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On This Day: June 04th

This is 155th day of the year and 210 days remain in the year.

in history
1892
The Sierra Club, led by John Muir, was incorporated in San Francisco.
1896
Henry Ford took his first car out for a test drive.
1942
The Battle of Midway, a decisive Allied victory in World War II, began.
1944
The U.S. Fifth Army entered Rome, leading to the liberation of the city during World War II.
1968
Dorothy Gish, American actress who starred in many silent-film classics, died.
1989
People's Army of China opened fire on crowds of prodemocracy demonstrators in Tiananmen Square, killing thousands.
1992
The U.S. Post Office announced that in a poll people preferred the "young Elvis" stamp to the "old Elvis" stamp.
2001
King Dipendra of Nepal died, three days after shooting most of his family and himself.
2003

Martha Stewart was indicted on charges of insider trading.

June 04 BirthdaysGeorge III1738–1820, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1760–1820); son of Frederick Louis, prince of Wales, and grandson of George II, whom he succeeded.
François Quesnayeconomist
Robert Merrillsinger
Bruce Dernactor
Natalie Goncharovapainter and designer
Angelina Jolieactress
Cecilia Bartolimezzo-soprano



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