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  • On This Day: What happened on 23 June?

    On This Day: What happened on 23 June?

    Here’s a look at what happened on this day, 23 June, throughout history. We remember the news, events, and people that influenced the course of history forever.

    ON THIS DAY: 23 JUNE

    2017 | A series of terrorist attacks in Pakistan resulted in the deaths of 96 people and injured 200 others.

    2016 | The United Kingdom voted in a referendum to withdraw from the European Union, 52% to 48%.

    2013 | Militants stormed a high-altitude climbing camp near Nanga Parbat in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, and killed ten climbers and a local guide.

    2012 | Ashton Eaton broke the decathlon world record at the United States Olympic Trials.

    ALSO READ: What happened on 22 June?

    BIRTHDAYS

    2004 | Russian figure skater, Alexandra Trusova.

    1970 | American football player, Robert Brooks.

    1987 | Italian swimmer, Alessia Filippi.

    1930 | English historian and academic, John Elliott.

    1981 | German rugby player, Rolf Wacha.

    ON THIS DAY: DEATHS

    1980 | American painter and academic, Clyfford Still, 76.

    2014 | Welsh cricketer, Euros Lewis, 72.

    2015 | Honduran businessman, Miguel Facussé Barjum, 91.

    2000 | Slovak footballer, Peter Dubovský, 28.

    1806 | French zoologist and philosopher, Mathurin Jacques Brisson, 83.

    SPORTS

    1998 | On this day, Morocco beats  Scotland 3-0 and Scotland finished at bottom of their group at the 1998 World Cup finals in France.

    ENTERTAINMENT

    2021 | On this day, “Good on Paper” was released by Netflix in the United States.

    AFRICA FACT

    Zimbabwe is a multi-currency country and the largest ethnic group is the Shona.

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