June 14th-This Day In History

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June 14 is the 165th day of the year There are 200 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).

+ 1777 – The Stars and Stripes is adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States.

+ 1900 – Hawaii becomes a United States territory.

+ 1937 – U.S. House of Representatives passes the Marihuana Tax Act.

+ 1949 – Albert II, a rhesus monkey, rides a V-2 rocket to an altitude of 134 km (83 mi), thereby becoming the first monkey in space.

+ 1954 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a bill into law that places the words "under God" into the United States Pledge of Allegiance.

( Births )

+ 1909 – Burl Ives, American actor and singer (d. 1995)

+ 1946 – Donald Trump, American businessman, television personality and 45th President of the United States

+ 1952 – Pat Summitt, American basketball player and coach (d. 2016)

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1961 – Boy George, English singer-songwriter and producer

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