Tuesday, June 26, 2012



 1917:The first 14,000 infantry troops of the American Expeditionary Forces arrive in Saint Nazaire, France, to join the Allies during World War I. These "Doughboys" would enter combat service on the Western Front on Oct. 21.

1945: Fifty countries sign the Charter of the United Nations in San Francisco, committing themselves to negotiating and maintaining international peace and security.

1959: Legendary broadcaster Edward R. Murrow interviews actress Lee Remick, the 500th and final guest on his Person to Person television interview series.

1974:The UPC is scanned for first time for a pack of Wrigley's chewing gum in Troy, Ohio

1963:John F. Kennedy speaks famous words "Ich bin ein Berliner" on West Berlin visit

1906:First Grand Prix held, in Le Mans, France

1992:Starbucks goes public at a price of $17 per share - the company would continue to grow and the stock price would follow suit.
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