Thursday Trivia

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What event happened on this day, June 7, 1966?

A. The U.S.  decides to send 3,500 U.S. troops to Vietnam
B. Harry S. Truman marries Bess Wallace
C. The U.S. begins to use Zip Codes.
D. Ronald Reagan was nominated for governor of California

 

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Answer: D, Ronald Reagan was nominated for governor of California

"A former actor named Ronald Reagan receives the Republican nomination for governor of California on this day in 1966. He won the election that November and was sworn in on January 2, 1967. Reagan’s tenure as the Golden State’s governor gave him credibility as a political leader, paving the way for his victory in the 1980 presidential election."

Source: History.com

Posted by FederalDaily Staff on Jun 07, 2018 at 7:43 AM


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