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June 23: This Day That Year

June 23

- 1888 - Frederick Douglass becomes 1st African-American to get nominated for US President.

- 1972 - US President Nixon signs act barring sex discrimination in college sports.

- 1974 - 1st extraterrestrial message sent into space from Earth.

- 1995 - Jonas Salk, American biologist (invented Polio vaccine), dies of heart failure (born Oct 28, 1914, age 80).

- 1996 - Japan: Nintendo 64 goes on sale.

- 2013 - India defeats England to win the ICC Champions Trophy.

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