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This Day in History for June 25

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1910 – US Mann Act passed (no women across state lines for immoral purposes)

1919 – 1st advanced monoplane airliner flight (Junkers F-13)

1926 – British Open Men’s Golf, Royal Lytham & St Annes GC: American amateur Bobby Jones wins the first of his 3 Claret Jugs, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Al Watrous; 5th victory by an Amerincan in 6 years.

1929 – US President Herbert Hoover authorizes building of Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam)

1938 – “A Tisket A Tasket” by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb hits #1.

1938 – US federal minimum wage law guarantees workers 25 cents per hour (rising to 40 cents by 1945) and a maximum 44 hour working week.

1941 – FDR issues Executive Order 8802 forbidding discrimination.

1948 – Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 for heavyweight boxing title.

1948 – Harry Truman signs Displaced Persons Bill (205,000 Europeans to US)

1962 – Supreme Court rules NY school prayer unconstitutional.

1975 – Barry White’s “Can’t Get Enough of Your Love Babe” is released.

1981 – Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.

1985 – Fireworks factory near Hallett, Oklahoma, explodes killing 21.

1990 – 120 degrees F in Phoenix, Arizona.

1992 – Alexanders Department store closes all 11 stores in the US.

1997 – NBA Draft: Wake Forest power forward Tim Duncan first pick by San Antonio Spurs.

2008 – Atlantis Plastics shooting, an employee shot and killed five persons after an argument, which ended in the gunman’s suicide in Henderson, Kentucky.

2014 – The US Supreme Court rules that police cannot examine the digital contents of a cell phone without a court order.

2015 – Obamacare subsidies in The Affordable Care Act preserved by US Supreme Court ruling in King v Burwell 6-3.

2018 – Motorcycle maker Harley Davidson announces plans to move some production abroad in response to EU retaliatory tariffs.

2020 – US Center of Disease Control estimate 20 million people in America have been infected with COVID-19, 10 times higher than confirmed cases.