June 4, 1903: Mr. Potter, a workman at Exum's furniture factory, met with a painful accident, The Comet reported. His right hand was caught in the machinery and several fingers were badly mangled.
June 4, 1948: The Johnson City Foundry and Machine works celebrated its 65th anniversary.
June 4, 1962: The Science Hill Hilltoppers defeated Charlotte, Tennessee, 13-2 in the opening round of the state baseball tournament. Winning pitcher Lonnie Lowe allowed only three hits.
June 4, 2010: The inaugural Vietnam Veterans Homecoming event started with a parade from Freedom Hall Civic Center along North Roan Street to the Appalachian Fairground in Gray. The three-day event was intended to give a long-deserved “welcome home” to all who served in Vietnam.
Sources: The Comet; Archives of Appalachia, “Johnson City Foundry and Machine Works: Brief History 1968’: Johnson City Press-Chronicle, Johnson City Press