Historic Episodes, Locations or People by Name

  • Mon, 1928-06-25

    Paul "Tank" Younger was born on this date in 1928. He was an African American football player and sports administrator.

    He was a...

  • Sun, 1933-06-25

    James Meredith was born on this date in 1933. He was an African American politician and activist.

    Meredith was born in Kosciusko, MS....

  • Wed, 1941-06-25

    *On this date in 1941, the Fair Employment Practices Committee (FEPC) was created. President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the FEPC by signing...

  • Wed, 1941-06-25

    On this date in 1941, the Marine Corps formally integrated. This was a result of President Roosevelt signing Executive Order 8802 months before...

  • Sun, 1967-06-25

    On this date in 1967, Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) was stripped of his heavyweight title for five years.

    His "transgression was the...

  • Wed, 1975-06-25

    On this date in 1975, Mozambique gained its independence from Portugal. The exodus of most whites, which formed the technical and professional...