Author: Terrance Pryor

Terrance Pryor

Terrance Pryor is a music journalist hailing from the great state of New Jersey. An award winning radio personality, too! Lover of all things nerdy and weird on the planet. Currently trying to beat the speedrun record for Super Mario World. Find him at @TerrancePryor over on Twitter and Instagram.

June 16, 1884: The first roller coaster in America opens at Coney Island

June 14, 1777: Congress votes to put stars and stripes on the American flag

June 5, 1933: FDR removes United States from gold standard

June 4, 1919: Congress passes the 19th amendment, allowing women the vote

June 3, 1965: Ed White becomes first American to walk in space

June 2, 1935: Babe Ruth retires from the game of baseball

June 1, 1958: Charles de Gaulle regains leadership in France

May 25, 1977: ‘Star Wars’ opens to the public

5 of the Revolutionary War’s most brutal battles