June

THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
HURRICANE SEASON BEGINS, ATLANTIC, CARIBBEAN, GULF & CENTRAL PACIFIC
SAY SOMETHING NICE DAY
AFRICAN-AMERICAN MUSIC APPRECIATION MONTH
ADOPT A SHELTER CAT MONTH
AMERICAN RIVERS MONTH
AUDIOBOOK APPRECIATION MONTH
CANCER IN THE SUN MONTH
DAIRY ALTERNATIVES MONTH
FIREWORKS SAFETY MONTH
GREAT OUTDOORS MONTH
INTERNATIONAL SURF MUSIC MONTH
LEARN FRENCH MONTH
LGBT PRIDE MONTH
NATIONAL ACCORDION AWARENESS MONTH
NATIONAL ADOPT-A-CAT MONTH
NATIONAL BATHROOM READING MONTH
NATIONAL CANDY MONTH
NATIONAL DRIVESAFE MONTH
NATIONAL FRESH FRUIT & VEGETABLES MONTH
NATIONAL FROZEN YOGURT MONTH
NATIONAL ICED TEA MONTH
NATIONAL PAPAYA MONTH
NATIONAL ROSE MONTH
NATIONAL SOUL FOOD MONTH
ZOO & AQUARIUM MONTH
ROBERT CECIL, EARL OF SALISBURY, 1563
JACQUES MARQUETTE, 1637
1ST RECORDED EARTHQUAKE IN AMERICA, PLYMOUTH PLANTATION, 1638
BENEDICT ARNOLD COURT-MARTIALED, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 1779
CARL PHILIPP GOTTLIEB von CLAUSEWITZ, 1780
KENTUCKY (15), 1792
TENNESSEE (16), 1796
BRIGHAM YOUNG, 1801
MIKHAIL IVANOVICH GLINKA (RUSSIAN COMPOSER), 1804
PRES JAMES MADISON DECLARED WAR ON GREAT BRITAIN, 1812
SNOW IN CLEVELAND, BUFFALO, & ROCHESTER, 1843
NELSON RIDDLE, 1921
ANDY GRIFFITH, 1926
MARILYN MONROE  (NORMA JEAN MORTENSON), 1926
LIZZIE BORDEN DIED, 1927
JAMES HADLEY BILLINGTON (US LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS), 1929
CHARLIE WILSON, 1933
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY CHANGED TO ITS CURRENT NAME, 1934
MORGAN FREEMAN, 1937
1ST ISSUE "ACTION COMICS"/1ST APPEARANCE OF SUPERMAN, 1938
CLEAVON LITTLE, 1939
RENE AUBERJENOIS, 1940
NAZIS COMPLETED INVASION OF CRETE, 1941
WARSAW UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER "LIBERTY BRIGADE" BROKE NEWS OF KILLINGS @ NAZI 
	DEATH CAMPS, 1942
FREDERICA von STADE, 1945
JONATHAN PRYCE, 1947
DAVID BERKOWITZ ("SON OF SAM"), 1953
DeGAULLE RETURNED TO POWER IN FRANCE (PRES UNTIL 1969), 1958
PRAYER BANNED IN U.S. PUBLIC SCHOOLS, 1964
FIRST EPISODE OF "THE PRISONER", 1968
HELEN KELLER DIED, WESTPORT, CT, 1968
"EMERGENCY MEDICINE" INTRODUCED HEIMLICH MANEUVER, 1974
ALANIS MORISSETTE, 1974
"ANIMAL HOUSE" RELEASED IN US, 1978
"BLUES BROTHERS" RELEASED IN US, 1980
CNN BEGAN BROADCASTING, 1980
"TRADING PLACES" RELEASED IN US, 1983
"STAR TREK III: SEARCH FOR SPOCK", 1984
"TOTAL RECALL" RELEASED IN US, 1990
US & RUSSIA SIGNED CHEMICAL WEAPONS AGREEMENT, 1990
"RUGRATS GO WILD" RELEASED IN US, 2003
BLOOM FESTIVAL, PHOENIX PARK, DUBLIN CITY, CO DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017
GREAT AMERICAN BRASS BAND FESTIVAL, DANVILLE, KY, 2017


FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017
FEAST OF ST ERASMUS (ALSO KNOWN AS ST ELMO–PATRON SAINT OF SAILORS)
PROCESSION OF THE GOLDEN CHARIOT, MONS, BELGIUM (DELIVERY FROM PLAGUE) 1349
WITCH TRIALS BEGAN, SALEM, MA, 1692
DONATIEN ALPHONSE FRANCOIS, COMTE de SADE, 1740
ALESSANDRO, COMTE di CAGLIOSTRO (GIUSEPPE BALSAMO), 1743
PARLIAMENT PASSED QUARTERING ACT, 1774
MAINE PASSED 1ST STATE LAW IN US PROHIBITING SALE OF ALCOHOL, 1831
THOMAS HARDY, 1840
EDWARD WILLIAM ELGAR, 1857
EDMUND KIRBY SMITH BECAME LAST CONFEDERATE GENERAL TO SURRENDER, 1865
PETER JOHN WEISMULLER, 1904
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, 1912
NATIVE AMERICANS GRANTED U.S. CITIZENSHIP, 1924
CHARLES CONRAD, JR (GEMINI 5 & 11, APOLLO 12, SKYLAB 2), 1930
BABE RUTH RETIRED, 1935
SALLY KELLERMAN, 1936
LOU GEHRIG DIED, 1941
FREDERICK MARVIN HAMLISCH, 1944
ITALY BECAME REPUBLIC, 1946
JERRY MATHERS ("THE BEAV"), 1948
CORONATION OF ELIZABETH II, 1953
McCARTHY ALLEGED COMMUNISTS HAD INFILTRATED THE CIA, 1954
DANA CARVEY, 1955
1ST AUSTRALIAN COMBAT TROOPS IN VIETNAM, 1965
WAYNE BRADY, 1972
R J REYNOLDS BOUGHT NABISCO, 1985
ANDRES SEGOVIA DIED, 1987
FREDERICK MELLINGER (FREDERICK'S OF HOLLYWOOD) DIED, 1990
REX HARRISON DIED, 1990
TIMOTHY McVEIGH CONVICTED OF OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING, 1997
"AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH" RELEASED IN US, 2006
BO DIDDLEY DIED, 2008
HOSNI MUBARAK SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON BY EGYPTIAN COURT, 2012
BIKEFEST, KILLARNEY, CO KERRY, IRELAND, 2017
GREAT WISCONSIN CHEESE FESTIVAL, LITTLE CHUTE, WI, 2017
HUG YOUR CAT DAY, 2017
K-FEST MUSIC & THE ARTS, KILLORGLIN, CO KERRY, IRELAND, 2017
NATIONAL DONUT DAY, 2017
NATIONAL GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS DAY, 2017


SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2017
CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY, KY, LA & TN
MT CHIMBORAZO DAY (CLOSER TO THE EQUATOR, SO HIGHER THAN EVEREST)
JAMES HUTTON (SCOTTISH GEOLOGIST & FATHER OF UNIFORMITARIANISM), 1726
LT COL GEORGE WASHINGTON BUILT FT NECESSITY (SURRENDERED TO FRENCH MONTH LATER), 1754
HENRY SHRAPNEL, 1761
JACK JOUETT'S RIDE (WARNED JEFFERSON OF BRITISH ATTACK ON VIRGINIA), 1781
JEFFERSON FINIS DAVIS, 1808
HENRY JAMES, 1811
NICHOLAS APPERT (FATHER OF CANNING) DIED, 1841
WILLIAM MATTHEW FLINDERS PETRIE (EGYPTOLOGIST), 1853
STEPHEN A DOUGLAS DIED, 1861
BATTLE OF COLD HARBOR, 1864
RANSOM ELI OLDS, 1864
TRANSCONTINENTAL EXPRESS MADE NY-SF TRIP IN 83 HOURS, 1876
"CASEY AT THE BAT" 1ST APPEARED, "S.F. EXAMINER", 1888
JOHAN STRAUSS THE YOUNGER ("WALTZ KING") DIED, 1899
CHARLES RICHARD DREW (AFRICAN-AMERICAN PHYSICIAN/STORAGE OF BLOOD PLASMA), 1904
JOSEPHINE BAKER (FREDA JOSEPHINE McDONALD), 1906
PRES WILSON SIGNED NATIONAL DEFENSE ACT (PUT STATE MILITIAS UNDER FEDERAL CONTROL), 1916
COLLEEN DEWHURST, 1924
FRANZ KAFKA DIED, 1924
TONY CURTIS  (BERNARD SCHWARTZ), 1925
IRWIN ALLEN GINSBERG, 1926
CHUCK BARRIS ("DATING GAME", "NEWLYWED GAME", "GONG SHOW", CLAIMED HE WAS CIA AGENT), 1929
MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY, 1930
NORMAN BRINKER (STEAK & ALE, BENNIGAN'S, CHILI'S), 1931
RAUL CASTRO, 1931
LARRY JEFF McMURTRY (WESTERN WRITER), 1936
DUKE OF WINDSOR & WALLIS SIMPSON MARRIED, 1937
NAZIS BOMBED PARIS, 1940
ZOOT SUIT RIOTS, LOS ANGELES, CA, 1943
LOUIS PEARD INTRODUCED THE BIKINI, 1946
POPE JOHN XXIII DIED, 1963
EDWARD H WHITE II BECAME 1ST AMERICAN TO WALK IN SPACE, 1965
LAST EPISODE OF "STAR TREK", 1969
TONGA INDEPENDENT FROM GREAT BRITAIN, 1970
SALLY JANE PREISAND ORDAINED 1ST WOMAN RABBI IN U.S., 1972
CHINESE GOVT AUTHORIZED MILITARY TO SUPPRESS PROTESTS IN TIANANMEN SQUARE, 1989
THE AYATOLLAH KHOMENI DIED, 1989
ROBERT NOYCE (FOUNDER OF INTEL) DIED, 1990
"ATLANTIS–THE LOST EMPIRE" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"DIVINE SECRETS OF THE YA-YA SISTERHOOD" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"2 FAST 2 FURIOUS" RELEASED IN US, 2003
ARTICHOKE FESTIVAL, CASTROVILLE, CA, 2017
BOOKCON, NEW YORK, NY, 2017
EEL FESTIVAL, JYLLINGE, DENMARK, 2017
FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS, WILSONVILLE, OR, 2017
HELENSBURGH & LOMOND HIGHLAND GAMES, ARGYLL & BUTE, SCOTLAND, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, CORNHILL, ABERDEENSHIRE, SCOTLAND, 2017
INTERNATIONAL CLOTHESLINE WEEK, 2017
ROSE FESTIVAL STARLIGHT RUN & PARADE, PORTLAND, OR, 2017


SUNDAY, JUNE 4, 2017
CHARLES I SEIZED BY ENGLISH TROOPS, 1647
GEORGE III, 1738
LT COL GEORGE WASHINGTON'S TROOPS BEGAN CONSTRUCTION OF FT NECESSITY, OHIO VALLEY, 1754
MARIE THIBLE MADE 1ST FREE-FLIGHT BY WOMAN, LYONS, FRANCE, 1784
CASSANOVA DIED, 1798
GARL GUSTAV MANNERHEIM, 1867
PULITZER PRIZES 1ST AWARDED, 1917
CONGRESS PASSED 19TH AMENDMENT (WOMEN'S VOTE), 1919
DR RUTH WESTHEIMER, 1928
FREDDY FENDER (BALDEMAR HUERTA), 1937
BRITISH & FRENCH TROOPS EVACUATED FROM DUNKIRK, 1940
BATTLE OF MIDWAY BEGAN (SEE 6/7), 1942
ALLIES LIBERATED ROME, 1944
MICHELLE PHILLIPS ("THE MAMAS & THE PAPAS"), 1944
CECILLIA BARTOLLI, 1966
ANGELA DAVIS ACQUITTED, 1972
ANGELINA JOLIE VOIGHT, 1975
RUSSELL BRAND, 1975
"STAR TREK II: WRATH OF KHAN", 1982
JONATHAN POLLARD PLED GUILTY TO SELLING SECRETS TO ISRAEL, 1987
MASSACRE AT TIENANMEN SQUARE, BEIJING (300-2,000 ESTIMATED KILLED), 1989
TERRY NICHOLS SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING, 1998
"SONG OF THE VAMPIRE" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"SWORDFISH" RELEASED IN US, 2001
QUEEN ELIZABETH'S GOLDEN JUBILEE, UK, 2002
"HARRY POTTER & THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"TAKING OF PELHAM 123" RELEASED IN US, 2009
DAVID CARRADINE DIED, 2009
BED BUG AWARENESS WEEK, 2017
ENGLISH RIVIERA DANCE FESTIVAL, TORQUAY, DEVON, 2017
GIOCO DEL PONTE, PISA, ITALY, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, MARKINCH, FIFE, SCOTLAND, 2017
NATIONAL BUSINESS ETIQUETTE WEEK, 2017
ROSE FESTIVAL ART SHOW, PORTLAND, OR, 2017
WHITSUNDAY/PENTECOST, 2017


MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
UN WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
THOMAS CHIPPENDALE BAPTIZED, 1718	
ADAM SMITH BAPTIZED, 1723
MONTGOLFIER BROS. MADE 1ST PUBLIC BALLOON FLIGHT, 1783
JOHN COUCH ADAMS (DISCOVERER OF PLUTO), 1819
PAT GARRETT (CLAIMED TO HAVE SHOT & KILLED BILLY THE KID), 1850
JAMES CONNOLLY, 1868
FRANSISCO "PANCHO" VILLA (DOROTEO ARANGO), 1878
JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES, 1883
AMERICAN BAHA'I COMMUNITY BEGAN, CHICAGO, IL, 1894
WILLIAM BOYD (HOPALONG CASSIDY), 1895
FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA (SPANISH POET & DRAMATIST), 1898
STEPHEN CRANE DIED, 1900
MILDRED J HILL (COMPOSED "HAPPY BIRTHDAY") DIED, 1916
RICHARD McCLURE SCARRY, 1919
GEORGE CORMACK (1ST TO DISCOVER GOLD IN THE KLONDIKE) DIED, 1922
CHRISTY BROWN ("MY LEFT FOOT"), 1932
US WENT OFF GOLD STANDARD, 1933
BILL MOYERS, 1934
CHARLES JOSEPH "JOE" CLARK (CANADA'S YOUNGEST PRIME MINISTER), 1939
ALLIES BEGAN D-DAY PREPARATIONS, 1944
GEORGE C MARSHALL PROPOSED PLAN @ HARVARD COMMENCEMENT, 1947
LAURIE ANDERSON, 1947
KEN FOLLETT, 1949
SUZE ORMAN, 1951
ELVIS PERFORMED "HOUND DOG" ON "MILTON BERLE SHOW", 1956
KENNY G., 1956
RICK RIORDAN, JR, 1964
6-DAY WAR BEGAN, 1967
ROBERT F. KENNEDY SHOT (SEE 6/6), 1968
MARK WAHLBERG, 1971
WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY/U.N. CONFERENCE ON HUMAN ENVIRONMENT, 1972
CDC GAVE 1ST DESCRIPTION OF AIDS, 1981
"PATRIOT GAMES" RELEASED IN US, 1992
"MULAN" RELEASED IN US, 1998
"TRUMAN SHOW" RELEASED IN US, 1998
MEL TORME DIED, 1999
"GONE IN 60 SECONDS" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"2 FAST 2 FURIOUS" RELEASED IN US, 2003
RONALD REAGAN DIED, 2004
"OCEAN'S 13" RELEASED IN US, 2007
RAY BRADBURY DIED, 2012
SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL BEGINS, SITKA, AK, 2017


TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
GUSTAVUS I ASCENDED THRONE OF SWEDEN, 1523
DIEGO VELASQUEZ (SPANISH PAINTER), 1599
PIERRE CORNEILLE (FRENCH PLAYWRIGHT), 1606
THE ASHMOLEAN, OXFORD, ENGLAND, BECAME WORLD'S 1ST MODERN MUSEUM, 1683
NATHAN HALE, 1755
ALEXANDER SERGEYEVICH PUSHKIN, 1799
PATRICK HENRY DIED, 1799
FRIEDRICH BAYER (PHARMACEUTICALS), 1825
JEREMY BENTHAM DIED, 1832
ANDREW JACKSON BECAME 1ST US PRESIDENT TO RIDE TRAIN, 1833
CHEROKEES BEGAN "TRAIL OF TEARS", 1838
YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION, LONDON, 1844
WILLIAM QUANTRILL DIED AFTER BEING SHOT BY UNION SOLDIERS, KY, 1865
CHIEF SEATTLE DIED, 1866
ROBERT FALCON SCOTT (LED 2ND SOUTH POLE EXPEDITION), 1868
SUSAN B. ANTHONY FINED FOR VOTING, 1872
THOMAS MANN, 1875
NATIONAL YO-YO DAY/DONALD F. DUNCAN, 1892
ARAM ILICH KHACHATURIAN, 1903
EDWIN GERHARD KREBS (BIOCHEMIST), 1918
1ST FEDERAL GASOLINE TAX, 1932
1ST DRIVE-IN MOVIE THEATER OPENED, CAMDEN, NJ, 1933
SECURITIES & EXCHANGE COMMISSION CREATED, 1934
LHAMO THONDUP, THE 14TH DALAI LAMA, 1935
GEORGE VI BECAME 1ST BRITISH MONARCH TO VISIT US, 1939
D-DAY, 1944
ROBERT BARTON ENGLAND ("FREDDY KREUGER"), 1947
GEORGE ORWELL'S 1984 1ST PUBLISHED, 1949
HARVEY FIERSTEIN, 1954
SANDRA BERNHARD, 1955
BJORN RUNE BORG, 1956
KENNY G (KENNY BRUCE GORELICK), 1956
AMANDA PAYS ("MAX HEADROOM"), 1959
CARL JUNG DIED, 1961
JAMES MEREDITH SHOT BY SNIPER WHILE ON SOLO "MARCH AGAINST FEAR", 1966
R.F.K. DIED (SEE 6/5), 1968
LAST BROADCAST "ED SULLIVAN SHOW", 1971
J PAUL GETTY DIED, 1976
PROPOSITION 13 SUPPORTED BY 65% OF VOTERS, CA, 1978
INDIAN ARMY STORMED SIKH GOLDEN TEMPLE IN AMRITSAR, OVER 600 KILLED ON BOTH SIDES, 1984
STAN GETZ DIED, 1991
"CON AIR" RELEASED IN US, 1997
"SEX & THE CITY" TV PREMIERE, 1998
"LOVE'S LABORS LOST" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"MATRIX RELOADED" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"TERMINAL" RELEASED IN US, 2006
"KUNG FU PANDA" RELEASED IN US, 2008
ESTHER WILLIAMS DIED, 2013
OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL SUMMER SEASON BEGINS, ASHLAND, OR, 2017


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
ROBERT THE BRUCE DIED, 1329
POPE GREGORY XIII, 1502
EARTHQUAKE DESTROYED PORT ROYAL, JAMAICA, 1692
BOONE DAY/DANIEL BOONE 1ST SIGHTED KENTUCKY, 1767
GEORGE BRYAN "BEAU" BRUMMELL, 1778
EUGENE HENRI PAUL GAUGIN, 1848
CHIEF SEATTLE DIED, 1866
CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH (SCOTTISH ARCHITECT & DESIGNER), 1868
COCHISE DIED, 1874
GANDHI BEGAN HIS PRACTICE OF CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE, SOUTH AFRICA, 1893
HUDSON STUCK LED 1ST SUCCESSFUL ASCENT OF MT McKINLEY, 1913
DEAN MARTIN (DINO PAUL CROCETTI), 1917
GWENDOLYN ELIZABETH BROOKS (1ST AFRICAN AMERICAN POET TO WIN PULITZER), 1917
JAMES IVORY (MERCHANT-IVORY), 1928
GEORGE VI BECAME 1ST BRITISH MONARCH TO VISIT AMERICA, 1939
TOM JONES  (THOMAS WOODWARD), 1940
BATTLE OF MIDWAY ENDED (SEE 6/4 ), 1942
JAPANESE TROOPS LANDED IN ALEUTIANS, 1942
NIKKI GIOVANNI (AFRICAN AMERICAN POET), 1943
PORSCHE NO 1 COMPLETED, 1948
LIAM NEESON, 1952
ORHAN PAMUK, 1952
ALAN M TURING DIED, 1954
THE ARTIST FORMERLY KNOWN AS PRINCE ROGERS NELSON, 1958
US SUPREME COURT STRUCK DOWN CT BAN ON CONTRACEPTION, 1965
DOROTHY PARKER DIED, 1967
E M FORSTER DIED, 1970
BEAR GRYLLS, 1974
SONY INTRODUCED 1ST VCR (BETAMAX), 1975
ANNA KOURNIKOVA, 1981
"THE PHANTOM" RELEASED IN US, 1996
"THE ROCK" RELEASED IN US, 1996
"ENDURANCE–SHACKLETON'S ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION" RELEASED IN US, 2001
JIM McKAY DIED, 2008
INTERNATIONAL LISTENING ASSOCIATION, OMAHA, NE, 2017
NATIONAL RUNNING DAY, 2017
ROSE FESTIVAL ART SHOW, PORTLAND, OR, 2017
ROSE FESTIVAL FLEET WEEK BEGINS, PORTLAND, OR, 2017


THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
UPSY DAISY DAY
MOHAMMED DIED, 632
GIAN DOMENICO CASSINI (ASTRONOMER), 1625
TOMASO GIOVANNI ALBINONI (ITALIAN COMPOSER), 1671
1ST AMERICAN HEROINE REWARDED (HANNAH DUSTIN), HAVERHILL, MA, 1697
LAKI VOLCANO ERUPTED IN ICELAND, 1783
JAMES MADISON PROPOSED "BILL OF RIGHTS", 1789
THOMAS PAINE DIED, 1809
ROBERT ALEXANDER SCHUMANN, 1810
ANDREW JACKSON DIED, 1845
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, 1867
IVES McGUFFEY PATENTED 1ST VACUUM CLEANER, 1869
COCHISE DIED, CHRICACHUA RESERVATION, AZ, 1874
JOHN W CAMPBELL (MYSTERY & SCIENCE FICTION EDITOR), 1910
FRANCIS HARRY COMPTON CRICK, 1916
ROBERT PRESTON (ROBERT PRESTON MESERVEY), 1918
GEORGE MALLORY DISAPPEARED ON EVEREST, 1924
BARBARA PIERCE BUSH, 1925
1ST U.S.-AUSTRALIA FLIGHT, 1928
JOAN RIVERS, 1933
NANCY SINATRA, 1940
ANDREW WEIL, MD, 1942
BOZ SCAGGS, 1944
SARA PARETSKY, 1947
TIM BERNERS-LEE (INVENTED WWW), 1955
SCOTT ADAMS ("DILBERT"), 1957
JOHNNY DEPP, 1963
NFL & AFL MERGED, 1966
ISRAEL ATTACKED U.S.S. LIBERTY, 1967
JAMES EARL RAY ARRESTED IN ENGLAND FOR KILLING M L K, JR, 1968
PRES NIXON ANNOUNCED 1ST US TROOP WITHDRAWALS FROM VIETNAM, 1969
ABRAHAM MASLOW DIED, 1970
GABRIELLE GIFFORDS, 1970
HAROLD LLOYD DIED, 1971
EARTHQUAKE IN BOLIVIA, 1994
"AUSTIN POWERS 2: SPY WHO SHAGGED ME" RELEASED IN US, 1999
"EVOLUTION" RELEASED IN US, 2001
CONVOCATION, INFORMATION SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, 2001
SUPERMAN CELEBRATION, METROPOLIS, IL, 2017
UN WORLD OCEANS DAY, 2017


FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017
NERO COMMITTED SUICIDE, 68
JACQUES CARTIER DISCOVERED ST LAWRENCE RIVER, 1534
PETER THE GREAT, 1672
JAMES OGELTHORPE GRANTED CHARTER FOR GEORGIA, 1732
GEORGE STEPHENSON (INVENTED STEAM LOCOMOTIVE), 1781
JOHN HOWARD PAYNE (WROTE "HOME SWEET HOME"), 1791
CARL NIELSEN (DANISH COMPOSER), 1865
CHARLES DICKENS DIED, 1870
COLE ALBERT PORTER, 1891
HONG KONG LEASED TO BRITISH (EXPIRED 5/30/1997), 1898
FRED WARING (BAND LEADER & BLENDER INVENTOR), 1906
LUIS KUTNER (COFOUNDER AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL), 1908
LES PAUL (LESTER POLFUS) (BAND LEADER), 1916
ROBERT STRANGE McNAMARA, 1916
CHARLES LOLOMA (NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIST), 1921-1991
DONALD DUCK ("WISE LITTLE HEN"), 1934
DICK VITALE, 1939
US ARMY SPECIAL COUNSEL JOSEPH WELCH ATTACKED SEN McCARHY DURING HEARINGS, 1954
PATRICIA CORNWELL, 1956
MICHAEL J. FOX, 1961
JOHNNY DEPP, 1963
SECRETARIAT WON TRIPLE CROWN (1ST SINCE 1948, LAST UNTIL 1978), 1973
NATALIE PORTMAN, 1981
"STAR TREK V: FINAL FRONTIER", 1989
ABDULLAH II BECAME KING OF JORDAN, 1999
"BUBBA HO-TEP" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"CARS" RELEASED IN US, 2006
"MAN OF LA MANCHA" OPENS, PORTLAND OPERA, 2017
BACH FEST BEGINS, LEIPZIG, GERMANY, 2017
BLUES FESTIVAL, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
BORRIS HOUSE FESTIVAL OF WRITING & IDEAS, BORRIS, CO CARLOW, IRELAND, 2017
FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL, SAN ANTONIO, TX, 2017
FULL STRAWBERRY MOON, 2017
McKENZIE HIGHLAND GAMES & CELTIC FESTIVAL, SPRINGFIELD, OR, 2017
ROSE FESTIVAL SPRING ROSE SHOW, PORTLAND, OR, 2017


SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
ALEXANDER THE GREAT DIED, 323 BCE
JOHN HULL OPENED 1ST MINT IN AMERICA, 1652	
1ST TORNADO RECORDED IN AMERICA, NEW HAVEN, CT, 1682
JAMES FRANCIS EDWARD STUART, THE PRETENDER, 1688
SALEM, MA, BEGAN HANGING WITCHES, 1692
BEN FRANKLIN SUPPOSEDLY FLEW KITE DURING THUNDERSTORM, 1752
RHODE ISLAND BANNED ALL THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES, 1761
JOHN ADAMS PROPOSED CONTINENTAL ARMY, 1775
US GOVERNMENT MOVED FROM PHILADELPHIA, PA, TO WASHINGTON, DC, 1800
HATTIE McDANIEL (1ST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN TO WIN OSCAR), 1889
IMMANUEL VELIKOVSKY, 1895
US INVADED CUBA, 1898
CLYDE RAYMOND BEATTY (WILD ANIMAL TAMER), 1903
FREDERICK LOEWE (LERNER & ), 1904
GREAT ARAB REVOLT BEGAN, JORDAN, 1916
PRINCE PHILLIP, DUKE OF EDINBURGH, 1921
JUDY GARLAND  (FRANCES GUMM), 1922
MAURICE BERNARD SENDAK, 1928
FRANCIS LEE BAILEY, 1933
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS FOUNDED, AKRON, OH, 1935
ITALY DECLARED WAR ON FRANCE & GREAT BRITAIN, 1940
MARCUS GARVEY DIED, 1940
NORWAY SURRENDERED TO GERMANY, 1940
VILLAGE OF LIDICE, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, DESTROYED BY NAZIS, 1942
LASZLO BIRO PATENTED BALLPOINT PEN, 1943
1ST SAAB OFF ASSEMBLY LINE, 1947
JOHN EDWARDS, 1953
ELIOT SPITZER (FORMER ATTORNEY GEN & DISGRACED FORMER GOV OF NY), 1959
ELIZABETH HURLEY, 1965
SPENCER TRACY DIED, 1967
"OCTOPUSSY" RELEASED IN US, 1983
LOUIS L'AMOUR DIED, 1988
KATE UPTON, 1992
"CITY SLICKERS 2" RELEASED IN US, 1994
"SPEED" RELEASED IN US, 1994
"HOLLYWOOD HOMICIDE" RELEASED IN US, 2003
RAY CHARLES DIED, 2004
LAST EPISODE "SOPRANOS", 2007
BEARSDEN & MILNGAVIE HIGHLAND GAMES, EAST DUNBARTONSHIRE, SCOTLAND, 2017
BELMONT STAKES, BELMONT PARK, NY, 2017
BLUE MOUNTAIN FIDDLE SHOW, ENTERPRISE, OR, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, CUPAR, FIFE, SCOTLAND, 2017
ROSE FESTIVAL DRAGON BOAT RACES, PORTLAND, OR, 2017
ROSE FESTIVAL GRAND FLORAL PARADE, PORTLAND, OR, 2017
ROSE FESTIVAL QUEEN'S CORONATION, PORTLAND, OR, 2017
TROOPING THE COLORS/Q E II'S OFFICIAL BIRTHDAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2017


SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 2017
HAWAII:  KING KAMEHAMEHA DAY
FALL OF TROY, 1184 BCE
HENRY VIII MARRIED CATHARINE OF ARAGON (#1), 1509
BENJAMIN JONSON, 1572
CONTINENTAL CONGRESS APPOINTED "COMMITTEE OF 5" TO DRAFT "DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE", 1776
JOHN CONSTABLE (ENGLISH LANDSCAPE PAINTER), 1776
MARTIN ROSS (VIOLET FLORENCE MARTIN) (IRISH WRITER–"IRISH RM"), 1862
RICHARD GEORG STRAUSS, 1864
CHARLES FABRY (DISCOVERED OZONE LAYER), 1867
JEANNETTE RANKIN (1ST WOMAN ELECTED TO US CONGRESS), 1880  
BELLE BOYD DIED, 1900
JACQUES-YVES COUSTEAU, 1910
SIR BARTON BECAME 1ST TRIPLE CROWN WINNER, 1919
CHARLES RANGEL, 1930
ATHOL HAROLD LORRIGAN FUGARD (SOUTH AFRICAN PLAYWRIGHT), 1932
F. LEE BAILEY, 1933
ROBERT E HOWARD DIED, 1936
GENE WILDER, 1939
ALLIED D-DAY FORCES UNITED IN NORMANDY, 1944
JAMES HUGH CALUM LAURIE, 1959
FRANK LEE MORRIS & JOHN & CLARENCE ANGLIN DISAPPEARED FROM ALCATRAZ, 1962
U OF ALABAMA DESEGREGATED, 1963
ARAB-ISRAELI 6 DAY WAR ENDED, 1967
JOSEPH FREEMAN, JR, BECAME 1ST BLACK MORMON ORDAINED, 1978
JOHN WAYNE DIED, 1979
"ET" RELEASED IN US, 1982
KAREN ANN QUINLAN DIED, 1985
"FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF" RELEASED IN US, 1986
SHIA LA BEOUF, 1986
US SUPREME COURT UPHELD RIGHT TO ABORTION, 1986
MT. PINATUBO ERUPTED, PHILIPPINES, 1991
"JURASSIC PARK" RELEASED IN US, 1993
RED ARMY LEFT BERLIN, 1994
DeFOREST KELLEY DIED, 1999
"LARA CROFT–TOMB RAIDER" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"AMERICAN IDOL" TV PREMIERE, 2002
BLOOMSDAY FESTIVAL, DUBLIN, CO DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017
COUNTRY FAIR, CURRAGHMORE HOUSE & GARDENS, PORTLAW, CO WATERFORD, IRELAND, 2017
ORTHODOX ALL SOULS DAY, 2017
STRATHMORE HIGHLAND GAMES, GLAMIS CASTLE, ANGUS, SCOTLAND, 2017
TRINITY SUNDAY, 2017


MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017
CROWDED NEST AWARENESS DAY
NATIONAL JERKY DAY
VIRGINIA ADOPTED "DECLARATION OF RIGHTS", 1776
JOHN AUGUSTUS ROEBLING (DESIGNED BROOKLYN BRIDGE), 1806
CHARLES KINGSLEY, 1819
J E B STUART MADE END RUN AROUND UNION TROOPS, 1862
LEE RICHMOND, WORCESTER RUBY LEGS (NATIONAL LEAGUE) PITCHED 1ST PERFECT BASEBALL GAME, 1880
PHILIPPINES INDEPENDENT OF SPAIN, 1898
US AIRCRAFT MADE 1ST BOMBING RAID IN WW I, 1918
GEORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH, 1924
JOHANNA HEUSSER SPYRI (HEIDI), 1927
ANNELIES MARIE FRANK, 1929
JIM NABORS, 1932
NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME DEDICATED, 1939
ARMANDO ANTHONY "CHICK" COREA , 1941
ANNE FRANK RECEIVED DIARY FOR 13TH BIRTHDAY PRESENT, 1942
US POSTAL SERVICE SAID IT WAS ILLEGAL TO MAIL CHILDREN, 1950
NELSON MANDELA SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON, SOUTH AFRICA, 1964
LOVING V VIRGINIA/US SUPREME COURT RULED STATES CANNOT PROHIBIT INTERRACIAL MARRIAGE, 1967
BRYAN ALLEN IN "GOSSAMER ALBATROSS" CROSSED CHANNEL IN 2 HRS., 49 MIN., 1979
"PREDATOR" RELEASED IN US, 1987
PRES REAGAN CHALLENGED GORBACHEV TO "TEAR DOWN THAT WALL", 1987
NICOLE BROWN SIMPSON & RON GOLDMAN MURDERED (SEE 6/17 & 6/20), 1994
GREGORY PECK DIED, 2003
49 KILLED, 53 INJURED IN SHOOTINGS AT PULSE NIGHTCLUB, ORLANDO, FL, 2016
UN WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR, 2017


TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
NATIONAL HERMIT WEEK BEGINS
ALEXANDER THE GREAT DIED, 323 BCE
GNAEUS JULIUS AGRICOLA, 40
FEAST OF ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA (ILLITERATE & THE POOR)/DIED 1231
WAT TYLER'S FORCES ATTACKED LONDON DURING PEASANTS' REVOLT, 1381
THOMAS YOUNG (INTERFERENCE OF LIGHT & HELPED DECIPHER ROSETTA STONE), 1773
LAFAYETTE ARRIVED IN AMERICA TO JOIN GEORGE WASHINGTON, 1777
WINFIELD SCOTT, 1786
HARRIET BEECHER STOWE, 1811
JAMES CLERK MAXWELL, 1831
WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS, 1865
JEAN-EUGENE-ROBERT HOUDIN DIED, 1871
US DEPT OF LABOR, 1888
BASIL RATHBONE, 1892
DOROTHY LEIGH SAYERS, 1893
LUIS WALTER ALVAREZ (US EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICIST/NOBEL PRIZE, 1968), 1911
CHRISTO JAVACHEFF, 1935
GERMANY BEGAN V-1 ROCKET ATTACKS ON BRITAIN, 1944
RICHARD THOMAS, 1951
TIM ALLEN, 1953
MEDGAR EVARS KILLED, 1963
MIRANDA DECISION, 1966
"YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE" RELEASED IN US, 1967
N.Y. TIMES BEGAN PRINTING "PENTAGON PAPERS", 1971
PIONEER 10 LEFT SOLAR SYSTEM, 1983
ASHLEY & MARY-KATE OLSEN, 1986
BENNY GOODMAN DIED, 1986
RUSSIA HELD 1ST FREE ELECTIONS, 1991
"SPEED 2--CRUISE CONTROL" RELEASED IN US, 1997
"TITAN AE" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"INCREDIBLE HULK" RELEASED IN US, 2008
MUSEUM MILE FESTIVAL, NEW YORK, NY, 2017
UN INTERNATIONAL ALBINISM AWARENESS DAY, 2017


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
FAMILY HISTORY DAY
MUNICH, GERMANY, FOUNDED, 1158
1ST BREACH OF PROMISE SUIT IN U.S. (REV GREVILLE POOLEY v CICELY JOHNSON), CHARLES CITY, VA, 1623
CHARLES-AUGUSTIN de COULOMB (FRENCH PHYSICIST), 1736
U.S. ARMY ESTABLISHED, 1775
FLAG DAY/JOHN ADAMS PROPOSED STARS & STRIPES, 1777
CAPT BLIGH LANDED ON TIMOR AFTER THE MUTINY, 1789
BENEDICT ARNOLD DIED, 1801
HARRIET ELIZABETH BEECHER STOWE, 1811
JOHN BARTLETT (COLLECTOR OF QUOTATIONS), 1820
PIERRE CHARLES L'ENFANT DIED, 1825
BEAR FLAG REVOLT, CA, 1846
ALOIS ALZHEIMER, 1864
JOHN MacTAMMANY, JR, PATENTED PLAYER PIANO, 1881
JOHN McCORMACK (IRISH TENOR), 1884
FLASH FLOOD KILLED 324, HEPPNER, OR, 1903
MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE (PHOTOJOURNALIST), 1906
BURL ICLE IVANHOE IVES, 1909
CPT. JOHN ALCOCK & LT. ARTHUR W. BROWN MADE 1ST NON-STOP TRANSATLANTIC  FLIGHT, 1919
WARREN G. HARDING BECAME 1ST PRESIDENT TO BROADCAST ON THE RADIO, 1922
MARY CASSATT DIED, 1926
ERNESTO "CHE" GUEVARA DE LA SERNA, 1928
G K CHESTERTON DIED, 1936
PARIS FELL TO THE NAZIS, 1940
DONALD JOHN TRUMP, 1946
UNIVAC (UNIVERSAL AUTOMATIC COMPUTER)., 1951
1ST NATIONWIDE US CIVIL DEFENSE DRILL, 1954
ERIC ARTHUR HEIDEN (OLYMPIC SPEED SKATER), 1958
BOY GEORGE (GEORGE ALAN O'DOWD), 1961
STEPHANIE MARIE "STEFFI" GRAF, 1969
BRITISH RECAPTURED FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1982
JORGE LUIS BORGE DIED, 1986
MARLIN PERKINS DIED, 1986
TIMOTHY DONALD CONROY & JILLIAN DALE NICHOLAS, 1992
FLASH FLOOD DESTROYED HEPPNER, OR, 1993
HENRY MANCINI DIED, 1994
ROGER ZELAZNY DIED, 1995
ELLA FITZGERALD DIED, 1996
"HERCULES" RELEASED IN US, 1997
CHICAGO BULLS WON 3RD STRAIGHT NBA CHAMPIONSHIP FOR 2ND TIME, 1998
"BOURNE IDENTITY" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"SCOOBY-DOO" RELEASED IN US, 2002
WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY, 2017


THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY DAY
KING JOHN SEALED MAGNA CARTA, 1215
DANTE BECAME PART OF THE CITY GOVT OF FLORENCE, 1300
EDWARD, PRINCE OF WALES, THE BLACK PRINCE, 1330
GEORGE WASHINGTON BECAME COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF CONTINENTAL ARMY, 1775
JEAN FRANCOIS PILATRE de ROZIER & P.A. deROMAIN KILLED IN 1ST FATAL AIR ACCIDENT, 1785
12TH AMENDMENT RATIFIED (ELECTORAL COLLEGE), 1804
ARKANSAS (25), 1836
EDVARD HAGERUP GRIEG, 1843
OREGON TREATY SIGNED/US-CANADA BORDER ESTABLISHED, 1846
HENRY OSSIAN FLIPPER BECAME 1ST AFRICAN AMERICAN GRADUATE OF WEST POINT, 1877
US CONGRESS PASSED ESPIONAGE ACT, 1917
NATIVE AMERICANS GRANTED US CITIZENSHIP, 1924
WAYLON JENNINGS, 1937
US FORCES LANDED ON SAIPAN, 1944
JIM VARNEY ("ERNEST"), 1949
JIM BELUSHI, 1954
JULIE HAGERTY, 1955
JOHN LENNON & PAUL McCARTNEY 1ST MET, 1956
HELEN HUNT, 1963
COURTNEY COX ARQUETTE, 1964
1ST EPISODE "HEE-HAW", 1969
NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, 1973
MEREDITH WILSON (WROTE "MUSIC MAN") DIED, 1985
"DICK TRACY" RELEASED IN US, 1990
"LION KING" RELEASED IN US, 1994
"POCAHONTAS" RELEASED IN US, 1995
ELLA FITZGERALD DIED, 1996
"ME, MYSELF & IRENE" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"SONGCATCHER" RELEASED IN US, 2001
NATIONAL NURSING ASSISTANTS DAY & WEEK, 2017
TASTE OF DUBLIN, DUBLIN CITY, CO DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017
US OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS, ERIN HILLS, WI, 2017


FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
HAMMURABI DIED, 1686 BCE
MARY KATHERINE GODDARD, 1738
GERONIMO, 1829
LINCOLN MADE "HOUSE DIVIDED" SPEECH, SPRINGFIELD, IL, 1858
1ST ROLLER COASTER OPENED IN US, CONEY ISLAND, NY, 1884
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, 1890
STAN LAUREL (ARTHUR STANLEY JEFFERSON), 1890
CRACKER JACKS 1ST SOLD, CHICAGO, IL, 1893
SQUEEZE PLAY 1ST USED IN BASEBALL GAME, 1894
TSUNAMI HIT JAPAN, 1896
ALASKAN GOLD RUSH BEGAN, 1897
FORD MOTOR COMPANY, 1903
BLOOMSDAY, 1904
KATHERINE GRAHAM (FORMER PUBLISHER, "WASHINGTON POST"), 1917
JOHN HOWARD GRIFFIN (BLACK LIKE ME), 1920
JOYCE CAROL OATES, 1938
MARSHAL PETAIN BECAME PREMIER OF NAZI-OCCUPIED FRANCE, 1940
NEIL GOLDSCHMIDT, 1940
SONIA BRAGA, 1951
"PSYCHO" PREMIERED, 1960
PRES KENNEDY AGREED TO SEND US FORCES TO TRAIN VIETNAMESE TROOPS, 1961
RUDOLF NUREYEV DEFECTED WHILE ON TOUR IN PARIS, 1961
VALENTINA TERESHKOVA BECAME 1ST WOMAN IN SPACE, 1963
TUPAC SHAKUR, 1971
LEONID BREZHNEV BECAME SOVIET PRESIDENT, 1977
"SPACE INVADERS" 1ST DEMONSTRATED, 1978
MOVIE VERSION OF "GREASE" PREMIERED, 1978
"BLUES BROTHERS" PREMIERED, 1980
LAST DUSKY SEASIDE SPARROW DIED, 1987
"BATMAN FOREVER" RELEASED IN US, 1996
"TITAN AE" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"LILO & STITCH" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"GARFIELD–A TAIL OF TWO KITTIES" RELEASED IN US, 2006
CZECH DAYS, TABOR, SD, 2017
INTERNATIONAL POP FESTIVAL, MONTEREY, CA, 2017
MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL, CORK CITY, CO CORK, IRELAND, 2017
SANDCASTLE CONTEST, CANNON BEACH, OR, 2017
THIRD WORLD CARIBBEAN AMERICAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION, MIRAMAR, FL, 2017
VIKINGSPEIL, FREDERIKSUND, DENMARK, 2017
WORK AT HOME FATHERS DAY, 2017


SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017
UN WORLD DAY TO COMBAT DROUGHT & DESERTIFICATION 
JOHN WESLEY, 1703	
FRANCIS DRAKE CLAIMED CALIFORNIA FOR ENGLAND, 1579
BATTLE OF BUNKER/BREEDS HILL, 1775
CHARLES FRANCIS GOUNOD, 1818
CHARLES MACKINTOSH PATENTED WATERPROOF FABRIC, 1823
CHARLES GOODYEAR PATENTED RUBBER, 1837
SUSAN LA FLESCHE PICOTTE (1ST FEMALE NATIVE AMERICAN PHYSICIAN IN US), 1865
JOHN ROBERT GREGG (SHORTHAND), 1867
SAMUEL BLOOMINGDALE, 1873
IGOR FYDOROVICH STRAVINSKY, 1882
STATUE OF LIBERTY ARRIVED IN NEW YORK HARBOR, 1885
MAURITS CORNELIUS ESCHER, 1898
MARTIN BORMANN, 1900
AMELIA EARHART BECAME 1ST WOMAN TO FLY ACROSS ATLANTIC (PASSENGER), 1928
JAMES BROWN, 1928
LAST PUBLIC DEATH BY GUILLOTINE IN FRANCE, 1939
NEWTON LEROY GINGRICH, 1943
ICELAND INDEPENDENT FROM DENMARK, 1944
GENERAL TOMMY FRANKS, 1945
TOMMY FRANKS (FORMER HEAD US GENERAL IN IRAQ), 1945
INTERNATIONAL SING OUT DAY/BARRY MANILOW, 1946
JOE PISCOPO, 1951
DAN JENSEN (US OLYMPIC SPEEDSKATER), 1965
CHINA EXPLODED ITS 1ST H-BOMB, 1967
WATERGATE ARRESTS, 1972
VENUS WILLIAMS, 1980
SOUTH AFRICA REPEALED LAST APARTHEID LAW, 1991
O J SIMPSON ARRESTED (SEE 6/12, 6/20), 1994
FATHER'S DAY/INTERVIEW WITH & JOB OFFER FROM BROWARD CO LIBRARY, 2001
CYD CHARISSE DIED, 2008
9 KILLED, 1 INJURED IN SHOOTING AT EMANUEL AME CHURCH, CHARLESTON, SC, 2015
AMERICA'S CUP FINALS BEGIN, HAMILTON, BERMUDA, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, NEWBURGH, FIFE, SCOTLAND, 2017
POLAR BEAR SWIM, NOME, AK, 2017
PRIDE WATERFRONT FESTIVAL & PARADE, PORTLAND, OR, 2017
SALMON & WHISKEY FESTIVAL, BUSMILLS, CO ANTRIM, N IRELAND, 2017
SPORTS & HIGHLAND GAMES, OLDMELDRUM, ABERDEENSHIRE, SCOTLAND, 2017
STONEWALL PARADE & FESTIVAL, WILTON MANORS, FL, 2017
WORLD JUGGLING DAY, 2017


SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017
BRITISH EVACUATED PHILADELPHIA, PA, 1778
WAR DECLARED, 1812
BATTLE OF WATERLOO, 1815
EDWARD WYLLIS SCRIPPS (JOURNALIST, FOUNDED "UNITED PRESS"), 1854
HENRY CLAY FOLGER, JR (FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY), 1857
JOHN AUGUSTUS SUTTER DIED (SUTTER'S MILL), 1880
GEORGE LEIGH MALLORY, 1886
JEANETTE MacDONALD (MUSICALS & OPERETTAS W/NELSON EDDY), 1901
JAMES KING KERN "KAY" KEISER ("KOLLEGE OF MUSICAL KNOWLEDGE"), 1906
SAMMY CAHN (SAMUEL COHEN, TIN PAN ALLEY COMPOSER), 1913
SYLVIA PORTER (FINANCIAL COLUMNIST), 1913
ALLAN REX SANDAGE (DISCOVERED 1ST QUASAR), 1926
HITLER & MUSSOLINI MET IN MUNICH, 1940
JAMES PAUL McCARTNEY, 1942
ROGER JOSEPH EBERT, 1942
CAROL KANE, 1952
BRITISH ARMY WITHDREW FROM SUEZ, 1954
CARTER & BREZNHEV SIGNED SALT-2 TREATY, 1979
SALLY RIDE BECAME 1ST U.S. WOMAN IN SPACE, 1983
"CHARLIE'S ANGELS–FULL THROTTLE" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"MADGALENE SISTERS" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"DODGEBALL" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"TERMINAL" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"PUBLIC ENEMIES" RELEASED IN US, 2009
BABY JUMPING FESTIVAL, GASTRILLO DE MUNCIA, SPAIN, 2017
FATHER'S DAY, 2017
HUSBAND CAREGIVER DAY, 2017
MEET A MATE WEEK, 2017


MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
WORLD SAUNTERING DAY
GENERAL COUNCIL @ NICEA SETTLED THE RULES FOR DETERMINING THE DATE OF EASTER, 325
JAMES VI OF SCOTLAND/I OF ENGLAND, 1566	
BLAISE PASCAL, 1623
THOMAS SULLEY (US PORTRAIT PAINTER), 1783
JOSEPH BANKS DIED, 1820
ELBERT GREEN HUBBARD ("MESSAGE TO GARCIA"), 1856
USS KEARSARGE SANK CSS ALABAMA, CHERBOURG, FRANCE, 1864
JUNETEENTH/SLAVES IN TEXAS EMANCIPATED (LATER CANCELED BY PRES LINCOLN), 1865
ARCHDUKE FERDINAND MAXIMILIAN, EMPEROR OF MEXICO, EXECUTED BY REPUBLIC OF MEXICO, 1867
RUTHLESS WON 1ST RUNNING OF THE BELMONT STAKES, 1867
GEN SHERMAN SAID "WAR IS HELL" IN GRADUATION SPEECH TO MICHIGAN MILITARY ACADEMY, 1879
STATUE OF LIBERTY ARRIVED IN US, 1885
WALLIS WARFIELD SIMPSON, 1896
CHARLES CUNNINGHAM BOYCOTT DIED, 1897
MOE HOWARD (MOSES HORWITZ) (3 STOOGES), 1897
GUY ALBERT LOMBARDO, 1902
HENRY LOUIS GEHRIG, 1903
EARL W BASCOM (RADIO PIONEER & SHOWMAN), 1906
LOUIS JOURDAN, 1908
1ST FATHERS DAY CELEBRATED, 1910
WILLIAM GERALD GOLDING (LORD OF THE FLIES), 1911
8-HR WORKDAY IN US OFFICIAL, 1912
KING GEORGE V ORDERED BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY TO CHANGE LAST NAME FROM SAXE-COBURG-GOTHE 
	TO WINDSOR, 1917
PAULINE KAEL (FILM CRITIC), 1919
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION ESTABLISHED, 1934
J M BARRIE DIED, 1937
GILBERTO BENETTON, 1941
AHMED SALMAN RUSHDIE, 1947
ANN WILSON (HEART), 1951
JULIUS & ETHEL ROSENBERG EXECUTED, 1953
KATHLEEN TURNER, 1954
PAULA ABDUL, 1962
1ST PUBLIC APPEARANCE OF WOMEN'S TOPLESS BATHING SUIT, 1964
1ST MALE SAINT BORN IN US CANONIZED (JOHN NEPOMUCENE NEUMANN), 1977
ELVIS MADE LAST CONCERT RECORDINGS, 1977
GARFIELD, 1978
US SUPREME COURT RULED SCHOOLS DID NOT HAVE TO TEACH CREATIONISM, 1987
"BATMAN RETURNS" RELEASED IN US, 1992
WILLIAM GOLDING DIED, 1993
"X-FILES" RELEASED IN US, 1998
"DR DOLITTLE 2" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"HULK" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"DE-LOVELY" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"HERBIE FULLY LOADED" RELEASED IN US, 2005
JAMES GANDOLFINI ("TONY SOPRANO") DIED, 2013
NATIONAL OLD TIME FIDDLERS CONTEST & FESTIVAL, WEISER, ID, 2017


TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
UN WORLD REFUGEE DAY
NICHOLAS ROWE (EARLY SHAKESPEARE EDITOR), 1674
THEOBALD WOLFE TONE, 1764
GREAT SEAL OF U.S. APPROVED, 1782
TENNIS COURT OATH, VERSAILLES, FRANCE, 1789
JACQUES OFFENBACH, 1819
VICTORIA BECAME QUEEN OF ENGLAND, 1837
CHARLES W CHESNUTT (1ST IMPORTANT US BLACK NOVELIST), 1858
NATIONAL BANK OF PHILADELPHIA BECAME 1ST BANK CHARTERED IN U.S., 1863
WEST VIRGINIA (35), 1863
ELIZABETH "LIZZIE" BORDEN ACQUITTED, 1893
GUAM SURRENDERED TO U.S. BY SPAIN, 1898
BOXER REBELLION BEGAN, 1900
1ST BALLOON HONEYMOON, CAPE COD, 1909
ERROL LESLIE THOMSON FLYNN, 1909
1ST WOMAN PRESIDED OVER U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 1921
AUDIE LEON MURPHY, 1924
CHET ATKINS, 1924
MARTIN LANDAU, 1934
BRIAN WILSON, 1942
ANNE MURRAY, 1945
ANDRE WATTS (PIANIST), 1946
BOB VILA, 1946
LIONEL RICHIE, 1949
NORI KAMAL MOHAMUD AL-MALIKI, 1950
JOHN GOODMAN, 1952
CYNDI LAUPER, 1953
USA & USSR AGREED TO ESTABLISH "HOT LINE", 1963
NICOLE KIDMAN, 1967
ROBERT RODRIGUEZ (DIRECTOR), 1968
HOWARD JOHNSON DIED, 1972
"JAWS" RELEASED IN US, 1975
OIL BEGAN FLOWING THROUGH TRANS-ALASKA PIPELINE TO PRUDHOE BAY, 1977
ABBY WOMBAUGH (US SOCCER), 1980
US SUPREME COURT RULED PRIVATE CLUBS COULD NOT ROUTINELY EXCLUDE WOMEN & MINORITIES, 1988
O J ENTERED "NOT GUILTY" PLEA (SEE 6/12, 6/17), 1994
"BATMAN & ROBIN" RELEASED IN US, 1997
ROYAL ASCOT, BERKSHIRE, 2017


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
GO SKATEBOARDING DAY
NATIONAL DAYLIGHT APPRECIATION DAY
UN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA
WORLD HUMANIST DAY
MACHIAVELLI DIED, 1527	
INIGO JONES DIED (ENGLISH ARCHITECT), 1652
MARTHA DANDRIDGE CUSTUS WASHINGTON, 1731
JOHANN CHRISTOPH FRIEDRICH BACH, 1732
SPAIN JOINED FRANCE IN WAR AGAINST GREAT BRITAIN, 1779
NEW  HAMPSHIRE BECAME 9TH & FINAL STATE TO RATIFY CONSTITUTION, 1788
ALLIES DEFEATED FRANCE IN SPAIN, ENDING PENINSULAR WAR, 1813
FRIEDRICH FROEBEL (KINDERGARTEN FOUNDER) DIED, 1832
CYRUS McCORMICK PATENTED REAPER, 1834
HENRY OSSAWA TANNER (AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTIST), 1859
MOLLY MAGUIRES HUNG FOR MURDER, PA,. 1877
REINHOLD NIEBUHR (PROTESTANT THEOLOGIAN), 1892
FERRIS WHEEL INTRODUCED, ST LOUIS WORLD'S FAIR, 1893
JEAN-PAUL SARTRE, 1905
NIKOLAY RIMSKY-KORSAKOFF DIED, 1908
PAOLO SOLIERI (ARCHITECT & DESIGNER), 1919
JANE RUSSELL ("GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES"), 1921
JAMES THORNE SMITH DIED, 1934
JOE FLAHERTY, 1940
ALLIES SURRENDERED AT TOBRUK, LIBYA, 1942
JAPANESE SUBMARINE FIRED AT OREGON COAST, 1942
BATTLE OF OKINAWA ENDED (BEGAN 4/1), 1945
COLUMBIA RECORDS RELEASED 33 1/3 RPM RECORDS, 1948
BENAZIR BHUTTO (FORMER PRIME MINISTER, PAKISTAN), 1953
BERKE BREATHED ("BLOOM COUNTY"), 1957
FRANCE WITHDREW NAVAL FORCES FROM NATO (STILL OUT), 1963
JAMES CHANEY, ANDREW GOODMAN & MICHAEL SCHWERER LAST SEEN, MERIDIAN, MS, 1964
PIERRE OMIDYAR (FOUNDED ebay), 1967
HURRICANE AGNES HIT US EASTERN SEABOARD, 1972
CHRIS PRATT, 1979
JOHN HINCKLEY, JR, FOUND NOT GUILTY BY REASON OF INSANITY OF ATTEMPT ON PRES REAGAN, 1982
WILLIAM PHILIP ARTHUR, PRINCE OF WALES, 1982
EDWARD SNOWDEN, 1983
"WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT?" RELEASED IN US, 1988
"CHICKEN RUN" RELEASED IN US, 2000
CARROLL O'CONNOR DIED, 2001
JOHN LEE HOOKER DIED, 2001
"MINORITY REPORT" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"SUPERMAN RETURNS" RELEASED IN US, 2006
"MAMMA MIA!" RELEASED IN US, 2009
12:24 AM EDT SUMMER BEGINS, 2017
GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL BEGINS, PILTON, SOMERSET, 2017
WORLD DAY OF MUSIC/FETE DE LA MUSIQUE, 2017


THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
STUPID GUY THING DAY
RICHARD II BECAME KING OF ENGLAND, 1377	
MACHIAVELLI DIED, 1527
HENRY HUDSON, HIS SON, & 7 SUPPORTERS SET ADRIFT BY MUTINEERS IN HUDSON'S BAY, 1611
GEORGE VANCOUVER, 1757
CONTINENTAL CONGRESS ISSUED 1ST CURRENCY, 1775
CHESAPEAKE/LEOPARD AFFAIR, CHESAPEAKE BAY, 1807
NAPOLEON ABDICATED FOR 2ND AND LAST TIME, 1815
HENRY RIDER HAGGARD, 1856
U.S. DEPT. OF JUSTICE, 1870
DR ALEXANDER TAYLOR STILL BEGAN 1ST PRACTICE OF OSTEOPATHY, 1874
GEN ANTONIO LOPEZ DE SANTA ANA DIED IN POVERTY, MEXICO CITY, 1876
ERICH MARIA REMARQUE, 1898
ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH, 1906
SAMUEL "BILLY" WILDER (FILM DIRECTOR), 1906
HAGENBECK-WALLACE CIRCUS TRAIN WRECK, 1918
JOSEPH PAPP (CHOREOGRAPHER) (JOSEPH PAPIROFSKY), 1921
BILL BLASS (DESIGNER), 1922
DIANE FEINSTEIN, 1933
KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, 1936
FRANCE FELL TO GERMANY, 1940
GERMANY INVADED RUSSIA, 1941
1ST V-MAIL DELIVERY, 1942
FDR SIGNED GI BILL, 1944
KLAUS MARIA BRANDAUER, 1944
OCTAVIA E BUTLER (AFRICAN AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION WRITER–DIED 2/27/2006), 1947
LINDSAY WAGNER, 1949
MERYL LOUISE STREEP, 1949
CYNDI LAUPER, 1953
JUDY GARLAND DIED, 1969
CHARON DISCOVERED, 1978
FRED ASTAIRE DIED, 1987
"BATMAN" RELEASED IN US, 1989
"THE FAST & THE FURIOUS" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"THE POWERPUFF GIRLS MOVIE" RELEASED IN US, 2002
ANN LANDERS DIED, 2002
"RATATOUILLE" RELEASED IN US, 2007
GEORGE CARLIN DIED, 2008
"TRANSFORMERS–REVENGE OF THE FALLEN" RELEASED IN US, 2009
WHITEY BOLGER ARRESTED, SANTA MONICA, CA, 2011
AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
HELEN KELLER FESTIVAL, TUSCUMBIA, AL, 2017
LIMERICK SINGS INTERNATIONAL CHORAL FESTIVAL, LIMERICK CITY, CO LIMERICK, IRELAND, 2017
LITTLE BIG HORN DAYS, HARDEN, MT, 2017
ROYAL HIGHLAND SHOW, EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN, SCOTLAND, 2017
SHAKESPEARE ON THE GREEN, OMAHA, NE, 2017


FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017
LET IT GO DAY
PORTUGAL:  FEAST OF ST. JOHN
UN PUBLIC SERVICE DAY
SLAVERY ABOLISHED IN ENGLAND, 1772
PACIFIC FUR COMPANY ESTABLISHED, 1810
CONGRESS OF REPUBLIC OF TEXAS AGREED TO ANNEXATION BY US, 1845
US SECRET SERVICE ESTABLISHED, 1860
LAST FORMAL SURRENDER OF CONFEDERATE TROOPS, OKLAHOMA TERRITORY, 1865
CHRISTOPHER LATHAM SHOLES PATENTED TYPEWRITER, 1888
ALFRED CHARLES KINSEY, 1894
JEAN-MARIE-LUCIEN-PIERRE ANOUILH, 1907
DAVID MACKENZIE OGILVY (ADVERTISING GURU), 1911
ALAN MATHISON TURING, 1912
ROBERT LOUIS FOSSE, 1927
JUNE CARTER CASH, 1929
MICHAEL SHAARA (KILLER ANGELS, JEFF SHAARA'S DAD), 1929
HITLER TOURED PARIS, 1940
WILMA GLODEAN RUDOLPH (AFRICAN-AMERICAN OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL SPRINTER), 1940
JAMES LEVINE, 1943
BRYAN BROWN, 1947
CLARENCE THOMAS, 1948
GAMAL ABDEL NASSER BECAME 1ST PRESIDENT OF EGYPT, 1956
TITLE IX BECAME LAW, 1972
JOHN GOTTI SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON, 1992
JONAS SALK (POLIO VACCINE) DIED, 1995
MAUREEN O'SULLIVAN DIED, 1998
"ADVENTURES OF ROCKY & BULLWINKLE" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"CATS & DOGS" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"FAHRENHEIT 9/11" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"WORDPLAY" RELEASED IN US, 2006
ED McMAHON DIED, 2009
NIK WALLENDA CROSSED GRAND CANYON ON HIGH WIRE, 2013
CELTIC FLING & HIGHLAND GAMES, MANHEIM, PA, 2017
CZECH FESTIVAL, CLARKSON, NE, 2017
FESTIVAL OF BALLOONS, TIGARD, OR, 2017
NATIONAL EAT AT A FOOD TRUCK DAY, 2017
TAKE YOUR DOG TO WORK DAY, 2017
UN INTERNATIONAL WIDOWS DAY, 2017


SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2017
CELEBRATION OF THE SENSES
FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
BATTLE OF BANNOCKBURN/ROBERT THE BRUCE WON SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE, 1314
JOHN CABOT DISCOVERED NEWFOUNDLAND, 1497
LUCREZIA BORGIA DIED, 1519
ROBERT DUDLEY, EARL OF LEICESTER, 1532
MARGARET BRENT DEMANDED VOTE IN MARYLAND ASSEMBLY, 1647
KING PHILLIP'S WAR BEGAN, 1675
JOSEPHINE, 1763
ELEUTHERE IRENE DU PONT (CHEMIST), 1771
JEDEDIAH STRONG SMITH (1ST TO ENTER CALIFORNIA FROM THE EAST), 1798
NAPOLEON'S TROOPS INVADED RUSSIA, 1812
HENRY WARD BEECHER (US PROTESTANT PREACHER & REFORMER), 1813
GUSTAVUS FRANKLIN SWIFT (MEAT PACKING), 1839
AMBROSE GWINNETT BIERCE, 1842
JACK DEMPSEY, 1895
1ST MAJOR PICASSO EXHIBIT, PARIS, FRANCE, 1901
IRVING R. KAUFMAN (JUDGE FOR ROSENBERGS TRIAL), 1910
NORMAN COUSINS (POET, CRITIC, TRANSLATOR, TEACHER, ETYMOLOGIST), 1912
FRED HOYLE (ASTRONOMER–STEADY STATE THEORY), 1915
JOHN ANTHONY CIARDI, 1916
AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION BECAME NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, 1922
CHARLES JOSEPH WHITMAN (KILLED 15, WOUNDED 30, U TEXAS, 8/1/1966), 1941
MICK FLEETWOOD, 1942
ELLISON S. ONIZUKA (MISSION SPECIALIST, CHALLENGER), 1946
PETER WELLER, 1947
UFOS 1ST REPORTED (OVER MT. RAINIER BY KENNETH ARNOLD OF BOISE), 1947 
SOVIETS CUT OFF BERLIN FROM SUPPLIES (SEE 5/12, 6/26, 9/30), 1948
"HOPALONG CASSIDY" TV PREMIERE, 1949
"CAT BALLOU" RELEASED IN US, 1965
US SENATE REPEALED "GULF OF TONKIN" RESOLUTION (1964), 1970
EAMON DE VALERA RETIRED FROM IRISH POLITICAL LIFE, 1973
JACKIE GLEASON DIED, 1987
US AIR FORCE RELEASED REPORT ON ROSWELL, NM, 1997
AT&T ALLOWED TO BUY TCI, 1998
"ADVENTURES OF ROCKY & BULLWINKLE" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN–DEAD MAN'S CHEST" RELEASED IN US, 2006
CENTRAL OREGON PRIDE FESTIVAL, BEND, OR, 2017
EID-AL-FITR/END OF RAMADAN, SUNSET, 2017
GREAT AMERICAN CAMPOUT, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, CERES, FIFE, SCOTLAND, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, DRUMTOCHTY CASTLE, ABERDEENSHIRE, SCOTLAND, 2017
PRIDE CELEBRATION & PARADE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2017
WORLD BEAT FESTIVAL, SALEM, OR, 2017


SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 2017
UN WORLD DAY OF THE SEAFARER
EXPLOSION ON MOON REPORTED, 1178
GOV WINTHROP INTRODUCED FORK TO AMERICA, 1630
VIRGINIA (10), 1788
ROSE CECIL O'NEILL (DESIGNED "KEWPIE" DOLLS), 1874
BATTLE OF LITTLE BIG HORN, 1876
HENRY HARLEY "HAP" ARNOLD (COMMANDING GENERAL, US ARMY AIR CORPS IN WW II), 1886
ANNE REEVE (AMERICAN ACTRESS, BLACKLISTED FOR 20 YEARS), 1903
GEORGE ORWELL  (ERIC ARTHUR BLAIR), 1903
DOROTHY GILMAN, 1923
SIDNEY LUMET (MOVIE DIRECTOR), 1924
JUNE LOCKHART, 1925
JAMES HOWARD MEREDITH, 1933
EISENHOWER TOOK COMMAND OF US FORCES IN EUROPE, 1942
CARLY SIMON, 1945
NORTH KOREA INVADED SOUTH KOREA, 1950
C.B.S. MADE 1ST COLOR TV BROADCAST, 1951
SONIA SOTOMAYOR, 1954
LAST PACKARD PRODUCED IN DETROIT, 1956
RICKY DENE GERVAIS, 1961
SUPREME COURT BANNED PRAYER IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, 1962
"DARK SHADOWS" TV PREMIERE, 1966
LINDA CARDELLINI (VELMA, "SCOOBY-DOO" MOVIES), 1975
JOHNNY MERCER DIED, 1976
"BLADE RUNNER" RELEASED IN US, 1982
MILDRED E. GILLARS ("AXIS SALLY") DIED, 1988
US SUPREME COURT UPHELD RIGHT TO DIE, 1990
CROATIA & SLOVENIA SECEEDED FROM YUGOSLAVIA/CIVIL WAR BEGAN, 1991
FLOOD IN CENTRAL CHINA, 1991
DAVE LETERMAN'S LAST SHOW ON NBC, 1993
KIM CAMPBELL BECAME 1ST FEMALE PM OF CANADA (IN OFFICE ONLY UNTIL 10/25), 1993
JACQUES COUSTEAU DIED, 1997
VOLCANO ON MONTSERRAT ERUPTED AFTER 400 YEARS DORMANCY, 1997
"KISS OF THE DRAGON" RELEASED IN US, 2001
FARRAH FAWCETT DIED, 2009
MICHAEL JACKSON DIED, 2009
GLBT PRIDE PARADE, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, LORNE, ARGYLL & BUTE, SCOTLAND, 2017
ROSE FESTIVAL MILK CARTON BOAT RACE, PORTLAND, OR, 2017
TRADITIONAL BOAT FESTIVAL, PORTSOY, ABERDEENSHIRE, SCOTLAND, 2017


MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017
UN INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE & ILLEGAL TRAFFICKING
RICHARD III BECAME KING OF ENGLAND, 1483
TOOTHBRUSH INVENTED, 1498
FRANCISCO PIZARRO ASSASSINATED, LIMA, PERU, 1541
CHARLES MESSIER (ASTRONOMER/STAR CHARTS), 1730
JOSEPH MICHEL MONTGOLFIER DIED, 1810
ABNER DOUBLEDAY, 1819
W K CLARKSON, JR, PATENTED BICYCLE, 1819
WILLIAM THOMSON KELVIN, 1824
PEARL SYDENSTRICKER BUCK, 1892
HAYMARKET PARDONS, 1893
WILLI MESSERCHMITT, 1898
WILLIAM POWELL LEAR, 1902
PETER LORRE (LASZLO LOEWENSTEIN), 1904
1ST GRAND PRIX, LE MANS, 1906
ROY PLUNKETT (DISCOVERED TEFLON), 1910
MILDRED ELLA "BABE" DIDRICKSON ZAHARIAS (CHAMPION FEMALE ATHLETE), 1914
1ST US TROOPS ARRIVED IN FRANCE, 1917
F.D.R. SIGNED FEDERAL CREDIT UNION ACT, 1934
ALDRICH AMES (SOVIET DOUBLE AGENT), 1941
U.N. CHARTER SIGNED, 1945
BERLIN AIRLIFT BEGAN (SEE 5/12, 6/24, 9/30), 1948
"GUIDING LIGHT" TV PREMIERE, 1952
ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY DEDICATED BY PRESIDENT EISENHOWER & QUEEN ELIZABETH II, 1959
MADAGASCAR BECAME INDEPENDENT FROM FRANCE, 1960
GREGORY JAMES LeMOND (CYCLIST), 1961
JFK MADE "I AM A BERLINER" SPEECH, 1963
1ST UPC BARCODE SCANNED, TROY, OH, 1974
DEREK JETER, 1974
C.N. TOWER OPENED, ONTARIO, 1976
"FOR YOUR EYES ONLY" RELEASED IN US, 1981
"DRAGNET" RELEASED IN US, 1987
US SENATE REJECTED FLAG DESECRATION AMENDMENT, 1990
HARRY POTTER & THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE 1ST PUBLISHED, 1997
"PERFECT STORM" RELEASED IN US, 2000
J CRAIG VENTER & FRANCIS S COLLINS ANNOUNCED COMPLETION OF MAPPING OF HUMAN GENOME, 2000
"A I–ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE" RELEASED IN US, 2001
STROM THURMOND DIED, 2003
LIZ CLAIBORNE DIED, 2007
NORA EPHRON DIED, 2012
US SUPREME COURT RULED "DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT" UNCONSTITUTIONAL, 2013
CHAMBER MUSIC NW BEGINS, PORTLAND, OR, 2017


TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2017
DECIDE TO BE MARRIED DAY
NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY
PTSD AWARENESS DAY
1ST SETTLERS OF MASSACHUSETTS ARRIVED AT SALEM HARBOR, 1629
GIBBON COMPLETED DECLINE & FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE, 1787
JAMES SMITHSON DIED, 1829
JOSEPH & HYRUM SMITH KILLED, CARTHAGE, IL, 1844
CHARLES STEWART PARNELL, 1846
PATRICIO LAFCADIO TESSIMO CARLOS HEARN, 1850
MILDRED J. HILL (COMPOSER, "HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU"), 1859
"RED" EMMA GOLDMAN, 1869
HELEN ADAMS KELLER, 1880
NED KELLY GANG'S LAST STAND, GLENROWAN, AUSTRALIA, 1880
INTERNATIONAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD FOUNDED, CHICAGO, IL, 1905
STATE OF ILLINOIS VS EDDIE CICOTTE ET AL (CHICAGO WHITE SOX) TRIAL BEGAN, 1921 (SEE 2/14, 7/29), 1921
STORY OF MANKIND BY HENDRIK WILLEM VAN LOON WON 1ST NEWBERRY AWARD, 1922
BOB KEESHAN (CAPT KANGAROO), 1927
HENRY ROSS PEROT, 1930
GERMANS 1ST BEGAN USING ENIGMA CODING MACHINE, 1940
US TROOPS LIBERATED CHERBOURG, FRANCE, 1944
FCC ALLOCATED 1ST TV CHANNELS, 1945
VERA WANG (FASHION & FIGURE SKATING COSTUME DESIGNER), 1949
PRESIDENT TRUMAN ORDERED U.S. TROOPS TO KOREA, 1950
JFK VISITED IRELAND, 1963
"DARK SHADOWS" TV PREMIERE, 1966
J J ABRAMS, 1966
"LIVE & LET DIE" RELEASED IN US, 1973
SONNY & CHER DIVORCED, 1975
TOBEY MAGUIRE, 1975
1ST REPORTS OF EBOLA OUTBREAK, SUDAN, 1976
ROUTE 66 DECERTIFIED, 1985
"FACE/OFF" RELEASED IN US, 1997
"OUT TO SEA" RELEASED IN US, 1997
"THE PATRIOT" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"MADAGASCAR" RELEASED IN US, 2005
SHELBY FOOTE DIED, 2005
"LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD" RELEASED IN US, 2007
"TRANSFORMERS" RELEASED IN US, 2007
"WALL-E" RELEASED IN US, 2008
PRIDE FESTIVAL PARADE, DUBLIN, CO DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017
TREBLE CHORAL FESTIVAL, EUGENE, OR, 2017


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 2017
HENRY VIII, 1491
CHARLES I OF SPAIN BECAME HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR, 1519
PETER PAUL RUBENS, 1577
JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU, 1712
LAVOISIER DISCOVERED CHEMICAL MAKEUP OF WATER, 1783
PAUL BROCA (NEUROSURGEON), 1824
JAMES MADISON DIED, 1836
SIEGE OF VICKSBURG, MS, BEGAN, 1862
LUIGI PIRANDELLO, 1867
R W WOOD BECAME 1ST US SURGEON GENERAL, 1869
CLARA LOUISE MAAS (NURSE WHO DIED IN YELLOW FEVER EXPERIMENTS), 1876
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON LEFT FOR SOUTH SEAS, 1888
LABOR DAY BECAME FEDERAL HOLIDAY, 1894
JOHN DILLINGER, 1902
RICHARD RODGERS, 1902
HELEN KELLER GRADUATED FROM RADCLIFFE WITH HONORS, 1904
MARIA GOEPPERT MAYER (GERMAN-AMERICAN PHYSICIST ON MANHATTAN PROJECT), 1906
ERIC AMBLER, 1909
ARCHDUKE FRANZ FERDINAND & WIFE KILLED, 1914
LESTER FLATT, 1914
W.W.I:  BEGAN, 1914; ENDED (TREATY OF VERSAILLES), 1919
MEL BROOKS  (MELVYN KAMINSKY), 1928
BRITAIN RECOGNIZED DE GAULLE AS LEADER OF FREE FRENCH, 1940
GILDA RADNER, 1946
"AMOS ‘N' ANDY" TV PREMIERE, 1951
US FORCES LAUNCHED 1ST  OFFENSIVE IN VIETNAM, 1965
JOHN CUSACK, 1966
ROBERT CLIFTON WEAVER BECAME 1ST BLACK US CABINET MEMBER, 1966
L.B.J. SIGNED MONDAY HOLIDAY LAW, 1968
STONEWALL RIOT, NEW YORK, NY, 1969
ELON MUSK, 1971
ROD SERLING DIED, 1975
BISCAYNE NATIONAL PARK, 1980
TERRY FOX DIED (RAN ACROSS CANADA FOR CANCER RESEARCH), 1981
WIDESPREAD DROUGHT, PLAINS STATES & MIDWEST, 1988
"HEY ARNOLD! THE MOVIE" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN–CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"KING ARTHUR" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"HELLBOY 2–THE GOLDEN ARMY" RELEASED IN US, 2008
BILLY MAYS DIED, 2009
ROYAL REGATTA, HENLEY ON THAMES, OXFORDSHIRE, 2017
SUMMERFEST, MILWAUKEE, WI, 2017


THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 2017
FEAST OF STS. PETER & PAUL
NATIONAL HANDSHAKE DAY
PETER PAUL RUBENS, 1577
GLOBE THEATRE BURNED TO GROUND, 1613
GEORGE WASHINGTON GOETHALS, 1858
JULIA C LATHROP (US CHILD LABOR LAWS), 1858
ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING DIED, 1861
WILLIAM JAMES MAYO, 1861
GEORGE ELLERY HALE (ASTRONOMER), 1868
JAMES VANDERZEE (AFRICAN-AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHER, HARLEM), 1886
ANTOINE-MARIE-ROGER de SAINT-EXUPERY, 1900
NELSON EDDY, 1901
MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK, 1906
LEROY ANDERSON (COMPOSER & ARRANGER), 1908
ROGER CASEMENT CONVICTED OF TREASON FOR ROLE IN EASTER REBELLION, 1916
1ST U.S.-HAWAII FLIGHT, 1927
GEORGE WASHINGTON GOETHALS, 1928
ELIZABETH HANFORD DOLE, 1936
OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, 1938
KWAME TOURE  (STOKELEY CARMICHAEL), 1941
LITTLE EVA (EVA NARCISSUS BOYD–"LOCOMOTION"), 1943
GARY BUSEY, 1944
FEDERAL HIGHWAY ACT, 1953
1ST COMBAT TROOPS FROM NEW ZEALAND ARRIVED IN VIETNAM, 1964
US TROOPS OUT OF CAMBODIA, 1970
SUPREME COURT BANNED DEATH PENALTY, 1972
SEYCHELLES INDEPENDENT FROM BRITAIN, 1976
"MOONRAKER" RELEASED IN US, 1979
"CONAN THE DESTROYER" RELEASED IN US, 1984
US SPACE SHUTTLE "ATLANTIS" 1ST DOCKED W/MIR, 1995
ROSEMARY CLOONEY DIED, 2002
KATHARINE HEPBURN DIED, 2003
BACH FESTIVAL BEGINS, EUGENE, OR, 2017
SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL BEGINS, WASHINGTON, DC, 2017


FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 2017
JOHN, ELECTOR OF SAXONY (SUPPORTER OF MARTIN LUTHER), 1468
MONTEZUMA MURDERED/SPANISH FLED TENOCHTITLAN, 1520
JOHN GAY ("BEGGAR'S OPERA"), 1685
JACQUES-DOMIQUE, COMTE de CASSINI, 1748
JAMES EDWARD OGLETHORPE DIED, 1785
CHARLES BLONDIN CROSSED NIAGRA, 1859
ADA KEPLEY BECAME 1ST WOMAN TO GRADUATE FROM US ACCREDITED LAW SCHOOL, 1870
HARRY BLACKSTONE, SR (MAGICIAN), 1885
WILLIE SUTTON (BANK ROBBER), 1901
TONGUTSKA EXPLOSION, SIBERIA, 1908
CZESLAW MILOSZ (POLISH-AMERICAN POET), 1911
BERNARD "BUDDY" RICH, 1917
LENA CALHOUN HORNE, 1917
RADIO CORPORATION OF AMERICA, 1921
NIGHT OF THE LONG-KNIVES/HITLER ORDERED PURGE OF THE NAZI PARTY, 1934
GONE WITH THE WIND PUBLISHED, 1936
FDR DEDICATED 1ST PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY, 1941
ROBERT DUANE BALLARD, 1942
"GUIDING LIGHT" MOVED TO TV, 1952
1ST CORVETTE OFF ASSEMBLY LINE, 1953
MICHAEL GERARD "MIKE" TYSON, 1966
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN, WASHINGTON, DC, 1966
26TH AMENDMENT RATIFIED (18 YEARS OLD TO VOTE), 1971
MICHAEL FRED PHELPS, 1985
"APOLLO 13" RELEASED IN US, 1995
"JUDGE DREDD" RELEASED IN US, 1995
"MIGHTY MORPHIN' POWER RANGERS" RELEASED IN US, 1995
HONG KONG RETURNED TO CHINESE CONTROL, MIDNIGHT, 1997
"WILD WILD WEST" RELEASED IN US, 1999
"TERMINATOR 3–THE RISE OF THE MACHINES" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"SPIDER-MAN 2" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"DEVIL WEARS PRADA" RELEASED IN US, 2006
"MONSTER HOUSE" RELEASED IN US, 2006
SEAFEST, GALWAY CITY, CO GALWAY, IRELAND, 2017
WHISKEY IN SUMMER, DUBLIN CITY, CO DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017


SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2017
ANTI-BOREDOM MONTH
CELL PHONE COURTESY MONTH
LEARN ARABIC MONTH
NATIONAL BAKED BEAN MONTH
NATIONAL BIKINI MONTH
NATIONAL BLUEBERRIES MONTH
NATIONAL GRILLING MONTH
NATIONAL HORSERADISH MONTH
NATIONAL HOT DOG MONTH
NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH
NATIONAL PICNIC MONTH
NATIONAL RECREATION & PARKS MONTH
NATIONAL TENNIS MONTH
SHARE A SUNSET WITH YOUR LOVER MONTH
TAHITI & HER ISLANDS AWARENESS MONTH
GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ, 1646
1ST PUBLIC LIBRARY ESTABLISHED IN U.S., BOSTON, MA, 1731
GEORGE SAND (AMANDINE AURORE LUCILE DUDEVANT), 1804
THOMAS GREEN CLEMSON (MINING ENGINEER & AGRICULTURIST), 1807
ADHESIVE U.S. POSTAGE STAMPS 1ST ISSUED, 1847
1ST NEWS PHOTOS USED, PARIS, FRANCE, 1848
CECIL JOHN RHODES, 1853
1ST EDITION VATICAN NEWSPAPER "L'OSSERVATORE ROMANO", 1861
LINCOLN SIGNED INCOME TAX LAW/U.S. BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE, 1862
BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG BEGAN, 1863
CANADA DAY/DOMINION DAY, 1867
LOUIS BLERIOT (1ST TO FLY ACROSS ENGLISH CHANNEL), 1872
PHILADELPHIA ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY BECAME 1ST ZOO IN US, 1874
ALLAN PINKERTON DIED, 1884
HARRIET BEECHER STOWE DIED, 1896
ROUGH RIDERS CHARGED SAN JUAN HILL, 1898
HENRY "INDIANA" JONES, JR., 1899
THOMAS ANDREW DORSEY (FATHER OF GOSPEL MUSIC), 1899
AMY JOHNSON (PIONEER WOMAN AVIATOR), 1903
ESTEE LAUDER, 1908
BATTLE OF THE SOMME BEGAN, 1916
OLIVIA DeHAVILAND, 1916
FOOD RATIONING IN U.S., 1918
COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA FOUNDED, 1921
JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL, 1922
LESLIE CARON, 1931
ROBERT STEPHEN MICHAEL CONROY, 1932
JAMIE FARR  (JAMEEL FARAH), 1936
NBC BEGAN 1ST REGULARLY SCHEDULED TV BROADCASTS, 1941
TWYLA THARP (CHOREOGRAPHER), 1941
BATTLE OF EL ALAMEIN BEGAN, 1942
DEBORAH HARRY ("BLONDIE"), 1945
DAN AKROYD, 1952
PRINCESS DI  (DIANA FRANCES SPENCER), 1961
CARL LEWIS, 1962
U.S. ZIP CODES, 1963
MEDICARE, 1966
PAMELA ANDERSON, 1967
26TH AMENDMENT (18 YEAR OLDS VOTE) RATIFIED, 1971
1ST ISSUE "MS", 1972
FINAL EPISODE "BEWITCHED", 1972
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY, 1973
LIV TYLER, 1977
SONY WALKMAN INTRODUCED, 1979
KOSMOS 1383 LAUNCHED, 1982
R BUCKMINSTER FULLER DIED, 1983
"NICK AT NITE", 1984
PG-13 RATING SYSTEM INTRODUCED, 1984
"COURT TV" BEGAN BROADCASTING, 1991
MICHAEL LANDON DIED, 1991
RUSSIAN RUBLE BECAME CONVERTIBLE TO OTHER CURRENCIES, 1992
YASIR ARAFAT RETURNED TO PALESTINE, 1994
WOLFMAN JACK DIED, 1995
HONG KONG RETURNED TO CHINESE CONTROL, 1997
"ARMAGEDDON" RELEASED IN US, 1998
WALTER MATTHAU DIED, 2000
MARLON BRANDO DIED, 2004
LAST FORD THUNDERBIRD OFF THE ASSEMBLY LINE, 2005
LUTHER VANDROSS DIED, 2005
"ICE AGE–DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS" RELEASED IN US, 2009
KARL MALDEN DIED, 2009
GARDEN TRAIL FESTIVAL, WEXFORD CITY, CO WEXFORD, IRELAND, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, LUSS, ARGYLL & BUTE, SCOTLAND, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, THORNTON, FIFE, SCOTLAND, 2017
NATIONAL TOM SAWYER DAYS, HANNIBAL, MO, 2017
TOUR DE FRANCE BEGINS, DUSSELDORF, GERMANY, 2017


SUNDAY, JULY 2, 2017
I FORGOT DAY
ST. SWITHIN'S DAY/DIED 862
THOMAS CRANMER, 1489
MICHEL de NOTRE DAME DIED, 1566
CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD RITTERS von GLUCK (GERMAN CLASSICAL COMPOSER), 1714
INDEPENDENCE RESOLVED, 1776
JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU DIED, 1778
US CONSTITUTION WENT INTO EFFECT, 1788
DENMARK VESEY EXECUTED (SLAVE REVOLT), 1822
MUTINY ON "AMISTAD", 1839
SIR ROBERT PEEL DIED, 1850
SALVATION ARMY FOUNDED, LONDON, 1865
HERMANN HESSE, 1877
PRES. JAMES A. GARFIELD SHOT, 1881
COUNT FERDINAND GRAF von ZEPPELIN DEMONSTRATED 1ST RIGID AIRSHIP, LAKE CONSTANCE, GERMANY, 1900
RENE LACOSTE (FRENCH TENNIS PLAYER & CLOTHIER), 1904
THURGOOD MARSHALL, 1908
GREECE DECLARED WAR ON CENTRAL POWERS, 1917
RACE RIOTS, ST. LOUIS, MO, 1917
DAN ROWAN, 1922
MEDGAR WILEY EVARS, 1926
IMELDA MARCOS, 1931
DAVE THOMAS, 1932
AMELIA EARHART'S LAST TAKEOFF, 1937
HERMAN HESSE, 1937
RICHARD PETTY, 1937
VINCENTE FOX QUESADA (PRESIDENT, MEXICO), 1942
LARRY DAVID (CO-CREATOR OF "SEINFELD"), 1947
TV PREMIERE "LAWRENCE WELK SHOW", 1955
JERRY HALL, 1956
STEPHEN MICHAEL ROBERT CONROY, 1956
ERNEST HEMINGWAY SHOT HIMSELF, 1961
ANDREA YATES (DROWNED ALL 5 OF HER KIDS, 6/20/2001), 1964
L.B.J. SIGNED VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1964
OREGON ENACTED 1ST STATE LITTER LAWS IN US, 1971
BETTY GRABLE DIED, 1973
VLADIMIR NABAKOV DIED, 1977
ASHLEY TISDALE, 1985
LINDSAY LOHAN, 1986
STAMPEDE OF PILGRIMS @ MECCA KILLED 1400, 1990
STEPHEN HAWKING'S BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME BECAME GREATEST BRITISH NONFICTION BESTSELLER 
	EVER, 1992
FRED GWYNNE DIED, 1993
"INDEPENDENCE DAY" RELEASED IN US, 1996
"MEN IN BLACK" RELEASED IN US, 1997
JIMMY STEWART DIED, 1997
MARIO PUZO DIED, 1999
"FINAL FANTASY: THE SPIRITS WITHIN" RELEASED IN US, 2001
STEVE FOSSETT COMPLETED 1ST SOLO AROUND THE WORLD BALLOON TRIP, 2002
"LEGALLY BLONDE 2–RED, WHITE & BLONDE" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"SINBAD–LEGEND OF THE 7 SEAS" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"TERMINATOR 3–THE RISE OF THE MACHINES" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"DE-LOVELY" RELEASED IN US, 2004
BEVERLY SILLS DIED, 2007
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