June 18

Today in History – June 18

Today in History – June 18 On June 18, 1812, President James Madison signed a declaration of war against Great Britain, marking the beginning of the War of 1812. Continue reading. James Montgomery Flagg, creator of the famous illustration of Uncle Sam during World War I, was born on June 18,…
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June News from the Library of Congress

June News from the Library of Congress News from the Library of Congress Celebrating Juneteenth, Pride Month, & More! Friends, This June, we recognize several significant events and moments in our history, documented in the Library’s collections, when Americans have turned tragedies into opportunities to learn from the mistakes of…
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