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On This Day: June 01st

This is 152nd day of the year and 213 days remain in the year.

in history
1792
Kentucky became the 15th state in the United States.
1796
Tennessee became the 16th state in the United States.
1938
The first issue of Action Comics, featuring Superman, was published.
1958
General Charles De Gaulle became the premier of France.
1968
Helen Keller, blind and deaf author-lecturer, died.
1980
Cable News Network (CNN) debuted.
2001
Nepal’s Crown Prince Dipendra went on a shooting spree, killing his father, mother, sister, brother, and other members of the royal family before shooting himself.
2001
Crown Prince Dipendra of Nepal wiped out most of the royal family before shooting himself.
June 01 BirthdaysJacques Marquette 1637–75, French missionary and explorer in North America, a Jesuit priest.
Morgan Freemanactor
Marilyn Monroeactress
Francis Edgar Stanleyinventor, manufacturer
Brigham Youngreligious leader
William Sloane Coffin, Jr.social activist



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