Today in History …
by Robert Joseph Baker | June 25, 2015 12:00 am
Last Updated: June 24, 2015 at 10:29 pm
1788 – Virginia becomes the tenth state to ratify the United States Constitution.
1910 – The United States Congress passes the Mann Act, which prohibits interstate transport of females for “immoral purposes”; the ambiguous language would be used to selectively prosecute people for years to come.
1997 – An unmanned Progress spacecraft collides with the Russian space station Mir.
1998 – In Clinton v. City of New York, the United States Supreme Court decides that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 is unconstitutional.