Daily Archives: June 1, 2014

2nd Connecticut fights first battle at Cold Harbor 150 years ago this hour (June 1 1864)


Video: 'Civil War Combat - Battle of Cold Harbor' (June 1, 1864, at 7:16)

(Wednesday June 1, 1864, 4:30 p.m. local time; during the Battle of Cold Harbor, part of the Overland Campaign of the American Civil War) — The 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery Regiment, having been sent to the Army of the Potomac in May 1864 where it was assigned to the Second Brigade, First Division, VI Corps, fought its first battle today at Cold Harbor, suffering 323 men killed or wounded. Continue reading 2nd Connecticut fights first battle at Cold Harbor 150 years ago this hour (June 1 1864)

The Beatles record ‘I’ll Be Back’ 50 years this hour (June 1 1964)


Video: 'I'll Be Back (Demo), I'll Be Back (Complete) // Anthology 1 // Disc 2 // Tracks 17 & 18 (Stereo)'

(Monday, June 1, 1964, 8:00-11:15 p.m. BST) — In the second of two recording sessions today, The Beatles began and completed recording “I’ll Be Back” for their album A Hard Day’s Night. Continue reading The Beatles record ‘I’ll Be Back’ 50 years this hour (June 1 1964)

‘Sweet Georgia Brown/Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby’ by Tony Sheridan and The Beatles released 50 years ago today (June 1 1964)


Video: 'Tony Sheridan & The Beatles - Sweet Georgia Brown (1964 Vocal) (2011 Remaster)'

(Monday, June 1, 1964) — The single “Sweet Georgia Brown” and “Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby” by Tony Sheridan and The Beatles was released today in the U.S. on Atco. Continue reading ‘Sweet Georgia Brown/Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby’ by Tony Sheridan and The Beatles released 50 years ago today (June 1 1964)

The Beatles record ‘Matchbox,’ ‘I’ll Cry Instead’ 50 years this hour (June 1 1964)


Video: 'The Beatles - "Matchbox" Mono'

(Monday, June 1, 1964, 2:30-7:15 p.m. BST) — In the first of two recording sessions today, The Beatles began and completed recording two tracks: “Matchbox” and “I’ll Cry Instead” for their album A Hard Day’s Night. Continue reading The Beatles record ‘Matchbox,’ ‘I’ll Cry Instead’ 50 years this hour (June 1 1964)