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  1. On June 8, 1921, Babe Ruth was jailed until 4 p.m. for speeding -- an hour after the Yankees game began. He had his jersey delivered to the jail, changed in his cell, then was police escorted to the game. He pinch-hit walked in a 4-3 win over Cleveland and became the Homerun champ 2 days later.

  2. In 1961 Donald Reid built a Flying Submarine. It was demonstrated on 9 June 1964 where it dove to a depth of 6.5 feet (2 m) then flew to an altitude of 33 ft (10 m) .

  3. Many Japanese families were torn apart during World War 2. The radio program *Missing Persons*, which reunited families, ran from June 1946 until March 1962.

  4. On June 3, 1980, seven tornadoes struck Grand Island, Nebraska in four hours. Several of them looped back over their own path at least once. Three of them spun counterclockwise - the direction in which only ~2% of Northern Hemisphere tornadoes spin.

  5. The Battle began when two Japanese aircraft carriers attacked the U.S. Navy base in Dutch Harbor on Amaknak Island of the Aleutian Islands on June 3 and 4, 1942. The attack only proved to be a raid, though, as the Japanese moved on to Attu and Kiska.

  6. Operation Barbarossa, the Axis invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, was initially a successful blitzkrieg operation.

  7. The bill was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Roosevelt on June 22, 1944.

  8. On June 2, Union generals Grant and Meade planned to attack Lee's left flank, but delays allowed the Confederates to build better defenses, which made a successful flanking attack impossible.

  9. Henry married Catherine of Valois on June 2, 1420.

  10. The Battle of Anzio, which lasted from January 22 to June 5, 1944, was an Allied amphibious invasion that was intended to flank most of the German defensive lines. Although successful, it was quite costly.

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The amphibious Marine landings began on the west side of the island on June 15 at 7:00 am. By 9:00 am there were 8,000 Marines on the island.

After briefly serving in the reserves, Doolittle was promoted to major in June 1940.

Hitler gave Kesselring the order not to defend Rome and on June 4 American troops entered Rome.

Female releases between 2 and 20 eggs from June to September. She digs 2-inches deep hole in the moist and sandy ground where eggs will be hidden until the time of hatching.

The Battle of the Philippine Sea took place from June 19 to June 20, 1944 just west of the Marianna Islands. As the Marines were storming the beaches of Saipan, the Japanese decided to move their entire fleet to the Marianna Islands to engage the Americans in a decisive conflict. The result was an American victory that all but destroyed the Japanese fleet.

Prior to D-Day the air support operations flew 14,000 missions in an effort to weaken German forces. Between April 1st and June 5th, 1944 the losses to air forces included 12,000 airmen and 2,000 airplanes.

Yarrow develops miniature white, reddish or pink flowers arranged in terminal inflorescences, shaped like rounded or flat heads. They are usually 2 to 4 inches wide. Flowers smell like chrysanthemum. Yarrow blooms from May to June. Flowers attract butterflies, ladybugs and hoverflies.

During June 1 and 2, both sides dug in, creating a seven mile defensive line.

Every year, Romanians produce a traditional soft drink in May and June called "socată". It is produced by letting the elderberry flowers macerate with water, yeast and lemon for 2–3 days. The last stage of fermentation is done in a closed pressure proof bottle to produce a fizzy drink.

During WW2, Time Magazine was the first to use the term "World War 2" in an issue released on September 11, 1939, 10 days after the war started. It had also used the term previously in a June 1939 issue in response to the events in Europe.

Fruit of medusahead is seed head equipped with 2 types of bristles: short and long. Long bristles are covered with barbs which facilitate spreading of seed (by attaching to the fur of various animals). Each seed head contains around 20 seed. Fruit ripens during June and July.

In June 1963, Governor George Wallace stood in a doorway at the University of Alabama to block 2 African American students from enrolling, before President Kennedy called out the National Guard to force the school to desegregate.

June 3, 1997 at 2:10 PM at the British Museum Library Reading Room a man appeared to be Enoch Soames, a man who sold his soul to the devil to time travel from 1897 to see if he was famous poet. Teller, of Penn and Teller, was there as a witness.

Mating season of least bitterns starts in June. It takes place in the freshwater marshes. Least bitterns usually produce 2 broods per season.

The Japanese had to rely on land based airpower because they had lost three aircraft carriers in the Battle of the Philippine Sea in June of that year. The Imperial Japanese Navy only had one fleet carrier and three light carriers versus eight fleet carriers and eight light carriers for the Americans at Leyte Gulf.

On June 30, 1908, an explosion that was equal to more than 2,000 atomic bombs, estimated to have the effects of a 5.0 magnitude earthquake, shook the wilderness of Tunguska, Siberia. The explosion lit up the night sky, all of which was able to be seen as far away as London.

The biggest tank battle of all time took place in Ukraine on June 23, 1941. It swallowed 2,648 Soviet tanks out of a total force of 5,000 versus some 1,000 German tanks.

Even Winston Churchill was sometimes discouraged during World War 2. Churchill told the world in June 1940 that "we shall never surrender", when everyone expected a German invasion of the UK soon, but predicted to a colleague that month that "you and I will be dead in three months' time".

In June this year, chess.com stopped working on 32 bit ipads because 2^31 games had been played

In June 2015 Chairman Xi gave his go to build out the area around Beijing to build a megalopolis 6 times as big as New York with around 130 million citizens in an effort to offset the city’s strict residency limits and to combined the strengh of the 2 citys Beijing and Tjianjin.

In 2005 Jeannette Walls published the book The Glass Castle. It was a memoir about her childhood. It has sold more than 2.7 million copies and has won several awards. It had been on the NY Times Best Sellers list for 421 weeks as of June 2, 2018.

General Ferdinand Foch, the French Allied Commander of World War One, successfully predicted World War 2, down to the 20-year gap between wars. On 28 June 2019, he said “"This is not a peace. It is an armistice for twenty years". World War Two started 20 years and 65 days later.

2,499 US soldiers died on June 6 the first day of the Normandy landings. From D Day until September 1944 29,370 US troops were killed which is more than 4x the number of American deaths in the entirety of the Iraq/Afghanistan wars.

The Tunguska Event. On 30 June 1908, an enormous explosion bigger than 15 nuclear detonations occurred over Eastern Siberia flattening 2,000 km of forest and was loud enough to knock people down hundreds of miles away. Scientists today still debate the cause of it.

Paul Anderson is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as having lifted 6,270 lb (2,840 kg) via backlift, on June 12, 1957, in Toccoa, Georgia.