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2005- Apple announces that it will switch to Intel processors in 2006 1991- NBC announces that Johnny Carson will be replaced by Jay Leno in 1992 1971- Last broadcast of the “Ed Sullivan Show” 1960- Roy Orbison releases hit song, “Only the Lonely” 1944- Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. receives Congressional Medal of Honor 1944- D-Day- invasion of Normandy 1933- First U.S. drive-in theater opens in New Jersey 1918- U.S. wins first victory in WWI at Battle of Belleau Wood 1872- Susan B. Anthony was fined for attempting to vote 1862- Battle of Memphis (home of Shelby Systems)- city is surrendered 1850- Levi Strauss created his first pair of blue jeans 1844- The YMCA was formed in London 1816- Ten inches of snow falls on New England due to a volcanic eruption in Indonesia and was subsequently dubbed the “year without a summer” 1813- U.S. invasion of Canada is halted at Stoney Creek 1772- Jean Bapriste-Pointe Dusable settles Chicago 1664- New Amsterdam is renamed New York City 1660- Sweden and Denmark sign a peace treaty 1654- Sweden’s Queen Christina resigns and converts to Catholicism 1391- Inhabitants of Seville Spain massacre 5,000 Jews 1002- King Henry II (the Saint) of Germany is crowned

One Response to “The History of June 6th”

  1. Mike Martin

    Well, ad another milestone, June 6, 2011 Mike Martin purchases Iphone4. I was hoping Mr. Jobs would speak to the “5” today, but heard nothing, so I took the dive……..

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