Today in History: June 8th
1949 – George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four is published.
1953 – The United States Supreme Court rules that Washington, D.C. restaurants could not refuse to serve black patrons.
1967 – Six-Day War: The USS Liberty incident occurs, killing 34 and wounding 171.
2004 – The first Venus Transit in modern history takes place, the previous one being in 1882.
So…what’s on your minds this Wednesday?
What are people talking about in your part of the world?
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