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This Day in History: June 23

June 23: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1848, Antoine Joseph Sax patented the Saxophone.
  2. In 1860, the U.S. Secret Service was created.
  3. In 1955, Walt Disney's "Lady and the Tramp" was released.
  4. In 1980, the first solar-powered, two-way radio conversation, was had coast-to-coast.
  5. In 1982, temperatures reached -117 degrees F in the South Pole. The lowest on record.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Selma Blair, actress; June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash's wife and singer; Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court Justice; Memphis Bleek, rapper

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

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