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This Day in History: June 18

June 18: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1935, Rolls-Royce was trademarked registered.
  2. In 1959, the first telecast was transmitted from England to the United States.
  3. In 1961, Congress officially recognized Samuel Wilson as Uncle Sam's namesake. Wilson supplied meat to the army during the War of 1812.
  4. In 1975, NBC premieres on the radio.
  5. In 1999, the feature Disney Animated Film, Tarzan, was released.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Paul McCartney, singer; James Montgomery Flagg, creator of Uncle Sam illustration; Morgan Freeman, actor; Heidi Klum, model; Andy Griffith, actor; Marilyn Monroe, actress.

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