June 7, 1893
By refusing to comply with segregation laws on a train, Mohandas K. Gandhi completes his first act of civil disobedience.
June 9, 1973
Secretariat becomes the first horse since 1948 to win the Triple Crown in horse racing.
June 12, 1971
At the age of 55, American music legend Frank Sinatra announces his retirement from show business.