June 30 in History

June 30 in Pop Culture History June 30th is… International Asteroid Day Corvette Day Mai Tai Day National Meteor Watch Day Social Media Day 1831 – A patent for a platform scale was issued to brothers Erastus and Thaddeus S. Fairbanks of St. Johnsbury, Vermont. 1859 – Jean-Francois Gravelet, Emile Blondin, became the first daredevil …

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June 29 in History

June 29 in Pop Culture History June 29th is… Almond Buttercrunch Day Camera Day Waffle Iron Day 1613 – The Globe Theatre in London burned to the ground. 1889 – Hyde Park and several other Illinois townships voted to be annexed by Chicago, forming the largest United States city in area and second largest in …

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June 28 in History

June 28 in Pop Culture History June 28th is… Alaska Day Ceviche Day Insurance Awareness Day National Logistics Day Paul Bunyan Day Tapioca Day 1635 – Guadeloupe became a French colony. 1832 – The first American case of a cholera epidemic was reported in New York City. 1838 – Coronation of Queen Victoria of the …

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June 27 in History

June 27 in Pop Culture History June 27th is… National HIV Testing Day National Ice Cream Cake Day National Onion Day National Orange Blossom Day National PTSD Awareness Day National Sunglasses Day 1556 – The thirteen Stratford Martyrs were burned at the stake near London for their Protestant beliefs. 1844 – Joseph Smith, Jr., founder …

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June 26 in History

June 26 in Pop Culture History June 26th is… National Barcode Day National Beautician’s Day Chocolate Pudding Day National Coconut Day 1498 – The bristle toothbrush was invented in China. 1797 – Charles Newbold was issued a patent (#X000177) for an improvement for the cast-iron plow 1807 – Lightning struck a gunpowder factory in Luxembourg, …

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June 25 in History

June 25 in Pop Culture History June 25th is… Bourdain Day Catfish Day Color TV Day Fatherless Children Day Goat Cheese Day Log Cabin Day Day of the Seafarer Strawberry Parfait Day 1867 – Barbed wire was patented (#66,182) by Lucien B. Smith of Kent, Ohio. 1876 – Native American forces, led by Chiefs Crazy …

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June 24 in History

June 24 in Pop Culture History June 24th is… International Fairies Day Jani Midsummer National Pralines Day Summersgiving Swim A Lap Day Take Back the Lunch Break Day Upcycling Day 1374 – An early morning sudden outbreak of ‘St. John’s Dance’ caused people in the streets of Aachen, Germany, to experience hallucinations and begin to …

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June 23 in History

June 23 in Pop Culture History June 23rd is… National Detroit-Style Pizza Day National Hydration Day National Pecan Sandies Day National Pink Day 1683 – William Penn signed a friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape Indians in Pennsylvania. 1860 – The United States Congress established the Government Printing Office. 1868 – Christopher Latham Sholes received the …

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June 22 in History

June 22 in Pop Culture History June 22nd is… National Chocolate Eclair Day National HVAC Tech Day National Kissing Day National Onion Rings Day 1633 – The Holy Office in Rome forced Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe 1870 – US Congress created …

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