THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

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To­day is Thurs­day, June 14, the 165th day of 2018. There are 200 days left in the year. This is Flag Day.

IN THE NA­TION

1943: The U.S. Supreme Court, in West Vir­ginia State Board of Ed­u­ca­tion vs. Bar­nette, ruled 6-3 that pub­lic school stu­dents could not be forced to salute the flag of the United States.

1972: The En­vi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency or­dered a ban on do­mes­tic use of the pes­ti­cide DDT to take ef­fect at year's end.

IN THE WORLD

1985: The 17-day hi­jack or­deal of TWA Flight 847 be­gan as a pair of Le­banese Shi­ite Mus­lim ter­ror­ists seized the jet­liner shortly af­ter take­off from Athens, Greece.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump is 72. Singer Janet Len­non (The Len­non Sis­ters) is 72. Rock mu­si­cian Barry Mel­ton is 71. Jazz mu­si­cian Mar­cus Miller is 59. Singer Boy Ge­orge is 57. Rock mu­si­cian Chris DeGarmo is 55. In­ter­na­tional Ten­nis Hall of Famer St­effi Graf is 49. Ac­tor Sul­li­van Sta­ple­ton is 41.

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