Today in History - June 19

987 - Louis IV, crowned king of France

1464 - French King Louis XI forms postal service

1610 - Battle of Sorel - French army led by Samuel defeat Mohawk people

1770 - General Church of New Jerusalem established

1829 - Sir Robert Peel introduces the Metropolitan Police Act into Parliament to establish a unified police force for London

1846 - 1st officially recognized baseball game - NY Nines 23 defeat Knickerbockers 1 at Hoboken, New Jersey

1861 - Anaheim Post Office established

1875 - Formal opening of US Marine Hospital at Presidio

1910 - Father's Day celebrated for 1st time

1912 - Tennessee University opened as Tennessee A & L State College

1921 - Census held in Great Britain

1931 - 1st photoelectric cell installed commercially West Haven Ct

1940 - Brenda Starr. 1st cartoon strip by a woman, appear in Chicago

1941 - Cheerios Cereal invents an O-shaped cereal

1961 - Kuwait declares independence from UK

1963 - 1st woman in space "Valentina Tereshkova" returns to Earth

1978 - Garfield, created by Jim Davis, 1st appears as a comic strip

1981 - APPLE satellite launched by India, is the 1st to be stabilized on 3 axes

2005 - Michael Schumacher wins controversial Formula 1 United States Grand Prix where only 6 of 20 cars complete the race



2015 - Pixar's "Inside Out" is released







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