Lost and Found – June 12th Edition

What to remember about June 12th…

  • 1776  Virginia adopts George Mason’s Declaration of Rights
  • 1864  Lt. General Ulysses S Grant withdraws Union troops from Cold Harbor, VA; last Confederate victory of the Civil War
  • 1924  President George H. W. Bush born in Milton, Mass
  • 1963  Civil rights leader Medgar Evars murdered in Jackson, Miss.
  • 1978  David Berkowitz sentenced to 25 years-to-life in Attica for “Son of Sam” slayings in 1976 and 1977
  • 1987  President Ronald Reagan gives speech in West Berlin saying “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.”
  • 1994  Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman murdered; O.J. Simpson will be tried for their murders and found “not guilty”
  • 2003  Actor Gregory Peck (To Kill A Mockingbird) dies in L.A.

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