This Day in History

June 3rd in History

Mighty Casey has struck out! In other news, the Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson married and the Zoot Suit riots began. It's the birthday of Jefferson Davis, Josephine Baker, Curtis Mayfield, and Anderson Cooper; Johann Strauss, Franz Kafka, Ozzie Nelson, and Jack Kevorkian died. Happy Chimborazo Day!

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Quote of the Day

"A time is marked not so much by ideas that are argued about as by ideas that are taken for granted."

Lawrence Lessig, internet activist born June 3, 1961