history fact – June 2, 2017

Today is Friday, June 2, the 153rd day of 2017. There are 212 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On June 2, 1897, Mark Twain was quoted by the New York Journal as saying from London that “the report of my death was an exaggeration. (Twain, in London to cover Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee for the Journal, was responding to a report in the New York Herald that he was “grievously ill” and “possibly dying.”)

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