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June 21

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
1985DNA testing confirms that the exhumed remains of Holocaust mastermind Josef Mengele are authentic.
1982John Hinckley, Jr. is found innocent by reason of insanity in the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan.
1964Jim Bunning, of the Philadelphia Phillies, pitches a perfect game, as his team blanks the New York Mets, 6-0.
1963Giovanni Battista Cardinal Montini is ordained as Pope Paul VI.
1942Rommel's Afrika Corps capture Tobruk, North Africa, during WWII.

Richard M. Nixon
 Future US president Richard Nixon marries Thelma 'Pat' Ryan.
 (photo credit: NARA)


1908  Russian composer Nikolai Rimski-Korsakov dies at age 64.
1810Zachary Taylor marries Margaret Smith.
1788New Hampshire ratifies the US Constitution.
1678The cornerstone of the new St. Paul's Cathedral is laid in London.

Born today:

1976  Mike Einziger - guitarist (Incubus)

1982  Prince William - son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana of Britain

1973  Juliette Lewis - actress

1964  Doug Savant - actor

1957  Mark Brzezicki - drummer (Big Country)

1957  Berk Breathed - cartoonist (Bloom County)

1951  Nils Lofgren - guitarist, singer (E Street Band)

1950  Joey Kramer - drummer (Aerosmith)

1948  Joey Molland - guitarist, keyboardist (Badfinger)

1947  Michael Gross - actor

1947  Meredith Baxter Birney - actress

1945  Chris Britton - guitarist (The Troggs)

1944  Ray Davies - guitarist, singer (The Kinks)

1940  Mariette Hartley - actress

1940  Joe Flaherty - actor

1938  Monte Markham - actor

1938  Ron Ely - actor

1933  Bernie Kopell - actor

1932  O.C. Smith - singer

1925  Maureen Stapleton - actress (Oscar® winner, 1981)

1921  Jane Russell - actress

1905  Jean-Paul Sartre - author

1903  Al Hirschfield - cartoonist

1859  Henry Tanner - artist

1731  Martha Washington - wife of US president George Washington


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