This day in history: June 7 - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

This day in history: June 7

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All of the events below took place on June 7.

1892: President Benjamin Harrison becomes first Chief Executive to attend a baseball game.

1909: Actress Jessica Tandy is born in London, England.

1917: Singer and actor Dean Martin is born in Steubenville, Ohio.

1967: Poet, critic and satirist Dorothy Parker dies in New York City at age 73.

1982: Priscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public. The bathroom were Elvis died is off-limits.

1995: The long-range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines.

2008: Sportscaster Jim McKay, 86, dies in Monkton, Maryland.

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