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June 22 - List of Other Events in the world
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1774 The British passed the Quebec Act. The Act established rules of governance for the colony of Quebec in British North America.
1825 On this day, the feudalism and the seigneurial system was abolished by the British Parliament in British North America.
1870 The United States Department of Justice was created by the US Congress on this day.
1906 The flag of Sweden was adopted on this day.
1911 George V and Mary of Teck became the King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
1918 86 people were killed and 127 injured in the Hammond Circus Train Wreck near Hammond, Indiana.
1940 On this day, France was forced to sign the Second Compiègne armistice with Germany.
1942 Following the capture of Tobruk, Erwin Rommel was promoted to Field Marshal.
1942 The Congress formally adopted the Pledge of Allegiance.
1945 On this day, the Battle of Okinawa ended.
1978 American astronomer James W. Christy discovered Charon, a satellite of the dwarf planet Pluto.
1984 On this day, Virgin Atlantic Airways' first flight from London Heathrow Airport was launched.
1990 Checkpoint Charlie was dismantled in Berlin on this day.
2002 At least 261 people were killed and 1,300 injured when an earthquake measuring 6.5 Mw struck a region of northwestern Iran on this day.
2009 Nine people were killed and 80 injured when a Washington D.C Metro train traveling southbound collided with another train at the Fort Totten station.
2012 Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo was removed from office by impeachment. He was succeeded by Federico Franco.
2015 After a suicide bombing, gunmen attacked the Afghan National Assembly building. 18 people were injured in the attack and all 6 gunmen were killed.
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