This week in history

LeBron James eclipses Michael Jordan’s record (109) for most 30-point games in NBA playoff history in Cleveland’s Game 3 Finals loss to Golden State on June 6, 2018. — TONY DEJAK/ASSOCIATED PRESS.

June 4, 1974: NFL grants franchise to Seattle Seahawks.

June 4, 1975: Oldest animal fossils in U.S. discovered in North Carolina.

June 6, 1933: U.S. employment service created.

June 6, 1966: NFL and AFL announce heir merger.

June 6, 2015: French Open Women’s Tennis: Serena Williams wins her third French title and 20th Grand Slam singles event; beats Lucie Šafáová of Czech Republic 6-3, 6-7, 6-2.

June 6, 2018: LeBron James eclipses Michael Jordan‘s record (109) for most 30-point games in NBA playoff history in Cleveland’s Game 3 Finals loss to Golden State

June 7, 1893: Gandhi‘s first act of civil disobedience.

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