On This Day in History: June 14
1161- The last emperor of the Chinese Song Dynasty, Qinzong, died at age 61
1642- Massachusetts became the first of the original 13 colonies to pass a compulsory education law.
1811- Uncle Tom's Cabin author and abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe was born.
1901- The first ever golf championship was played.
1907- Women in Norway were given the right to vote.
1928- Argentine Revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara was born.
1940- German troops occupied Paris during World War II.
1958- South African President Nelson Mandela married fellow anti-apartheid activist Winnie Mandikizela-Mandela.
1969- Tennis Hall of Famer Steffi Graf was born.
1982- Argentinian forces surrendered to the British, concluding the Falklands War.
And last but not least, the 2018 World Cup kicks off today! I'm excited. Are you excited?