At 6 p.m. EST, the Cable News Network debuted from its headquarters in Atlanta, GA as the world's first 24 hour news station. From an initial viewer audience of barely over a million, CNN has grown to a formidable entity with international presence and worldwide renown.
The Fair Labor Standards Act signed in June 1938, created the right to a minimum wage and overtime pay.
One June 6, 1934, with the signing of the Securities Exchange Act, President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the Securities and Exchange Commission.
On May 31 and June 1, 1921, mobs of white residents attacked Black residents, homes, and businesses, as well as cultural and public institutions in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, OK, an oil boom city, also know as "Black Wall Street."
President Chester Arthur signed the bill that created the Bureau of Labor Statistics on June 27, 1884."
Alfonzo Herndon, born into slavery, went on to become one of the first African American millionaires.