1775, The United States Army is founded by the Continental Congress.
1777, The Continental Congress in Philadelphia adopts the “Stars and Stripes” as the national flag of the United States.
1942Anne Frank begins her diary.
1942, Disney’s movie Bambi is released.
1953Elvis Presley graduates from L.C. Humes High School in Memphis, Tennessee.
1954President Eisenhower signs an order adding the words “under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance.
1965John Lennon‘s second book, A Spaniard In The Works, is published.
1976The Gong Show premieres.
1981, The No Nukes benefit concert starring Bruce SpringsteenBonnie RaittStephen Stills and others takes place at the Hollywood Bowl. Recordings of the event are later released as a triple album and a feature film.
1989Carol King receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1989, Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was arrested for slapping a Beverly Hills motorcycle patrolman.
1991, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves premieres. The film stars Kevin Costner and Morgan Freeman.
1994, The New York Rangers won hockey’s Stanley Cup for the first time in 54 years as they defeated the Vancouver Canucks at Madison Square Garden.

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