Daily Archives: June 15, 2015

England’s King John puts his seal to Magna Carta 800 years ago today (June 15 1215)


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(Monday, June 15, 1215) — England’s King John put his seal to Magna Carta (“the Great Charter”) today at Runnymede. Essentially a peace treaty between the unpopular John and a group of rebel barons, it promised the protection of church rights, protection for the barons from illegal imprisonment, access to swift justice, and limitations on feudal payments to the Crown.

The Beatles record ‘It’s Only Love’ 50 years ago this hour (June 15 1965)


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(Tuesday, June 15, 1965, 2:30-6:15 p.m. BST) — The Beatles continued production of their fifth studio album Help! this afternoon at EMI Studio 2 in London, recording “It’s Only Love.” Continue reading The Beatles record ‘It’s Only Love’ 50 years ago this hour (June 15 1965)