On June 19th:
- 1862 - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln outlined his Emancipation Proclamation, which outlawed slavery in U.S. territories.
- 1867 - In New York, the Belmont Stakes was run for the first time.
- 1910 - The first Father's Day was celebrated
- 1912 - The U.S. government established the 8-hour work day.
- 1981 - "Superman II" set the all-time, one-day record for theater box-office receipts when it took in $5.5 million.
- 2015 - The Crew of Tails from the Foster Kittens celebrates International Box Day!
|Kit starts the day out with a bang while Fleurp waits in line|
|Jack checks out a box|
|Muffin declares the box perfect|
|Kit shows off the 'on the box' method of celebrating Box Day|
|The kittens wanted in on the action too|
May your day be boxtastic!