Lead Story
Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes, 1777
American Revolution
Continental Congress chooses national flag, 1777
Automotive
"The Bourne Identity," featuring famous Mini chase scene, is released, 2002
Civil War
Union defeated at the Second Battle of Winchester, 1863
Cold War
First nationwide civil defense drill held, 1954
Crime
TWA flight 847 is hijacked by terrorists, 1985
Disaster
Flash flood devastates Oregon town, 1903
General Interest
Bounty mutiny survivors reach Timor, 1789
UNIVAC computer dedicated, 1951
Falkland Islands War ends, 1982
Hollywood
Queen Elizabeth makes Helen Mirren a Dame, 2003
Literary
Harriet Beecher Stowe is born, 1811
Music
Folk singer Burl Ives is born, 1909
Old West
California's Bear Flag revolt begins, 1846
Presidential
Harding becomes first president to be heard on the radio, 1922
Sports
Jordan leads Bulls to sixth NBA title, 1998
Vietnam War
Dr. Spock convicted for aiding draft resisters, 1968
U.S. command announces troop withdrawal, 1969
World War I
U.S. President Woodrow Wilson gives Flag Day address, 1917
Linda Numbers born
World War II
Germans enter Paris, 1940

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