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On this day: June 20

Published: Jun 18 2013 06:25:54 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 20 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

Lizzie Borden is acquitted of giving her mother "40 whacks," the U.S. Army Air Force is formed, the "red telephone" hotline is established, "Leave it to Beaver" airs its final episode, and "Jaws" has moviegoers reconsidering their beach vacations, all on this day.

OTD June 20 - Great Seal of the United States
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National Archives and Records Administration

1782: The U.S. Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States. Pictured is the first die of the seal, created in 1782 and used until 1841.

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