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This Day in History: June 19


June 19: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1846, the first official baseball game was played between the New York Baseball club and the Knickerbockers.
  2. In 1905, the first nickelodeon theatre opened in Pittsburgh. It was named so b/c it cost a nickel to get in.
  3. In 1910, the first Father's Day celebration occurred in Spokane, Washington. Father's Day is now recognized in more than 52 countries.
  4. In 1941, Cheerios Cereal created the O-shape.
  5. In 1987, Ben & Jerry's released the flavor Cherry Garcia and it still goes strong today as a favorite flavor.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Kathleen Turner, actress; Paula Abdul, singer; Lou Gehrig, baseball player

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

Click Here for Yesterday in History: June 18

Click Here for Tomorrow in History: June 20

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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