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06-13-2012, 03:10 AM
Lead Story
The Miranda rights are established, 1966
American Revolution
Lafayette arrives in South Carolina, 1777
First auto race held from Paris-Bordeaux-Paris, 1895
Civil War
Grant swings toward Petersburg, 1864
Cold War
"Pentagon Papers" damage credibility of Cold War policy, 1971
Jurors begin deliberations in Susan Polk trial, 2006
Hurricane Agnes is born, 1972
General Interest
Alexander the Great dies, 323 B.C.
Peasant army marches into London, 1381
Thurgood Marshall appointed to Supreme Court, 1967
Pioneer 10 departs solar system, 1983
Tutu meets with Botha, 1986
Stanley Kubrick’s Lolita released, 1962
Dorothy Sayers is born, 1893
Linda Ronstadt has her first #1 hit on the country-music charts, 1975
Old West
Meriwether Lewis reaches the Great Falls, 1805
Thomas Jefferson subpoenaed in Aaron Burr's treason trial, 1807
Christy Matthewson throws second no-hitter, 1905
Vietnam War
The New York Times publishes the "Pentagon Papers", 1971
Kissinger and Le Duc Tho sign new peace agreement, 1973
World War I
Kaiser Wilhelm concludes meeting with Archduke Franz Ferdinand, 1914
World War II
Germans launch V-1 rocket attack against Britain, 1944


06-13-2012, 05:38 PM
1875 - Miriam "Ma" Ferguson was born. She served as the first woman governor of Texas from 1924 to 1926.

1940 - U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt signed the $25 million appropriations bill for the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi.

1992 - Law enforcement officials in Texas called for a ban on Ice-T's "Cop Killer" album.


1842 - Queen Victoria was the first Monarch to ride on a train taking a 25 minute trip from Slough to Paddington,

1927 - Charlie Lindberg got ticker tape thrown at him in New York.

1935 - James Braddock defeated Max Baer in a 15 round bout in Long Island.

06-14-2012, 02:11 AM
2012 - San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain throws the first perfect game in franchise history, beating the Houston Astros 10-0.

Hey, it's history. :friendly_wink: