Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, June 22

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, June 22

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1611 English explorer Henry Hudson, his son and several other people were set adrift in present-day Hudson Bay by mutineers aboard the Discovery.

1860 An announcement was made of the opening of "books to receive subscription of stock" for construction of a "free bridge" over the Allegheny.

1911 Britain's King George V was crowned at Westminster Abbey.

1941 Paul Block, publisher of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, died at the age of 63 in the Hotel Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.

1969 Singer-actress Judy Garland died in London at age 47.

1993 The new $2.5 million entrance walkway and plaza to the Pittsburgh Zoo's lower parking lot was opened.

Today's birthdays: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., 84. Singer-actor Kris Kristofferson, 81. …

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