On June 15…

1215 King John signs Magna Carta at Runnymede, England.

1626 King Charles I disbands English parliament.

1752 Ben Franklin’s performs his kite-flying experiment.

1762 Austria uses 1st paper currency.

1908 World Congress for Women’s Rights opens in Amsterdam.

1924 J. Edgar Hoover assumes leadership of the FBI.

1956 John Lennon and Paul McCartney meet for the first time.

1991 Philippines volcano Mount Pinatubo erupts.

2010 Kwurki begins.

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