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5 Fun Facts About June 25 In New York History

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1. In 1664, New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) was officially taken over by the English, marking the beginning of British colonial rule in the city.

2. On June 25, 1876, the Battle of Little Bighorn took place in Montana, where a force of Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho warriors defeated a U.S. Army detachment. This battle and its aftermath became iconic in the myth of the American West.

3. In 1894, the first automobile race in the United States was held from Chicago to Evanston, Illinois. This event marked the beginning of the automobile era, which would eventually transform New York City's streets and transportation system.

4. June 25, 1947, was the day that the first "flying saucer" sighting was reported by private pilot Kenneth Arnold, near Mount Rainier in Washington state. This event sparked a wave of UFO sightings and speculation, and remains a cultural touchstone.

5. On June 25, 1984, the NBA draft took place, which included the selection of future basketball legend Michael Jordan by the Chicago Bulls. Jordan would go on to become one of the greatest athletes of all time, and would have many memorable moments in New York City over the course of his career.
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