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This Day in History: June 21

June 21: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1893, the first ferris wheel was featured at Chicago's Columbian Exposition.
  2. In 1942, temperatures reached 129 degrees in Tirat Zevi, Israel.
  3. In 1950, Joe DiMaggio got his 2,000th hit.
  4. In 1989, the U.S. Supreme Court deemed burning the U.S. flag was protected by the First Amendment.
  5. In 1997, the WNBA made its first debut with the New York Liberty playing the L.A. Sparks
  6. Famous Birthdays: Prince William, prince; Meredith Baxter, actress; Juliette Lewis, actress/singer; Jane Russell, actress

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

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