June 7: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?
(Page last edited 10/12/2017)
- In 1769 , Daniel Boone begins exploring the State of Kentucky.
- In 1775, the United Colonies changes name to United States.
- In 1939, King George VI and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, arrived in the U.S, being the first visit to the U.S. by a reigning British monarch.
- In 1953, the first color network telecast in compatible color aired the Kukla, Fran (Allison) and Ollie show.
- In 1955 D.Eisenhower was the first President to appear on color television.
- Famous Birthdays: Virginia Apgar physician; Nikki Giovanni, poet; Gwendolyn Brooks,poet; Prince, musician, Anna Kournikova, tennis.
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