June 25: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?
(Page last edited 10/12/2017)
- In 1630 the fork was introduced into dining by Governor Winthrop.
- In 1938, the federal minimum wage law guaranteed workers 40 cents per hour.
- In 1947, the very first tennis shoe was introduced.
- In 1951, the 1st color TV broadcast of Arthur Godfrey aired on CBS from New York City to 4 cities.
- In 2009, one of the most famous performers ever, Michael Jackson, passed away.
- 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"
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