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This Day in History for June 19 – US Abolishes Slavery and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1862 – Congress abolishes slavery in US territories, nullifying the Dred Scott Case (More info)

1910 – The first Father’s Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington (More info)

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This Day in History for June 9 – Donald Duck Debuts and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1898 – China agrees to lease Hong Kong to Britain for 99 years (More info)

1934 – Donald Duck makes his debut in ‘The Wise Little Hen’ (More info)

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PaddyBriggs, Wikimedia Commons
PaddyBriggs, Wikimedia Commons
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This Day in History for June 7 – Graceland Opens and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1776 – Richard Henry Lee introduces a resolution proposing a Declaration of Independence (More info)

1892 – Homer Plessy is arrested for refusing to leave his seat in the “whites-only” car of a train, leading to the landmark Plessy v. Ferguson court case (More info)

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Lipton sale, Wikimedia Commons
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This Day in History for May 29 – World War II Memorial Dedicated and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1790 – Rhode Island becomes the last of the original US colonies to ratify the Constitution and is admitted as the 13th state (More info)

1942 – Bing Crosby records Irving Berlin’s ‘White Christmas,’ the best-selling Christmas single in history (More info)

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Paul McErlane, Getty Images
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This Day in History for April 2 – Pope John Paul II Dies and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1513 – Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León first sights land in what is now Florida (More info)

1917 – President Woodrow Wilson asks the US Congress for a declaration of war on Germany (More info)

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Robert Laberge, Getty Images
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This Day in History for March 27 – FDA Approves Viagra and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1866 – President Andrew Johnson vetoes a civil rights bill which later becomes the 14th Amendment (More info)

1912 – Japanese cherry trees are planted along the Potomac, giving rise to the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC (More info)

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This Day in History for March 20 – Lennon Marries Ono and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1852 – Harriet Beecher Stowe’s ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ is published (More info)

1854 – Members of the Whig Party splinter off into a new group they call the Republican Party (More info)

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This Day in History for March 19 – Nevada Legalizes Gambling and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1920 – The United States Senate rejects the Treaty of Versailles for the second time (More info)

1931 – The Nevada legislature legalizes gambling in an attempt to lift the state out of the hard times caused by the Great Depression (More info)

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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This Day in History for March 5 – Boston Massacre and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1770 – Five Americans are killed by British troops in an event that would later become known as the Boston Massacre (More info)

1872 – George Westinghouse patents the air brake (More info)

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This Day in History for February 23 – Polio Vaccines Begin and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1896 – The Tootsie Roll is introduced (More info)

1927 – President Calvin Coolidge signs a bill establishing the Federal Radio Commission — later the Federal Communications Commission — which regulated the use of US radio frequencies (More info)

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This Day in History for February 22 – ‘Miracle on Ice’ and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1819 – By the Adams-Onís Treaty, Spain sells Florida to the United States for $5 million (More info)

1879 – In Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opens the first of many of five-and-dime Woolworth stores (More info)

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This Day in History for February 21 – Malcolm X Assassinated and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1848 – Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels publish ‘The Communist Manifesto’ (More info)

1878 – The first telephone book is issued in New Haven, CT (More info)

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