This Week in History
Miranda Rights • The official flag • The first roller coaster
June 13, 1966
The Miranda Rights are established, whereby all criminal suspects must know their rights before interrogation.
June 14, 1777
The United States Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes as the official flag, with 13 stripes and 13 stars, representing the original 13 colonies.
June 16, 1884
The first roller coaster in America opens on Coney Island, New York. It traveled at six miles and hour and cost one nickel per rider.