Today in History - June 2

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These three famed jockeys pose at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., June 2, 1932. From left: Johnny Loftus, Norman Kennedy and Andy Shuttinger. They will be riding in the Monster Charity at the park, June 6. (AP Photo)

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With President Franklin D. Roosevelt on platform at left, smiling broadly, the 435 graduates of the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md., toss their white caps into the air, June 2, 1938, bringing their commencement exercises to a close. (AP Photo/WRW)

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Smoke continues to rise from the ruins of the Nypro chemical plant at Flixborough, England, June 2, 1974, following an explosion that killed 29 people yesterday, June 1. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin)

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An African-American girl nervously waits to be submerged during a baptismal ceremony in a river, as the preacher prays, on June, 2, 1938. Another girl, center, wears a bathing cap as the other, left, nervously chews her collar, waiting her turn. The location of the photo is unknown. (AP Photo)

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FILE - This is a June 2, 1953 file photo of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, seated on the throne, receives the fealty of the Archbishop of Canterbury, centre with back to camera, the Bishop of Durham, left and the Bishop of Bath and Wells, during her Coronation in Westminster Abbey. (AP Photo).

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Loyalist soldiers teach target practice to women who are learning to defend the city of Barcelona, June 2, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Sandy, canine star of the Broadway musical “Annie,” rests on the lap of human star Shelley Bruce, who also stars in the play prior to the performance in New York on June 2, 1978. Sandy, 3½ years old, injured her right paw after stepping on broken glass during a romp in Central Park. But, in the tradition of Broadway, Sandy, cast on paw and all, proved by showing up for the night's performance, that “the show must go on.” (AP Photo/Ray Howard)

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Argentine goalkeeper Roma is well beaten by a shot by England forward Bobby Charlton, unseen, for England's second goal in their World Cup match with Argentina in Rancagua, Chile, on June 2, 1962. England won 3-1. (AP Photo)

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After several loads of food had been delivered to strike-bound workers in the Republic Steel Corp. plant in Warren, Ohio, a plane takes off from an emergency landing runway inside the company yard, June 2, 1937. Striking workers sniped at the plane to prevent non-strikers from getting food. (AP Photo)

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Susan Demberg plays a mail order bride for Leonard Nimoy's "Star Trek" character, Mr. Spock, in a scene from the television program, June 2, 1967 (AP Photo)

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As Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev attends a summit meeting in Washington, Soviets stand in a long line to grab a bite of America at McDonald’s restaurant in downtown Moscow on Saturday, June 2, 1990. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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Police protect a large group of Hare Krishnas demonstrating in downtown Moscow on Saturday, June 2, 1990. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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Sue Larson stands dismayed among the rubble that was her home in Albion, Pa., on June 2, 1985. A tornado struck the small northwest Pennsylvania community on June 1, killing nine people. It was one of a number of twisters to hit the Midwest and parts of Ontario, Canada. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Amateur track and field athletes are pall bearers for a casket with the body of Steve Prefontaine, America?s greatest distance runner, who was buried after services at Marshfield High School stadium in Coos Bay, Oregon on Monday, June 2, 1975. Prefontaine, 24, who was killed in a car crash in Eugene on Friday, began his athletic career at the high school. (AP Photo)

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An American soldier fires a grenade launcher into an alley while other members of his patrol stay close to building during street fighting in the Cholon section of Saigon on June 2, 1968. Telephone wires downed in the fighting fall to the street. (AP Photo/Le Ngoc Cung)

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Nearly 100 pickets, mostly whites, who demonstrated outside the NBC studio in New York’s Rockefeller Center on June 2, 1963 as Alabama Governor George C. Wallace appeared on television program “Meet the Press.” Wallace said he opposed the enrollment of two African American students at the University of Alabama on June 10 and would attempt to block move by placing himself between his state and the United States. (AP Photo)

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Nearly one hundred students started a silent 24 hours ban-the-bomb demonstration on the City Hall Square on June 2, 1962. The youngsters, equipped with mattresses, sleeping bags and musical instruments to brave the chilly night on the windswept square, will lie there until. The demonstration has been staged to protest against the current American nuclear tests, especially the “Rainbow Bomb”. (AP Photo/Krieyer/Guillou)

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Terry Spinks, London, and Bobby Neill ,right, British featherweight champion from Scotland, both miss with a left and a right respectively, during their scheduled ten round non title bout at London’s Wembley Stadium, on June 2, 1959. Neill was the winner on a knockout in the ninth round, after Spinks had won every round up to then. (AP Photo)

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Three unidentified white men leave the “colored waiting room” at Trailways Bus station, June 2, 1961 in Jackson, Miss., where they sat in a desegregation attempt. It was the first time whites used a black waiting room in the Freedom Riders assault upon Mississippi’s segregation laws. (AP Photo)

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, gather with other members of the British royal family to greet supporters from the balcony at Buckingham Palace, following her coronation at Westminster Abbey. London, June. 2, 1953. (AP Photo/Priest)

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The Queen's train is lifted by footman as she leaves Buckingham Palace, to enter the state coach to drive to Westminster Abbey, London, for the coronation this morning June 2, 1953, for Elizabeth to become Queen Elizabeth II. (AP Photo)

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Hanging their “open for business” sign at the entrance of a Yank designed tea room on Okinawa on June 2, 1945 are four American troops, left to right: HA1/c Walter E. O’Neill, 3459 West Adams St., Chicago, Ill.; PHM3/C David Casey Keating, 2729 North Crosby St., Philadelphia, Pa.; HA1/C Durard Fleming, Route 1, Hendersonville, N.C., and PHM3/C Tony L. Definis, 7252 Hegoman St., Philadelphia, Pa. all are members of a medical battalion. (AP Photo)

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The new train is shown on a test run on June 2, 1944, before going into service between New York and Chicago. Designed by Henry Dreyfuss, famous industrial designer, the exterior of the new train offers the latest developments in modern streamlining, while its interior accommodations are among the most luxurious in railroad history. The new twentieth century will cut the running schedule between New York and Chicago by half an hour, making the run in all 16 hours. (AP Photo)

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The second day of the official visit of Prince Paul and Princess Olga of Yugoslavia to Berlin was brought to a close with a gala performance at the Berlin Opera at which German Chancellor Adolf Hitler and all the Notable Nazi chiefs were present, in addition to the distinguished Royal guests. Left to right: Prince Paul, Princess Olga, and Sir Nevile Henderson talking during an interval in the gala performance at the Berlin Opera, on June 2, 1939. (AP Photo)

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A riot in front of the county welfare office in the downtown section of Los Angeles resulted in one man being possible fatally injured and injuries to scores of others including ten policemen, June 2, 1934. A motorcycle policeman is struggling with one of the rioters. The man in the right foreground with his shirt practically torn off. (AP Photo)

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Henry Fort with a group of boys at Ypsi camp, June 2, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Jackie Cooper, the child actor, photographed as he arrived back home in Hollywood, Calif., June 2, 1932, after a stage tour in the East. (AP Photo)

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Pres. Ronald Reagan, center, and his wife Nancy Reagan, center left, laugh as they are being presented with Irish woolen sweaters by a member of the Mayo county council, name not available, at the Ashford Castle, Saturday, June 2, 1984, Galway, Ireland. The President and his wife are staying in this medieval castle overnights during their four-day visit to Ireland. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

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BLESSING THE CROWD -- Pope John Paul II. brandishes the crucifix to the huge crowd of faithful at the Jasna Gora monastery, Czestochowa, Monday, June 04, 1979, blessing the people attending the pontifical mass. It is the Pontiff's third day of his nine-day-visit to his homeland Poland. He will leave Poland on June 10th. (AP-Photo/mw/stf)

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This is a high contrast photo by taken at dusk, more than 18 hours after a the U.S. container ship Sea Witch rammed the ESSO Brussels, moored in New York harbor near the Verrazano bridge in New York, June 2, 1973. The Sea Witch continues to smolder and list more than 20 degrees as fireboats and tugs continue emergency operations. The Photo was copied on high contrast film and printed normal. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff)

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Smoke rises from a collision between the U.S. container ship Sea Witch and the ESSO Brussels, in New York harbor near the Verrazano bridge in New York, June 2, 1973. The Sea Witch continues to smolder and list more than 20 degrees as fireboats and tugs continue emergency operations. (AP Photo)

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Teammates Jerry Heidenreich, left, and Tom Bruce carry U.S. superswimmer Mark Spitz on their shoulders after he won the Gold Medal in the Olympic 4 x100 meter medley swim at Munich, Germany, June 2,1972. The award made an unprecedented seven golds for Spitz. (AP Photo/fls)

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Chinese peasants of Honan, in East-central China, June, 2, 1967, push a cartload of produce past a small structure which has a cultural revolution propoganda poster stuck to it's wall. (AP Photo)

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A printer ticks off scientific information in the computer room of Chemical Abstracts Services as Dr. Fred A. Tate, the firm’s assistant director and acting editor, looks on in Columbus, Ohio on June 2, 1965. The machine prints information that is selected off the memory banks behind Tate. (AP Photo)

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U.S. President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy leave the Quai D'Orsay ministry for dinner at the U.S. Embassy in Paris, France, June 2, 1961. (AP Photo)

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Pan American World Airways? revolutionary new terminal brings the plane to the passenger. Six giant jet Clippers can nestle under the overhang of this roof that?s cantilevered 114 feet out from the oval glass-walled building at New York International Airport on June 2, 1960. Soggy arrivals and departures are a thing of the past for passengers, ground personnel, baggage, cargo, and mail, and passengers never need climb a stair to board their flight. Adjustable walkways take them right into the plane?s cabin. There is a sight-seeing balcony, too, for bird?s-eye views of the apron and runways. (AP Photo)

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Pan American World Airways? revolutionary new terminal brings the plane to the passenger. Six giant jet Clippers can nestle under the overhang of this roof that?s cantilevered 114 feet out from the oval glass-walled building at New York International Airport on June 2, 1960. Soggy arrivals and departures are a thing of the past for passengers, ground personnel, baggage, cargo, and mail, and passengers never need climb a stair to board their flight. Adjustable walkways take them right into the plane?s cabin. There is a sight-seeing balcony, too, for bird?s-eye views of the apron and runways. (AP Photo)

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This is a view from the bottom of the base of the Statue of Liberty, on Liberty Island in New York, June 2, 1952. The statue, whose full name is Liberty Enlightening the World, was a gift from the French people and the creation of sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi. He started work on the statue in France in 1874. It was dedicated in New York in 1886. (AP Photo/Robert Kradin)

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A general view of a busy Telephone Exchange, somewhere in England, on June 2, 1943. (AP Photo

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Government employees work in one of the assembly shops, set up in the passages beneath the Houses of Parliament in London, England, June. 2, 1945. The war factory, in operation since 1943, made weapons to counteract the V2 rocket and shell fuse parts for the Ministry of Armaments inspections department. (AP Photo/Leslie Priest)

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American World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis leaves his corner to meet his opponent Elza Thompson, unseen, during an open-air boxing exhibition, near Kingston, London, June 2, 1944. A large crowd of British citizens and members of the Allied Forces watched the exhibition. (AP Photo)

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It is a bicycle built for two but the whole family and some spare clothing are aboard as Mama and Papa, pedal through Belgium ahead of the German army in Belgium, June 2, 1940. (AP Photo)

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A group of several hundred coal miners in Wilsonville, Illiniois, on June 2, 1937 who returned to work today in nine No. 4 of the Superior Coal Co., where they staged a 200-hour sit-down strike. Negotiations for settlement were to be held late today. The cage here is just starting down. (AP Photo)

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This group of unemployed veterans of the World War left Columbus, Ga., and Girard, Ala., Wednesday, June 1 on a long trek to Washington to demand payment of the soldier's bonus. They were photographed June 2, 1932 near Lawrenceville, Ga. The men carried their own provisions and traveled in trucks. (AP Photo)

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British troops carrying shields and batons charge a huge crowd of arabs during a riot in Jerusalem, on June 2, 1936. (AP Photo)

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A gold medal typifying the gratitude and affection of electrical engineers and scientists of Argentina, was presented to Thomas A. Edison at East Orange, N.J., on June 2, 1930 in commemoration of the golden jubilee of the incandescent lamp. William A. Reece of Buenos Aires, president of the General Electric, S.A., representing the Argentine Association of Electro-Technicians made the presentation. Left to right: Mrs. Thomas A. Edison; Mr. Edison; Mr. Reece and Cummings C. Chesney, a vice president of the General Electric Company. (AP Photo)

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Britain's Queen Mary, left, with Princess Elizabeth accompanied by the lady Elizabeth Bowes Lyon, the Duchess of York, right, returning to Buckingham Palace, London, after the Trooping of the Colour Cermony on June 2, 1931. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

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