JUNE 4: The Daily Flashback
1892: The Sierra Club was incorporated in San Francisco.
1919: The U.S. Senate passed the Women’s Suffrage bill.
1939: The first shopping cart was introduced by Sylvan Goldman in Oklahoma City. It was actually a folding chair that had been mounted on wheels.
1956: Gene Vincent made his stage debut, performing in his hometown of Norfolk, Virginia.
1967: Television sitcom “The Monkees,” starring the eponymous band, won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series.
1970: Carlos Santana recorded “Black Magic Woman.”
1979: Fleetwood Mac recorded the USC Trojan Marching Band at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles for use in their song “Tusk,” the title track to their first album since Rumours.
1984: Bruce Springsteen released his Born in the U.S.A. album.
1992: After a public voting of young Elvis vs. old Elvis, the United States Post Office and Priscilla Presley announced that the image of the young Elvis will appear on a U.S. postage stamp.
1996: After 10 years together, Crowded House announced they are splitting up.
1997: The body of Jeff Buckley was found floating in a harbor leading to the Mississippi River.
2017: Ariana Grande hosted the “One Love Manchester” benefit concert to honor the victims of the terrorist bombing at her May 22 concert at the Manchester Arena, which killed 22 people.
1930: Morgana King
1937: Freddy Fender
1944: Michelle Phillips
1945: Anthony Braxton
1974: Stefan Lessard
1976: Kasey Chambers
1990: Stiv Bators
1997: Ronnie Lane
2001: John Hartford