Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz: Pride celebrations are held in June to commemorate what event?
A Stonewall Uprising
B Civil rights movement
C End of the college year
Pride events emerged in the 1970s in response to the spontaneous uprising that began in the early hours of June 28, 1969, when New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay nightclub. Patrons of the bar and local residents fought back as police dragged people away. Protests and clashes with police continued in the area for six days.
The correct answer to this quiz is Stonewall Uprising.