On This Day in History day-by-day

alfred01

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June 2nd

1863 - Harriet Tubman leads Union guerrillas into Maryland, freeing slaves
 


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alfred01

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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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alfred01

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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.
 


reghakr

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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 ??)
 


alfred01

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June 4th


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


reghakr

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Thanks :cool:
 


alfred01

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June 5th

1981 - CDC in Atlanta first diagnosis of AIDS
 


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Ciara

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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.
 


alfred01

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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.
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)
 


reghakr

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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.
 


reghakr

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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.
 


alfred01

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June 8

1948
- "Milton Berle Show" premieres on NBC TV
 


reghakr

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Thanks man
 


alfred01

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June 8th

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

1963
- Johnny Depp is born
 


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reghakr

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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?
 


alfred01

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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).
 


alfred01

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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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alfred01

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June 13th

1930 - 1st Nudist Colony opens
 


alfred01

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June 13th

1930 - 1st Nudist Colony opens
 


reghakr

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COOL:cool:
 


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