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June 19

What happened on June 19? Garfield, holder of the Guinness World Record for the world’s most widely syndicated comic strip, makes its debut on this orange-cat-loving June day in 1978. Actress Zoe Saldana (*1978) is born on the exact same day and we wonder whether … Read more…June 19

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June 18

What happened on June 18? Aviator Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly in an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean in 1928. FedEx would have loved teaming up with her, but they were founded a little later, in 1971. Singer and guitarist Paul McCartney … Read more…June 18

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June 17

What happened on June 17? The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor in 1885. Exactly a hundred years prior to the launch of the Discovery Channel in 1985. American rapper Kendrick Lamar (*1987) and Russian pianist Igor Stravinsky (*1882) get the celebrations underway … Read more…June 17

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June 16

What happened on June 16? Yo, rapper Tupac Shakur (*1971) and philosopher Adam Smith (*1723) are here to crash the party, yeah! German football coach Jurgen Klopp (*1967) discusses the perfect ball size with golfer Phil Mickelson (*1970). And Bhutan becomes the first country to … Read more…June 16

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June 15

What happened on June 15? Italian model Lisa del Giocondo (*1479), subject of the famous Mona Lisa painting, kicks off the party on this fabulous day. A day on which ages ago, all the way back in 763BC, the Assyrians recorded a solar eclipse. This … Read more…June 15

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June 14

What happened on June 14? Oktoberfest, BMW, and Bayern Munich are three well-known things that may come to mind when you think of Munich. The capital of Bavaria (one of Germany’s many states) was founded on the banks of the river Isar in 1158. And … Read more…June 14

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