June 20, 2015 in History


A rally calling for removal of the Confederate flag forms at the capitol building of the U.S. state of South Carolina in response to a shooting earlier this week of nine African-Americans by white supremacist Dylann Storm Roof

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1990 50,000 die in a 7.6 earthquake in Iran
1977 Oil enters Trans-Alaska pipeline exits 38 days later at Valdez
1949 Central Intelligence Agency Act, passes
1867 President Andrew Johnson announces purchase of Alaska
1840 Samuel Morse patents his telegraph
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