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On this day: June 26

POSTED: 07:57 AM PDT Jun 25, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jun 25, 2013 

The toothbrush is patented, Christmas becomes a federal holiday, the first helicopter takes off, President Kennedy delivers his "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech, the first UPC is scanned, and Elvis leaves the stage for the last time, all on this day.

OTD June 26 - Cyclone
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1927: The Cyclone roller coaster opens on Coney Island in Brooklyn, N.Y. The iconic wooden roller coaster was declared a New York City landmark in 1988 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 26, 1991.

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