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It happened on a… June 25

2021

Former US police officer Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22 years and six months for the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

1996

“Independence Day” directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum premieres in Westwood, California.

1993

“Late Night with David Letterman” airs for the last time on NBC-TV.

Kim Campbell took office as Canada’s first woman prime minister. She assumed power upon the resignation of Brian Mulroney.

1984

Prince releases his “Purple Rain” album

1978

The rainbow flag representing gay pride is flown for the first time in the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade.

1950

North Korea invaded South Korea initiating the Korean War.

1940

World War II: France officially surrenders to Germany at 01:35.

1647

First horses arrive in Quebec City, Canada; gift from the King of France to Governor Montmagny; origin of Canadian breed.

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