The Daily News | June 25

“Les Fleurs du Mal” by Charles Baudelaire published, 1857
Korean War began, 1950
Mildred “Axis Sally” E. Gillars, Nazi propagandist, died, 1988
Seven Days Campaign began, 1862
First building constructed in Yerba Buena (now San Francisco), 1835
Virginia became the 10th US state, 1788
Fireworks factory near Hallett, Oklahoma exploded (21 killed), 1985
First color TV broadcast made (CBS), 1951
Eight hour workday for government workers passed by US Congress, 1868
Croatia and Slovenia seceeded from Yugoslavia, 1991
Stanford White, US architect (“Madison Square Garden”), shot, 1906
General fast because of drought in Massachusetts, 1749
Charles Stewart Parnell, Irish patriot, married Katharine O’Shea, 1891
Explosion on moon reported (five Canterbury monks), 1178
Roosevelt banned discrimination in US government and defense industries, 1941
Little Big Horn (Custer’s Last Stand) (260+ killed), 1876
US Supreme Court handed down a decision interpreted as banning prayer in public schools, 1962
Fork introduced to American dining (Governor Winthrop), 1630
Picturephone telephone service first opened to general public (New York, Chicago, Washington DC), 1964
Lucy Ware Webb Hayes, wife of Rutherford B. Hayes, died, 1889