Today is the 164th day of 2014 and the 86th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1934, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler and Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini met in Venice, Italy, prompting Mussolini to later refer to Hitler as "a silly little monkey."
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.
In 1996, the Montana Freemen surrendered after an 81-day standoff with federal agents outside Jordan, Montana.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), poet/dramatist; Harold "Red" Grange (1903-1991), football player; John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928- ), mathematician; Christo (1935- ), artist; Malcolm McDowell (1943- ), actor; Ban Ki-moon (1944- ), U.N. secretary-general; Stellan Skarsgard (1951- ), actor; Tim Allen (1953- ), actor; Chris Evans (1981- ), actor; Kat Dennings (1986- ), actress; Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen (1986- ), actresses.
TODAY'S FACT: Arvind Mahankali, a 13-year-old from Bayside, New York, won the 86th Scripps National Spelling Bee in 2013 by correctly spelling the word "knaidel," a German-derived Yiddish word for a small dumpling.
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 QUOTE: "We make out of the quarrel with others, rhetoric, but of the quarrel with ourselves, poetry." -- William Butler Yeats, "Per Amica Silentia Lunae"
TODAY'S NUMBER: 73.9 million -- estimated combined population of North and South Korea in mid-2014.
TODAY'S MOON: Between full moon (June 12) and last quarter moon (June 19).