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June 9th

June 9, 2008

GREAT MOMENTS IN HISTORY

AD 68:  Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, his throat slit at the hand of his secretary, to escape the Senate’s order of death by flogging. 

 

1650:  The Harvard Coporation was the first legal corporation in the Americas.

 

 

1863:   Battle of Brandy Station (VA), American Civil War

 

1909:   A 22 year old housewife from Hackensack, NJ, becomes the first woman to drive across the U.S., from Manhattan to San Francisco.

 

1934:  Donald Duck debuts in “The Wise Little Hen

 

1957:  Broad Peak, the world’s 12th highest mountain, is first ascended.

 

1968:  President Lyndon B. Johnson declares a national day of mourning following the assisnation of Robert F. Kennedy.

 

1973:  Secretariat wins the Belmont – by THIRTY ONE LENGTHS – earning him the Triple Crown

 

 1999:  Haley Marie Conroy is born in San Francisco, CA. 

 

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3 comments

  1. I think that the last date you listed is the most important one of all to her Nana and Baba. Thank you Haley Marie for being our #1!! We love you so much.


  2. I love my sweet girl.

    6-9-99 – still the best day of my life.


  3. Yes, I can’t imagine a day when 6/9/99 is not the day of my life which I am most proud 🙂

    (except for all that cussing. yeah, that’s not the part i’m proud of!)



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