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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

June 20th


On this day in 1837, Queen Victoria ascended the British throne. And on this day England issued its first stamp, 1P Queen Victoria.

On this day in 1895, Caroline Willard Baldwin became the first woman to earn a PhD in Science.

On this day in 1966, Sheila Scott completes the first round the world flight by a woman.


On this day in 1793 Eli Whitney patented the cotton gin or was it Catherine Greene?