Monthly Archives: June 2014

It happened on this day…June 30th

On this day in 1936 – “Gone With the Wind” was published.

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It happened on this day…June 29th

On this day in 1995 – The space shuttle Atlantis and the Russian space station Mir docked, forming the largest manmade satellite ever to orbit the Earth.

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It happened on this day…June 28th

On this day in 1894 – Labor Day was established as a holiday for federal employees on the first Monday of September.

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It happened on this day…June 27th

On this day in 2003 – More than 735,000 phone numbers were registered on the first day of a national do-not-call list aimed at blocking unwelcome solicitations from telemarketers.  Personal note: Huge impact for those of us who are REALTORS.

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It happened on this day…June 26th

On this day in 1819 – The bicycle was patented by W.K. Clarkson, Jr. of New York City.  Hmmmm…doesn’t look too comfortable to me!

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It happened on this day…June 25th

On this day in 1966 – “Dark Shadows” began its popular run as a daily serial on ABC television.  Anyone else remember this show?  Long before the vampires that are all the rage today.

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It happened on this day…June 23rd

On this day in 1860 – The U.S. Secret Service was created to arrest counterfeiters and protect the president.

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