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Lottery numbers

Tue., June 24, 2008, midnight

Monday’s Lotto: 21-23-25-26-32-40

No winner. Next jackpot: $7 million.

Monday’s Washington Daily Game: 8-2-1

Monday’s Washington Keno: 1-7-9-15- 17-18-27-32-33-39-43-46-55-59- 67-68-69-74-78-79

Monday’s Hit 5: 10-13-16-29-37

No winner. Next jackpot: $600,000

Today in history

1314: The forces of Scotland’s King Robert I defeated the English in the Battle of Bannockburn.

1509: Henry VIII was crowned king of England.

1807: A grand jury in Richmond, Va., indicted former Vice President Aaron Burr on charges of treason and high misdemeanor. (He was later acquitted.)

1940: France signed an armistice with Italy during World War II.

1948: Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the western allies to organize the massive Berlin Airlift.

1975: One-hundred thirteen people were killed when an Eastern Airlines Boeing 727 crashed while attempting to land during a thunderstorm at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.

1983: The space shuttle Challenger – carrying America’s first woman in space, Sally K. Ride – coasted to a safe landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California.

2003: President Vladimir Putin arrived in London on the first state visit to Britain by a Russian leader since the 19th century.

2007: Ali Hassan al-Majid, Saddam Hussein’s cousin known as “Chemical Ali,” and two other ex-officials in Saddam’s regime were sentenced by the Iraqi High Tribunal to hang for slaughtering up to 180,000 Kurdish men, women and children two decades earlier.


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