Let’s celebrate the first month of summer with a look at some things that have taken place in June.
Abner Doubleday, the inventor of baseball, is born on June 26 of this year.
Alexander Graham Bell makes the first voice transmission on a telephone on June 2 of this year.
The Battle of Little Big Horn – also known as Custer’s Last Stand – takes place on June 25 of this year.
The first roller coaster in the U.S. opens at Coney Island on June 16 of this year.
The first exhibition of Pablo Picasso’s work opens on June 24 of this year.
Vince Lombardi is born on June 11 of this year.
U.S. Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, giving women the right to vote, on June 4 of this year.
The U.S. Postal service rules that children cannot be sent by mail on June 13 of this year.
Marilyn Monroe is born on June 1 of this year.
Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind is published on June 30 of this year.
The first year protective helmets are worn by baseball batters.
Anne Frank begins to keep a diary on June 14 of this year.
President Donald Trump is born on June 14 of this year.
The Beatles release Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band on June 2.
The television series Star Trek airs its final episode on June 3 of this year.
Elvis Presley gives his last concert, in Indianapolis, on June 26 of this year.
Sally Ride is the first American woman in outer space on June 18 of this year.