...on June 6 in 1918, one of the first major battles involving US soldiers in WWI, the Battle of Belleau Wood commenced. One of the most famous quotations came during the start of the battle when Gunnery Sergeant Dan Daly prompted his men forward with the words: "Come on, you sons of bitches, do you want to live forever?" After a slow start, the United States went on to win the 20th century.
...it is the anniversary of D-Day which occurred in 1944. Steven Spielberg managed to recreate the landings with computer generated imagery and 1,000 extras. These guys managed it with just three people.
...it is Queensland Day. Said to be situated somewhere north of NSW, the state currently has a number of vacancies for teachers following Operation Centurion .