Ajax Loader On This Day | 08 June

On this day:

1949: George Orwell publishes Nineteen Eighty-Four, one of the best known English novels

1972: Nick Út takes his famous “napalm girl” Pulitzer winning photo

1987: New Zealand becomes a nuclear-free zone

Born on this day:

1916: Francis Crick, English biologist, biophysicist, neuroscientist, Nobel Prize laureate

Gone on this day:

1809: Thomas Paine, English/American theorist, author

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