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June 6 2008 Today in History Newsletter

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Salem Witch Trials Begin (June 2, 1692)
The infamous Salem Witch Trials began on June 2, 1692. Throughout the year, 25 men and women would be executed during one of the darkest times in America's history.

There is so much more about the Salem trials, but I just couldn’t fit it all in to one article! Stay tuned to the site and newsletter! There just may be something on the important dates for that trial!

Do check out this week’s discussion topic in the Today in History forum! It’s about the Salem Witch Trials and whether or not you think the accusations were real or conspiratory! Check out the forum by following the link below:

June 1
*Brigham Young (1801)
*Marilyn Monroe (1926)
*Jonathan Pryce (1947)
*David Berkowitz (1953)
June 2
*Martha Washington (1731)
*Dana Carvey (1955)
*Kyle Petty (1960)
*Wayne Brady (1972)
June 3
*Jefferson Davis (1808)
*Boots Randolph (1927)
*Billy Powell (1952)
*Az-Zahir Hakim (1977)
June 4
*Robert Merrill (1917)
*John Drew Barrymore (1934)
*Noah Wylie (1971)
*Angelina Jolie (1975)
June 5
*Pancho Villa (1878)
*Suze Orman (1951)
*Kenny G (1956)
*Pete Wentz (1979)
June 6
*Nathan Hale (1755)
*Alexander Pushkin (1799)
*Levi Stubbs (1936)
*Robert Englund (1949)
June 7
*Jessica Tandy (1909)
*Tom Jones (1940)
*Liam Neeson (1952)
*Prince (1958)

I know I did the June 1st birthdays last week, but I’m changing the date ranges for the newsletter starting this month. You all will be enlightened as to why in the very near future!  If you were born this week, you are in good company!

I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!

Have fun passing this message along to family and friends, because we all love free knowledge!

Christa Mackey, Today in History Editor

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