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Notable Historical Events for June 2nd

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

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

1863Harriet Tubman leads Union guerrillas into Maryland, freeing slaves

2004Ken Jennings begins his 74-game winning streak on the syndicated game show Jeopardy!.

1896Guglielmo Marconi applies to patent the radio, accepted 2 July 1897

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

1862Robert E. Lee takes command of Confederate armies of North Virgin during US Civil War

1953Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey, London

1979John Paul II becomes 1st pope to visit a communist country (Poland)

1917Canadian ace Billy Bishop undertakes a solo mission behind enemy lines, shooting down three aircrafts as they were about to take off and several more on the ground, for which he is awarded the Victoria Cross

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Notable Birthdays on June 2nd

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

1972Wayne Brady, Columbus, Georgia, American actor and comedian (The Wayne Brady Show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?)

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Notable Weddings on June 2nd

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

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

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

1945Athlete Jim Thorpe (57) weds Patricia Askew

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

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

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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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