The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History
1917 The first troops of the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France during World War I.
1945 The charter of the United Nations was signed by 50 countries in San Francisco.
1948 The Berlin Airlift began in earnest as the United States, Britain and France began ferrying supplies to the isolated western sector of Berlin after the Soviet Union cut off land and water routes.
1950 President Harry S. Truman authorized the Air Force and Navy to enter the Korean conflict.
1963 President Kennedy visited West Berlin, where he made his famous declaration: “Ich bin ein Berliner”