GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, June 2, the 153rd day of 2015 with 211 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:10 and sunset is @ 8:14. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Saturn & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1774 – The Quartering Act, requiring American colonists to allow British soldiers into their houses, was reenacted.

1851 – Maine became the first state to enact a law prohibiting alcohol.

1865 – Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith, commander of Confederate forces west of the Mississippi, signed the surrender terms offered by Union negotiators, marking the end of the Civil War.

1896 – Great Britain granted Guglielmo Marconi the first wireless radio patent.

1924 – Congress granted citizenship to all Native Americans born in the United States.

1953 – Queen Elizabeth II of Britain was crowned in Westminster Abbey, 16 months after the death of her father, King George VI.

1966 – The U.S. space probe Surveyor I landed on the Moon and began transmitting detailed photographs of the lunar surface.

1987 – President Ronald Reagan announced he was nominating economist Alan Greenspan to succeed Paul Volcker as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.

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