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June 10, 1942 Anthony J. Alvarado - first Boricua appointed NYC School Chancelor.
June 12, 1927 Angela (Angie) Cabrera, politician and energetic civic leader in NY
June 13, 1999 Puerto Rican Day Parade in NY
June 17, 1833 Francisco Oller Cesteros, world famous painter was born in Bayamón.
June 20, 1874 "La Voz de Puerto Rico," edited by Eugenio María de Hostos is first published in NY.
June 21, 1955 The "Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña" is established.
June 21, 1939 Rubén Berríos, lawyer & politician is born. In 1970 he was elected President of El Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño.
June 23, 1935 Maurice Ferrer, first Boricua Mayor of Miami.
June 24 "Noche de San Juan" is celebrated by walking backwards into the ocean, three times, at midnight, for good luck.
June 25, 1881 Miriam M. de Perez Almiroty was the first female legislator in Puerto Rico.
June 27, 1791 Birthdate of Roberto (El Pirata) Cofresí.


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