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G.I. Bill, Great Seal adopted, the LP, color TV, France surrenders

This week in history


June 20: 1782—The Great Seal of the U.S. and eagle are adopted as U.S. symbols. 1837—18 year old Alexandrina Victoria becomes Queen Victoria of the British Empire and rules for 63 years. 1907—Portland celebrates its first Rose Festival. Born: Butch “Eddie Munster” Patrick (1957). National Accordion Awareness Month, Summer Solstice.

June 21: 1633—The inquisition forces Galileo to “abjure, curse, and detest” his belief that the earth revolves around the sun. 1788—New Hampshire ratifies the U.S. Constitution, which then goes into effect. 1948—OK kiddies, a long time ago on a planet far, far away, CBS’ Dr. Peter Goldmark demonstrates the 33 1/3 “long playing record...

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