The Daily News | June 12

Medgar Wiley Evers, civil rights leader, assassinated, 1963
Venera 4 (USSR) launched, 1967
US Postal service declared it illegal to mail children, 1920
Farmer Labor Party organized, 1920
Baseball Hall of Fame (Cooperstown, New York) dedicated, 1939
Official US Army flag established, 1956
First major league perfect game (Worcester Brown Stockings), 1880
Major league baseball strike began, 1981
J.E.B. Stuart and men surrounded Union forces led by McClellan, 1862
William Cullen Bryant, US poet, died, 1878
US Supreme Court ruled that states can’t outlaw inter-racial marriages, 1967
Philippines declared independence from Spain, 1898
Philip Livingston, merchant and signer of US Declaration of Independence, died, 1778
Cat named Dusty gave birth to her 420th kitten, 1952
First wedding held in the Rose Garden of the White House (Tricia Nixon and Edward Finch Cox), 1971
First man-powered flight across the English Channel, 1979