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This Day in History – June 16

This Day In History1784—Holland forbids orange clothes.
1864—Union General Ulysses S. Grant begin siege of Petersburg, Va.
1880—Salvation Army forms in London.
1896—Temperature hits 127 degrees at Fort Mojave, California.
1903—Ford Motors under Henry Ford incorporates.
1903—Pepsi Cola company forms.
1909—1st US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000.
1922—Henry Berliner demonstrates his helicopter to US Bureau of Aeronautics.
1933—US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) created.
1941—1st US federally owned airport opened in Washington, DC.
1946—“Annie Get Your Gun” opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 1,147 performances.
1947—1st network news-Dumont’s “News from Washington.”
1961—Dave Garroway is fired as Today Show host.
1968—Lee Trevino is 1st to play all 4 rounds of golf’s US Open under par.
1975—Supreme Court rules uniform minimum legal fees are a violation.
1987—Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, opens.
1995—“Batman Forever” opens with a record $528 million weekend.
2012—Coca-Cola begins business in Myanmar after 60 years.
2013—113th US Golf Open: Justin Rose shoots a 281 at Merion GC, Pennsylvania.
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