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This month in Harvard history

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June 2, 1954 – Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie visits Harvard. Selassie signs the University guest book, visits Houghton Library to inspect rare books and manuscripts with Ethiopian connections, and takes a short tour around the University.

June 22, 1957 – After a six-year break, Harvard-Yale and Oxford-Cambridge teams hold their 17th track meet at Harvard Stadium. The transatlantic track rivalry dates from 1899.

– From the Harvard Historical Calendar, a database compiled by Marvin Hightower