June 4

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June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining.

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Events:

  • 1917 -- The very first Pulitzer Prizes are awarded: Laura E. Richards, Maude H. Elliott, and Florence Hall received the first Pulitzer for a biography (for Julia Ward Howe.) Jean Jules Jusserand received the first Pulitzer for history for his work With Americans of Past and Present Days. Herbert B. Swope received the first Pulitzer for journalism for his work for New York World.
  • 1989 -- Tiananmen Square massacre takes place in Peking and is covered live on television.

See Also: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December June 3 - June 5 - May 4 - July 4 - more historical anniversaries