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This Day in History: June 6

June 6: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1844, the Young Men's Christian Association was founded in London.
  2. In 1882 - Henry W. Seely patented the first electric flatiron (the electric iron).
  3. In 1930, for the first time, frozen foods are sold commercially .
  4. In 1933, the first drive-in movie theater opened In Camden, NJ.
  5. In 1944, D-Day occurred, the day thousands of Allied troops invaded Normandy, France.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Karl F Braun, codeveloped wireless telegraphy; Walter Percy Chrysler, found Chrysler Corp; Bill Dickey, NY Yankee hall-of-fame catcher; Sandra Bernhard, comedian/actress; Dana Carvey, comedian.

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