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 - Michael Vick
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1980: NFL quarterback Michael Vick is born in Newport News, Virginia. Vick was a star for the Atlanta Falcons before being sentenced to 23 months in prison after pleading guilty to a dogfighting conspiracy charge in 2007. He came back with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009 and became the team's starter the following season, leading the Eagles to a NFC East title and winning 2010 NFL Comeback Player of the Year.


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