Sunday, June 5, 2011

Bella's Birthday: June 4

Famous Birthdays

1971 Noah Wyle

1975 Angelina Jolie

Birthstone: Pearl

Sign: Gemini

Notable Events:

1912 Massachusetts becomes the first state in the U.S. to set a minimum wage

1917 The very first Pulitzer Prizes -- honoring print journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition -- are awarded

1919 The Senate approves the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote

Fun Facts

1896 Henry Ford takes his first car, an experimental vehicle he dubs the "Quadricycle," out for a test drive

1963 Six-year-old Robert W. Patch receives a patent for a "toy truck"

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