A Week in History:The U.S. Flag, Coney Island, and O.J. Simpson

The Continental Congress adopts the design for the U.S. flag and O.J. Simpson flees from L.A. police.

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A look back at the week in history

June 13, 1966 The Supreme Court rules on Miranda v. Arizona, guaranteeing that criminal suspects be read their constitutional rights before questioning.

June 14, 1777 The Continental Congress adopts the stars-and-stripes design for the U.S. flag.

June 15, 1916 President Woodrow Wilson signs a bill granting the Boy Scouts of America a federal charter.

June 16, 1884 The first roller coaster in the United States opens at Coney Island in New York.

June 17, 1994 Former NFL star O.J. Simpson flees from Los Angeles police in a televised car chase.