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    • June 1, 0193 Roman Emperor Didius Julianus assassinated.

    • June 1, 0987 Hugh Capet is elected king of France.

    • June 1, 1204 King Philip Augustus of France conquers Rouen.

    • June 1, 1215 "Beijing, then under the control of the Jurchen ruler Emperor Xuanzong of Jin, is captured by the Mongols under Genghis Khan, ending the Battle of Beijing."

    • June 1, 1252 Alfonso X is elected King of Castile and Len.

    • June 1, 1283 Treaty of Rheinfelden: Duke Rudolph II of Austria waives his right to the Duchies of Austria and Styria.

    • June 1, 1485 Matthias of Hungary takes Vienna from Frederick III

    • June 1, 1495 Friar John Cor records the first known batch of scotch whisky.

    • June 1, 1495 The first written record of Scotch Whiskey appears in Exchequer Rolls of Scotland. Friar John Cor is the distiller

    • June 1, 1533 Anne Boleyn crowned queen.

    • June 1, 1563 "Birthday - Robert Cecil Earl of Salisbury, English chief minister (1598-1625)"

    • June 1, 1638 "The first earthquake recorded in US, at Plymouth, Mass"

    • June 1, 1660 Mary Dyer hanged for defying a law banning Quakers from the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

    • June 1, 1774 British govt orders Port of Boston closed

    • June 1, 1789 The first US congressional act becomes law (on administering oaths)

    • June 1, 1792 Kentucky admitted as the 15th state of the United States.

    • June 1, 1794 UK hist Battle of Glorious First of June

    • June 1, 1796 Tennessee admitted as the 16th state of the United States.

    • June 1, 1801 Birthday - Brigham Young religious leader (Mormon church)/polygamist

    • June 1, 1804 "Birthday - Mikhail Glinka Novosspaskoye Russia, composer (Jota Aragonesa)"

    • June 1, 1808 "The fir1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio"

    • June 1, 1809 "Allardyce Barclay begins a bet of walking 1 mile every hour for 1,000 hours. Each hour he walked a Β® mile round trip from his home"

    • June 1, 1812 War of 1812: U.S. President James Madison asks the Congress to declare war on the United Kingdom.

    • June 1, 1813 "Capt John Lawrence utters Navy motto ""Don't give up the ship"""

    • June 1, 1813 "Captain James Lawrence, commander of the U.S. frigate Chesapeake, coins the phrase ""Don't give up the ship,"" during a losing battle with a British frigate."

    • June 1, 1813 "James Lawrence, the mortally-wounded commander of the USS Chesapeake, cries out ""Don't give up the ship!"""

    • June 1, 1814 Birthday - Philip Kearney Civil War general (Union)

    • June 1, 1815 Napoleon swears fidelity to the Constitution of France.

    • June 1, 1823 "Death - Louis Nicholas Davout French field marshall, dies at 53"

    • June 1, 1825 Birthday - John Hunt Morgan Brig General (Confederate cavalry commander)

    • June 1, 1831 Birthday - John B Hood confederate general (lost Atlanta)

    • June 1, 1831 James Clark Ross discovers the North Magnetic Pole.

    • June 1, 1843 It snows in Buffalo & Rochester NY & Cleveland Ohio

    • June 1, 1843 Sojourner Truth leaves NY to begin her career as antislavery activist

    • June 1, 1845 "Homing pigeon completes 11,000 km trip (Namibia-London) in 55 days"

    • June 1, 1855 American adventurer William Walker conquers Nicaragua.

    • June 1, 1855 "US adventurer Wm Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery"

    • June 1, 1857 Charles Baudelaire's Fleurs du mal is published.

    • June 1, 1861 "The first skirmish in the Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va"

    • June 1, 1861 US & Confederacy simultaneously stop mail interchange

    • June 1, 1862 "American Civil War Peninsula Campaign: Battle of Seven Pines or (Battle of Fair Oaks) - Engagement ends inconclusively, with both sides claiming victory."

    • June 1, 1862 Gen Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at 7 Pines

    • June 1, 1864 "Battle of Cold Harbour, VA"

    • June 1, 1864 "Death - Solomon George Washington Dill poor white ally of blacks, assassinated in his home by white terrorists in SC"

    • June 1, 1866 Renegade Irish Fenians invade Fort Erie Ontario from US

    • June 1, 1868 "James Buchanan, the 15th president of the U.S., dies near Lancaster, Pennsylvania."

    • June 1, 1868 Texas constitutional convention meets in Austin

    • June 1, 1868 Treaty of Bosque Redondo signed allowing the Navajos to return to their lands in Arizona and New Mexico.

    • June 1, 1870 UK hist Telegraph link to India first open for business

    • June 1, 1875 Ceremony of turning the first sod on the Canadian Pacific Railway on the left bank of the Kamistiquia River in the townsite of Fort William about four miles from the river's mouth.

    • June 1, 1877 US troops authorized to pursue bandits into Mexico

    • June 1, 1878 "Birthday - John Masefield England, 15th poet laureate (Salt-Water Ballads)"

    • June 1, 1879 Napoleon Eugene killed in the Anglo-Zulu War.

    • June 1, 1879 UK hist First Tay Bridge completed (Thomas Bouch)

    • June 1, 1886 "The railroads of the Southern United States convert 11,000 miles of track from a five foot rail gauge to standard gauge, beginning May 31."

    • June 1, 1888 California gets its first seismograph

    • June 1, 1889 Europe's Orient Express completes arrangements for travel between Paris and Constantinople without change of train

    • June 1, 1890 "Birthday - Frank Morgan NYC, actor (Affairs of Cellini, Annie Get Your Gun)"

    • June 1, 1890 The United States Census Bureau begins using Herman Hollerith's tabulating machine to count census returns.

    • June 1, 1898 "Birthday - Curtis Stevens US, 2 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)"

    • June 1, 1898 "Birthday - Edgar ""Cookie"" Fairchild NYC, bandleader (Jerry Colonna Show)"

    • June 1, 1898 "Birthday - Molly Picon actress (Milk & Honey, Fiddler on the Roof)"

    • June 1, 1898 Trans-Mississippi International Exposition opens in Omaha

    • June 1, 1899 "Birthday - Werner Janssen NYC, conductor/composer (New Years Eve in NY)"

    • June 1, 1901 Birthday - John W Van Duren playwright (I Remember Mama)

    • June 1, 1905 "Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition opens in Portland, Oregon"

    • June 1, 1907 "-27? F (-33? C), Sarmiento, Argentina (South American record)"

    • June 1, 1907 Birthday - Frank Whittle inventor (jet engine)

    • June 1, 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition opens in Seattle

    • June 1, 1910 Robert Falcon Scott's South Pole expedition leaves England.

    • June 1, 1911 "The first US group insurance policy written, Passaic, NJ"

    • June 1, 1915 The first Zeppelin air raid over England

    • June 1, 1915 "The National Transcontinental Railway is completed between Moncton and Winnipeg via Edmundston, Quebec and Senneterre. Because of the high cost the Grand Trunk refused to lease the line which was operated as a component of the Canadian Government Railways until the formation of the Canadian National System."

    • June 1, 1918 "World War I Western Front: Battle for Belleau Wood - Allied Forces under John J. Pershing & James Harbord engage Imperial German Forces under Wilhelm, German Crown Prince."

    • June 1, 1920 Adolfo de la Huerta becomes president of Mexico.

    • June 1, 1921 "Birthday - Nelson Riddle Oradell NJ, musical conductor (Batman, Frank Sinatra)"

    • June 1, 1921 Race riot in Tusla Okla (21 whites & 60 blacks killed)

    • June 1, 1921 "Tulsa Race Riot: Civil unrest in Tulsa, Oklahoma."

    • June 1, 1922 "Birthday - Abdul Rashid Pakistan, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)"

    • June 1, 1922 "Birthday - Joan Caulfield East Orange NJ, actress (Liz-My Favorite Husband)"

    • June 1, 1922 Royal Ulster Constabulary founded .

    • June 1, 1925 "Birthday - Richard Erdman Enid Ok, actor (Stalag 17, Anything Goes)"

    • June 1, 1925 "Lou Gehrig plays the first game in his streak of 2,130 consecutive games; it was the longest such streak until broken by Cal Ripken Jr. in 1995."

    • June 1, 1926 "Birthday - Andy Griffith Mount Airy NC, actor (Andy Griffith Show, Matlock)"

    • June 1, 1926 "Birthday - Marilyn Monroe [Norma Jean Baker], actress (Some Like It Hot)"

    • June 1, 1928 "Birthday - Bob Monkhouse Kent England, comedian (Bonkers)"

    • June 1, 1928 "Birthday - Georgi T Dobrovolsky Odessa, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)"

    • June 1, 1930 "Birthday - Edward Woodward England, actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman)"

    • June 1, 1930 "Birthday - Ty Hardin Ill, actor (Berserk, PT 109)"

    • June 1, 1933 "Birthday - Alan (the Horse) Ameche Wisc, NFL fullback (Baltimore Colts)"

    • June 1, 1933 Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago

    • June 1, 1934 "Birthday - Pat Boone Florida, singer/actor (April Love, Cross & Switchblade)"

    • June 1, 1934 "Birthday - Peter Masterson Texas, actor (Ambush Bay)"

    • June 1, 1935 "Birthday - James George US, weightlifter (Olympic-silver-1960/bronze-1956)"

    • June 1, 1935 "Birthday - Reverend Ike SC, evangelist minister"

    • June 1, 1935 The first driving tests are introduced in the United Kingdom.

    • June 1, 1937 Birthday - Morgan Freeman actor (Driving Mrs Daisy)

    • June 1, 1938 Superman Comics launched

    • June 1, 1939 "Birthday - Cleavon Little Chickasha Okla, actor (Blazing Saddles, Toy Soldiers)"

    • June 1, 1939 "British sub ""Thetis"" sinks in Liverpool Bay with all 99 aboard"

    • June 1, 1939 Maiden flight of the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Wrger (D-OPZE) fighter aeroplane

    • June 1, 1939 The first televised heavyweight boxing match-Max Baer vs Lou Nova

    • June 1, 1940 "Birthday - Ren Auberjonois NYC, actor (Clayton-Benson, McCabe & Mrs Miller)"

    • June 1, 1940 The Leninist Communist Youth League of the Karelo-Finnish SSR holds its first congress.

    • June 1, 1941 "31.98 cm (12.59"") rainfall, Burlington, Kansas (state 24-hr record)"

    • June 1, 1941 "Birthday - Edo de Waart Amsterdam Holland, conductor (Houston Opera-1976)"

    • June 1, 1941 Germany bans all Catholic publications

    • June 1, 1941 "HMS CALCUTTA (AA)sunk in the Eastern Mediterranean, north west of Alexandria, Egypt by 2 bombs from German Ju88 bombers.255 survivors"

    • June 1, 1941 "The Farhud, a pogrom in Iraqi Jews, took place in baghdad."

    • June 1, 1942 Treblinka opens.

    • June 1, 1942 World War II: The Warsaw paper Liberty Brigade publishes the first news of the concentration camps.

    • June 1, 1943 "Actor Leslie Howard dies today when a civilian flight from Lisbon to London is shot down by the Germans during WWII, killing all on board."

    • June 1, 1943 "Birthday - Richard Goode Bronx, concert pianist (1980 Avery Fisher Award)"

    • June 1, 1943 "British Overseas Airways Corporation Flight 777 is shot down over the Bay of Biscay by German Junkers Ju 88s, killing actor Leslie Howard and leading to speculation the downing was an attempt to kill British Prime Minister Winston Churchill."

    • June 1, 1944 "Birthday - Robert Powell England, actor (Jigsaw Man, Shaka Zulu, Secrets)"

    • June 1, 1945 "Birthday - Frederica Von Stade Somerville NJ, mezzo-soprano (Die Zauberflte)"

    • June 1, 1945 Birthday - Linda Scott singer (Hey Look at Me Now)

    • June 1, 1946 "Birthday - Carol Neblett Modesto California, soprano (NYC Opera)"

    • June 1, 1946 Ion Antonescu executed.

    • June 1, 1947 "Birthday - Ron Wood rock guitarist (Faces, Jeff Beck Group, Rolling Stones)"

    • June 1, 1947 "The OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands"

    • June 1, 1948 Birthday - Tom Sneva US auto racer (Indianapolis 500-1983)

    • June 1, 1949 The first magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)

    • June 1, 1951 S Arend discovers asteroids #1592 Mathieu & #1593 Fagnes

    • June 1, 1953 "Birthday - Diana Canova West Palm Beach Fla, actress (Corrine-Soap)"

    • June 1, 1955 Birthday - Chiyonofuji sumo wrestler

    • June 1, 1956 "Birthday - Lisa Hartman Houston Tx, singer/actress (Tabitha, Knots Landing)"

    • June 1, 1956 "Birthday - Robin Mattson actress (Gina-Santa Barbara, Bonnie's Kids, Wolf Lake)"

    • June 1, 1958 Charles de Gaulle brought out of retirement to lead France by decree for six months.

    • June 1, 1959 Beginning of the Revolution in Nicaragua.

    • June 1, 1959 "Birthday - Alan ""Wild""er rocker (Depeche Mode-Just Can't Get Enough)"

    • June 1, 1959 Constitution of Tunisia promulgated (National Day)

    • June 1, 1960 "Death - Lester Patrick NHL coach/star, dies at 76"

    • June 1, 1960 "Lester Patrick NHL coach/star, dies at 76"

    • June 1, 1961 "Birthday - Paul Coffey NHL forward (Edmonton Oilers, Pitts Penguins)"

    • June 1, 1961 Number one hit on UK music charts - Elvis Presley - Surrender

    • June 1, 1962 Adolf Eichmann is hanged in Israel.

    • June 1, 1962 Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit

    • June 1, 1963 "Birthday - Mike Joyce rocker (The Smiths-Ask, Panic, London)"

    • June 1, 1963 Kenya gains internal self-rule (Madaraka Day).

    • June 1, 1963 "King Victor Emmanual III of Italy, becomes Emperor of Ethiopia"

    • June 1, 1965 A Penzias & R Wilson detect 3? K primordial background radiation

    • June 1, 1965 "Birthday - India Allen Portsmouth Va, playmate of the year (Dec, 1987)"

    • June 1, 1965 "Explosion at Fukuoka, Japan kills 237 coal miners"

    • June 1, 1966 "2,400 persons attend White House Conference on Civil Rights"

    • June 1, 1967 Beatles release Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in US & goes gold

    • June 1, 1967 "Mayor-council form of government instituted for Washington, DC"

    • June 1, 1968 Birthday - Jason Donovan rocker/actor (Neighbors)

    • June 1, 1968 "Death - Helen Keller blind & deaf, dies at 87"

    • June 1, 1968 "Helen Keller blind & deaf, dies at 87"

    • June 1, 1968 "Simon & Garfunkel's ""Mrs Robinson"" hits #1"

    • June 1, 1969 Tobacco advertising is banned on Canadian radio & TV

    • June 1, 1970 Soyuz 9 launched into Earth orbit for 18 days

    • June 1, 1971 Ed Sullivan's final TV show

    • June 1, 1973 "Paul McCartney & Wings release ""Live & Let Die"""

    • June 1, 1974 "Bundy victim Brenda Ball disappears from Burien, Wash"

    • June 1, 1974 Flixborough disaster: Explosion at a chemical plant kills 28 people.

    • June 1, 1974 Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims published in the journal Emergency Medicine.

    • June 1, 1975 "Calif Angel Nolan Ryan 4th no-hitter beats Balt Orioles, 1-0"

    • June 1, 1975 Ron Woods replaces Mick Taylor as Rolling Stone guitarist

    • June 1, 1977 UK hist Road speed limits: 70mph dual roads; 60mph single

    • June 1, 1979 The first black-led government of Rhodesia in 90 years takes power.

    • June 1, 1979 "Vizianagaram district is formed in Andhra Pradesh, India."

    • June 1, 1979 "Wings release ""Old Siam, Sir"""

    • June 1, 1980 Barbra Striesand appears at an ACLU Benefit in Calif

    • June 1, 1980 Cable News Network (CNN) begins broadcasting.

    • June 1, 1980 Ted Turner's Cable News Network begins broadcasting

    • June 1, 1984 Weightlifter Alexander Gunyashev of USSR snatches a record 211 kg

    • June 1, 1985 Alan Garca is proclaimed President of Peru.

    • June 1, 1985 "Death - Richard Greene actor (Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 67"

    • June 1, 1985 "Richard Greene actor (Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 67"

    • June 1, 1987 "Death - Errol W Barrow PM of Barbados (1961-76), dies at 67"

    • June 1, 1987 "Death - Rashid Karami Lebanon, 10 time PM of Lebanon, dies at 65"

    • June 1, 1990 "CNN, the Cable News Network, makes its debut today."

    • June 1, 1990 "Dow Jones Avg hits a record high of 2,900.97"

    • June 1, 1990 George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to end chemical weapon production.

    • June 1, 1991 Mount Pinatubo (Phillipines) erupts for first time in 600 years

    • June 1, 1997 Hugo Banzer wins the Presidential elections in Bolivia.

    • June 1, 2001 Dipendra of Nepal slaughters his family during dinner.

    • June 1, 2001 Dolphinarium massacre: A Hamas suicide bomber kills 21 at a disco in Tel Aviv.

    • June 1, 2004 "Nevada-tan killed classmate Satomi Mitarai with box cutter, by slitting her throat after Satomi Mitarai left insults on Nevada-tan's journal on her own website."

    • June 1, 2005 The Dutch referendum on the European Constitution results in its rejection.

    • June 1, 2005 "The first season of the United States version of Dancing with the Stars debuted on ABC on June 1, 2005."

    • June 1, 2007 "Jack Kevorkian was released from prison after serving eight years of his 10-25 year prison term for second-degree murder in the 1998 death of Thomas Youk, 52, of Oakland County, Michigan."







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