On This Day🌄 Jul 1

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1770 – Lexell's Comet passed closer to the Earth than any other comet in recorded history, approaching to a distance of 0.015 AU.

1867 – The British North America Act came into effect, uniting the Province of Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia into the Canadian Confederation.

1932 – Australia's national broadcaster, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, was formed.

1963 – The British government revealed that former MI6 agent Kim Philby (pictured) had engaged in espionage for the Soviet Union.

2006 – The Qinghai–Tibet Railway, the world's highest railway and the only railway line to the Tibet Autonomous Region, was inaugurated.

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