6/26/12

The Great War, Jelly Donut, Cash-for-Clunkers

On this day: June 26
End of the June Days Uprising in Paris (1848)

The first U.S. troops arrive in France to fight alongside Britain, France, Italy, and Russia against Germany, and Austria-Hungary in World War I (1917)

U.S. occupying forces leave the Dominican Republic (1924)

John F. Kennedy speaks the famous words "I am a jelly donut" on a visit to West Berlin (1963)

President Barack Obama signs the 'Cash-for-Clunkers' bill into law (2009)

b: Willy Messerschmitt (1898); d: Max Kögel (1946)

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