This Day in History – June 8
Today is the 160th day of 2020. There are 206 days left in the year.TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT1869: The suction vacuum cleaner is patented by Ives McGaffey of Chicago. OTHER EVENTS632: The prophet Muhammad dies in Medina. He leaves no arrangement for his succession, creating a rift in Islam lasting to this day.1762: Russo-Prussian alliance against Austria is concluded.