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Calendar for June 1st, 2014

National Rose Month begins

Born : Oscar the Grouch (character on Sesame Street)

1638: Earthquake shook Plymouth, MA

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

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

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

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

Born 1926: Marilyn Monroe (actress)

Born 1934: Pat Boone (singer)

Died 1943: Leslie Howard (actor)

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

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

Born 1969: Teri Polo (actress)

Born 1973: Heidi Klum (model)

Born 1974: Alanis Morissette (singer & songwriter)

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

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)

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

2011: Partial eclipse of the Sun

Died 2014: Ann B. Davis (actress)