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Calendar for June 1st, 2013

Every Year

  • National Rose Month begins

  • Born : Oscar the Grouch (character on Sesame Street)

  • 1630s

  • 1638: Earthquake shook Plymouth, MA

  • 1790s

  • 1792: Kentucky admitted into the Union as the 15th state

  • 1796: Tennessee admitted into the Union as the 16th state

  • 1810s

  • 1813: Captain James Lawrence ordered crew, "Don't give up the ship!"

  • 1860s

  • Died 1868: James Buchanan (15th U.S. president)

  • 1920s

  • Born 1926: Marilyn Monroe (actress)

  • 1930s

  • Born 1934: Pat Boone (singer)

  • 1940s

  • Died 1943: Leslie Howard (actor)

  • 1947: Corning Glass Works in N.Y. announced the invention of photosensitive glass

  • 1960s

  • Died 1968: Helen Keller (blind, deaf, and dumb author)

  • Born 1969: Teri Polo (actress)

  • 1970s

  • Born 1973: Heidi Klum (model)

  • Born 1974: Alanis Morissette (singer & songwriter)

  • 1980s

  • 1980: The Cable News Network (CNN) made its debut

  • 2000s

  • 2006: Thirteen-year old Katharine Close spelled "ursprache'' correctly to win the 79th Annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee. She was the first champion ever from New Jersey

  • Died 2008: Yves Saint Laurent (fashion designer)

  • 2010s

  • 2011: Partial eclipse of the Sun

  • Died 2011: Julian and Adrian Riester (92-year-old identical twin friars died hours apart, each from heart failure)

  • Died 2014: Ann B. Davis (actress)


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