1865 – President Andrew Johnson proclaims reconstruction of confederate states.
1888 – US Congress creates Department of Labor.
1907 – Lowest temperature ever in 48 US states for June, 2 degrees F in Tamarack, California.
1920 – US Post Office says children cannot be sent by parcel post (after various instances)
1927 – Ticker-tape parade welcomes Charles A. Lindbergh to NYC.
1933 – Federal Home Owners Loan Corporation authorized.
1946 – 1st transcontinental round-trip flight in 1-day, California-Maryland.
1954 – Cornerstone of Albert Einstein College of Medicine laid in Bronx.
1957 – Mayflower II from Plymouth, England, reaches Plymouth, Massachusetts.
1965 – 19th Tony Awards: Subject Was Roses & Fiddler on the Roof win.
1966 – US Supreme Court’s Miranda decision; suspects must be informed of rights.
1967 – Thurgood Marshall nominated as 1st African American Supreme Court justice.
1971 – “The New York Times” begins publishing excerpts from the Pentagon Papers, classified documents on the long history of the U.S. in Vietnam.
1979 – Sioux nation receives $100 million in compensation for Black Hills, South Dakota.
1980 – Rep. John Jenrette, Jr. (D-SC) indicted in “Abscam” investigation.
1990 – Boeing 767 sets non-stop commercial flight, Seattle to Narobi, Kenya.
1994 – A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, blames recklessness by Exxon and Captain Joseph Hazelwood for the Exxon Valdez disaster, allowing victims of the oil spill to seek $15 billion in damages.
2017 – US Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee, denies secretly meeting Russians.
2018 – Volkswagen fined $1 billion by German prosecutors over diesel emissions scandal.Share: