Day: June 22, 2020

Today in History: June 22

*1870   US Congress creates the Department of Justice. *1936   The Virgin Islands receive a constitution from the USA. *1969   Judy Garland dies; Stonewall riots–birth of the gay rights movement. *1972   “Man of LaMancha” opens at the Beaumont Theater and plays for 140 performances. *1976   “Godspell” opens at the Broadhurst Theater and runs for 527 performances. …

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