June 25, 1997 in Nation/World

Today In History

 
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1876: Lt. Col. George A. Custer and his 7th Cavalry were wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians in the Battle of Little Big Horn in Montana.

1950: War broke out on the Korean peninsula as forces from the communist North invaded the South.

1951: The first commercial color telecast took place as CBS transmitted a one-hour special from New York to four other cities.

1967: The Beatles performed the group’s new song, “All You Need Is Love,” during a live international telecast.


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