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Daily Calendar for Saturday, June 1, 2024

Question of the Day

What is the traditional gift for a 15th wedding anniversary?
Crystal is traditionally given on this anniversary. The contemporary equivalent is a watch.

Advice of the Day

Wear a necklace of nutmeg to remove freckles or cold sores.

Home Hint of the Day

To freshen a garbage disposal, dump in a tray of ice cubes made from vinegar and water, then turn on the water and run the disposal as usual.

Word of the Day

Wisconsin was probably named from a Chippewa word that means β€œriver of red stone” or β€œriver of the great rock.”

Puzzle of the Day

What can run but never walks, Has a mouth but never talks, Has a bed but never sleeps, Has a head but never weeps?
A river


  • Francis Edgar Stanley (American inventor) –
  • Freelan Oscar Stanley (American inventor) –
  • Marilyn Monroe (actress) –
  • Andy Griffith (actor) –
  • Pat Boone (singer) –
  • Morgan Freeman (actor) –
  • Teri Polo (actress) –
  • Heidi Klum (model) –
  • Alanis Morissette (singer & songwriter) –


  • James Buchanan (15th U.S. president) –
  • Leslie Howard (actor) –
  • Helen Keller (blind, deaf, and mute author) –
  • Yves Saint Laurent (fashion designer) –
  • Julian and Adrian Riester (92-year-old identical twin friars died hours apart, each from heart failure) –
  • Ann B. Davis (actress) –


  • Earthquake shook Plymouth, MA–
  • Kentucky admitted into the Union as the 15th state–
  • Tennessee admitted into the Union as the 16th state–
  • Captain James Lawrence ordered crew, Don’t give up the ship!–
  • A lake appeared this month in Salton Sink, Colorado Desert, California–
  • Corning Glass Works in N.Y. announced the invention of photosensitive glass–
  • The Cable News Network (CNN) made its debut–
  • Thirteen-year old Katharine Close spelled β€œursprache” correctly to win the 79th Annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee. She was the first champion ever from New Jersey–


  • Hail up to four inches in diameter fell in parts of Maine during a series of severe thunderstorms across central and northern New England–
  • Thirty-nine degrees F in Springfield, Illinois–
  • An EF-3 tornado caused extensive damage from Westfield to Charlton, Massachusetts–
  • 1” snow, Delta Junction, Alaska–

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