June 5, 1968
Senator Robert F. Kennedy is shot three times while leaving a press conference announcing his victory in the California presidential primary.
June 7, 1893
Mohandas K. Gandhi refuses to comply with racial segregation rules on a train in South Africa, marking his first act of civil disobedience.
June 10, 1752
Benjamin Franklin flies a kite during a thunderstorm, collecting a charge in a jar and demonstrating electricity.