This Day in History – June 25
1672—1st recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held, Sandwich, Mass.
1798—US passes Allen Act allowing president to deport dangerous aliens.
1835—1st building constructed at Yerba Buena (Now San Francisco)
1867—1st barbed wire patented by Lucien B. Smith of Ohio.
1868—US President Andrew Johnson passes a law that government workers would work 8 hour day.
1910—Mann Act passed (no women across state lines for immoral purposes)
1926—61st British Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 291 at Royal Lytham.
1929—President Hoover authorizes building of Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam).
1938—“A Tisket A Tasket” by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb hits #1,”
1941—FDR issues Executive Order 8802 forbidding discrimination.
1948—Harry Truman signs Displaced Persons Bill (205,000 Europeans to US)
1951—1st color TV broadcast–CBS’ Arthur Godfrey from NYC to 4 cities.
1955—“Can Can” closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 892 performances.
1962—Supreme Court rules NY school prayer unconstitutional.
1973—John Dean begins testimony before Senate Watergate Committee.
1985—Firework Factory near Hallett, OK, explodes (21 die)
1988—Roger Rabbit Cartoon Character debuts in “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?”
1997—Christie’s auctions off Princess Di’s clothing for $5.5 million.
2014—The US Supreme Court rules that police cannot examine the digital contents of a cell phone without a court order.
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