june 19

How and where to celebrate Juneteenth in Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Members of the greater Spokane community are invited to celebrate Juneteenth through a series of events this upcoming weekend.  Juneteenth is a holiday that celebrates the emancipation of black slavery in the Unites States. The Emancipation Proclamation…

On this day: June 19

The first officially recorded, organized baseball game is played, the Statue of Liberty's pieces arrive in New York Harbor, Father's Day is celebrated for the first time, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed, all on this day.