THIS WEEK IN HISTORY . . .

JUNE 1-10

 

JUNE 3, 1937:  Duke of Windsor marries Wallis Simpson.

JUNE 3, 1972:  Sally Priesand becomes first woman rabbi ordained in the United States.

JUNE 4, 1989:  Hundreds of protesters die in Tiananmen Square, Beijing.

JUNE 5, 1968:  Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.

JUNE 6, 1872:  Susan B. Anthony fined for voting in a presidential election in Rochester, New York.

JUNE 6, 1944:  D-DAY. Largest amphibious landing in history, Normandy, France.

JUNE 7, 1965:  SCOTUS, in Griswold v. Connecticut, strikes down law banning contraception.



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