history fact – June 30, 2017

Today is Friday, June 30, the 181st day of 2017. There are 184 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On June 30, 1997, the Union Jack was lowered for the last time over Government House in Hong Kong as Britain prepared to hand the colony back to China at midnight after ruling it for 156 years.

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