The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History
1862 Slavery was outlawed in U.S. territories.
1910 Father’s Day was celebrated for the first time, in Spokane, Wash.
1917 During World War I, King George V ordered the British royal family to dispense with its German-sounding surname, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. The family took the name Windsor.
1934 The Federal Communications Commission was created.
1964 the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was approved
1986 University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias, the second pick in the NBA draft, suffered a fatal cocaine-induced seizure