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This Day in History: June 11

June 11: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1793, the first patent for a stove was issued to Robert Haeterick.
  2. In 1927, the first Distinguished Flying Cross was presented to Charles A. Lindberg.
  3. In 1930, William Beebe dives to a record-setting depth of 1,426 feet off the coast of Bermuda in a diving chamber called a bathysphere.
  4. In 1947, sugar rationing was ended by the U.S. government.
  5. In 1982, "ET the Extraterrestrial", the movie, was first shown.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Jeannette Rankin, first woman elected to US House of Representatives; Jacques Cousteau, undersea explorer; Joe Montana, football player; Jackie Stewart, auto racer; Vince Lombardi, NFL coach.

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