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This Day in History: June 22

June 22: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1847, the donut was created.
  2. In 1870, the first boardwalk in America was invented.
  3. In 1962, the Hovercraft was first tested in flight.
  4. In 1970, President Nixon signed the 26th amendment that lowered the voting age to 18.
  5. In 1991, an underwater volcano named Mount Didicas erupted in the Phillipines.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Carson Daly, tv host; Cindi Lauper, singer; Meryl Streep; actress; Kris Kristofferson, musician and actor; John Dillinger, bank robber; Freddie Prinze, actor.

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

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