Did You Know? Countdown to June 2009 (05/29)

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About the Month of June

May 29 : 03 days till June

Did you know that on June 3, 1965, astronaut Edward White became the first American to walk in space?

Also in June, baseball great Babe Ruth played his last game (1935); Senator Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated (1968); Thurgood Marshall became the first black Supreme Court Justice (1967); Watergate was broken in to (1972); and slavery was outlawed in the United States (1862).

We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to the month of June! So stop by again tomorrow.

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