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Today in History: June 27
Today in History: June 27
Among today's events in history, American forces liberated the French port of Cherbourg from the Germans during World War II in 1944.
Today in History: June 26
Today in History: June 26
Among today's events in history, President John F. Kennedy visited West Berlin, where he delivered his famous speech expressing solidarity with the city's residents in 1963.
Today in History: June 24
Today in History: June 24
Among today's events in history, 113 people were killed when Eastern Airlines Flight 66 crashed on approach to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport in 1975.
Today in History: June 23
Today in History: June 23
Among today's events in history, aviators Wiley Post and Harold Gatty took off from New York on a round-the-world flight that lasted eight days and 15 hours in 1931.
Today in History: June 22
Today in History: June 22
Among today's events in history, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, better known as the "GI Bill of Rights."
Today in History: June 21
Today in History: June 21
Among today's events in history, three civil rights workers were slain in Philadelphia, Mississippi, in 1964.
Today in History: June 20
Today in History: June 20
Among today's events in history, boxer Muhammad Ali was convicted in Houston of violating Selective Service laws by refusing to be drafted and was sentenced to five years in prison in 1967.
Today in History: June 19
Today in History: June 19
Among today's events in history, Julius Rosenberg, 35, and his wife, Ethel, 37, convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, were executed in 1953.
Today in History: June 18
Today in History: June 18
Among today's events in history, astronaut Sally K. Ride became America's first woman in space as she blasted off aboard the space shuttle Challenger in 1983.
Today in History: June 17
Today in History: June 17
Among today's events in history, O.J. Simpson was arrested and charged with murder after leading police on a slow-speed chase on Southern California freeways in 1994.