This Week in History
Events that happened this week, but in the past.
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25th June 1852:
Antonio Gaudi, Spanish architect known for his colours and free-flowing forms, was born in Spain.
26th June 1974:
The first product barcode (on a pack of Wrigley's chewing gum) was scanned in a supermarket in Ohio, USA.
First barcode scanned
28th June 1914:
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungardy was assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia. The event was to spark the start of World War I.
A Klee painting