QUAKERS SETTLED IN NEW AMSTERDAM
On June 1st, 1657: The fist Quakers arrived in the Dutch colonial settlement New Amsterdam (New York).
TED COOMBS ROLLED ACROSS AMERICA
On June 1st, 1979: American technology author Ted Coombs began his 5,193 mile roller skate from Los Angeles to New York City.
BORN ON THIS DAY: JOAN COPELAND
On June 1st, 1922: Actress Joan Copeland was born. Stage actress and younger sister of playwright Arthur Miller is best known for her work in theater. Her two most well-known roles were in Pal Joey and The American Clock. She also appeared in numerous soap operas including Search For Tomorrow and One Life to Live.
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