July 1 in history: Establishment of the dominion of Canada, and more

Here is what happened in the history today. 

1867

The dominion of Canada is established. 

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1908

 SOS is adopted as the International Distress Signal.

(Photograph:WION)

1991

The Warsaw Pact is formally disbanded in Prague.

(Photograph:WION)

1997

Hong Kong officially reverted to China, ending 156 years of British rule.

(Photograph:WION)

2002

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is established.

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