WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2010
Today is Wednesday, June 16, the 167th day of 2010. There are 198 days left in the year.
632 _ Origin of Persian [Yezdegird] Era
1858 _ Abraham Lincoln says ``A house divided against itself cannot stand"
1903 _ Ford Motors incorporates
1904 _ Bloomsday (date of events in James Joyce's Ulysses)
1947 _ Pravda denounces Marshall Plan
1949 _ Gas turbine-electric locomotive demonstrated, Erie, Pa.
1961 _ Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects to West in Paris
1977 _ ``Beatlemania" opens on Broadway
1989 _ Four golfers shoot a hole-in-one on the same hole at the U.S. Open
are made all on the sixth hole (Weaver, Wiebe, Pate and Price)
1991 _ Boris Yeltsin elected president of Russia