June 2 is the 153rd day of the year. There are 212 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Sunday or Monday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Wednesday or Friday (56).
+ 1835 – P. T. Barnum and his circus start their first tour of the United States.
+ 1924 – U.S. President Calvin Coolidge signs the Indian Citizenship Act into law, granting citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the United States.
+ 1997 – In Denver, Timothy McVeigh is convicted on 15 counts of murder and conspiracy for his role in the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, in which 168 people died. He was executed four years later.
( Births )
+ 1920 – Tex Schramm, American businessman (d. 2003)
+ 1941 – Stacy Keach, American actor
+ 1948 – Jerry Mathers, American actor
+ 1960 – Kyle Petty, American race car driver and sportscaster
+ 1972 – Wayne Brady, American actor, comedian, game show host, and singer