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JUNE 26TH, 1963:

DURING THE COLD WAR, PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY VISITS WHAT'S THEN WEST BERLIN, SHOWING SOLIDARITY WITH ITS CITIZENS AGAINST COMMUNISM.

THE VISIT TAKES PLACE EXACTLY FIFTEEN YEARS AFTER THE START OF AN AMERICAN-LED AIRLIFT TO WEST BERLIN, AIMED AT BREAKING A SOVIET BLOCKADE.

1945:

IN SAN FRANCISCO, FIFTY COUNTRIES SIGN THE UNITED NATIONS CHARTER --- THE GOVERNING BLUEPRINT FOR THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FORMED AFTER WORLD WAR TWO.

2000:

AFTER A DECADE OF WORK, RIVAL SCIENTIFIC TEAMS COMPLETE THE FIRST ROUGH MAP OF THE HUMAN GENETIC CODE.

MICHAEL MORGAN IS WITH THE WELLCOME TRUST GENOME CAMPUS.

1870:

IN NEW JERSEY, THE FIRST SECTION OF ATLANTIC CITY'S FAMED BOARDWALK, RUNNING ABOUT A MILE LONG, OPENS TO THE PUBLIC.

AND, 1925:

CHARLIE CHAPLIN'S "THE GOLD RUSH" --- A SILVER SCREEN COMIC MASTERPIECE --- PREMIERES IN HOLLYWOOD.

TODAY IN HISTORY, JUNE 26TH --- ___ ___, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.

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