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It was on this day in 1953.

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Police photos of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

Remembering the Day of the Rosenberg Executions
This is a view of the death chamber and electric chair in Sing Sing
prison in Ossining where the Rosenbergs were executed.

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The first Father’s Day was celebrated in Spokane, Washington on
this day in 1910. According to the Library of Congress, a woman
who was raised by her father heard a sermon about Mother’s Day
and decided fathers should be recognized as well.

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The emancipation of slaves was proclaimed in Texas
on this day in 1865.

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British Indian novelist and essayist Sir Ahmed Salman
Rushdie is 71 years old today.

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Paula Julie Abdul is a dancer, choreographer, singer,
songwriter, actress, and television personality. She is
56 years young today.

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Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell, Ryan Seacrest on
TV’s American Idol.

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Father’s Day was not celebrated in the US, outside Catholic traditions, until the
early 20th century. As a civic celebration in the US, it was inaugurated then
to complement
Mother’s Day by celebrating fathers and male parenting.

After Anna Jarvis successful promotion of Mother’s Day in Grafton, West
Virginia
, the first observance of a "Father’s Day" was held on July 5, 1908,
in
Fairmont, West Virginia, in the Williams Memorial Methodist Episcopal
Church South, now known as Central
United Methodist Church.

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Nazi Germany’s troops entered Paris on this day in 1940. As Paris became occupied loud speakers announced the implementation
of a curfew being imposed for 8 p.m.

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A French civilian weeping as German soldiers marched into Paris.

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Also on this same day in 1940, the Nazis opened their concentration camp at Auschwitz in German-occupied Poland. 

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Trans World Airlines Flight 847 was a flight from Cairo to San Diego with in 
route stops in Athens, Rome, Boston, and Los Angeles. On the morning of 
Friday, June 14, 1985 Flight 847 was
hijacked shortly after take off from
Athens. The hijackers were seeking the release of 700
Shi’ite Muslims from
Israeli custody.

United States Navy diver Robert Stethem (below) was murdered, and his
body was thrown onto the tarmac. Dozens of passengers were held hostage
over the next two weeks until released by their captors after some of their
demands were met.


Robert Stethem

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On this day in 1777, The Continental Congress in Philadelphia adopted the
"Stars and Stripes" as the national flag of the United States. The Flag
Resolution stated "Resolved: that the flag of the United States be made
of thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars,
white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation." On May 20, 1916,
President Woodrow Wilson (below) officially proclaimed June 14 "Flag Day"
as a commemoration of the "Stars and Stripes."

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Thomas Woodrow Wilson
(December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924)

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Donald John Trump (born and raised in the New York City) is 72
years old today.
He is the 45th and current President of the
United States.

Trump made his mark as a successful businessman, becoming
a prominent a real estate developer. He founded The Trump
Organization and was the host of the popular reality TV series
The Apprentice. 

Donald Trump played football, soccer, and baseball at the New
York Military Academy as a teenager. He later graduated from 
the prestigious Wharton School of Business.

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