American History June Anniversaries

June 4
80th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway (1942)
June 9
250th Anniversary of American patriots burning the British customs schooner HMS Gaspee off Rhode Island (1772)
June 10
John Adams proposes Continental Army (1775)
June 14
Congress establishes U.S. Army (1775) Flag Day — commemorates the adoption of the Flag of the United States on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress
June 17
Battle of Bunker Hill begins (1775)
50th Anniversary of the Watergate scandal (1972)
June 19
Father’s Day
June 20 Congress adopts The Great Seal of U.S. (1782)

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