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Daily Calendar for Monday, June 6, 2022

Question of the Day

Who invented the electric food mixer?
Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878-1972) holds the patent on this invention. The mother of 12 also is credited with creating those trash cans with the foot lever to open the lid, and was a pioneer in the field of ergonomics.

Advice of the Day

To avoid dying, never carry a peacock’s feather into a house.

Home Hint of the Day

If your crackers become stale and your cereal soggy, you can restore them to a state of crispness by placing them on a cookie sheet and heating them for a few minutes in a 350Β‘ F oven.

Word of the Day

Chionophobia
The fear of snow

Puzzle of the Day

What grows less tired the more it works?
An automobile wheel

Born

  • Regiomontanus, aka Johann Muller (astronomer) –
  • Nathan Hale (patriot) –
  • Alexander Pushkin (poet) –
  • Robert Falcon Scott (explorer) –
  • BjΓΆrn Borg (tennis player) –
  • Cam Neely (hockey player) –
  • Paul Giamatti (actor) –
  • Staci Keanan (actress) –

Died

  • Lord Byng of Vimy (Canadian Governor General 1921-1926) –
  • Carl Jung (psychologist) –
  • Robert F. Kennedy (politician) –
  • Stan Getz (musician) –
  • Anne Bancroft (actress) –
  • Dana Elcar (actor) –
  • Esther Williams (swimmer & actress) –

Events

  • Poinsettia debuted at the first Pennsylvania Horticulture Society exhibition–
  • The YMCA was organized in London by George Williams–
  • Henry Seely granted patent for the first electric flatiron–
  • Josephine Peary was the first woman to join a polar expedition–
  • Norwegian-born fishermen George Harbo and Frank Samuelson began a 55-day row across the Atlantic, setting off from the Battery in New York City and reaching the the British island of St. Mary’s (part of the Isles of Scilly) on August 1. It was a row of more than 3,200 nautical miles. After a brief rest, they then went on to row to their original destination of Le Havre, France, arriving there on August 7.–
  • Tiny Town mini city last exhibited, Springfield, Missouri–
  • The first drive-in movie theater of the United States opened in New Jersey–
  • The first Little League Baseball game was played in Williamsport, Pennsylvania–
  • Allied Forces invaded Normandy on D-Day, the largest amphibious invasion in history (WW II)–
  • Barbara Washburn reached the summit of Alaska’s Mt. McKinley–
  • Tetris video game released–
  • Phylicia Rashad became the first African American actress to win a Tony Award for the Best Leading Actress in a Play–
  • American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes, becoming the first horse since 1978 to win horse racing’s Triple Crown–

Weather

  • A tornado wiped out homes and most of the business district of Limon, Colorado–
  • Snow fell in Dickinson, North Dakota–
  • 4.0 inches of snow fell in Regent, North Dakota–

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