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June 21
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1788
U.S. Constitution ratified
New Hampshire becomes the ninth and last necessary state to ratify the Constitution of the United States, thereby making the document the law of the land. By 1786, defects in the post-Revolutionary War Articles of Confederation were apparent, such as the lack of central authority over foreign and domestic... read more
19th CENTURY
1813
France pushed out of Spain in the decisive battle of the Peninsular War
1876
General Santa Anna dies in Mexico City
American Revolution
1779
Spain declares war against Great Britain
Art, Literature and Film History
1920
Hollywood stars Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks mobbed by crowds
1956
Arthur Miller refuses to name communists
1965
"Mr. Tambourine Man" is released, and the folk-rock revolution is on
Crime
1964
The KKK kills three civil rights activists
1982
John Hinckley Jr., who attempted to assassinate Ronald Reagan, found not guilty
LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY
1916
U.S. General John J. Pershing's force attacked by Mexican troops
Natural Disasters & Environment
1990
Earthquake devastates Iran
SPACE EXPLORATION
2004
First privately owned spacecraft, SS1, travels beyond the earth’s atmosphere
U.S. Presidents
1810
Zachary Taylor and Richard Nixon marry their future first ladies
World War II
1942
Allies surrender at Tobruk, Libya

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June 22
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1944
FDR signs G.I. Bill
On June 22, 1944, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the G.I. Bill, an unprecedented act of legislation designed to compensate returning members of the armed services—known as G.I.s—for their efforts in World War II. As the last of its sweeping New Deal reforms, Roosevelt's administration... read more
American Revolution
1775
Congress authorizes the issue of Continental currency
Art, Literature and Film History
2001
Blockbuster hit movie "The Fast and the Furious" released
Civil War
1864
Confederates strike back in the Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road
Crime
1611
Henry Hudson set adrift by mutineers
2011
Notorious Boston mobster Whitey Bulger is arrested
 
World War I
1898
Author Erich Maria Remarque born
World War II
1941
Germany launches Operation Barbarossa—the invasion of Russia
1945
Battle of Okinawa ends

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June 23
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1972
Title IX enacted
On June 23, 1972, Title IX of the education amendments of 1972 is enacted into law. Title IX prohibits federally funded educational institutions from discriminating against students or employees based on sex. It begins: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded... read more
21st CENTURY
2013
Wallenda crosses Little Grand Canyon on high wire
2018
Thai soccer team becomes trapped in cave
AFRICAN HISTORY
1956
Gamal Abdel Nasser elected president of Egypt
Art, Literature and Film History
1989
Tim Burton's "Batman" released
Crime
1992
Mafia boss John Gotti, aka “Teflon Don,” sentenced to life
1993
Lorena Bobbitt maims her husband with a kitchen knife
U.S. Presidents
1972
Haldeman encourages Nixon, on tape, to thwart FBI inquiry into Watergate

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June 24
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1997
U.S. Air Force reports on Roswell
On June 24, 1997, U.S. Air Force officials release a 231-page report dismissing long-standing claims of an alien spacecraft crash in Roswell, New Mexico, almost exactly 50 years earlier. Public interest in Unidentified Flying Objects, or UFOs... read more
1980s
1982
Garment workers' strike begins in New York City's Chinatown
21st CENTURY
2021
98 people die in Surfside condo collapse
Art, Literature and Film History
1997
Disney pulls Insane Clown Posse album on release day
2005
Tom Cruise raises eyebrows in "Today" show interview
Cold War
1948
Soviets blockade West Berlin
Colonial America
1675
King Philip's War begins
Crime
1973
UpStairs Lounge arson attack
1993
Unabomber mail bomb injures Yale professor
EUROPEAN HISTORY
1717
1st Masonic Grand Lodge formed in London
1812
Napoleon's Grande Armée invades Russia
Vietnam War
1970
Senate votes to repeal Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

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June 25
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1876
Battle of the Little Bighorn
On June 25, 1876, Native American forces led by Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull defeat the U.S. Army troops of General George Armstrong Custer in the Battle of the Little Bighorn near southern Montana's Little Bighorn River. Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull, leaders of the Sioux tribe on ... read more
1950s
1950
Korean War begins
1990s
1996
Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia kills 19 U.S. airmen
Art, Literature and Film History
1988
Teenager Debbie Gibson earns a #1 hit with "Foolish Beat"
2009
"King of Pop" Michael Jackson dies at age 50
BLACK HISTORY
1941
FDR signs order banning discrimination in the defense industry
Civil War
1864
Union begins tunneling toward Rebels at Petersburg
Crime
1910
Congress passes Mann Act, aimed at curbing sex trafficking
GAY RIGHTS
1978
First rainbow Pride flag premieres at San Francisco parade
Inventions & Science
1956
Last Packard—the classic American luxury car—produced
U.S. PRESIDENTS
1953
Jacqueline Bouvier and Senator John F. Kennedy announce engagement
Vietnam War
1965
Viet Cong blow up a floating restaurant
Women's History
1993
Kim Campbell becomes Canada's first female prime minister
World War I
1915
Germans release statement on use of poison gas at Ypres
World War II
1942
Eisenhower takes command

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June 26
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1948
U.S. begins Berlin Airlift
On June 26, 1948, U.S. and British pilots begin delivering food and supplies by airplane to Berlin after the city is isolated by a Soviet Union blockade. When World War II ended in 1945, defeated Germany was divided into Soviet, American, British and French zones of occupation. The city of Berlin... read more
1990s
1993
President Clinton punishes Iraq for plot to kill George H.W. Bush
21st CENTURY
2003
Former U.S. Senator Strom Thurmond dies
Ancient Americas
1541
Francisco Pizarro, conqueror of the Incas, assassinated
Art, Literature and Film History
1975
Sonny and Cher's divorce becomes final
Civil War
1862
Rebels strike Union at the Battle of Mechanicsville
Gay Rights
2013
Lawrence v. Texas is decided
2015
Same-sex marriage is made legal nationwide with Obergefell v. Hodges decision
Inventions & Science
1956
Congress approves Federal-Aid Highway Act
1959
St. Lawrence Seaway officially opened
1974
Pack of chewing gum becomes first-ever item scanned with a UPC barcode
U.S. Presidents
1844
President John Tyler weds his second wife
1963
John F. Kennedy claims solidarity with the people of Berlin
World War I
1917
First U.S. troops arrive in France
World War II
1945
United Nations charter signed

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June 27
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1950
President Truman orders U.S. forces to Korea
On June 27, 1950, President Harry S. Truman announces that he is ordering U.S. air and naval forces to South Korea to aid the democratic nation in repulsing an invasion by communist North Korea. The United States was undertaking the major military operation, he explained, to enforce a United Nations... read more
19th CENTURY
1829
James Smithson, founding donor of the Smithsonian Institution, dies
1844
Religious founder Joseph Smith killed by mob
AFRICAN HISTORY
1976
Ebola breaks out in Sudan
Art, Literature and Film History
1922
First Newbery Medal for children's literature awarded to Hendrik Willem van Loon
Black History
2015
Activist Bree Newsome removes Confederate flag from South Carolina State House
Inventions & Science
1985
Route 66 decertified
NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY
1864
Colorado governor orders ‘friendly Indians’ to report to Army forts for sanctuary

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June 28
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1969
The Stonewall Riots begin in NYC’s Greenwich Village
Sometime after midnight on June 28, 1969, in what is now regarded by many as history's first major protest on behalf of equal rights for LGBTQ people, a police raid of the Stonewall Inn—a popular gay club located on New York City's Christopher Street—turns violent as ... read more
EARLY 20th CENTURY U.S
1904
Helen Keller graduates from Radcliffe, first DeafBlind person to earn a B.A.
21st CENTURY
2007
Bald Eagle removed from list of threatened species
EUROPEAN HISTORY
1519
Charles I of Spain crowned Holy Roman Emperor, becomes Charles V
Inventions & Science
2006
DaimlerChrysler announces Smart Car's arrival in the U.S.
Natural Disasters & Environment
1992
Two big quakes rock California
Sports
1997
Boxer Mike Tyson bites off part of an opponent's ear
U.S. PRESIDENTS
1836
Former President James Madison dies
Vietnam War
1965
U.S. forces launch first military offensive in Vietnam
1972
Nixon announces draftees will not go to Vietnam
World War I
1914
Austria's Archduke Ferdinand assassinated
World War II
1940
Britain recognizes General Charles de Gaulle as the leader of the Free French
Hitler takes a tour of Paris

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June 29
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1995
U.S. space shuttle docks with Russian space station
On June 29, 1995, the American space shuttle Atlantis docks with the Russian space station Mir to form the largest man-made satellite ever to orbit the Earth. This historic moment of cooperation between former rival space programs was also the 100th human space mission in American history... read more
American Revolution
1776
South Carolina's Edward Rutledge opposes independence
Art, Literature and Film History
1613
The Globe Theatre burns down
1956
Marilyn Monroe weds playwright Arthur Miller
1967
The Rolling Stones fight the law, and the law wins
1967
Actress Jayne Mansfield dies in car crash
1969
Harlem Cultural Festival begins
2003
Academy Award-winning actress Katharine Hepburn dies at age 96
COLD WAR
1974
Soviet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov defects from USSR
Crime
2001
Boston doctor found guilty of killing wife
LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY
1974
Isabel Perón takes office as Argentine president
Sports
1950
U.S. World Cup team wins unlikely victory over England
1958
Pelé leads Brazil to first World Cup title
U.S. GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
1972
Supreme Court strikes down death penalty
World War I
1917
Greece breaks diplomatic ties with the Central Powers
World War II
1941
Germans capture Lvov—and slaughter ensues

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June 30
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1520
Spanish retreat from Aztec capital
June 30, 1520: Faced with an Aztec revolt against their rule, forces under the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés fight their way out of Tenochtitlan at heavy cost. Known to the Spanish as La Noche Triste, or “the Night of Sadness,” many soldiers drowned in Lake Texcoco... read more
19th CENTURY
1859
Daredevil crosses Niagara Falls on tightrope
1876
Wounded soldiers evacuated from the Little Big Horn by steamboat
Art, Literature and Film History
1936
“Gone With the Wind” published
1989
"Do the Right Thing" released in theaters
2015
Misty Copeland becomes American Ballet Theater’s first Black principal dancer
SCIENCE & INVENTION
1905
Einstein publishes his groundbreaking theory of relativity
1953
First Chevy Corvette rolls off the assembly line
Space Exploration
1971
Soviet cosmonauts perish in reentry disaster
World War II
1934
Hitler purges members of his own Nazi party in Night of the Long Knives

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July 1
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1997
Hong Kong returned to China
At midnight on July 1, 1997, Hong Kong reverts back to Chinese rule in a ceremony attended by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Prince Charles of Wales, Chinese President Jiang Zemin and U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. A few thousand Hong Kongers protested the turnover, which was otherwise peaceful... read more
19th CENTURY
1867
Canada established as a self-governing state
1898
The Battle of San Juan Hill
1960s
1963
U.S. Post Office introduces zip codes
Art, Literature and Film History
1979
The first Sony Walkman goes on sale
1984
PG-13 rating debuts
Civil War
1863
The Battle of Gettysburg begins
Cold War
1947
"Mr. X" article on Soviet Union appears in Foreign Affairs
Crime
2003
Kobe Bryant accuser goes to police
Inventions & Science
2005
Last Ford Thunderbird produced
WOMEN'S HISTORY
1972
First standalone issue of “Ms.” Magazine is published
World War I