bransonglobe.com Salem, New Jersey HISTORY • 1838 Coronation of Queen Victoria in Westminster Abbey, London • 1894 Labor Day established as a holiday for US federal employees • 1914 Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip at 10.45, the casus belli of WWI • 1919 Treaty of Versailles, ending WWI and establishing the League of Nations, is signed in France • 1935 FDR orders a federal gold vault to be built at Fort Knox, Kentucky • 1950 North Korean forces capture Seoul, South Korea in opening phase of the Korean War • 1964 Organization for Afro-American Unity formed in New York by Malcolm X • 1965 1st US ground combat forces in Vietnam authorized by President Lyndon B. Johnson • 1969 Police carry out an early morning raid on gay bar Stonewall Inn, Greenwich Village, NY; about 400 to 1,000 patrons riot against police, it lasts 3 days. Beginning of the modern LGBT rights movement • 1976 1st woman was admitted to Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado • 1982 Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales, name their baby “William” Movies & TV • 1951 “Amos ‘n’ Andy” premieres on CBS TV • 1996 “Nutty Professor” starring Eddie Murphy opens in theaters in the USA • 2003 “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”, directed by Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom, premieres at Disneyland • 2017 “Spider-man: Homecoming” directed by Jon Watts starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton and Robert Downey Jr. premieres in Los Angeles Music • 1846 Saxophone is patented by Antoine-Joseph “Adolfe” Sax • 1928 Louis Armstrong makes 78 recording of “West End blues” • 1978 UNICEF chooses rock group Kansas as ambassadors of goodwill Sports • 1939 Joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title • 1957 Reds’ fans stuff ballot box, electing 8 Reds as All Star starters. Frick overrules and names Stan Musial, Willie Mays, & Hank Aaron to team • 1971 US Supreme Court (80) overturns draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali • 1973 Black Sports Hall of Fame forms: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis and Althea Gibson elected • 1975 Reigning PGA Championship winner Lee Trevino and playing partners Jerry Heard, Bobby Nichols, Jim Ahern and Tony Jacklin are struck by lightning at Western Open; suffer minor burns Birthdays • 1491 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47) who separated the Church of England from the Roman Catholic Church, born in London (d. 1547) • 1703 John Wesley, English Christian theologian and co-founder of the Methodist movement, born in Epworth, England (d. 1791) • 1926 Mel Brooks, American actor, comedian and director (Get Smart, Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs), born in NYC, New York • • June 28 - 30, 2020 • 19 • 1946 Gilda Radner, American comedian and actress (SNL, Haunted Honeymoon), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1989) • 1948 Kathy Bates, American academy award winning actress (Misery), born in Memphis, Tennessee 1960 John Elway, American NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32/33), born in Port Angeles, Washington 1971 Elon Musk, American entrepreneur and • inventor (SpaceX, Tesla, Paypal), born in Pretoria, South Africa 1986 Kellie Pickler, American country music singer (Best Days of Your Life), born in Albemarle, North Carolina

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