June 26, 1927 (90 years ago)
•The Cyclone roller coaster opens on Coney Island

June 26, 1948 (69 years ago)
•William Shockley filed the original patent for the grown junction transistor, the first bipolar junction transistor.

June 26, 1959 (58 years ago)
•The Saint Lawrence Seaway opens, opening North America's Great Lakes to ocean-going ships.

June 26, 1974 (43 years ago)
•The Universal Product Code is scanned for the first time to sell a package of Wrigley's chewing gum at the Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio

June 26, 1976 (41 years ago)
•The CN Tower, the world's tallest free-standing structure on land, is opened to general public.

June 26, 1997 (20 years ago)
•The U.S. Supreme Court rules that the Communications Decency Act violates the First Amendment