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Notable Historical Events for June 2nd

1992Former NFL NY Giant Coach Bill Parcells undergoes open heart surgery

1875Alexander Graham Bell makes first sound transmission

1935Babe Ruth, 40, announces his retirement as a player

198531st LPGA Championship won by Nancy Lopez

1933FDR authorizes 1st swimming pool built inside the White House

196232nd French Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (36 26 63 97 62)

1958Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford fans 6 in a row to tie an AL record

1957US TV interviews Nikita Khrushchev

1925NY Yankee Lou Gehrig begins his 2,130 consecutive game streak

1627English king Charles I establishes Guyana Company

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Notable Birthdays on June 2nd

1941Charlie Watts, London England, drummer (Rolling Stones)

1740Marquis de Sade, Paris, French philosopher and writer (Justine). The words sadism and sadist are derived from his name.

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Notable Weddings on June 2nd

2012Actress Drew Barrymore (37) weds writer Will Kopelman in Montecito, California

1989Actor James Woods (42) weds horse trainer Sarah Owen (26) in Beverly Hills, California

1919Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein (40) weds his cousin Elsa Lowenthal (43)

1951"The Thin Man" actress Myrna Loy (45) weds UNESCO delegate Howland H. Sargeant

1945Athlete Jim Thorpe (57) weds Patricia Askew

188622nd and 24th US President Grover Cleveland (49) weds Frances Folsom (21) in the Blue Room at the White House

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Notable Deaths on June 2nd

1927Lizzie Borden, American, acquitted of murder, dies at 68

1941Lou Gehrig, 1st baseman (NY Yankee), dies of ALS in Riverdale NY at 37

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