Arts and Culture

On This Day – 7 June

Posted on: Fri 7 Jun 2019

In 1654, Louis XIV was crowned King of France at just 4 years old.

Mohandis K. Ghandi committed his first act of civil disobedience in 1893 after refusing to comply with racial segregation laws while on a South African train.

From a music perspective, David Bowie performed his own style of protest when he played a concert in West Berlin in 1987 when his speakers pointed at the Berlin Wall in the direction of the people from East Berlin who gathered to listen.


Produced by Alistair McKinnon

Image source: Wikimedia Commons






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