1987
June 12th, 1987 President Reagan “Tear down this wall.”
Ronald Reagan

President Reagan's "Tear Down This Wall" Speech: A Defining Moment in History On June 12, 1987, at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, President Ronald…
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1986
May 25, 1986, Hands Across America
Hands Across America

Hands Across America 1986 was a historic charity event that took place on May 25, 1986. The aim of the event was to raise awareness…
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1954
October 27th, 1954 Disneyland
the magical world of Disney

On October 27, 1954, the first Walt Disney television show, "Disneyland," premiered on ABC. The show was an instant hit with audiences and set the…
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1944
D-Day: The Turning Point of World War II
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What if you were told that a single day in history changed the course of World War II? That's exactly what happened on June 6,…
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1938
November 11, 1938 Veterans Day
American Flag Waving

Did you know that November 11, 1938 marked the first celebration of Veterans Day in the United States? Originally known as Armistice Day, this national…
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1917
June 5th, 1917 – The Selective Service Act
Uncle Sam

On June 5th, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Selective Service Act into law, mandating enlistments for all men between the ages of 21 and…
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1863
June 9th 1863 Battle of Brandy Station
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On June 9, 1863, during the Gettysburg Campaign, the largest cavalry battle of the Civil War took place in Brandy Station. This one-day battle occurred…
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1858
June 16th, 1858, A House Divided
Lincoln Memorial

June 16th, 1858: A House Divided Did you know that on June 16th, 1858, a speech was delivered that would go down in American history?…
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1813
June 1st, 1813 – Dont Give Up The Ship
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Celebrating Bravery: June 1st, 1813 - Don't Give Up the Ship June 1st is an important day in American history that commemorates the bravery of…
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1812
The War of 1812: History, Causes, Battles
the war of 1812

Did you know that the War of 1812, also known as America's "Second War of Independence," was a clash of maritime rights, territorial ambitions, and…
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1804
June 15, 1804 – Ratification of the Twelfth Amendment
Constitution

Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution Did you know that the Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified on June 15, 1804,…
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1789
June 8, 1789 – James Madison Bill of Rights
James Madison

June 8, 1789 – James Madison Bill of Rights The Bill of Rights is one of the most critical documents in American history. It was…
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1781
June 4th, 1781 – Jack Jouett The Paul Revere of the South
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Who is Jack Jouett, the Paul Revere of the South? Have you ever heard of Jack Jouett, the Paul Revere of the South? While he…
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1777
June 14th, 1777, Flag Day
American Flag Waving

Did you know that National Flag Day is an annual observance in the United States? This day commemorates the birthday of the country's first national…
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June 13th, 1777, Marquis de Lafayette
June 13th 1777 Lafayette

Meet Marquis de Lafayette: The French Aristocrat Who Fought for American Liberty On June 13th, 1777, a young French aristocrat by the name of Marquis…
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1776
June 11th, 1776 Thomas Jefferson and The Committee of Five
Thomas Jefferson

Explaining the Significance of June 11th, 1776 On June 11th, 1776, something significant happened in American history. The Second Continental Congress, which included prominent founders…
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June 7th, 1776 – Richard Henry Lee
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The Lee Resolution: Paving the Way for American Independence June 7th, 1776 marks a significant date in American history - the day when Richard Henry…
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June 3rd, 1776 – Betsy Ross
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Did you know that the first American flag was created by a skilled seamstress named Betsy Ross, also known as Elizabeth? In 1776, on June…
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1775
June 17th 1775, Colonel William Prescott
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The Day American and British Forces Faced Off: June 17th, 1775 On June 17th, 1775, a battle took place in Massachusetts between the American Continental…
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1731
June 2nd, 1731 – Martha Washington
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Martha Washington: A Life of Public and Private Service Martha Washington, born on June 2nd, 1731 in Virginia, was a woman of many roles. She…
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