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Friday, June 03, 2005

On this Day

Friday, June 3rd
The 154th day of 2005
There are 211 days left in the year

Today's Highlights in History

On June 3, 1965, astronaut Edward White became the first American to "walk" in space, during the flight of Gemini 4. (Go to article.)

On June 3, 1926, Allen Ginsberg, the "poet laureate" of the Beat Generation, was born. Following his death on April 5, 1997, his obituary appeared in The Times. (
Go to obituary Other Birthdays)

On June 3, 1876, Harper's Weekly featured a cartoon about a federal scandal and the attempt to impeach President Grant. (See the cartoon and read an explanation.)

Reference: The New York Times