SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 2010
Today is Saturday, June 12, the 163rd day of 2010. There are 202 days left in the year.
1665 _ English rename New Amsterdam, New York, after Dutch pull out
1792 _ George Vancouver discovers site of Vancouver, B.C.
1812 _ Napoleon's invasion of Russia begins
1849 _ Gas mask patented by Lewis Haslett, Louisville, Ky.
1880 _ First baseball perfect game _ John Richmond of Worcester beats Cleveland
1898 _ Philippine nationalists declares independence from Spain to U.S. control
1964 _ South Africa sentences Nelson Mandela to life imprisonment
1965 _ Rolling Stones release ``Satisfaction"
1967 _ Supreme Court unanimously ends laws against interracial marriages
1989 _ Ben Johnson, Canadian Olympian, admits using steroids