history fact – June 18, 2017

Today is Sunday, June 18, the 169th day of 2017. There are 196 days left in the year. This is Father’s Day.

Today’s Highlights in History:

On June 18, 1940, during World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill urged his countrymen to conduct themselves in a manner that would prompt future generations to say, “This was their finest hour. Charles de Gaulle delivered a speech on the BBC in which he rallied his countrymen after the fall of France to Nazi Germany.

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