On This Day: June 08th

This is 160th day of the year and 206 days remain in the year.

in history
The prophet Muhammad died.
Tennessee became the 11th and last state to secede from the Union.
James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, assassin, was arrested.
President Reagan became the first American president to address a joint session of Britain’s Parliament.
Negro Baseball League great Satchel Paige died.
Tony Blair and his Labour Party won a second term, overwhelming the opposition at the polls.
June 08 Birthdays
Frank Lloyd Wright1867–1959, American architect, born in Richland Center, Wisconsin.
Virginia Randolpheducator
Barbara Bushformer first lady
Robert Schumanncomposer
Scott Adamscartoonist
Leroy Neimanpainter and printmaker

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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.