Today is the 160th day of 2012 and the 81st day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1789, James Madison, then a member of the House of Representatives, proposed the Bill of Rights to Congress.
In 1968, James Earl Ray, who was suspected of assassinating Martin Luther King Jr., was arrested in London.
In 1982, President Ronald Reagan became the first U.S. president to address a joint session of the British Parliament.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Robert Schumann (1810-1856), composer; Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), architect; Francis Crick (1916-2004), biophysicist; Barbara Pierce Bush (1925- ), former first lady; Jerry Stiller (1927- ), comedian/actor; Joan Rivers (1933- ), comedian/actress; Tim Berners-Lee (1955- ), World Wide Web inventor; Julianna Margulies (1966- ), actress; Kanye West (1977- ), musician; Kim Clijsters (1983- ), tennis player.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1966, the National Football League and the American Football League announced their merger as the NFL, with American and National conferences.
TODAY'S FACT: Between 1980 and 2010, the percentage of the U.S. population that was foreign-born grew from 6.2 percent to 12.9 percent.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his clients to plant vines." -- Frank Lloyd Wright
TODAY'S NUMBER: 65 -- congressmen who served in the first session of the House of Representatives (1789-1791).
TODAY'S MOON: Between full moon (June 4) and last quarter moon (June 11).