Historical Events for 1st June 2019

1495 – First written record of Scotch Whisky appears in Exchequer Rolls of Scotland, Friar John Cor is the distiller
1533 – Anne Boleyn crowned Queen of England
1880 – The first pay telephone service in the United States is installed in New Haven, Connecticut
1938 – Protective baseball helmets 1st worn by batters
1940 – Nazi occupiers kick Jews out of Dutch air guard
1947 – The development of photosensitive glass, which had occurred ten years previously, is announced publicly
1965 – Coal mine explosion in Fukuoka Japan kills 236
1975 – LPGA Championship, Pine Ridge GC: Kathy Whitworth wins her 3rd LPGA C’ship by 1 stroke from Sandra Haynie
1976 – Great Britain and Iceland end the “cod war”
1990 – Cowboy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting

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