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Top 10 June 4 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. A letter that Johnny Cash wrote to June Carter in 1994 was voted the greatest love letter of all time. They were married from 1968 till June passed away in 2003. Johnny died 4 months later.

  2. About Ten Cent Beer Night, a MLB promotion on June, 4, 1974, between the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers, at Cleveland Stadium, leading to a riot between the teams and fans. Cleveland’s manager sent his team on to the field, with bats, in order to protect the Texas team from drunken fans.

  3. Before he died in 1998, Chinese President Yang Shangkun told his army doctor that the Tiananmen crackdown on June 4 had been the most serious mistake committed by the Communist Party in its history

  4. 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.

  5. On 4 June 2012, the Shanghai Stock Exchange fell exactly 64.89--Almost certainly a coincidence, but was viewed as threat by authorities due to the association with the Tienanmen Square Massacre (6/4/89); Today, China censors all information related to the index that day.

  6. In order to evade internet censorship in China, people used to refer to the events that took place at Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989 as "May 35th", among many other alternative names

  7. The Eternity puzzle launched in June 1999. Consisting of 209 pieces, it was marketed as being practically unsolvable, with a £1 million prize on offer for whoever could solve it within 4 years. The prize was paid out in October 2000.

  8. During the evacuation at Dunkirk, The last of the British Army left on 3 June, However, Churchill insisted on coming back for the French, so the Royal Navy returned on 4 June in an attempt to rescue as many as possible of the French rearguard.

  9. A crew of about 22 Soviet nuclear sub operators died preventing a nuclear meltdown that could have poisoned the ocean, June 4, 1961. Though they worked quickly in 5-10 min shifts, and wore raincoats, this was not enough to prevent some dying days later, and the rest within two years.

  10. On 23rd June 2012 there was a massive solar storm that, had it occured 9 days later, would have hit Earth and caused up to $2.6 trillion dollars damage in the US alone and taken 4-10 years to recover from.

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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.

There were many legal hurdles but on June 4, 1938 Freud left for England.

After abdicating his throne, Wilhelm II went into exile in Doorn, Netherlands, which is where he died of a pulmonary embolism on June 4, 1941 at the age of eighty-two.

The last Inca bridge remaining is made completely out of grass, constructed by the local towns people every year and takes 4 days to make. The 4th day falls on the 2nd Sunday of June where there's a huge celebration upon completion. The bridge has been in use for 600 years.

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

US senator Mike Gravel on June 29, 1971, despite severe dyslexia, began reading the 4,100 pages of the Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record, so that it would be widely published.

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.

On June 4, 1987 she became the first African-American woman admitted to the astronaut training program.

The largest bass fish ever caught was reeled in by George Perry and weighed 22 pounds, 4 ounces. That record has held since June 1932.

Pregnancy in females lasts 4 to 5 months and ends with one baby. Babies are born usually between May and June.

The color fuchsia was first introduced as the color of a new dye called fuchsine, patented in 1859 by a French chemist. The dye was renamed magenta later in the same year, to celebrate a victory of the French army at the Battle of Magenta on June 4, 1859, near the Italian city of that name.

The color Magenta was named to celebrate the victory of the French army at the Battle of Magenta on June 4, 1859, near the Italian city of that name.

Chinese programmers were barred from updating a popular software framework, Node.js, because the version number (0.6.4) corresponded with June 4, the date of Tiananmen Square

April 4, June 6, October 10 and December 12 will all fall on the same day of the week in any yearThese days are called doomsdays, and are meant to help calculate the day of the week of any given date. In 2015 doomsdays are all on Saturday.

Alexey Maresyev was a Soviet fighter ace during WWII shot down behind enemy lines on 4 April 1942. It took him 18 days to get back to Soviet-controlled territory, and his injuries had become so bad he lost both legs. He spent a year mastering his prostheses and returned to flying in June 1943.

On 13 May 1897 Marconi sent the first ever wireless signal over open sea and so impressed William Preece, the Chief Electrical Engineer of the British Post Office that he introduced Marconi's work to the Royal Institution on 4 June 1897.

To bypass internet censorship for Tiananmen June 4 in China, alternative names have sprung up to describe the events on the Internet, such as May 35th, VIIV and "Eight Squared"

On June 4, 1974, Cleveland Indians offered 12 fluid ounce (355 ml) cups of 3.2% beer for just 10 cents each, leading to a brawl in the 9th inning and cause the forfeiture of the game.

April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10) and December 12 (12/12) all fall on the same day of the year. Also, 5/9, 9/5, 7/11, and 11/7. For this year, that is, Saturday.

A course called 'High Valyrian for English Speakers' is being developed on Duolingo with 4 contributors and is expected to be completed on June 1, 2017.

The "Kill Dozer". On June 4, 2004, Marvin Heemeyer outfitted a bulldozer to destroy 13 buildings in Granby, Colorado after a zoning dispute.

The last time the US declared war was in June 1942 (Bulgaria, Hungary & Rumania), not December 1941 (Japan, Germany & Italy), see page 4 in linked document

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency’s (UNRWA) sole focus is the Palestinian population. According to the June 2012 U.S. congressional report, *U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians*, the United States has given the agency over $4 billion dollars and has always been UNWRA’s largest donor.