history fact – June 29, 2017

Today is Thursday, June 29, the 180th day of 2017. There are 185 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On June 29, 1767, Britain approved the Townshend Revenue Act, which imposed import duties on glass, paint, oil, lead, paper and tea shipped to the American colonies. (Colonists bitterly protested, prompting Parliament to repeal the duties except for tea.)

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