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 - Nick Offerman
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1970: Actor, writer, and carpenter Nick Offerman, best known for playing Ron Swanson on the sitcom "Parks and Recreation," is born in Joliet, Illinois. He's also had roles in movies such as "Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous," "Sin City," "21 Jump Street" and "We're the Millers" and has had recurring TV roles on "24," "Gilmore Girls," "George Lopez" and "Childrens Hospital."


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