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This month in History: June

Jun 21

Written by: Del Meyer
06/21/2019 2:00 PM 

April showers may bring May flowers, but June heralds the end of the school year and the beginning of summer vacations. June is also traditionally the Marriage Month. More brides step up to the altar in June than in any other month in the year.

June 1, 1926, Norma Jean Baker was born in Los Angeles, CA. When she grew up, she dyed her hair blond and changed her name to Marilyn Monroe. She rose from a cameo role in a Marx brothers film to stardom in less than five years. She was the first cover girl on Playboy Magazine. When she married the all-American male, baseball player Joe DiMaggio, her fans loved her even more.

June 2, 1896, Great Britain granted Guglielmo Marconi the first wireless radio patent.

June 2, 1924, The U. S. Congress granted Native Americans citizenship.

June 2, 1953, Queen Elizabeth II was crowned at Westminster Abbey

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