On July 18, 1863, during the Civil War, the African American 54th Massachusetts regiment led an attack on the coastal fortification of Fort Wagner in Charleston, South Carolina.
Learn Our History Today: On July 4, 1776, the United States officially declared its independence from Great Britain by approving and adopting the famous Declaration of Independence.
Learn Our History Today: On June 28, 1778, the Americans and the British clashed near Monmouth Courthouse, New Jersey in what was known as the Battle of Monmouth.
Learn Our History Today: On June 26, 1948, pilots from the United States and Britain began what became known as the Berlin Airlift, dropping thousands of pounds of food and supplies into Berlin.
Learn Our History Today: On June 25, 1876, the Battle of the Little Big Horn was fought in southern Montana. By the year 1876, many of the Indians on the Great Plains had given up their old ways and started living on reservations.