Today in History for 3rd June 1970

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 2 of 2

- 1st artificial gene synthesized
- Ray Davies of Kinks travels round trip NY-London to change 1 word in "Lola," (Coca-Cola to Cherry Cola) because of BBC coml reference ban

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 8 of 8

- Ammon McNeely, American rock climber
- Andrea Congreaves, WNBA forward/center (Charlotte Sting)
- Carl Everett, baseball player
- Esther Hart, Dutch singer
- Julie Masse, French Canadian singer
- Lanee Butler, Manhasset NY, mistral sailboat yachter (Olymp-11th-1996)
- Peter Newton, Kailua Hawaii, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
- Peter TÃĪgtgren, Swedish musician (Hypocrisy) and producer

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

- Douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Fries boer/writer, dies at 70
- H G Hjalmar Schacht, pres Germany Kingdom bank/minister of Eco, dies

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