This Day in History

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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This Day in History: June 16

  1567  Mary, Queen of Scots is imprisoned in Lochleven Castle prison, Scotland. 1858  Abraham Lincoln says, “A house divided against itself cannot stand” accepting Illinois Republican Party’s nomination for the Senate. 1880  The Salvation Army forms in London. 1943 Actor/comedian Charlie Chaplin (54) marries actress Oona O’Neill (18) 1960  “Psycho”, psychological horror film directed

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