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June 25, 2021 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

MurderMurder of Interest

Former US police officer Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22 years and six months for the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis

Victim of Police Brutality George Floyd
Victim of Police Brutality
George Floyd
  • New species of ancient human announced after finding of massive fossilized skull - Homo longi "Dragon Man" from North East China [1]
  • New type of ancient human announced "Nesher Ramla Homo" 140,000-120,000 years ago, possible Neanderthal ancestors uncovered in Ramla, Israel [1]
  • WHO head says COVID-19 variant Delta is the most transmissible to date, now present in 85 countries and spreading rapidly [1]