This Day In History, June 13

Here are some things that happened on this date in history.

  • 1966 – Miranda Rights are established.
  • 1972 – Hurricane Agnes was formed.
  • 323 – Alexander the Great dies.
  • 1975 – Linda Ronstadt has her first #1 hit on the charts.
  • 1971 – The New York Times published the Pentagon Papers.

Source: History.com

This Day In History, June 12

On this day in history, the following events happened that we thought our listeners/readers would be interested in.

  • 1944 – John F. Kennedy receives medals for heroic actions when he was a gunboat pilot during World War 2.
  • 1971 – “Honey Comb” earns a #1 hit with Want Ads.
  • 1987 – Reagan challenges Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin wall during the Cold War.

This day in history, June 11

This is a new segment that we are starting called “This Day In History.” We just picked a few tidbits of history that might interest our readers.

  • In 1979 actor John Wayne dies of cancer.
  • 1949 Hank Williams Sr. makes his Grand Ole Opry debut.
  • 1963 University of Alabama desegregated.
  • 1967 Six Day War Ends.

Source: http://history.com