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HISTORY: On this day June 3 - 9 2018 (week 23) infographic

On this day June 3 - 9 2018

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June 3-9, 2018 -- Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week. This week features the Great Auk, Srebrenica, Robert Kennedy, the first drive-in cinema in the U.S., Willy Brandt, the assassination of Martin Luther King by James Earl Ray, and the Australian aviators Charles Kingsford-Smith and Charles Ulm

June 3, 1844: The Great Auk, a large, flightless seabird, became extinct when the last pair of breeding adults were killed by hunters on Eldey island, off the coast of Iceland

June 4, 1993: The UN agreed to send troops to Bosnia to protect six “safe havens”, including Srebrenica, where 8,000 Bosnian Muslims were later murdered in 1995

June 5, 1968: U.S. Senator Robert Kennedy was assassinated at a hotel in Los Angeles during his presidential campaign. Gunman Sirhan Sirhan opposed his support for Israel

June 6, 1933: The first drive-in cinema opened in the U.S., with space for 500 cars. Their popularity peaked in the 1950s and 60s, with 4,000 drive-ins across the country

June 7, 1973: Willy Brandt became the first leader of West Germany to visit Israel. The two countries had re-established diplomatic relations in 1965

June 8, 1968: James Earl Ray, wanted for the assassination of Martin Luther King, was arrested in London. He was later convicted in Memphis and jailed for 99 years

June 9, 1928: Australian aviators Charles Kingsford-Smith and Charles Ulm completed the first flight across the Pacific Ocean, from California to Brisbane

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