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Monday, June 30, 2014

June 25 - This Day in History

June 25 : General Interest
1876: Battle of Little Bighorn

On this day in 1876, Native American forces led by Chiefs Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull defeat the U.S. Army troops of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer in a bloody battle near southern Montana's Little Bighorn River... read more


American Revolution
1745 : South Carolina Patriot Thomas Tudor Tucker born in Bermuda
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-carolina-patriot-thomas-tudor-tucker-born-in-bermuda


Automotive
1956 : Last Packard produced
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/last-packard-produced


Civil War
1864 : Union begins tunneling toward Rebels at Petersburg
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-construction-of-a-tunnel-begins-at-petersburg


Cold War
1950 : Korean War begins
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/korean-war-begins


Crime
1910 : Congress passes Mann Act
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/congress-passes-mann-act


Disaster
1957 : Hurricane Audrey hits Gulf Coast
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hurricane-audrey-hits-gulf-coast


General Interest
1942 : Eisenhower takes command
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/eisenhower-takes-command

1993 : Kim Campbell takes office
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kim-campbell-takes-office


Hollywood
2009 : "King of Pop" Michael Jackson dies at age 50
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/king-of-pop-michael-jackson-dies-at-age-50


Literary
1857 : Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal is published
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/baudelaires-les-fleurs-du-mal-is-published


Music
1988 : Teenager Debbie Gibson earns a #1 hit with "Foolish Beat"
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/teenager-debbie-gibson-earns-a-1-hit-with-quotfoolish-beatquot


Old West
1876 : Indians defeat Custer at Little Big Horn
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/indians-defeat-custer-at-little-big-horn


Presidential
1942 : Eisenhower assumes command of U.S. troops in Europe
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/eisenhower-assumes-command-of-us-troops-in-europe


Sports
1948 : Joe Louis defeats Jersey Joe Walcott
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/joe-louis-defeats-jersey-joe-walcott

1950 : U.S. World Cup team wins unlikely victory over England
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-world-cup-team-wins-unlikely-victory-over-england


Vietnam War
1965 : Viet Cong blow up a floating restaurant
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-blow-up-a-floating-restaurant

1969 : U.S. Navy turns boats over to South Vietnamese Navy
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-navy-turns-boats-over-to-south-vietnamese-navy


World War I
1915 : Germans release statement on use of poison gas at Ypres
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/germans-release-statement-on-use-of-poison-gas-at-ypres


World War II
1900 : Lord Louis Mountbatten is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lord-louis-mountbatten-is-born
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