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Today is June 22nd, 2024 and is a Saturday.

On this day in....

2009: Eastman Kodak Company announces that it will discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film, concluding its 74-year run as a photography icon.

2002: An earthquake measuring 6.5 Mw strikes a region of northwestern Iran killing at least 261 people and injuring 1,300 others and eventually causing widespread public anger due to the slow official response.

1990: Checkpoint Charlie is dismantled in Berlin.

1986: The controversial Hand of God goal by Diego Maradona in the quarter- finals of the 1986 FIFA World Cup match between Argentina and England. This was later followed by the Goal of the Century also by Maradona. Argentina would win 2-1 and go on to win the world cup.

1984: Virgin Atlantic Airways launches with its first flight from London Heathrow Airport.