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This Day in History: June 14


June 14: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1777, the Continental Congress adopts a new national flag named "Stars and Stripes."
  2. In 1900, Hawaii became a U.S. territory.
  3. In 1922, President Warren G. Harding becomes the first president to have his voice transmitted by radio at a dedication of a memorial site for Francis Scott Key.
  4. In 1943 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that schools could not be make students salute the flag if it conflicted with their religious beliefs.
  5. In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed an order adding the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Harriet Beecher Stowe, author; John Bartlett, editor; Margaret Bourke-White,photojournalist; Kevin Roche, architect; Donald Trump, tycoon.

For famous birthdays and other daily events in history, visit our Daily Dose Activities.

Click Here for Yesterday in History: June 13

Click Here for Tomorrow in History: June 15

For more history resources on Internet 4 Classrooms, visit our Social Studies and History index. For Pre K-8th Grade Level History and Social Studies Resources, visit our Grade Level Index.

 

 

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