On This Day in History day-by-day

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    June 2nd

    1863 - Harriet Tubman leads Union guerrillas into Maryland, freeing slaves
     
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    Also on June 2nd

    1941 Lou Gehrig, 1st baseman (NY Yankee), dies of ALS in Riverdale NY at 37
     
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    June 3rd

    1943 - A mob of 60 from the Los Angeles Naval Reserve Armory beat up everyone perceived to be Hispanic, starting the week-long Zoot Suit Riots.
     
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    On This Day in History: Friday, Jun 03, 2011

    Famous people born on this day:

    --> 1808, Jefferson Davis, President of Confederacy from (1861 - 1865).

    --> 1864, Ransom Eli Olds, auto manufacturer.

    --> 1925, Tony Curtis

    --> 1926, Allen Ginsberg

    --> 1926, Colleen Duhurst, actress.

    Events on this day in history:

    --> 208, Worlds first tattoo is performed.

    --> 1888, "Casey at the Bat" is first published (by the SF Examiner.)

    --> 1937, The Duke of Windsor weds Mrs. Wallis Warfield Simpson in France.

    --> 1949, "Dragnet" is first broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles.)

    And don't forget...

    --> Egg Day (now, how will we celebrate ??)
     
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    June 4th


    1917
    - 1st Pulitzer prize awarded to Richards & Elliott (Julia Ward Howe)
     
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    June 5th

    1981 - CDC in Atlanta first diagnosis of AIDS
     
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    June 6

    1944 - The D-Day invasion of Europe took place on the beaches of Normandy, France. 400,000 Allied American, British and Canadian troops were involved.
     
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    Well you beat me to that one Ciara. Thank You to Allied Forces that fought and died in WWII. RIP



    1813 - US invasion of Canada halted at Stoney Creek (Ont)
     
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    On This Day in History: Monday, Jun 06, 2011

    Famous people born on this day:

    --> 1755, Nathan Hale, had but one life to give for his country.

    --> 1756, John Trumbull, painter.

    --> 1956, Bjorn Borg, Racketeer extraordinaire.

    --> 1975, Stacie Keenan, actress.

    Events on this day in history:

    --> 1933, First drive-in theatre opens, in Camden, New Jersey.

    --> 1944, D-Day. World War II turns the corner.

    --> 2012, Transit of Venus (between Earth and Sun) occurs again.
     
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    On This Day in History: Wednesday, Jun 08, 2011

    Famous people born on this day:

    --> 570, Mohammed, prophet.

    --> 1625, Giovanni Domenico Cassini, astronomer.

    --> 1869, Frank Lloyd Wright, master builder.

    --> 1918, Robert Preston, actor.

    --> 1966, Julianna Margulies, actress, "ER".

    Events on this day in history:

    --> 1786, First commercially-made ice cream sold in New York.

    --> 1869, Patent issued for first suction-principle vacuum cleaner.

    --> 1889, Cable Cars begin service in Los Angeles. Really!

    --> 1896, The first stolen car is reported.

    --> 2004, Transit of Venus (between Earth and Sun) occurs.
     
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    June 8

    1948
    - "Milton Berle Show" premieres on NBC TV
     
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    Thanks man
     
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    June 8th

    1961 - Michael J. Fox, Canadian-born actor, born

    1963
    - Johnny Depp is born
     
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    On This Day in History: Monday, May 23, 2011

    Famous people born on this day:

    --> 1883, Douglas Fairbanks, first & greatest of Hollywood's swashbucklers.

    --> 1910, Artie Shaw, band leader and husband.

    --> 1933, Joan Collins, actress.

    --> 1958, Drew Carey, actor.

    --> 1974, Jewel Kilcher, singer "Jewel".

    --> 1963, Mike Myers, actor/writer. He's Canadian, eh?

    Events on this day in history:

    --> 1898, First Phillipine Expeditionary Troops sail from San Francisco.

    --> 1908, Dirigible (a blimp) explodes over San Francisco Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die.

    --> 1921, "Shuffle Along," the first black musical comedy, opens in New
    York City.

    --> 1953, The first "Cliff's Notes" appear in schools. (Thanks Cliff).

    And don't forget...

    Victoria Day -- Celebrated in Canada, eh?
     
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    Thanks reghakr there's a lot of Canadian content there. Even "Jewel" is Canadian. Long live the beaver (our national animal....... sad isn't it).
     
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    June 11th

    1837 - The Broad Street Riot occurres in Boston, fueled by ethnic tensions between English-Americans and Irish-Americans.
     
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    June 13th

    1930 - 1st Nudist Colony opens
     
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    June 13th

    1930 - 1st Nudist Colony opens
     
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