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National Hamburger Day!

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First engagement of the French and Indian War

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Happy Memorial Day!

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On this day in 1917, 35th President John F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts

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On this day – Rhode Island became the 13th State

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May 30, 1934, Everglades National Park was established in southern Florida

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On this day in 1922, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington D.C.

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On this day in 1819, American poet Walt Whitman was born in West Hills, New York

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On this day – Tennessee became our 16th state

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On this Day in 1886, President Grover Cleveland wed Frances Folsom at the White House

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First Lady Helen “Nellie” Taft born in Cincinnati, Ohio

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On June 4, 1738, King George III was born in London, England

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On this day in 1851, Uncle Tom’s Cabin was first published in serial form in The National Era

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On this day in 1851, Uncle Tom’s Cabin was first published in serial form in the National Era

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Today is National Higher Education Day!

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First drive-in movie theater opens in Pennsauken, New Jersey

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On this day in 1867, American architect Frank Lloyd Wright was born in Richland Center, Wisconsin

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First Lady Ida McKinley born in Canton, Ohio

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On this day in 1692, the first execution of the Salem Witch Trials took place

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June 11 is National Corn on the Cob Day!

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Revolutionary War patriot Joseph Warren born in Roxbury, Massachusetts

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On June 12, 1944, Big Bend National Park was established along the Rio Grande River in Texas

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Loving v. Virginia

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Happy Flag Day!

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Happy Flag Day!

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On June 15, 1215, King John set his seal to the Magna Carta at the fields of Runnymede in England

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On this day – Arkansas became our 25th State

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On this day in 1884, the first American roller coaster opened on Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York

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Happy Father’s Day!

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On this day in 1865, the final slaves residing in the former Confederacy were granted freedom by the Emancipation Proclamation

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On This Day – West Virginia became our 35th State

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It’s National Seashell Day!

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On this day in 1611, explorer Henry Hudson, His teenage son, and seven others were abandoned in Hudson Bay Mutineers

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June 25 is Log Cabin Day!

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On this day in 1876, the Battle of Little Bighorn took place

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On this day – Virginia became our Tenth State

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On June 29, 1938, Olympic National Park was established in Washington State

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On this day in 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act

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On July 1, 1963, zip codes were introduced to improve mail delivery in the United States

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July is National Blueberry Month!

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On this day in 1863, the battle of Gettysburg began in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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