Historical Events for 6th June 2022

1900 – Boxers cut off all railroad links between Peking and Tientsin, main port city of Peking
1932 – The Revenue Act of 1932 is enacted, creating the first gas tax in the United States, at a rate of 1 cent per US gallon (1/4 ยข/L) sold
1938 – Sigmund Freud arrives in London
1960 – Roy Orbison releases “Only the Lonely”
1966 – Gemini 9 completes 45 orbits after rendezvous with “angry alligator”
1968 – Senator Robert F. Kennedy dies from his wounds after he was shot the previous night
1985 – Body of Nazi concentration camp doctor Dr Josef Mengele located and exhumed
2005 – The United States Supreme Court votes to ban medical marijuana in Gonzales v. Raich.
2015 – Convicted killers Richard Matt and David Sweat break out of Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York
2017 – Scooter Gennet hits four home runs in Cincinnati Reds 13-1 victory at home against St. Louis Cardinals, 17th player to do so

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