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This Day in History: June 20

June 20: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1863, West Virginia was admitted as the 35th state.
  2. In 1895, Caroline Baldwin became the first female to earn a PhD.
  3. In 1966, Sheila Scott completes the first round-the-world solo flight for a female.
  4. In 1992, Baltimore Orioles introduces the first baseball announcer, Kelly Saunders.
  5. In 1997, Batman & Robin, the sequel to Batman Forever was released in theatres.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Nicole Kidman, actress; John Goodman, actor; Lionel Richie, singer; Brian Wilson, singer

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

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