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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

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This Day in History: June 17

1839 King of Hawaii Kamehameha III issues Edict of toleration which gives Roman Catholics freedom to worship in the Hawaiian Islands. The Hawaii Catholic Church and the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace is later established 1885 Statue of Liberty arrives in NYC aboard French ship `Isere’ 1956 Golda Meir begins her term as

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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 

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This Day in History: June 15, 2020

THIS DAY IN HISTORY.  JUNE 15! 1215 —  The Magna Carta is signed by King John of England, establishing the principle that everyone is subject to the law, even the king, and guarantees the rights of individuals, the right to justice, and the right to a fair trial. 1996 —

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