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Today in History
Saturday, 25 June 2022
2006
Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier, is kidnapped by Palestinian militants in a cross-border raid from the Gaza Strip.
1998
In ''Clinton v. City of New York'', the United States Supreme Court decides that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 is unconstitutional.
1997
An unmanned Progress spacecraft collides with the Russian space station Mir.
The Soufrière Hills volcano in Montserrat erupts resulting in the death of 19 people.
1996
The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia kills 19 U.S. servicemen.
1993
Kim Campbell is chosen as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and becomes the first female Prime Minister of Canada.
1991
Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.
1990
Avianca Flight 52 crashes into the village of Cove Neck, New York after running out of fuel, killing 73 people.
1982
Greece abolishes the head shaving of recruits in the military.
1981
Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.
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