Next Show – June 6 (the day in history)

1844

YMCA founded in London but it would take 134 more years before they had a music video.

1894

Colorado Gov. Davis Waite orders state militia to Cripple Creek to protect striking miners (and not fire upon them as happened in other instances in early American labor history).  Waite ultimately helped negotiate a settlement of the strike.

1932

First gas tax (1 cent)

1933

First drive-in movie theater

1934

Franklin Roosevelt signs Securities Act of 1933 creating Securities and Exchange Commission.

SEC enforcement is usually behind most of the Wall Street Perp Walks we have seen.

1942

US sinks Japanese battleship Mikuma during Battle of Midway.

1944

D-Day

Eisenhower’s D-Day Speech

Saving Private Ryan’s Normandy Landing

1966

James Meredith Shot During March

1968

Bobby Kennedy dies.

Ted Kennedy eulogy excerpt

Short Clip on RFK 

1978

California voters overwhelmingly pass Proposition 13 reducing property taxes and requiring a two-thirds vote to pass state or local tax increases, thereby beginning California’s decline from the once Golden State.

1982

Israel invades Lebanon to drive out of the PLO.

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