Thursday, June 08, 2017
History for June 8 - On-This-Day.com:
Giovanni Domenico Cassini 1625, Frank Lloyd Wright 1867, Francis Crick 1916
Barbara Bush 1925 - Wife of President George H.W. Bush, Joan Rivers 1933 - Television personality, Bonnie Tyler 1953
0452 - Italy was invaded by Attila the Hun.
1790 - The first loan for the U.S. was repaid. The Temporary Loan of 1789 was negotiated and secured on September 18, 1789 by Alexander Hamilton.
1869 - Ives W. McGaffey received a U.S. patent for the suction vacuum cleaner.
1872 - The penny postcard was authorized by the U.S. Congress.
1904 - U.S. Marines landed in Tangiers, Morocco, to protect U.S. citizens.
1953 - The U.S. Supreme Court outlawed segregated restaurants in Washington, DC.
1995 - U.S. Air Force pilot Captain Scott O'Grady was rescued by U.S. Marines after surviving alone in Bosnia after his F-16 fighter was shot down on June 2.
1998 - The National Rifle Association elected Charlton Heston to be its president.