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

June 15, 1215: King John signs the Magna Carta

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

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June 11, 1963: the University of Alabama desegregated by executive order

June 8, 1968: Robert F. Kennedy buried at Arlington National Cemetery

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

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

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

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

May 24, 1883: Brooklyn Bridge opens after 14-year-long construction

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May 19, 1965: Pete Townshend spends 20th birthday writing “My Generation”

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon may not have been so Babylonian after all

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May 16, 1929: First Academy Awards presentation and banquet held in Hollywood

Andrew Lloyd Webber is richest musician in the world

May 14, 1804: Lewis and Clark depart to discover the Louisiana territory

Annulled, beheaded, survived: Get to know the wives of King Henry VIII

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May 13, 1607: English colonists arrive in Jamestown

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