Daily Calendar for Sunday, June 8, 2025


  • Robert Schumann (composer) –
  • Frank Lloyd Wright (architect) –
  • Barbara Bush (U.S. First Lady) –
  • Jerry Stiller (actor) –
  • Joan Rivers (comedian) –
  • Bruce McCandless II (astronaut) –
  • Scott Adams (cartoonist, creator of Dilbert) –
  • Julianna Margulies (actress) –
  • David Sutcliffe (actor) –


  • Andrew Jackson (7th U.S. president) –
  • Leroy "Satchel" Paige (baseball player) –
  • Glenne Headly (actress) –
  • Anthony Bourdain (chef, writer, and travel show host) –


  • An advertisement in a NYC newspaper by a Mr. Hull of 76 Chatham Street announced that he would start manufacturing ice cream on a commercial basis. It was the first known U.S. ad for commercial ice cream.–
  • Ives McGaffey was granted a patent for the first U.S. hand-pumped vacuum cleaner–
  • The bald eagle was placed under federal protection as an endangered species in the U.S.–
  • Jennifer Reinke spelled β€œchihuahua” to win Scripps National Spelling Bee–
  • James Earl Ray, alleged assassin of MLK, Jr., was arrested by Scotland Yard detectives at Heathrow Airport in London–
  • The New York Yankees retired the No. 7 uniform of baseball player Mickey Mantle–
  • U.S. release of movie Ghostbusters–
  • For the first time in 121.5 years, the Sun was partially eclipsed by the planet Venus (Transit of Venus)–


  • Tornado struck National Weather Service office in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma–
  • Barneveld, Wisconsin, was devastated by a tornado–
  • Louisiana was hit by eight tornadoes, including a strong one that caused major damage in Baton Rouge–

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