Flag of Sweden was adopted: 5 historic events on 22nd June
History is not created in a day! But, a day can bring many changes in history. Following are five historical events that happened this day and changed the future course of the world.
1. In the year 1633, Pope forced Galileo Galilei to take back his view that Sun is the centre of the universe and not earth. (on Oct 31, 1992, Vatican admits it was wrong)
2. In the year 1847, as per some stories Donut was invented on this day.
3. In the year 1870, President Ulysses S. Grant then signed the bill into law on June 22, 1870 that led to the creation of United States Department of Justice.
4. In the year 1906, The flag of Sweden is adopted.
5. In the year 1986, The historic Argentina Vs England match was played in the FIFA World Cup in which the controversial Hand of God goal by the legendary Diego Maradona has hit.
Also, this quarter final match also witnessed the Goal of the Century by Maradona. Argentina was the champion of this 1986 World Cup.