On this day: June 27

POSTED: 3:13 PM PDT June 25, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT June 26, 2013 
Route 66

Two planes complete the first mid-air refueling, the first nuclear power plant opens, Hurricane Audrey hits the Gulf Coast, Atari is founded, and U.S. Route 66 ceases to officially exist, all on this day.