Tommie Smith Born, David Bonior Born, Alias Wolfgang Gerhard Exhumed

On This Progressive Day: June 6
The Soviet Union establishes diplomatic relations with Argentina (1946)

The grave of "Wolfgang Gerhard" is exhumed in Embu, Brazil; the remains found are later proven to be those of Josef Mengele, Auschwitz's "Angel of Death" (1985)

In Gonzales v. Raich, the SCOTUS upholds a federal law banning cannabis, including medical marijuana (2005)

President B. Hussein Obama commemorates the 65th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France, in multilateral fashion with Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Great Britain's Prince Charles and Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (2009)

Near Hama, Syria, pro-government Shabiha gunmen kill 78 innocent villagers in The Al-Qubeir massacre (2012)

b: Roy Innis (1934), Tommie Smith (1944), David E. Bonior (1945); d: Robert F. Kennedy (1968)

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