— Bulletin wire reports

Actress June Lockhart is 94. Civil rights activist James Meredith is 86. Author-activist Larry Kramer is 84. Actress Mary Beth Peil is 79. Basketball Hall of Famer Willis Reed is 77. Singer Carly Simon is 74. Rock musician Ian McDonald (Foreigner) is 73. Actor-comedian Jimmie Walker is 72. Actor-director Michael Lembeck is 71. Rock singer Tim Finn is 67. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is 65. Rock musician David Paich (Toto) is 65. Actor Michael Sabatino is 64. Actor-writer-director Ricky Gervais is 58. Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo is 53. Rapper-producer Richie Rich is 52. Actress Angela Kinsey is 48. Rock musician Mike Kroeger (Nickelback) is 47. Actress Busy Philipps is 40. Jazz musician Joey Alexander is 16.

Highlight: In 1950, war broke out in Korea as forces from the communist North invaded the South.

In 1788, Virginia ratified the U.S. Constitution.

In 1876, Lt. Col. Colonel George Custer and his 7th Cavalry were wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in Montana.

In 1910, President William Howard Taft signed the White-Slave Traffic Act, more popularly known as the Mann Act, which made it illegal to transport women across state lines for “immoral” purposes.

In 1947, “The Diary of a Young Girl,” the personal journal of Anne Frank, a German-born Jewish girl hiding with her family from the Nazis in Amsterdam during World War II, was first published.

In 1962, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that recitation of a state-sponsored prayer was unconstitutional.

In 1967, The Beatles performed and recorded their new song “All You Need Is Love” during the closing segment of “Our World,” the first live international telecast, which was carried by satellite from 14 countries.

In 1973, former White House Counsel John Dean began testifying before the Senate Watergate Committee, implicating top officials, including President Richard Nixon as well as himself, in the Watergate scandal and cover-up.

In 1996, a truck bomb killed 19 Americans and injured hundreds at a U.S. military housing complex in Saudi Arabia.

In 2003, the Recording Industry Association of America threatened to sue hundreds of individual computer users who were illegally sharing music files online.

In 2013, Democratic Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis began a one-woman filibuster to block a GOP-led effort to impose stringent new abortion restrictions. (Republicans voted to end the filibuster minutes before midnight, sparking a chaotic scene with demonstrators who succeeded in forcing lawmakers to miss the deadline for passing the bill.)

Ten years ago: Death claimed Michael Jackson, the “King of Pop,” in Los Angeles at age 50 and actress Farrah Fawcett in Santa Monica, California, at age 62. North Korea vowed to enlarge its atomic arsenal and warned of a “fire shower of nuclear retaliation” in the event of a U.S. attack, as the regime marked the 1950 outbreak of the Korean War.

Five years ago: A unanimous Supreme Court ruled that police generally may not search the cellphones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants. The NFL agreed to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.

One year ago: Facing rising costs from new tariffs, Harley-Davidson announced it would begin shifting the production of motorcycles sold in Europe from the U.S. to factories overseas; President Donald Trump accused the company of waving a “White Flag” in the tariff dispute between the U.S. and the European Union.

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