June 21st is known as International T-shirt Day and Daylight Appreciation Day.
We’re now on the 172nd day of the year, and have 193 days left.
Everyone who was born on June 21 shares the same star sign, Cancer.
This day in history is an important one for the progress of computing, for music and so much more.
Did you know that on this day in 1898, the US Navy claimed the island of Guam? It had previously been under Spanish control since 1668.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 21st in history!
What Happened On June 21 In History?
The 5th Harry Potter book “Order of the Phoenix” was published by J.K. Rowling.
Burning the US flag was deemed legal.
The US supreme court voted 5-4 in favor making it legal to burn the flag as a means of political speech.
John Hinckley who tried to kill President Reagan was found not guilty on grounds of insanity.
The most memorable concert of the decade occurred at Wembley Stadium.
On this day Elton John and the Beach Boys performed at the sellout event so-called "MidSummer Music".
Louis St. Laurent resigned as the prime minister of Canada.
His action came after he was losing power and he knew he wouldn't pass a confidence vote. His run became the longest continuous term as prime minister in Canadian history.
Manchester Mark I computer became the first stored computer to run a program at a lab at Manchester University, UK.
The US Navy claimed the island of Guam, which was previously under Spanish control.
Because the island of Guam had no notice of the invasion, they had no choice but to surrender immediately and pass the island over to the US.
The reaping machine was patented by Cyrus McCormick.
The machine was powered by horses and was used to reap crops during harvesting.
The British Army defeated Irish rebels at the Battle of Vinegar Hill.
King Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, and their immediate family fled their home at the beginning of the French Revolution.
Their unsuccessful escape, known as the Flight to Varennes, ultimately led to their beheadings.
Johan de Witt, a Dutch pensions advisor, was severely wounded in a knife attack on this day.
De Witt was not popular with "Orangists," which was the first of many attacks. Eventually, in August 1672, he was shot dead in an organized attack by The Hague's civic militia.