Today is the 165th day of 2012 and the 86th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1900, the Boxer Rebellion broke out in China.
In 1966, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Miranda v. Arizona that police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them.
In 1967, Thurgood Marshall became the first African-American Supreme Court justice.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), poet/dramatist; Harold "Red" Grange (1903-1991), football player; Christo (1935- ), artist; Ban Ki-moon (1944- ), U.N. secretary-general; Tim Allen (1953- ), actor; Kat Dennings (1986- ), actress; Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen (1986- ), actresses.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1948, Babe Ruth appeared at Yankee Stadium for the last time, on the occasion of the New York Yankees' Silver Anniversary Day, during which his No. 3 jersey was ceremonially retired.
TODAY'S FACT: Sukanya Roy, a 14-year-old from South Abington Township, Pa., won the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee by correctly spelling "cymotrichous," an adjective that means "having wavy hair."
TODAY'S QUOTE: "In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute." -- Thurgood Marshall
TODAY'S NUMBER: 73.2 million -- estimated combined population of North and South Korea in mid-2012.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter (June 11) and new moon (June 19).