Today Is Thursday, June 9, The 160th Day Of 2011. There Are 205 Days Left In The Year.
On June 9, 1909, Alice Huyler Ramsey, 22, set out from New York in a Maxwell DA on a journey to become the first woman to drive across the United States. (Ramsey and three female companions arrived in San Francisco on Aug. 7.)
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In A.D. 68, the Roman Emperor Nero committed suicide, ending a 13-year reign.