On this day in 1910, Father's Day is celebrated for the first time, in Spokane, Washington. Later it will be changed to Deadbeat Dad's Day.

On this day in 1917, during World War One, King George V orders the British royal family to take the name "Windsor," because it sounds so "classy."

On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, convicted of conspiring to pass US atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York. Their last meal? Cottage cheese and fruit slicesóboth are on a diet.

On this day in 1963, Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova returns to Earth after spending nearly three days as the first woman in space. What did she miss most? Shopping.


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