This Week in History

16 June, 1963: A Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman astronaut.

17 June, 1885: The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York.

18 June, 1948: The 33 rpm microgroove vinyl Long Playing (LP) record developed by Columbia Records is introduced.

19 June, 1978: Garfield, the lazy cat makes his debut after the first Garfield comic strip by Jim Davis appeared in 41 newspapers.

20 June, 1975: Steven Spielberg's thriller, Jaws, is premiered.

21 June, 1953: Political leader and Pakistan’s first female Prime Minister, Benazir Bhutto, is born.

22 June, 1986: Diego Maradona coins the phrase “Hand of God”.