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This Day in History: June 4

June 4: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1784, Elisabeth Thible of Lyon, France is the first woman to fly in a hot-air balloon.
  2. In 1812, the Louisiana Territory is officially renamed "Missouri Territory"
  3. In 1896, Henry Ford takes a drive in his 1st Ford through streets of Detroit.
  4. In 1939, the first grocery-store shopping cart is introduced by Sylvan Goldman,in Oklahoma City, OK.
  5. In 1919, the Women's Suffrage bill passes in the Senate.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Joyce Meyer, American religious leader; Freddy Fender, singer; Rosalind Russell, actress; Angelina Jolie, actress; Vladimir Voevodsky, Russian mathematician

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

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For more history resources on Internet 4 Classrooms, visit our Social Studies and History index. For Pre K-8th Grade Level History and Social Studies Resources, visit our Grade Level Index.



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