Thread: 6-2-12: Today in History
#1 6-2-12: Today in History06-02-2012, 07:07 PM
Babe Ruth retires, 1935
Parliament completes the Coercive Acts with the Quartering Act, 1774
Race car driver and designer Bruce McLaren dies in crash, 1970
Philip Kearny is born, 1815
McCarthy charges communists are in the CIA, 1954
Serial killing spree is put to an end, 1985
Flash floods ravage Colorado, 1921
American Civil War ends, 1865
President Cleveland marries in White House, 1886
The Indian Citizenship Act, 1924
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, 1953
McVeigh convicted for Oklahoma City bombing, 1997
Dead Poets Society released in selected theaters, 1989
Raymond Carver quits drinking, 1977
Ray Charles takes country music to the top of the pop charts, 1962
Ashley's fur trappers attacked by Indians, 1823
Grover Cleveland gets married in the White House, 1886
Coolidge signs Indian Citizen Act, 1924
English football clubs banned from Europe, 1985
First contingent of Australian combat troops arrives, 1965
Green Beret doctor convicted in court-martial, 1967
World War I
Austro-German forces attack Russians at Przemysl, 1915
World War II
United States begins "shuttle bombing" in Operation Frantic, 1944The difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
06-02-2012, 11:44 PM
1873 - The Texas legislature declared the existence of Wegefarth County. It was organized and was suppressed when the legislature created the current Panhandle counties in 1876.
1875 - The Comanche surrendered to U.S. troops at Fort Sill. The event ended the Red River War and opened the Texas Panhandle to settlers.
1993 - Ronald Ray Howard's murder trial began in Austin, TX. Howard killed a state trooper after listening to Tupac Shakur's "2Pacalypse Now" album. Howard was convicted and sentenced to death.
2007 - In Austin, TX, Prince played with Grupo Fantasma at The Belmont. He was reportedly paid $1 million for performing 6 songs. (Now there is a total waste of good cash)It's not how old you are, it's how you got here.
It's been a long road and not all of it was paved.
Live every day as if it were your last, because one of these days, it will be.
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