Jah Itagaki's REGGAE LIFE
   This Day in Reggae
and Nubian, Rasta, herb and related history

 June 8
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 June 9
1262: Roman Catholic Church outlaws cannabis in France.
1944: Cedella aka Ciddy and Captain Norval Sinclair Marley, parents of Robert Nesta Marley (Bob Marley), get married in Nine Miles, St. Ann, Jamaica.
1980: [JAPAN] Legendary reggae bar 69 is open at Shinjuku 2-chome, Tokyo, Japan.
----: Abijah (Andrew Smith) is born in Kingston, Jamaica.
2002: Jeremy Lee, Stereo Passion sound system owner, dies in boat accident at age 36.

 June 10
1940: Marcus Garvey passes away at 52 in London, England. (b. August 17, 1887)
His body was later returned to Jamaica where it was buried in the National Heroes Park. In 1964 he was declared a Jamaica's first National Hero.
1961: Maxi Priest (Max Elliot) is born in London, England.
2006: Singer Ruddy Thomas dies after collapsing on the stage of Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC). He was 54.

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