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Historical Events for 23rd June 2023

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1295 - Pope Boniface VIII enters Rome
1794 - Russian Empress Catherine II (Catherine the Great) grants Jews permission to settle in Kiev
1860 - US Congress establishes Government Printing Office
1938 - Civil Aeronautics Authority (US) established
1972 - 45 countries leave the Sterling Area, allowing their currencies to fluctuate independently of the British Pound
1975 - US Open Men's Golf, Medinah CC: Lou Graham defeats John Mahaffey by 2 strokes in an 18-hole Monday playoff to win his only major championship
1982 - Himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7 kg (45 lb)
1991 - A peace summit, brokered by the clergy and business and attended by all major political parties, but boycotted by the Conservative Party, is held to end the violence in South Africa
2003 - Barry Bonds steals second base against the LA Dodgers, becoming the first player in MLB history to have 500 career homers and 500 steals
2021 - 1st ICC World Test Championship final, Southampton: New Zealand dismisses India for meagre 170; completes tricky chase of 139 on 6th day to win inaugural cricket title

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