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June 16 2010 Today in History Newsletter

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Roller Coasters

It was today in history that the very first roller coaster opened in an amusement park. June 16, 1884 in Coney Island, New York.

What else happened on this day in history, June 16?

In 1567 Mary, Queen of Scots, imprisoned in Lochleven Castle prison Scotland

In 1775, the Battle of Bunker Hill Happened, then known as Breed's Hill.

In 1943, Joan Van Ark was born

In 1965, Bob Dylan recorded "Like a Rolling Stone"

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