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Daily Calendar for Monday, June 5, 2023

Died

  • Stephen Crane (author) –
  • O. Henry (author) –
  • Conway Twitty (country music singer) –
  • Jeanette Nolan (actress) –
  • Mel Torme (singer) –
  • Ronald Reagan (40th U.S. president) –
  • Jeff Hanson (singer & songwriter) –
  • Ray Bradbury (science fiction author) –
  • Kate Spade (fashion designer) –

Born

  • Tony Richardson (director of film) –
  • Bill Moyers (journalist) –
  • Ron Livingston (actor) –
  • Mark Wahlberg (actor) –
  • Liza Weil (actress) –

Events

  • Bananas were sold as a novelty at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia–
  • New York was first U.S. state to pass legislation on oleomargarine–
  • Danish women were granted the right to vote–
  • US troops liberate Rome (WWII)–
  • The Marshall plan is announced by US Secretary of State George C. Marshall in address at Harvard University–
  • Senator Robert Kennedy was shot by Sirhan Sirhan at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles–
  • Teton Dam in southeastern Idaho collapsed, resulting in a flood that killed 11 and left 30,000 homeless. The flood caused an estimated $1 billion in damages and nearly wiped out the Idaho cattle industry–

Weather

  • 34 tornadoes wound through Arkansas–
  • A foot of snow fell at the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area in California–

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