Video: 'KUSA Denver Oklahoma City Bombing Trial Timothy McVeigh Verdict'
(Monday, June 2, 1997, 1:34 p.m. MDT) — As silent tears streamed down the faces of victims and their families in the packed courtroom, a federal jury today found Timothy McVeigh, an angry drifter, guilty of the Oklahoma City bombing, which killed 168 people, injured hundreds more and shook the nation’s sense of security within its borders (McVeigh would be executed in June 2001). Continue reading McVeigh guilty on all counts in Oklahoma City bombing 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 2 1997)
Video: 'The Beatles - The Lost Pepperland Beel' (June 2, 1967, at 14:15)
(Friday, June 2, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-2:15 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed recording “It’s All Too Much” for the band’s next film, the animated Yellow Submarine, tonight at De Lane Lea Recording Studios in London. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘It’s All Too Much’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 2 1967)
(Wednesday, June 2, 1897) — American writer Mark Twain, 61, was quoted today by the New York Journal as saying from London that “the report of my death was an exaggeration.” Continue reading Mark Twain: ‘The report of my death was an exaggeration’ 120 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 2 1897)