06 June 2012

Timeline June 5 & 6

June 5
1723  Adam Smith, economist, was born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.
1878  Pancho Villa, Mexican revolutionary guerrilla leader was born.
1883  John Maynard Keynes, English economist, was born in Cambridge, England.
1933  The US went off the gold standard.
1981  The US Center for Disease Control recognized the first cases of AIDS.

June 6
1844  The Young Men's Christian Association was founded in London, England.
1925  Walter Percy Chrysler founded the Chrysler Corp.
1933  The first drive-in movie theatre opened in Camden Co., NJ.
1944  The D-Day invasion of Europe took place during WW II as Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy.

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