Daily Calendar for Monday, June 2, 2025


  • Martha Washington (U.S. First Lady) –
  • Thomas Hardy (writer) –
  • Helen Louise Herron Taft (U.S. First Lady) –
  • Clair Cameron Patterson (geochemist) –
  • Jerry Mathers (actor) –
  • Dana Carvey (comedian & actor) –
  • Kyle Petty (NASCAR driver) –
  • Wayne Brady (comedian & actor) –
  • Wentworth Miller (actor) –


  • Andres Segovia (guitarist) –
  • Sylvester Ritter (professional wrestler known as Junkyard Dogβ€β€œ) –
  • Flora Lewis (journalist) –
  • Bo Diddley (musician) –
  • Mel Ferrer (actor & director) –
  • Chris Haney (inventor of Trivial Pursuit) –
  • Kathryn Joosten (actress) –
  • Richard Dawson (game show host) –


  • In Fort Wayne, Indiana, the first baseball game was played under electric lights at night–
  • Grover Cleveland became the first president to marry in the White House–
  • Congress granted citizenship to Native Americans born in the U.S.–
  • Kraft’s Velveeta invented–
  • Mariners’ Museum established in Newport News, Virginia–
  • President FDR formally accepted the swimming pool addition to the White House–
  • Elizabeth II crowned queen of England–
  • US spacecraft Surveyor I made successful soft landing on the Moon and began to relay first close up pictures of the Moon–
  • 13-year-old Anurag Kashyap correctly spelled β€œappoggiatura” to win National Scripps Spelling Bee–
  • Actor Patrick Stewart was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace–
  • At the White House, Sir Paul McCartney accepted the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song–
  • Sukanya Roy won 84th Scripps National Spelling Bee with word cymotrichousβ€β€œβ€“


  • Parts of the Midwest were visited by 65 tornadoes–
  • Several tornadoes were sighted in northeastern Colorado as thunderstorms ripped through the area leaving golfball-size hail–

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