June 6 is the 157th day of the year.There are 208 days remaining until the end of the year.
+ 1892 – The Chicago "L" elevated rail system begins operation.
+ 1933 – The first drive-in theater opens in Camden, New Jersey, United States.
+ 1946 – The Basketball Association of America is founded in New York City; the BAA was the precursor to the modern National Basketball Association
+ 1968 – Robert F. Kennedy, a U.S. presidential candidate, is assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, by Sirhan Sirhan, a Palestinian.
( Births )
+ 1939 – Gary U.S. Bonds, American singer-songwriter
+ 1943 – Joe Stampley, American country music singer-songwriter