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Monday, June 27, 2011

June 23rd


On this day in 1972, President Nixon signed Title IX into law. To read about Title IX visit www.dol.gov/oasam/regs/statutes/titleix.htm

On this day in 1936, Congress designated the last Sunday in September as Gold Star Mother's Day, to honor the mothers who have lost a son or daughter in military service.

On this day in 1981, Amanda Maccaro became the first American to win the Russian Ballet Competition.