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
  • 1942  Anne Frank receives a diary for her 13th birthday
  • 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, ex-wife of O.J. Simpson, and Ron Goldman brutally murdered; innocent of criminal charges but found civilly liable
  • 1997  Major League Baseball introduces regular season, interleague play with 1st game between Texas Rangers hosted the San Francisco Giants
  • 2003  Actor Gregory Peck (To Kill A Mockingbird) dies in L.A.(b. 1916)

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