June 25th, 2021
Let us have a little bit of fun today and post about what happened on June.25th through history, who celebrates a birthday with you, and couple other categories.
National Chocolate Pudding Day
Today in History:
1928 NY Giant Fred Lindstrom ties record of 9 hits in a doubleheader
1929 US President Herbert Hoover authorizes building of Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam)
1934 NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits for the cycle beating White Sox 11-2
1935 Future world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis moves to 20-0 with 6th round KO of former champion Primo Carnera of Italy at Yankee Stadium, NYC
1947 1st version of Anne Frank's diary "Het Achterhuis" published in The Netherlands
1953 1st passenger to fly commercially around the world < 100 hours
1977 Roy C. Sullivan of Virginia is struck by lightning for 7th time!
1988 Roger Rabbit Cartoon Character debuts in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?"
1993 Kim Campbell becomes the 19th Prime Minister of Canada (although she would remain in office for less than five months)
2020 American country music band "The Dixie Chicks" change their name to "The Chicks" to remove connotations of Confederate history, two weeks after band "Antebellum" changed their name to "Lady A"
Ken Mayers, American actor
Ricky Gervais, English actor and comedian
John Benjamin Hickey, American actor
Barney Clark, English actor
George Michael [Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou], English singer-songwriter and pop superstar
Mike Kroeger, Canadian musician
James Meredith, American civil rights activist
Willis Reed, American NBA hall of fame MVP center/coach
Linda Cardellini, American actress
Movies Released on this day:
Songs Released on this day:
1971 Stevie Wonder releases "Where I'm Coming From"
1975 Barry White's "Can't Get Enough of Your Love Babe"
Catena Jobs Plus & Personal Touch Embroidery would like to wish everyone a safe and happy weekend.
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