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Woodbury-Middlebury Briefing: Wednesday, June 6

Seen a Siamese cat around Woodbury? A family is looking for its pet. Read on to see top headlines and events for Wednesday, June 6.

 

Today is Wednesday, June 6, the 158th day of the year.

Today's Headlines

Events & Reminders

  • 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
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  • 6 p.m. 
  • 7 p.m. 
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Today in History

1844: The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) is founded in London.

1932: The Revenue Act of 1932 is enacted, creating the first gas tax in the U.S., at a rate of 1 cent per gallon sold.

1944: D-Day, code named Operation Overlord, commences with the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history.

1946: The National Basketball Association (NBA) is created, with 11 original teams.

1984: Tetris, one of the best-selling video games of all time, is released.

Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.

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