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 - Greg LeMond
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1961: Cyclist Greg LeMond, the first American to win the Tour de France, is born in Lakewood, California. LeMond first won the Tour de France in 1986 and came back to win it again in 1989 and 1990.


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