Historical Events for 2nd June 2022

1780 – Anti-Catholic demonstration attacks parliament in London
1862 – Robert E. Lee takes command of Confederate armies of North Virginia during the American Civil War
1909 – Alfred Deakin becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the third time
1933 – WNJ-AM in Newark NJ goes off the air
1944 – Generals Dwight D. Eisenhower and Bernard Montgomery dine in Portsmouth, England
1958 – Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford fans 6 in a row to tie an AL record
1968 – Canadians must get government permission to export silver
1975 – James A Healy, 1st black Roman Catholic bishop, consecrated (Maine)
1994 – Chinook helicopter crashes in North Scotland (29 killed)
2004 – Ken Jennings begins his 74-game winning streak on the syndicated game show Jeopardy!

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