1996 - Federal judges block law against internet indecency, in Philadelphia
1979 - Bryan Allen and the Gossamer Albatross
1954 - Youngest Saint Dominic Savio canonized
1939 - Baseball Hall of Fame opens in NY
1898 - Philippines' independence from Spain.
This Day In Business
1997 - The Boeing 777 completes its first flight and becomes the world's largest twinjet aircraft.
1965 - Singing duo Sonny and Cher perform on "American Bandstand" for their first TV appearance.
1898 - General Emilio Aguinaldo declares independence of Philippines from Spain.
2002 - The Lakers complete a sweep of the Nets in the NBA finals - Shaq named finals MVP.
June 12th Holiday
Loving Day - Celebrates the decision of the Loving vs. Virginia case, which would lead to the end of anti-miscegenation laws in the United States.
Today's Birthday Trivia
She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Gerald Ford on January 10, 1977 for transforming the American landscape. Who is she?
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