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Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Wednesday, June 3, 2009...
10 Timeline Memories:
1932] Back-to-back x4= Lou Gehrig becoming the second player to hit 4 home runs in one game. Gehrig did it against the Philadelphia A’s. The first player to do it? The immortal Bobby Lowe in 1894… 1937] Wedding Bells: The Duke of Windsor marries American divorcee Wallis Warfield Simpson in Monts, France. The Duke abdicates the British throne as a wedding present… 1965] Spacewalk: Astronaut Edward White becomes the first American to walk in space during the flight of Gemini 4… 1968] Was it the art?: Andy Warhol is shot and critically wounded in his New York City film studio by actress Valerie Solanas. Warhol will fully recover… 1975] ‘Happy Trails’: Ozzie Nelson dies from cancer at 68…1989] Iran’s spiritual leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini dies from cancer at 89… 1988] Mar-go: Margo Adams files a palimony suit against Wade Boggs after their 4-year relationship sours. The married Boggs and Adams will settle out of court. The affair didn’t interfere will Boggs hitting his normal .310 and he’ll finish at .380 to win his 5th batting title… 2001] Tony x12= The number of Tony Awards won by Mel Brooks for "The Producers."... 2003] En Englais por favor: The Cubs’ Sammy Sosa breaks a bat filled with cork and suddenly forgets how to speak English… 2004] Julio speaks with his bat: The Braves’ Julio Franco becomes the oldest player to hit a grand slam at 45...For more on June 3: