June 23: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?
(Page last edited 10/12/2017)
- In 1848, Antoine Joseph Sax patented the Saxophone.
- In 1860, the U.S. Secret Service was created.
- In 1955, Walt Disney's "Lady and the Tramp" was released.
- In 1980, the first solar-powered, two-way radio conversation, was had coast-to-coast.
- In 1982, temperatures reached -117 degrees F in the South Pole. The lowest on record.
- Famous Birthdays: Selma Blair, actress; June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash's wife and singer; Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court Justice; Memphis Bleek, rapper
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