Today in History for May 26th

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Highlights of this day in history: Allied troops begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France; President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial ends with his acquittal; Actor John Wayne; Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie marry. (May 26)

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May 26 1805 – Napoleon Bonaparte was Crowned the King of Italy. Turning the Republic of Italy into the Kingdom of Italy. Napoleon took on the titles – 'Emperor of France' and 'King of Italy'. The United States recognized the Kingdom of Brazil on May 26, 1824 when President James Monroe received José Silvestre Rebello, as Brazil’s Chargé d’Affaires to the United States. The first legal casino opened in the eastern United States in Atlantic City on May 26, 1978. Brendan Byrne cut the orange ribbon, singer Steve Lawrence was the first to roll the dice (he lost $50), and thousands of people swarmed through the rows of gaming tables and slot machines as the first casino. Narendra Modi was today sworn in as India's 15th prime minister, exactly 10 days after his party won the biggest mandate in the last 30 years. PM Modi was administered the oath of secrecy and office by President Pranab Mukherjee. PM Modi is the current Prime Minister of India sworn in for a second time in 2019.

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