Today is the Summer Solstice, the start of summer, and the day with the lengthiest amount of daylight in the northern hemisphere.
Today is also a birthday for some people we know!
Happy Birthday, Jackie!|ppp
Happy Birthday, Gregory!|ppp
Other notable people born today include conqueror Alexander the Great in 356 BC, philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre in 1905, and actress Juliette Lewis in 1973.
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