Today in History- June 17th

June 17   1579 Sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and names it New Albion. 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill (Breed's Hill) during the American Revolution. 1856 1st Republican...

Today In History- June 15th

June 15th   1215 King John signs the Magna Carta. 1775 George Washington is appointed commander-in-chief of American Army. 1877 Henry Ossiana, a former slave, becomes the first...

Today in History- June 13th

June 13th   1373 The Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of 1373 is signed, it is the world's oldest treaty. 1774 Rhode Island is the first colony to ban importation of slaves. 1866 US House of...