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On This Day: June 02nd

This is 153rd day of the year and 212 days remain in the year.

in history
1886
Grover Cleveland became the first U.S. president to get married in the White House.
1924
Congress granted U.S. citizenship to all American Indians.
1941
Baseball great, Lou Gehrig died of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS, a rare type of paralysis now referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease.
1946
In Italy, a plebiscite rejected the monarchy in favor of a republic.
1953
Queen Elizabeth II of Britain was crowned in Westminster Abbey.
1997
Timothy McVeigh was found guilty of the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City.
2003
The European Space Agency launched the Mars Express probe. Contact with the lander Beagle 2 was lost in December.
June 02 BirthdaysMartha Washington1731–1802, wife of George Washington, b. New Kent co., Va.
Thomas Hardynovelist
Johnny Weissmullerswimmer
Cornel Westscholar
Sir Edward William Elgarcomposer
John Randolphlegislator
Freddy AduSoccer
Barbara Pymwriter



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