The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

1870 Congress created the Department of Justice.

1911 Britain’s King George V was crowned at Westminster Abbey.

1938 Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis knocked out Max Schmeling of Germany in the first round of their rematch in New York City’s Yankee Stadium.

1981 Mark David Chapman pleaded guilty to killing rock musician John Lennon.


~ by thehalobender on June 22, 2009.

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