Saturday, June 14, 2014

This was 165th day of the year and 200 days remained in the year.


June 14 Birthdays

Ernesto Guevara
Pronunciation: [Arnes´tO gAvä´rä]
1928–67, Cuban revolutionary and political leader, born in Argentina.

Harriet Beecher Stowe
writer (1811)

Margaret Bourke-White
photographer (1904)

Donald Trump
business executive (1946)

Eric Heiden
speed skater (1958)

June 14 in History

1775

The United States Army was founded.

1777

The Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the U.S.

1922

Warren Harding became the first president to be heard on the radio.

1940

German troops entered Paris. The Nazis opened the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland.

1951

The first commercial computer, Univac I, was unveiled.

1954

President Eisenhower signed the order inserting the words "under God" into the Pledge of Allegiance.

1982

Argentine forces surrendered to British troops on the Falkland Islands.

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