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June 22, 2006

Historically Speaking of June 22nd

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Events that occurred this date:

  • 1980 - Soviet Union announces partial troop withdraw from Afghanistan
  • 1970 - Nixon signs 26th Amendment – lowers voting age to 18
  • 1969 - Super group Blind Faith releases its first one and only album
  • 1944 - FDR signs the GI Bill - gives fin’l aid to returning WWII vets
  • 1937 - Joe Louis KOs James Braddock to win Heavyweight boxing title
  • 1934 - At Hitler’s request Ferdinand Porsche designs 3 “people’s cars” – aka Volkswagens
  • 1775 - Continental Congress issues paper currency bills called “Continentals”

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