Today in history

Screen shot 2016-06-19 at 2.36.37 PMOn June 20th in …

1248 –- The University of Oxford receives its Royal charter.

1782 -– Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States.

1877 — Alexander Graham Bell installs the world’s first commercial telephone service, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

1945 –- The U.S. Secretary of State approves the transfer of Wernher von Braun and his team of Nazi rocket scientists to America.

1975 –- The film “Jaws” is released in the United States, becoming the highest-grossing film of that time.


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