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Today in History — June 27, 2017

Tabloid Tales Today is Tuesday, June 27, the 178th day of 2017. There are 187 days left in the year. On June 27, 1957, Hurricane Audrey slammed into coastal Louisiana and Texas as a Category 4 storm; the official death toll from the storm was placed at 390, although a variety of state, federal and local sources have estimated the number of fatalities at between 400 and 600. On this date: In... 4:00pm 06/27/17

Today in History — June 26, 2017

Tabloid Tales Today is Monday, June 26, the 177th day of 2017. There are 188 days left in the year. On June 26, 1917, the first troops of the American Expeditionary Force deployed to France during World War I landed in St. Nazaire. On this date: In 1483, Richard III began his reign as King of England (he was crowned the following month at Westminster Abbey). In 1870, the first section of... 4:00pm 06/26/17

Today in History — June 24, 2017

Tabloid Tales Today is Saturday, June 24, the 175th day of 2017. There are 190 days left in the year. On June 24, 1947, what’s regarded as the first modern UFO sighting took place as private pilot Kenneth Arnold, an Idaho businessman, reported seeing nine silvery objects flying in a “weaving formation” near Mount Rainier in Washington. On this date: In 1497, the first recorded sighting of... 4:00pm 06/24/17

Today in History — June 23, 2017

Tabloid Tales Today is Friday, June 23, the 174th day of 2017. There are 191 days left in the year. On June 23, 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson, Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin and their advisers opened a three-day summit at Glassboro State College in New Jersey. The U.S. Senate voted 92-5 to censure Democrat Thomas J. Dodd of Connecticut for diverting campaign money to his personal use. On... 4:00pm 06/23/17