June 14th was a very interesting day in America.
Although some people recognize it as Donald Trump’s 71 birthday, wise people know that there are other monumental things that happened on this very day. This day marks 200 days remaining until the end of the year and usually falls on a Tuesday or Thursday — rarely a Wednesday.
But with Trump as the leader of the free world, even calendar dates are feeling unsure about themselves these days. Check out these other moments to remember on June 14, besides Donald Trump’s birthday.
Six Moments That Happened On June 14 Besides Donald Trump’s Birthday was originally published on globalgrind.com
1. Drake and Chris Brown’s Infamous Brawl
On this day in 2012, the light-skinned battle of the century took place when Chris Brown and Drake got into a fight at a club in NYC. Allegedly, the beef was over Rihanna, but no one knows for sure. What we do know is that bottles were thrown, charges were filed and Drake still got with Rihanna years later.
2. The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937
On this day in 1937, the Marihuana Tax Act, which placed a tax on the sale of cannabis, passed the House of Representatives and weed became decriminalized — for a moment. .
3. Marla Gibbs’ Birthday
On this day in 1931, actress Marla Gibbs was born. She is best known for her roles on hit shows like “The Jeffersons” and “227”. At 86-years old, Ms. Gibbs is still thriving in her nearly five decade career. These days, you can catch her guest starring on shows like “This Is Us” and “Black-ish.”
4. Flag Day
On this day in 1977, the adoption of the flag of the United States took place. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day.