On this day: June 26

POSTED: 07:57 AM PDT Jun 25, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jun 25, 2016 

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 - Peter Lorre
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1904: Actor Peter Lorre, best known for movies such as "M," "The Man Who Knew Too Much," "The Maltese Falcon," "Casablanca" (pictured) and "Arsenic and Old Lace," is born László Löwenstein in Rózsahegy, Austria-Hungary. He died of a stroke at age 59 on March 23, 1964.


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