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D-Day, Bill of Rights, draft begins in WWI

This week in history


June 5: 1917—The draft for World War I begins, and 10 million US men begin to register. 2012—Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker survives a recall election. 2013—U.S. prison system substitutes forced readings of Week in History for capital punishment. Born: Pancho Villa (1877). Died: Stephen Crane (1900). World Environment Day. Today’s Word: Kenspeckle—something or someone easily recognizable or conspicuous.

June 6: 1832—Paris students’ barricades fall and the uprising of 1832 ends. This event inspires Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables. 1944—D-Day. Died: J Paul Getty (1976). National Applesauce Cake Day. Today’s Word: Gazump—to buy something that is promised to someone else....

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