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It happened on a… June 22

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It happened on a… June 22
Credit: Capture d'écran Radio-Canada


Unesco says Australia’s Great Barrier Reef should be put on list of World Heritage Sites that are “in danger”.


NHL owners meeting unanimously approves the Las Vegas expansion bid to start play in the 2017-18 season.


Eastman Kodak Company announces that it will discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film, concluding its 74-year run as a photography icon.


NHL Draft: Oshawa Generals center Eric Lindros first pick by Quebec Nordiques.


“Little” Stevie Wonder aged 13 releases his first single “Fingertips”.


Jean Lesage and his Liberal Party defeat Maurice Duplessis’ Union Nationale Party to win their first election in 16 years; beginning of the ‘Quiet Revolution.’


Diving operations start to sunken Empress of Ireland to recover bodies and valuables from the wreck.


King George V crowned King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Canada, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and all his realms and territories beyond the sea.


Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated a second time.


Samuel de Champlain lands at site of Quebec; no sign of Jacques Cartier’s Iroquois village of Stadacona.

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