vessel to cross the Atlantic, although most of the journey was made under sail.
1837 - Queen Victoria succeeds to the British throne.
1840 - Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph.
1862 - Barbu Catargiu, the Prime Minister of Romania, is assassinated.
1863 - American Civil War: West Virginia is admitted as the 35th U.S. state.
1877 - Alexander Graham Bell installs the world's first commercial telephone service in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
1893 - Lizzie Borden is acquitted for the murders of her father and stepmother.
1919 - 150 die at the Teatro Yaguez fire, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.
1944 - World War II: The Battle of the Philippine Sea concludes with a decisive U.S. naval victory. The lopsided naval air battle is also known as the “Great Marianas Turkey Shoot”.
1948 - Toast of the Town, later The Ed Sullivan Show, makes its television debut.
1956 - A Venezuelan Super-Constellation crashes in the Atlantic Ocean off Asbury Park, New Jersey, killing 74 people.
1959 - A rare June hurricane struck Canada's Gulf of St. Lawrence killing 35.
1960 - Independence of Mali and Senegal.
1963 - The so-called "red telephone" is established between the Soviet Union and the United States following the Cuban Missile Crisis.
1973 - Ezeiza massacre in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Snipers fire upon left-wing Peronists. At least 13 are killed and more than 300 are injured.
1979 - ABC News correspondent Bill Stewart is shot dead by a Nicaraguan soldier under the regime of Anastasio Somoza Debayle. The murder is caught on tape and sparked international outcry of the regime.
1990 - Asteroid Eureka is discovered.
1991 - The German parliament decides to move the capital from Bonn back to Berlin.

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2018

1 JanuaryNew Year's Day (Yeni il)
20 JanuaryMartyr's Day (Qara Yanvar)
8 MarchInternational Women's Day (Qadınlar günü)
20 MarchSpring Festival - Novruz (Novruz Bayram)
21 MarchSpring Festival - Novruz (Novruz Bayram)
9 MayVictory Day (Faşizm üzərində qələbə)
28 MayRepublic Day (Respublika günü)
15 JuneNational Salvation Day (Azərbaycan xalqının Milli Qurtuluş günü)
15 JuneEnd of Ramadan (Ramadan Bajram (Eid-al-Fitr) )
26 JuneArmy and Navy Day (Azərbaycan Respublikasının Silahlı Qüvvələri günü)
21 AugustSacrifice Feast (Gurban Bajram (Id al-Adha))
18 OctoberIndependence Day (Milli müstəqillik günü)
12 NovemberConstitution Day (Konstitusiya günü)
17 NovemberDay of National Revival (Milli Dirçəliş günü)
31 DecemberInternational Solidarity Day (Ümumdünya azərbaycanlılarının həmrəylik günü)
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Republic of Azerbaijan - Location
Capital: Baku
Official languages: Azerbaijani, Russian (de facto)
Government: Republic
Currency: Azerbaijanian Manat (AZN)
Population: 8 178 000
Area: 86 600 km²
Religion: Islam
Time Zone:
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UTC +5 - summer
Auto Code: AZ
Internet TLD: .az
Calling code: +994
Corporate Income Tax: 22,00%
Personal Income Tax: 0-30%
Value Added Tax: 18,00%
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