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June 1, 1926 – Actor Andy Griffith is born; the inventor of Television ratings, Charles Nielson dies at age 83 in 1980.
June 3, 1932 – FDR says, “I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people.” On this date in 1942, the United States wins a strategic battle at Midway.
June 4, 1070 – Roquefort cheese is discovered near Roquefort, France; Rome is liberated from Nazi Germany on this date in 1944; Supreme Court strikes down the Alabama law permitting a ‘moment of silence’ in public schools, in 1985.
June 8, 1794 – Christianity is deposed by French revolutionaries and replaced by a deistic religion. Churches were renamed ‘Temples of Reason.’
June 10, 1692 – the first of 19 suspected witches is hanged during the Salem Witch Trials.
June 11, 1850 – David C. Cook, a publishing pioneer is born.
June 12, 1744 – David Brainerd, one of the most well known American missionaries is ordained by the Presbyterian church.
June 15, 1215 – King John signs the Magna Carta
June 17, 1703 – John Wesley is born
June 18, 1956 – Dawson Trotman dies of a heart attack while rescuing a swimmer at a Navigators conference.
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