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Posted: Jun 29, 2015 - 12:30pm

June 26, 1905: Moonlight Graham appears in one inning of one MLB game.
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Posted: Jun 25, 2015 - 10:48am

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Living up to his nickname “Mr Excitement”, Jackie Wilson whipped a Port Arthur, Texas nightclub crowd into a frenzy on this day, June 25th in 1966. He was arrested for inciting a riot for refusing to finish the show after cops ordered him to stop.
The charges were later dropped to public drunkenness and he was fined $30.
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Posted: Jun 24, 2015 - 9:09am

Greatly outnumbered Scottish forces, led by King Robert I (Robert the Bruce), rout the English army, led by King Edward II, in the Battle of Bannockburn, 1314.
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Posted: Jun 19, 2015 - 6:30am

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1964 – The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved after surviving an 83-day filibuster in the United States Senate.

 
Ironically, a filibuster led by Democrats opposed to the legislation...
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Posted: Jun 19, 2015 - 6:20am

1964 – The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved after surviving an 83-day filibuster in the United States Senate.
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Posted: Jun 19, 2015 - 6:20am

1865 – Over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves in Galveston, Texas, United States, are finally informed of their freedom. The anniversary is still officially celebrated in Texas and 41 other contiguous states as Juneteenth.
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Posted: Jun 19, 2015 - 6:19am

1846 – The first officially recorded, organized baseball game is played under Alexander Cartwright's rules on Hoboken, New Jersey's Elysian Fields with the New York Base Ball Club defeating the Knickerbockers 23-1. Cartwright umpired.
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Posted: Jun 18, 2015 - 6:03am

1858 – Charles Darwin receives a paper from Alfred Russel Wallace that includes nearly identical conclusions about evolution as Darwin's own, prompting Darwin to publish his theory.
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Posted: Jun 14, 2015 - 6:00am

1822 – Charles Babbage proposes a difference engine in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society entitled "Note on the application of machinery to the computation of astronomical and mathematical tables".
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Posted: Jun 14, 2015 - 5:57am

1789 – Whiskey distilled from maize is first produced by American clergyman the Rev Elijah Craig. It is named Bourbon because Rev Craig lived in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
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Posted: Jun 13, 2015 - 5:45am

1983 – Pioneer 10 becomes the first man-made object to leave the central Solar System when it passes beyond the orbit of Neptune (the farthest planet from the Sun at the time).
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Posted: Jun 13, 2015 - 5:44am

1970 – "The Long and Winding Road" becomes The Beatles' last U.S. number one song.
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Posted: Jun 12, 2015 - 8:02pm

June 12, 1970 • 45th Anniversary
 



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Posted: Jun 6, 2015 - 6:10am

1933 – The first drive-in theater opens, in Camden, New Jersey, United States.
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Posted: Jun 6, 2015 - 6:09am

1892 – The Chicago "L" commuter rail system begins operation
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Posted: Jun 5, 2015 - 7:40am

Today in history: Robert F. Kennedy shot June 5th, 1968


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Posted: Jun 5, 2015 - 6:16am

1956 – Elvis Presley introduces his new single, "Hound Dog", on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements.
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Posted: Jun 4, 2015 - 12:11pm



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Posted: Jun 4, 2015 - 6:03am

1974 – During Ten Cent Beer Night, inebriated Cleveland Indians fans start a riot, causing the game to be forfeited to the Texas Rangers.
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Posted: Jun 4, 2015 - 6:00am

1783 – The Montgolfier brothers publicly demonstrate their montgolfière (hot air balloon).
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