Today is the 157th day of 2014 and the 79th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1844, the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) was founded in London.
In 1944, the D-Day invasion of Europe began as Allied forces landed in continental Europe at Normandy, France.
In 1982, Israel invaded Lebanon.
In 2002, President George W. Bush proposed consolidating 22 federal agencies under a single, Cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Diego Velazquez (1599-1660), painter; Nathan Hale (1755-1776), soldier; Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837), poet; Karl Braun (1850-1918), physicist; Thomas Mann (1875-1955), author; V.C. Andrews (1923-1986), author; Robert Englund (1947- ), actor; Harvey Fierstein (1952- ), actor; Bjorn Borg (1956- ), tennis player; Jason Isaacs (1963- ), actor; Paul Giamatti (1967- ), actor; Natalie Morales (1972- ), TV journalist.
TODAY'S FACT: Basketball, racquetball and volleyball were all invented at YMCA facilities.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1946, the Basketball Association of America, which would later become the National Basketball Association, was founded in New York City.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "What is success? It is an inner, an indescribable force, resourcefulness, power of vision; a consciousness that I am, by my mere existence, exerting pressure on the movement of life about me." -- Thomas Mann
TODAY'S NUMBER: 357 -- drive-in movie theaters in the United States in 2013. The first drive-in movie theater opened in Camden, New Jersey, on this day in 1932.
TODAY'S MOON: Between first quarter moon (June 5) and full moon (June 12).