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It happened on a… June 2

2022

Queen Elizabeth II stands on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, surrounded by her successors to the throne, during the Trooping the Colour parade in London. This event marks the diamond jubilee of the sovereign, 70 years of reign.

2015

FIFA President Sepp Blatter announces his resignation, 5 days after his re-election, amid FIFA’s involvement in a bribery scandal.

2012

The former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the killing of demonstrators during the 2011 Egyptian revolution.

2004

Ken Jennings begins his 74-game winning streak on the syndicated game show Jeopardy!.

1969

The National Arts Center in Canada opened its doors to the public.

1953

Elizabeth was crowned queen of England at Westminster Abbey.

1935

George Herman “Babe” Ruth announced that he was retiring from baseball.

1928

Kraft rolls out Velveeta cheese.

1873

Construction begins on Clay St (San Francisco) for world’s 1st cable railroad.

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