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22 June

🇮🇳 In India
1555 Humayun crossed the Indus and captured Lahore and ousted Sikandar Suri of Delhi throne.
1880 Nilmoni Phukan, greatest social reformer, prolific writer of Assam, poet, editor, journalist and lawyer, was born in Dibrugarh, Assam.
1944 British 14th Army frees Imphal, Assam from the Japanese.
🌎 Elsewhere
1633 Galileo Galilei forced to recant his Copernican views that the Earth orbits the Sun by the Pope (Vatican only admits it was wrong on Oct 31, 1992!).
1815 Napoleon abdicated his throne for the second time after his defeat at Waterloo.
1941 Germany invaded the Soviet Union. The initially successful attack soon proved a disaster for the Germans as wintry conditions and fierce Soviet resistance caused massive losses and ultimately forced them to retreat.


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