The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

slavery 2
len-bias1

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

Advertisements

~ by thehalobender on June 19, 2009.

One Response to “The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History”

  1. […] – Len Bias SI cover credit: The Halo Bender Tags: 30 for 30, boston celtics, death, drugs, espn, len bias, […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: