This was 159th day of the year and 206 days remained in the year.
June 8 in History
The prophet Muhammad died.
Tennessee became the 11th and last state to secede from the Union.
James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, assassin, was arrested.
President Reagan became the first American president to address a joint session of Britain’s Parliament.
Negro Baseball League great Satchel Paige died.
Tony Blair and his Labour Party won a second term, overwhelming the opposition at the polls.
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