June 2, 2015 in History


Seth Blatter, president of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), resigns five days after his re-election to a fifth term; several FIFA officials were recently arrested in a corruption scandal, but Blatter has not been charged

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1986 Regular TV coverage of U.S. Senate sessions begins
1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey
1935 Babe Ruth, 40, announces his retirement as a player
1896 Guglielmo Marconi patents the radio
1835 P. T. Barnum and his circus begin 1st tour of US
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