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This Day in History: June 25

June 25: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1630 the fork was introduced into dining by Governor Winthrop.
  2. In 1938, the federal minimum wage law guaranteed workers 40 cents per hour.
  3. In 1947, the very first tennis shoe was introduced.
  4. In 1951, the 1st color TV broadcast of Arthur Godfrey aired on CBS from New York City to 4 cities.
  5. In 2009, one of the most famous performers ever, Michael Jackson, passed away.
  6. Famous Birthdays: George Michael, musician; Carly Simon, musician; George Orwell, British Author of "Nineteen Eighty Four"; June Lockhart, actress and mom on "Lassie"; Jimmie Walker, actor and J.J. Evans on "Good Times"

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

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