This week in history

Serena Williams beats her sister Venus Williams at 101st Women’s French Open on June 8, 2002. —File photo.

June 8, 1966: NFL & AFL announce plans to become NFC and AFC in 1970.

June 8, 2002: Serena Williams beats her sister Venus Williams at 101st Women’s French Open.

June 8, 2018: NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors claim 3rd title in 4 years with a 108-85 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers for 4-0 sweep; MVP: Kevin Durant for second straight year.

June 9, 1979: Phillies wear burgundy uniforms for first and last time.

June 10, 1793: Washington supersedes Philadelphia as U.S. Capital.

June 11, 1993: Jurassic Park” opens, sets box office weekend record of $502 million.

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