The Only Things That Happened On This Day In History

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1903 Ford Motor Co. was incorporated.

1933 President Roosevelt opened his New Deal recovery program

1967 The three-day Monterey International Pop Music Festival – which catapulted Jimi Hendrix, the Who and Janis Joplin to stardom – opened in northern California.

1996 Russian voters went to the polls in their first independent presidential election; the result was a runoff between President Boris Yeltsin, the eventual winner, and a Communist challenger.

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~ by thehalobender on June 16, 2009.

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