The Only Things That Happened On This Day In History

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1940 Italy declared war on France and Britain; Canada declared war on Italy.

1942 The Gestapo massacred 173 male residents of Lidice, Czechoslovakia, in retaliation for the killing of a Nazi official.

1946 Italy replaced its abolished monarchy with a republic.

1967 The Six-Day War ended as Israel and Syria agreed to observe a United Nations-mediated cease-fire.

1978 Affirmed won horse racing’s Triple Crown by taking the Belmont Stakes.

2007 The final episode of “The Sopranos” aired on HBO.

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~ by thehalobender on June 10, 2009.

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