This Day In History: June 4th
781 BC- The first solar eclipse is recorded in China.
1912- Massachusetts passes first minnimum wage law.
1919- Senate passes Women’s Suffrage bill.
1927- Swimmer Johnny Weissmuller sets record in both 100 & 200 yard freestyle.
1937- Gorilla Monsoon, American Wrestler- born.
1940- Winston Churchill’s famous speech “We shall fight on the seas and oceans.”
1942- Capital Records opens for business.
1964- The Beatles World Tour begins in Copenhagen, Denmark.
1969- Horatio Sanz, American Comedian- born.
1972- Activist Angela Davis acquitted of murder.
1974- The NFL awards Seattle a franchise, named the Seahawks.
1975- British Comedian Russell Brand and American actress Angelina Jolie- born.
1984- Bruce Springsteen releases “Born In The USA”
2010- Legendary UCLA Bruins mens basketball coach John Wooden dies.