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Events from History: 11 June 2004

June 11th marks the date in 2004 when Ronald Reagan’s state funeral took place. Following his passing on June 5th, hundreds of thousands paid their respects as his body lay in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Dignitaries from around the world gathered at Washington National Cathedral for a service honouring the 40th president’s legacy. President George W. Bush declared a national day of mourning as America bid farewell to a leader who helped shape the end of the Cold War.

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