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June Virtual Exhibit

June 1, 1938

A revised Superman first appeared in Action Comics

June 4, 780 BCE 

China recorded a solar eclipse.

 

June 6, 1933

The first drive-in theater opened in Camden, New Jersey. 

June 7, 1892

George T. Sampson of Dayton, Ohio patented the first clothes dryer, using a rack and heat from a stove. 

June 10, 1752

Benjamin Franklin flew a kite in a lightning storm and demonstrated the connection between lightning and electricity. 

June 11, 1982

The movie E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial was released.

June 13, 1983

Pioneer 10 became the first satellite to leave the solar system. 

June 14, 1938


Benjamin Grushkin patented Chlorophyll.

June 17, 1215  

King John signed the Magna Carta.

June 18, 1983

Sally Ride became the first woman in space. 

June 21, 1834 

Cyrus McCormick patented the reaping machine. 

June 22, 1847

Round doughnuts as we know them were created by Captain Hanson Gregory.

June 28, 1919

Treaty of Versailles was signed, ending WW I.

June 29, 1613

Shakespeare's Globe Theater burned down. 

June 30, 1859

French acrobat Blondin crossed over the Niagara Falls on a tightrope.