Monday, 28 June 2010

June 28 - Summary

June 28th Summary:

June 28 - Deaths

June 28th Details:
June 28th Deaths:
548 – Theodora - Byzantine Empress, wife of Justinian I (b. c. 500)
572 – Alboin - King of the Lombards (b. c. 530)
767 – Pope Paul I (b. 700)
928 – Louis the Blind - King of Provence & Holy Roman Emperor (b. c. 880)
1061 – Floris I - Count of Holland (b. c. 1020)
1175 – Andrei I Bogolyubsky - Russian prince (b. c. 1111)
1194 – Emperor Xiaozong of Song - Emperor of China (b. 1127)
1385 – Andronikos IV Palaiologos - Byzantine Emperor (b. 1348)
1389 – Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović of Serbia (b. 1329)
1586 – Primož Trubar - Slovenian Protestant reformer (b. 1508)
1598 – Abraham Ortelius - Flemish cartographer (b. 1527)
1716 – George FitzRoy - 1st Duke of Northumberland, English general (b. 1665)
1813 – Gerhard von Scharnhorst - Prussian general (b. 1755)
1834 – Joseph Bové - Russian architect (b. 1784)
1836 – James Madison - 4th President of the United States (b. 1751)
1880 – Texas Jack Omohundro - American frontier scout, actor & cowboy (b. 1846)
1881 – Jules Armand Dufaure - French statesman (b. 1798)
1889 – Maria Mitchell - American astronomer (b. 1818)
1892 – Alexandros Rhizos Rhankaves - Greek poet & statesman (b. 1810)
1913 – Manoel Ferraz de Campos Salles - President of Brazil (b. 1841)
1914 – Franz Ferdinand - Archduke of Austria (assassinated) (b. 1863)
1914 – Countess Sophie Chotek - wife of Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria (assassinated) (b. 1868)
1915 – Victor Trumper - Australian cricketer (b. 1877)
1916 – Ştefan Luchian - Romanian painter (b. 1868)
1922 – Velimir Khlebnikov - Russian poet (b. 1885)
1929 – Edward Carpenter - English poet (b. 1844)
1960 – Jake Swirbul - American aircraft manufacturer (b. 1898)
1962 – Mickey Cochrane - American baseball player (b. 1903)
1962 – Cy Morgan - American baseball player (b. 1878)
1965 – Red Nichols - American jazz cornetist & composer (b. 1905)
1971 – Franz Stangl - Austrian Nazi commander of concentration camps (b. 1908)
1974 – Frank Sutton - American actor (b. 1923)
1975 – Konstantinos Apostolos Doxiadis - Greek architect (b. 1913)
1975 – Serge Reding - Belgian weightlifter (b. 1941)
1975 – Rod Serling - American television scriptwriter (b. 1924)
1976 – Stanley Baker - Welsh actor & film producer (b. 1927)
1978 – Clifford Dupont - First President of Rhodesia (b. 1905)
1980 – José Iturbi - Spanish pianist & conductor (b. 1895)
1981 – Terry Fox - Canadian athlete & cancer activist (b. 1958)
1984 – Yigael Yadin - Israeli archeologist, politician & Military Chief of Staff (b. 1917)
1985 – Lambros Konstantaras - Greek actor (b. 1913)
1989 – Joris Ivens - Dutch filmmaker (b. 1898)
1992 – Mikhail Tal - Latvian chess player (b. 1936)
1993 – GG Allin - American punk rock singer (The Jabbers, The Cedar Street Sluts, The Scumfucs) (b. 1956)
1995 – Petri Walli - Finnish rock guitarist & singer (Kingston Wall) (b. 1969)
2000 – Jane Birdwood - British anti-Semitic activist (b. 1913)
2000 – Nils Poppe - Swedish actor (b. 1908)
2001 – Mortimer Adler - American philosopher (b. 1902)
2001 – Joan Sims - English actress (b. 1930)
2003 – Wim Slijkhuis - Dutch athlete (b. 1923)
2004 – Anthony Buckeridge - English author (b. 1912)
2005 – Brenda Howard - American LGBT activist (b. 1946)
2006 – Jim Baen - American science fiction publisher & editor (b. 1943)
2006 – George Page - American television host (b. 1935)
2006 – Peter Rawlinson - Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, English barrister, politician & author (b. 1919)
2006 – George Unwin - British WWII fighter ace (b. 1913)
2007 – Eugene Bennett Fluckey - American Naval Officer & WW II submarine commander, winner of the Medal of Honor & of four Navy Crosses) (b. 1913)
2007 – Kiichi Miyazawa - 78th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1919)
2008 – Ruslana Korshunova - Kazakhstani model (b. 1987)
2009 – Billy Mays - American television pitchman (b. 1958)
2009 – Fred Travalena - American comedian & impressionist (b. 1942)
2009 – A. K. Lohithadas - Indian screenwriter, director, & producer (b. 1955)
2010 – Robert Byrd - American politician (b. 1917)


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June 28 - Births

June 28th Details:
June 28th Births:
1476 – Pope Paul IV (d. 1559)
1490 – Albert of Mainz - bishop & elector of Mainz (d. 1545)
1491 – King Henry VIII of England (d. 1547)
1503 – Giovanni della Casa - Italian poet (d. 1556)
1547 (baptism) – Cristofano Malvezzi - Italian composer (d. 1599)
1577 – Peter Paul Rubens - Flemish painter (d. 1640)
1641 – Marie Casimire Louise de La Grange d'Arquien - French-born queen consort of Poland, wife of King John III Sobieski (d. 1716)
1703 – John Wesley - English founder of Methodism (d. 1791)
1712 – Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Swiss philosopher (d. 1778)
1719 – Étienne François - duc de Choiseul, French statesman (d. 1785)
1806 – Napoleon Coste - French guitarist & composer (d. 1883)
1824 – Paul Broca - French physician (d. 1880)
1831 – Joseph Joachim - Austrian violinist (d. 1907)
1867 – Luigi Pirandello - Italian writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1936)
1873 – Alexis Carrel - French surgeon & biologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1944)
1875 – Henri Lebesgue - French mathematician (d. 1941)
1883 – Pierre Laval - Prime Minister of France (d. 1945)
1884 – Lamina Sankoh - Sierra Leone politician & nationalist (d. 1964)
1891 – Carl Panzram - American serial killer (d. 1930)
1891 – Esther Forbes - American writer (d. 1968)
1891 – Carl Spaatz - American Air Force general (d. 1974)
1900 – Bob Taggart - Scottish centenarian (d. 2009)
1902 – Richard Rodgers - American composer (d. 1979)
1906 – Maria Goeppert-Mayer - German physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1972)
1909 – Eric Ambler - English writer (d. 1998)
1912 – Sergiu Celibidache - Romanian conductor (d. 1996)
1912 – Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker - German physicist & philosopher (d. 2007)
1913 – Franz Antel - Austrian filmmaker (d. 2007)
1913 – Walter Oesau - German pilot (d. 1944)
1914 – Aribert Heim - Austrian physician (d. 1992)
1917 – Katherine Rawls - American swimming champion (d. 1982)
1918 – Willie Whitelaw - British politician, Deputy Prime Minister (d. 1999)
1920 – A. E. Hotchner - American editor, novelist & playwright
1921 – P. V. Narasimha Rao - Prime Minister of India (d. 2004)
1922 – Michael Vale - American actor (d. 2005)
1923 – Adolfo Schwelm Cruz - Argentine racing driver
1926 – Mel Brooks - American filmmaker
1927 – Corelli Barnett - British military historian
1927 – Frank Sherwood Rowland - American chemist, Nobel laureate
1928 – Hans Blix - Swedish diplomat & politician
1928 – Harold Evans - English journalist & writer; editor of The Sunday Times
1930 – Itamar Franco - President of Brazil
1931 – Junior Johnson - American NASCAR driver
1931 – Lucien Victor - Belgian cyclist (d. 1995)
1932 – Pat Morita - American actor (d. 2005)
1933 – Gusty Spence - Northern Irish loyalist politician
1934 – Carl Levin - United States Senator from Michigan
1935 – John Inman - English actor (d. 2007)
1936 – Chuck Howley - American football player
1937 – Richard Bright - American actor (d. 2006)
1937 – George Knudson - Canadian golfer (d. 1989)
1937 – Ron Luciano - American baseball umpire (d. 1995)
1937 – Tom Magliozzi - American radio personality, cohost of Car Talk
1938 – John Byner - American comedian
1938 – Leon Panetta - American Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
1940 – Muhammad Yunus - Bangladeshi banker, economist & recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1940 – Roderick Wright - Scottish Catholic bishop (d. 2005)
1941 – Al Downing - American baseball player
1941 – Joseph Goguen - American computer scientist (d. 2006)
1942 – Chris Hani - South African politician, leader of the South African Communist Party (d. 1993)
1942 – David Miner - American guitarist & record producer
1942 – Frank Zane - American bodybuilder
1943 – Donald Johanson - American paleoanthropologist
1943 – Jens Birkemose - Danish painter
1943 – Klaus von Klitzing - German physicist, Nobel laureate
1945 – David Knights - English bassist (Procol Harum)
1946 – Bruce Davison - American actor
1946 – Gilda Radner - American comedienne (d. 1989)
1946 – Jaime Guzmán - Chilean politician
1947 – Robert Bondi - American politician
1947 – Mark Clark - American black power activist (d. 1969)
1947 – Clarissa Dickson Wright - English celebrity chef
1947 – Anny Duperey - French film & television actress
1947 – Mark Helprin - American writer
1948 – Kathy Bates - American actress
1950 – Mauricio Rojas - Swedish politician
1950 – David Lanz - American New Age pianist
1952 – Pietro Mennea - Italian sprinter
1954 – A. A. Gill - British writer & columnist
1954 – Alice Krige - South African actress
1955 – Shirley Cheriton - English actress
1955 – Eric Gates - English footballer
1955 – Thomas Hampson - American baritone
1956 – Noel Mugavin - Australian Rules Football player
1957 – Lance Nethery - Canadian ice hockey player & executive
1957 – Georgi Parvanov - President of Bulgaria
1957 – Mike Skinner - American racecar driver
1957 – Jim Spanarkel - American basketball player & TV personality
1958 – Félix Gray - French singer & songwriter
1960 – John Elway - American football player
1961 – Jeff Malone - American basketball player
1962 – Artur Hajzer - Polish mountaineer
1963 – Beverley Craven - English singer-songwriter
1963 – Wisit Sasanatieng - Thai film director
1963 – Charlie Clouser - American keyboard, synth & theremin player (Nine Inch Nails)
1964 – Mark Grace - American baseball player
1964 – Sanjeev Bhaskar - British actor & comedian
1965 – Jessica Hecht - American actress
1965 – Sonny Strait - American voice actor
1966 – John Cusack - American actor
1966 – Mary Stuart Masterson - American actress
1967 – Gil Bellows - Canadian actor
1967 – Lars Riedel - German discus thrower
1968 – Adam Woodyatt - English actor
1968 – Chayanne - Puerto Rican singer
1969 – Danielle Brisebois - American actress
1969 – Ayelet Zurer - Israeli actress
1970 – Mushtaq Ahmed - Pakistani cricketer
1970 – Steve Burton - American actor
1970 – Mike White - American filmmaker & actor
1971 – Tichina Arnold - American actress
1971 – Louise Bagshawe - British novelist & politician
1971 – Fabien Barthez - French footballer
1971 – Kenny Cunningham - Irish footballer
1971 – Norika Fujiwara - Japanese actress & television personality
1971 – Bobby Hurley - American basketball player
1971 – Ron Mahay - American baseball player
1971 – Aileen Quinn - American actress
1972 – Jon Heidenreich - American professional wrestler
1972 – Alessandro Nivola - American actor
1973 – Adrian Annus - Hungarian athlete
1974 – Rob Dyrdek - American professional skateboarder
1975 – Jon Nödtveidt - Swedish guitarist & vocalist (Dissection) (d. 2006)
1976 – Shinobu Asagoe - Japanese tennis player
1976 – Seth Wescott - American snowboarder
1977 – Mark Stoermer - American bass player (The Killers)
1977 – Chris Spurling - American baseball player
1977 – Harun Tekin - Turkish singer, guitarist & pianist (Mor ve Ötesi)
1978 – Simon Larose - Canadian professional tennis player
1979 – Felicia Day - American actress, writer, director, violinist, & singer
1979 – Ha Ji-won - South Korean actress & singer
1979 – Randy McMichael - American football player
1979 – Florian Zeller - French novelist & playwright
1981 – Michael Crafter - Australian vocalist & bassist (I Killed the Prom Queen)
1981 – Brandon Phillips - American baseball player
1983 – Maui Taylor - Filipino model & singer
1984 – Imran Khan - Pakistani-Dutch Musician, singer & composer
1985 – Phil Bardsley - English footballer
1986 – Kellie Pickler - American singer
1986 – Shadia Simmons - Canadian actress
1987 – Terrence Williams - American basketball player
1988 – Jarosław Lindner - Polish footballer
1988 – Lacey Schwimmer - American dancer
1990 – Nick Purcell - American actor
1990 – Jasmine Richards - Canadian actress
1991 – Seohyun - Korean singer & dancer
1994 – Madeline Duggan - English actress
1994 – Prince Hussein bin Al Abdullah II - Prince of Jordan
1995 – Kåre Hedebrant - Swedish actor

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Sunday, 27 June 2010

June 27 - Summary

June 27th Summary:

June 27 - Deaths

June 27th Details:
June 27th Deaths:
1162 – Eudes II - Duke of Burgundy (b. 1118)
1458 – King Alfonso V of Aragon (b. 1396)
1574 – Giorgio Vasari - Italian painter & architect (b. 1511)
1603 – Jan Dymitr Solikowski - Polish archbishop & diplomat (b. 1539)
1627 – John Hayward - English historian
1636 – Date Masamune - founder of Sendai Japan (b. 1567)
1655 – Eleonore Gonzaga - wife of Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1598)
1672 – Roger Twysden - English antiquarian (b. 1597)
1720 – Guillaume Amfrye de Chaulieu - French poet (b. 1639)
1773 – Mentewab - dowager Empress of Ethiopia (b. c. 1706)
1794 – Wenzel Anton Graf Kaunitz - Austrian statesman (b. 1711)
1794 – Philippe de Noailles - duc de Mouchy, French nobleman (b. 1715)
1794 – Anne d'Arpajon - comtesse de Noailles, French noblewoman (b. 1729)
1827 – Johann Gottfried Eichhorn - German theologian (b. 1754)
1829 – James Smithson - English scientist & philanthropist (b. 1765)
1831 – Sophie Germain - French mathematician (b. 1776)
1844 – Hyrum Smith - American religious leader (b. 1800)
1844 – Joseph Smith, Jr. - founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1805)
1896 – John Berryman - English recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1825)
1907 – Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz - American educator (b. 1822)
1912 – George Bonnor - Australian cricketer (b. 1855)
1917 – Karl Allmenroder - German World War I Ace (b. 1896)
1935 – Eugene Augustin Lauste - French inventor (b. 1857)
1944 – Milan Hodža - Slovak politician (b. 1878)
1949 – Frank Smythe - British mountaineer (b. 1900)
1952 – Max Dehn - German mathematician (b. 1878)
1954 – Maximilian von Weichs - German field marshal (b. 1881)
1957 – Hermann Buhl - Austrian mountaineer (b. 1924)
1960 – Lottie Dod - English athlete (b. 1871)
1962 – Paul Viiding - Estonian poet (b. 1904)
1970 – Daniel Kinsey - American hurdler (b. 1902)
1986 – George Nepia - New Zealand rugby player (b. 1905)
1989 – Alfred Jules Ayer - British philosopher (b. 1910)
1991 – Klaas Bruinsma - Dutch drug lord (b. 1953)
1991 – Milton Subotsky - American screenwriter (b. 1921)
1996 – Albert R. Broccoli - American film producer (b. 1909)
1998 – Gilles Rocheleau - French Canadian politician (b. 1935)
1999 – Georgios Papadopoulos - Greek dictator (b. 1919)
2000 – Molly Bish - American Abductee (b. 1983)
2000 – Pierre Pflimlin - French Politician (b. 1907)
2001 – Tove Jansson - Finnish author (b. 1914)
2001 – Jack Lemmon - American actor (b. 1925)
2002 – John Entwistle - English bassist (The Who) (b. 1944)
2003 – David Newman - American filmmaker (b. 1937)
2004 – George Patton IV - American general (b. 1923)
2004 – Darrell Russell - American race car driver (b. 1968)
2005 – Shelby Foote - American author & historian (b. 1917)
2005 – Frank Harte - Traditional Irish Singer & song collector
2005 – John T. Walton - American businessman (b. 1946)
2005 – Ray Holmes - Battle of Britain veteran (b. 1914)
2005 – Domino Harvey - English-born bounty hunter (b. 1969)
2006 – Ángel Maturino Reséndiz - Mexican serial killer, known as "The Railway Killer" (b. 1959)
2007 – Patrick Allotey - Ghanaian footballer (b. 1979)
2007 – Dragutin Tadijanović - Croatian poet (b. 1905)
2007 – William Hutt - Canadian stage & film actor (b. 1920)
2008 – Michael Turner - American comic book artist (b. 1971)
2008 – Sam Manekshaw - Indian Field Marshall (b. 1914)
2009 – Gale Storm - TV Personality (b. 1922)
2009 – Fayette Pinkney - African American singer (The Three Degrees) (b. 1948)

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June 27 - Births

June 27th Details:
June 27th Births:
862 – Hindu saint Manikkavacakar
1040 – King Ladislaus I of Hungary (d. 1095)
1350 – Manuel II Palaiologos - Eastern Roman Emperor (d. 1425)
1462 – King Louis XII of France (d. 1515)
1550 – King Charles IX of France (d. 1574)
1696 – William Pepperrell - British colonial soldier (d. 1759)
1717 – Louis Guillaume Lemonnier - French botanist (d. 1799)
1838 – Paul von Mauser - German weapon designer (d. 1914)
1846 – Charles Stewart Parnell - Irish independence fighter (d. 1891)
1850 – Lafcadio Hearn - Greek-born author (d. 1904)
1850 – Jørgen Pedersen Gram - Danish mathematician (d. 1919)
1865 – Sir John Monash - Australian military commander (d. 1931)
1869 – Kate Carew - American caricaturist (d. 1961)
1869 – Emma Goldman - Lithuanian/American anarchist & feminist (d. 1940)
1869 – Hans Spemann - German embryologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1941)
1880 – Helen Keller - American deaf & blind activist (d. 1968)
1882 – Eduard Spranger - German philosopher & educator (d. 1963)
1884 – Gaston Bachelard - French philosopher & poet (d. 1962)
1885 – Guilhermina Suggia - Portuguese cellist(d. 1950)
1888 – Antoinette Perry - American theater director (d. 1946)
1888 – Lewis Bernstein Namier - English historian (d. 1960)
1892 – Paul Colin - French poster designer (d. 1985)
1899 – Juan Trippe - American airline entrepreneur (d. 1981)
1905 – Armand Mondou - French Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1976)
1907 – John McIntire - American actor (d. 1991)
1908 – João Guimarães Rosa - Brazilian writer (d. 1967)
1913 – Willie Mosconi - American billiards player (d. 1993)
1914 – Robert Aickman - English author (d. 1981)
1914 – Giorgio Almirante - Italian politician (d. 1988)
1921 – Muriel Pavlow - British actress
1923 – Jacques Berthier - French composer (d. 1994)
1924 – Rosalie Allen - American singer & disc jockey (d. 2003)
1924 – Bob Appleyard - English cricketer
1925 – Doc Pomus - American blues singer/songwriter (d. 1991)
1927 – Bob Keeshan - American actor (d. 2004)
1928 – Rudy Perpich - American politician (d. 1995)
1929 – William Afflis - American wrestler (d. 1991)
1930 – Ross Perot - American businessman & politician
1931 – Charles Bronfman - Canadian industrialist
1931 – Martinus J. G. Veltman - Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
1932 – Anna Moffo - American soprano (d. 2006)
1932 – Eddie Kasko - baseball player
1932 – Magali Noël - French actress
1935 – Laurent Terzieff - French actor
1935 – Ramon Zamora - Filipino martial arts actor (d. 2007)
1936 – Lucille Clifton - American poet
1937 – Kirkpatrick Sale - American author
1938 – Tommy Cannon - British comedian
1938 – Shirley Anne Field - British actress
1938 – Kathryn Beaumont - British voice actress
1938 – Bruce Babbitt - American politician & Secretary of the Interior
1939 – Rahul Dev Burman - Indian composer & actor (d. 1994)
1941 – Krzysztof Kieślowski - Polish film director (d. 1996)
1941 – Bill Baxley - American politician
1941 – James P. Hogan - British science fiction author
1941 – Avi Lerner - Israeli-born American film producer
1942 – Bruce Johnston - American musician (The Beach Boys)
1942 – Frank Mills - Canadian pianist & composer
1943 – Rico Petrocelli - American baseball player
1943 – Kjersti Døvigen - Norwegian actress
1944 – Patrick Sercu - Belgian cyclist
1948 – Camile Baudoin - American musician
1949 – Vera Wang - American fashion designer
1951 – Mary McAleese - President of Ireland
1951 – Julia Duffy - American actress
1952 – Madan Kumar Bhandari - Nepalese politician (d. 1993)
1955 – Isabelle Adjani - French actress
1956 – Heiner Dopp - German field hockey player
1956 – Brad Childress - American football coach
1956 – Scott Cunningham - American Wicca & occult author (d. 1993)
1956 – Ted Haggard - American evangelical preacher
1958 – Lisa Germano - American singer, songwriter & musician
1958 – Brian Helicopter - British musician, bass guitarist (The Shapes, HellsBelles, Rogue Male)
1958 – Magnus Lindberg - Finnish composer
1958 – Jeffrey Lee Pierce - American singer, songwriter & guitarist (The Gun Club) (d. 1996)
1959 – Dan Jurgens - American comic book writer
1959 – Lorrie Morgan - American country music singer
1960 – Craig Hodges - American basketball player
1961 – Meera Syal - British-Indian comedienne & actress
1961 – Margo Timmins - Canadian folk-rock singer (Cowboy Junkies)
1962 – Tony Leung Chiu Wai - Hong Kong actor
1963 – Paul Roos - Australian rules footballer
1963 – Johnny Benson - American NASCAR driver
1964 – Stephan Brenninkmeijer - Dutch film producer & director
1964 – Chuck Person - American basketball player
1966 – J. J. Abrams - American television writer & producer
1967 – Sylvie Fréchette - French-Canadian synchronized swimmer
1968 – Pascale Bussières - French-Canadian actress
1969 – Viktor Petrenko - Ukranian figure skater
1970 – John Eales - Australian Rugby Player
1970 – Jim Edmonds - American baseball player
1971 – Yancey Arias - American actor
1971 – Jo Frost - English nanny & television host
1971 – Kieren Keke - Nauruan politician
1971 – DJ Screw - American musician (Screwed Up Click) (d. 2000)
1972 – Dawud Wharnsby - Canadian poet & singer/songwriter
1972 – Tony McCarroll
1973 – Abbath Doom Occulta - Norwegian black metal musician/songwriter (Immortal)
1974 – Christian Kane - American actor & singer
1975 – Ace Darling - American professional wrestler
1975 – Sarah Evanetz - Canadian swimmer
1975 – Tobey Maguire - American actor
1975 – Daryle Ward - American baseball player
1976 – Johnny Estrada - American baseball player
1976 – Leigh Nash - American musician (Sixpence None the Richer)
1977 – Raúl - Spanish footballer
1977 – Arkadiusz Radomski - Polish footballer
1978 – Courtney Ford - American actress
1978 – Anna Kumble - British singer, also known as Lolly
1979 – Kim Gyu-ri - South Korean actress
1979 – Benjamin Speed - Australian musician & film composer
1979 – John Warne - American musician (Relient K; Ace Troubleshooter)
1980 – Jennifer Goodridge - American Musician (Seaspin, Your Enemies Friends)
1980 – Kevin Pietersen - English cricketer
1980 – Craig Terrill - American football player
1981 – John Driscoll - American actor
1981 – Andrew Embley - Australian rules footballer
1983 – Alsou - Russian singer
1983 – Dale Steyn - South African cricketer
1983 – Evan Taubenfeld - American musician
1984 – Rocío Guirao Díaz - Argentinian model
1984 – Gökhan Inler - Swiss footballer
1984 – Khloe Kardashian - American reality television star
1984 – D.J. King - Canadian ice hockey player
1984 – Emma Lahana - New Zealand actress
1984 – Julie Ordon - Swiss model
1985 – Svetlana Kuznetsova - Russian tennis player
1985 – James Hook - Welsh rugby player
1985 – Nico Rosberg - German race car driver
1986 – Drake Bell - musician/ songwriter / American actor
1986 – LaShawn Merritt - American sprinter
1987 – Ed Westwick - English actor
1987 – India de Beaufort - British actress
1988 – Stefani Bismpikou - Greek gymnast
1988 – Matthew Spiranovic - Australian footballer
1988 – Kate Ziegler - American swimmer
1989 – Matthew Lewis - English actor
1989 – Bruna Tenório - Brazilian model
1990 – Aselin Debison - Canadian singer
1990 – Taylor Phinney - American cyclist
1991 – Madylin Sweeten - American actress
1996 – Tanay Chheda - Indian actor

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Thursday, 24 June 2010

June 24 - Summary

June 24th Summary:

June 24 - Deaths

June 24th Details:
June 24th Deaths:
803 – Higbald - Bishop of Lindisfarne (birth year unknown)
1398 – Hongwu Emperor - founder of the Ming Dynasty of China (b. 1328)
1439 – Duke Frederick IV of Austria (b. 1382)
1519 – Lucrezia Borgia - Duchess of Ferrara (b. 1480)
1520 – Hosokawa Sumimoto - Japanese samurai commander (b. 1489)
1604 – Edward de Vere - 17th Earl of Oxford, Lord Great Chamberlain of England (b. 1550)
1637 – Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc - French astronomer (b. 1580)
1643 – John Hampden - English politician (b. 1595)
1766 – Adrien-Maurice - 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (b. 1678)
1778 – Pieter Burmann the Younger - Dutch philologist (b. 1714)
1803 – Matthew Thornton - American signer of the Declaration of Independence (b. 1714)
1817 – Thomas McKean - American signer of the Declaration of Independence (b. 1734)
1835 – Andreas Vokos Miaoulis - Greek admiral & politician (b. 1769)
1894 – Marie François Sadi Carnot - French statesman (b. 1837)
1908 – Grover Cleveland - 22nd & 24th President of the United States (b. 1837)
1909 – Sarah Orne Jewett - American writer (b. 1849)
1922 – Walther Rathenau - German Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1867)
1931 – Xiang Zhongfa - Head of the Chinese Communist Party (b. 1880)
1935 – Carlos Gardel - Argentine tango singer (b. 1890)
1946 – Louise Whitfield Carnegie - American philanthropist (b. 1857)
1947 – Emil Seidel - Mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (b. 1864)
1968 – Tony Hancock - British comedian (b. 1924)
1976 – Imogen Cunningham - American photographer (b. 1883)
1977 – André-Gilles Fortin - Canadian politician (b. 1943)
1978 – Robert Charroux - French writer (b. 1909)
1984 – Clarence Campbell - Canadian president of the National Hockey League (b. 1905)
1987 – Jackie Gleason - American actor & musician (b. 1916)
1991 – Sumner Locke Elliott - Australian-born novelist (b. 1917)
1991 – Rufino Tamayo - Mexican painter (b. 1899)
1997 – Don Hutson - American football player (b. 1913)
1997 – Brian Keith - American actor (b. 1921)
2000 – Vera Atkins - Romanian-born intelligence officer (b. 1908)
2000 – David Tomlinson - English actor (b. 1917)
2002 – Pierre Werner - Prime Minister of Luxembourg (b. 1913)
2003 – Vladimir Garin - Russian actor (b. 1987)
2004 – Ifigeneia Giannopoulou - Greek songwriter (b. 1957)
2004 – Bob Bemer - American computer scientist (b. 1920)
2005 – Yedidia Shofet - former chief rabbi of Iran (b. 1908)
2005 – Paul Winchell - American voice actor & ventriloquist (b. 1922)
2006 – Patsy Ramsey - mother of JonBenét Ramsey (b. 1956)
2007 – Byron Baer - American politician (b. 1929)
2007 – Chris Benoit - Canadian wrestler (b. 1967)
2007 – Derek Dougan - Northern Irish footballer (b. 1938)
2007 – Natasja Saad - Danish reggae & dance hall artist (b. 1974)
2008 – Gerhard Ringel - Austrian mathematician (b. 1919)
2008 – Ira Tucker - American gospel singer (The Dixie Hummingbirds) (b. 1925)
2009 – Ed Thomas - American High School football coach (b. 1951)
2009 – Roméo LeBlanc - 25th Governor General of Canada (b. 1927)

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June 24 - Births

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June 24th Births:
1244 – Henry I of Hesse (d. 1308)
1343 – Jeanne de Valois - Queen of Navarre (d. 1373)
1386 – Giovanni da Capistrano - Italian saint (d. 1456)
1485 – Johannes Bugenhagen - German reformer (d. 1558)
1519 – Theodore Beza - French theologian (d. 1605)
1533 – Robert Dudley - 1st Earl of Leicester (d. 1588)
1535 – Joan of Spain - Spanish-born Queen consort of Portugal (d. 1573)
1542 – St. John of the Cross - Spanish Carmelite mystic & poet (d. 1591)
1546 – Robert Parsons - English Jesuit priest (d. 1610)
1587 – William Arnold - English settler of Providence Plantation (d. 1675)
1663 – Jean Baptiste Massillon - French churchman (d. 1742)
1687 – Johann Albrecht Bengel - German scholar (d. 1757)
1694 – Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui - Swiss political theorist (d. 1748)
1704 – Jean-Baptiste de Boyer - Marquis d'Argens, French writer (d. 1771)
1774 – François Nicolas Benoît - Baron Haxo, French general (d. 1838)
1777 – John Ross - British naval officer & explorer (d. 1856)
1795 – Ernst Heinrich Weber - German anatomist & physiologist (d. 1878)
1803 – George James Webb - English-born composer (d. 1887)
1804 – Willard Richards - American religious leader (d. 1854)
1811 – John Archibald Campbell - Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1889)
1813 – Henry Ward Beecher - American clergyman & reformer (d. 1887)
1825 – Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia (d. 1844)
1826 – George Goyder - surveyor-general of South Australia (d. 1898)
1842 – Ambrose Bierce - American author (disappeared ca. 1914)
1850 – Horatio Kitchener - 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, British field marshal (d. 1916)
1860 – Mercedes of Orleans - Queen of Spain (d. 1878)
1882 – Carl Diem - German Olympic official (d. 1962)
1882 – Athanase David - Canadian politician & businessman (d. 1953)
1883 – Victor Franz Hess - Austrian-born physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1964)
1886 – George Shiels - Northern Irish dramatist (d. 1949)
1888 – Gerrit Rietveld - Dutch architect (d. 1964)
1893 – Roy O. Disney - American co-founder of the Walt Disney Company (d. 1971)
1895 – Jack Dempsey - American boxer (d. 1983)
1897 – Daniel K. Ludwig - American shipping magnate (d. 1992)
1900 – Wilhelm Cauer - German mathematician (d. 1945)
1901 – Harry Partch - American composer (d. 1974)
1904 – Phil Harris - American singer, songwriter & comedian (d. 1995)
1906 – Pierre Fournier - French cellist (d. 1986)
1906 – Willard Maas - American educator & experimental filmmaker (d. 1971)
1907 – Arseny Tarkovsky - Russian poet (d. 1989)
1908 – Hugo Distler - German composer (d. 1942)
1908 – Guru Gopinath - Indian classical dancer (d. 1987)
1908 – Alfons Rebane - Estonian military officer (d. 1976)
1911 – Juan Manuel Fangio - Argentine Formula One driver & five-time World Champion (d. 1995)
1911 – Ernesto Sabato - Argentine writer
1912 – Brian Johnston - British cricket commentator (d. 1994)
1914 – Pearl Witherington CBE - British World War II secret agent (d. 2008)
1915 – Fred Hoyle - British astronomer (d. 2001)
1919 – Al Molinaro - American actor
1922 – Tata Giacobetti - Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) (d. 1988)
1924 – Kurt Furgler - member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 2008)
1924 – Brian Bevan - Australian rugby league footballer (d. 1991)
1924 – Archie Roy - Scottish astronomer, academic & paranormal researcher
1927 – Martin Lewis Perl - American physicist, Nobel laureate
1930 – Claude Chabrol - French film director
1930 – William B. Ziff, Jr. - American publishing executive (d. 2006)
1931 – Billy Casper - American golfer
1933 – Sam Jones - American basketball player
1934 – Jean-Pierre Ferland - Québec singer
1935 – Terry Riley - American composer
1938 – Lawrence Block - American writer
1939 – Michael Gothard - English actor (d. 1992)
1939 – HA Schult - German artist
1941 – Julia Kristeva - Bulgarian-French philosopher, psychoanalyst & novelist
1942 – Michele Lee - American actress
1942 – Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle - Chilean president
1944 – Jeff Beck - English guitarist (The Yardbirds)
1944 – Arthur Brown - English singer
1944 – John "Charlie" Whitney - English guitarist (Family, Streetwalkers, Axis Point)
1944 – Chris Wood - English saxophonist (Traffic) (d. 1983)
1945 – Colin Blunstone - English singer & songwriter (The Zombies)
1945 – George Pataki - American politician
1945 – Wayne Cashman - Canadian ice hockey player
1946 – Ellison Onizuka - American astronaut (d. 1986)
1946 – Robert Reich - American politician & political commentator
1946 – David Collenette - Canadian politician
1947 – Peter Weller - American actor
1947 – Mick Fleetwood - English drummer (Fleetwood Mac)
1948 – Patrick Moraz - Swiss keyboard player (Yes)
1949 – John Illsley - English bassist (Dire Straits)
1950 – Mercedes Lackey - American fantasy writer
1950 – Nancy Allen - American actress
1951 – David Rodigan - Germany-born British radio DJ & actor
1952 – Stephen Pusey - British public artist
1953 – Ivo Lill - Estonian glass artist
1956 – Joe Penny - English actor
1957 – Mark Parkinson - American politician, 45th Governor of Kansas
1958 – Tom Lister, Jr. - American actor & professional wrestler
1958 – Jean Charest - 29th Premier of Québec
1958 – John Tortorella - American ice hockey coach
1960 – Siedah Garrett - American singer
1960 – Trisha Meili - American assault & rape victim, known as the "Central Park Jogger"
1960 – Karin Pilsäter - Swedish politician
1960 – Erik Poppe - Norwegian film director
1961 – Dennis Danell - American guitarist (Social Distortion) (d. 2000)
1961 – Iain Glen - Scottish actor
1961 – Bernie Nicholls - Canadian ice hockey player
1961 – Curt Smith - English bassist, keyboardist, singer & songwriter (Tears for Fears)
1963 – Preki (Predrag Radosavljević) - Serbian-born American soccer player
1963 – Mike Wieringo - American comic book artist (d. 2007)
1964 – Gary Suter - American ice hockey player
1965 – Uwe Krupp - German ice hockey player
1966 – Hope Sandoval - American singer & songwriter (Mazzy Star, Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions)
1966 – Adrienne Shelly - American actress, director & screenwriter (d. 2006)
1967 – Bill Huard - Canadian ice hockey player
1967 – Richard Z. Kruspe - German guitarist (Rammstein)
1967 – Janez Lapajne - Slovenian film director
1967 – John Limniatis - Greek-Canadian footballer
1967 – Scott Oden - American writer
1967 – Sherry Stringfield - American actress
1968 – Alaa Abdelnaby - Egyptian-American basketball player
1969 – Sissel Kyrkjebø - Norwegian soprano
1970 – Glenn Medeiros - American singer & songwriter
1971 – Christopher Showerman - American actor
1971 – Ji Jin Hee - South Korean actor
1972 – Robbie McEwen - Australian cyclist
1972 – Denis Zvegelj - Slovenian rower
1973 – Alexander Beyer - German actor
1975 – Carla Gallo - American actress
1975 – Marek Malik - Czech ice hockey player
1976 – Louisa Leaman - English writer & behaviour expert
1976 – Brock Olivo - American football player
1977 – Dimosthenis Dikoudis - Greek basketball player
1977 – Cas Jansen - Dutch actor
1977 – Jeff Farmer - Australian footballer
1978 – Luis García - Spanish footballer
1978 – Pantelis Kafes - Greek footballer
1978 – Shunsuke Nakamura - Japanese footballer
1978 – Ariel Pink - American recording artist
1978 – Juan Román Riquelme - Argentine footballer
1978 – Emppu Vuorinen - Finnish guitarist (Nightwish)
1979 – Petra Němcová - Czechoslovakian-born model
1979 – Craig Shergold - British internet folklore subject
1979 – Mindy Kaling - American actress & TV producer
1980 – Cicinho - Brazilian footballer
1980 – Liane Balaban - Canadian actress
1980 – Andrew Jones - Australian racing driver
1980 – Minka Kelly - American actress
1982 – Kevin Nolan - English footballer
1982 – Mark Penney - Canadian film director
1982 – Jarret Stoll - Canadian ice hockey player
1982 – Clint Bajada - Maltese television & radio presenter
1983 – John Lloyd Cruz - Filipino actor
1983 – Rebecca Cooke - British swimmer
1984 – J. J. Redick - American basketball player
1985 – Kyle Searles - American actor
1985 – Yukina Shirakawa - Japanese gravure idol
1986 – Stuart Broad - English cricketer
1986 – Phil Hughes - American baseball player
1986 – Solange Knowles - American singer
1987 – Arturo Lupoli - Italian footballer
1987 – Lionel Messi - Argentine footballer
1987 – Craig Henderson - New Zealand footballer
1988 – Nichkhun Horvejkul - Thai-American singer active in South Korea (2PM)
1990 – Michael Del Zotto - Canadian ice hockey player
2003 – Marcus Fiesel - American murder victim (d. 2006)

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Wednesday, 23 June 2010

June 23 - Summary

June 23rd Summary:

June 23 - Events

June 23rd Details:
June 23rd Events:
79 – Titus succeeds his father Vespasian as the tenth Roman Emperor.
1180 – First Battle of Uji - starting the Genpei War in Japan.
1305 – Peace treaty signed between the Flemish & the French at Athis-sur-Orge.
1314 – The Battle of Bannockburn (south of Stirling) begins (First War of Scottish Independence).
1532 – Henry VIII & François I sign a secret treaty against Emperor Charles V.
1565 – Turgut Reis (Dragut), the commander of the Ottoman navy, dies during the Siege of Malta.
1611 – Mutiny of the crew of Henry Hudson's 4th voyage - Henry, his son & 7 loyal crew members are set adrift in an open boat in what is now Hudson Bay; they are never be heard from again.
1661 – Marriage between Charles II of England & Catherine of Braganza.
1757 – Battle of Plassey – 3,000 British troops under Robert Clive defeat a 50,000 strong Indian army under Siraj Ud Daulah at Plassey.
1758 – Battle of Krefeld in Seven Years' War – British forces defeat French troops at Krefeld in Germany.
1760 – Battle of Landeshut in Seven Years' War – Austria defeats Prussia.
1780 – Battle of Springfield fought in & around Springfield, New Jersey (American Revolution).
1794 – Jews granted permission to settle in Kiev by Empress Catherine II of Russia.
1810 – Pacific Fur Company formed by John Jacob Astor.
1812 – War of 1812: Great Britain revokes the restrictions on American commerce.
1812 – Napoleon I of France invades Russia (Napoleonic Wars).
1860 – Government Printing Office established by the United States Congress.
1868 – Typewriter patent received by Christopher Latham Sholes.
1887 – The Rocky Mountains Park Act becomes law in Canada creating the nation's first national park, Banff National Park.
1894 – The International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne in Paris.
1914 – Pancho Villa takes Zacatecas from Victoriano Huerta (Mexican Revolution).
1919 – Estonian Liberation War - decisive defeat of German Freikorps (Baltische Landeswehr) forces in the Battle of Cesis (Võnnu lahing).
1926 – First SAT exam administered.
1938 – The Civil Aeronautics Act is signed into law, forming the Civil Aeronautics Authority in the United States.
1940 – Adolf Hitler surveys newly defeated Paris in now occupied France (World War II).
1941 – The Lithuanian Activist Front declares independence from the Soviet Union & forms the Provisional Government of Lithuania.
1942 – First selections for the gas chamber at Auschwitz take place (World War II).
1943 – British destroyers HMS Eclipse & HMS Laforey sink the Italian submarine Ascianghi in the Mediterranean after she torpedoes the cruiser HMS Newfoundland (World War II).
1946 – The 1946 Vancouver Island earthquake strikes Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
1956 – Gamal Abdel Nasser is elected president of Egypt.
1958 – Dutch Reformed Church accepts women ministers.
1959 – Convicted Manhattan Project spy Klaus Fuchs is released after only nine years in prison & allowed to emigrate to Dresden, East Germany where he resumes a scientific career.
1961 – Antarctic Treaty, which sets aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve & bans military activity on the continent, comes into force.
1967 – Glassboro Summit Conference - U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Soviet Premier Aleksei Kosygin in Glassboro, New Jersey.
1972 – Watergate Scandal - U.S. President Richard M. Nixon & White House Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman are taped talking about using the Central Intelligence Agency to obstruct the Federal Bureau of Investigation's investigation into the Watergate break-ins.
1972 – 45 countries leave the Sterling Area allowing their currencies to fluctuate independently of the British Pound.
1988 – James E. Hansen testifies to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources that it is 99% probable that global warming had begun.
1991 – Moldova declares its independence.
2010 – The longest professional tennis match recorded, at Wimbledon 2010 between John Isner & Nicolas Mahut - 2nd of 3 days.

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June 23 - Deaths

June 23rd Details:
June 23rd Deaths:
79 – Vespasian - Roman Emperor (b. 9)
1018 – Henry I - Margrave of Austria (birth year unknown)
1222 – Princess Constance of Aragon - wife of King Ladislaus III of Hungary & later of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II (b. c. 1179)
1555 – Pedro Mascarenhas - Portuguese explorer (b. 1470)
1582 – Shimizu Muneharu - Japanese military leader (b. 1537)
1615 – Mashita Nagamori - Japanese warlord (b. 1545)
1677 – Wilhelm Ludwig - Duke of Württemberg (b. 1647)
1686 – William Coventry - English statesman (b. c. 1628)
1707 – John Mill - English theologian (b. c. 1645)
1733 – Johann Jakob Scheuchzer - Swiss scholar (b. 1672)
1770 – Mark Akenside - English poet & physician (b. 1721)
1775 – Karl Ludwig - Freiherr von Pöllnitz, German adventurer & writer (b. 1692)
1779 – Ras Mikael Sehul - warlord of Ethiopia (b. c. 1691)
1806 – Mathurin Jacques Brisson - French naturalist (b. 1723)
1811 – Nicolau Tolentino de Almeida - Portuguese poet & satirist (b. 1740)
1832 – James Hall - Scottish geologist (b. 1761)
1836 – James Mill - Scottish philosopher & historian, (b. 1773)
1856 – Ivan Kireevsky - Russian literary critic & philosopher (b. 1806)
1891 – Wilhelm Eduard Weber - German physicist (b. 1804)
1893 – Sir Theophilus Shepstone - British-born South African statesman (b. 1817)
1926 – Viktor Vasnetsov - Russian painter (b. 1848)
1956 – Reinhold Glière - Russian composer (b. 1875)
1959 – Boris Vian - French writer & musician (b. 1920)
1969 – Volmari Iso-Hollo - Finnish athlete (b. 1907)
1970 – Roscoe Turner - American aviator & racer (b. 1895)
1980 – Clyfford Still - American painter (b. 1904)
1980 – Varahagiri Venkata Giri - President of India (b. 1894)
1980 – Sanjay Gandhi - Indian politician, son of Indira Gandhi (b. 1946)
1981 – Zarah Leander - Swedish actress & singer (b. 1907)
1982 – Vincent Chin - Chinese-born American hate crime victim (b. 1955)
1989 – Werner Best - German jurist & Nazi party leader (b. 1903)
1992 – Eric Andolsek - American football player (b. 1966)
1995 – Jonas Salk - American biologist & physician (b. 1914)
1995 – Anatoly Tarasov - Russian ice hockey coach (b. 1918)
1996 – Andreas Papandreou - Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1919)
1997 – Betty Shabazz - American educator & civil rights activist, wife of Malcolm X (b. 1936)
1998 – Maureen O'Sullivan - Irish actress (b. 1911)
1999 – Buster Merryfield - British actor (b. 1920)
2000 – Peter Dubovský - Slovak football player (b. 1972)
2001 – Yvonne Dionne - one of the Canadian Dionne quintuplets (b. 1934)
2002 – Pedro 'El Rockero' Alcazar - Panamanian boxer (b. 1975)
2003 – Maynard Jackson - American politician, the first African-American Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia (b. 1938)
2005 – Shana Alexander - American journalist (b. 1926)
2005 – Manolis Anagnostakis - Greek poet (b. 1925)
2006 – Aaron Spelling - American television producer (b. 1923)
2006 – Luke Graham - American wrestler (b. 1940)
2006 – Harriet - Galápagos tortoise (b. c. 1830)
2007 – Rod Beck - American baseball player (b. 1968)
2008 – Arthur Chung - President of Guyana (b. 1918)
2009 – Ed McMahon - American television personality (b. 1923)

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June 23 - Births

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June 23rd Births:
47 BC – Pharaoh Caesarion (Ptolemy XV) of Egypt (d. 30 BC)
1373 – Queen Joan II of Naples (d. 1435)
1433 – Francis II - Duke of Brittany (d. 1488)
1456 – Margaret of Denmark - wife of James III of Scotland (d. 1486)
1534 – Oda Nobunaga - Japanese warlord (d. 1582)
1596 – Johan Banér - Swedish soldier (d. 1641)
1612 – André Tacquet - Flemish mathematician (d. 1660)
1668 – Giambattista Vico - Italian philosopher & historian (d. 1744)
1683 – Etienne Fourmont - French orientalist (d. 1745)
1703 – Marie Leszczyńska - Polish-born wife of Louis XV of France (d. 1768)
1716 – Fletcher Norton - 1st Baron Grantley, English politician (d. 1789)
1750 – Déodat Gratet de Dolomieu - French geologist (d. 1801)
1763 – Josephine de Beauharnais - wife of Napoleon I Bonaparte (d. 1814)
1799 – John Milton Bernhisel - American physician (d. 1881)
1800 – Karol Marcinkowski - Polish physician & social activist (d. 1846)
1824 – Carl Reinecke - German musician & composer (d. 1910)
1884 – Cyclone Taylor - Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1979)
1888 – Bronson M. Cutting - American politician (d. 1935)
1889 – Anna Akhmatova - Russian poet (d. 1966)
1894 – Alfred Kinsey - American entomologist & sexologist (d. 1956)
1894 – King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom (d. 1972)
1902 – Mathias Wieman - German actor (d. 1969)
1903 – Paul Joseph James Martin - Canadian politician (d. 1992)
1905 – Jack Pickersgill - Canadian politician (d. 1997)
1907 – James Meade - English economist, Nobel laureate (d. 1995)
1907 – Dercy Gonçalves - Brazilian comedienne (d. 2008)
1909 – David Lewis - Canadian lawyer & politician (d. 1981)
1910 – Jean Anouilh - French dramatist (d. 1987)
1910 – Gordon B. Hinckley - American President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 2008)
1910 – Milt Hinton - American jazz bassist (d. 2000)
1912 – Alan Turing - English mathematician (d. 1954)
1916 – Len Hutton - English cricketer (d. 1990)
1919 – Muhammad Boudiaf - Algerian political leader (d. 1992)
1922 – Hal Laycoe - Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
1925 – Miriam Karlin - English actress
1927 – Bob Fosse - American choreographer (d. 1987)
1929 – June Carter Cash - American singer (d. 2003)
1929 – Donn Eisele - American astronaut (d. 1987)
1935 – Maurice Ferre - Mayor of Miami, Florida
1936 – Costas Simitis - Prime Minister of Greece
1937 – Martti Ahtisaari - President of Finland & recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1937 – Niki Sullivan - American guitarist (The Crickets) (d. 2004)
1940 – Adam Faith - English singer & actor (d. 2003)
1940 – Lord Irvine of Lairg - Scottish Lord Chancellor of Great Britain
1940 – Wilma Rudolph - American runner (d. 1994)
1940 – Stuart Sutcliffe - English painter & bassist (The Beatles) (d. 1962)
1941 – Robert Hunter - American lyricist & poet (The Grateful Dead)
1941 – Roger McDonald - Australian writer
1941 – Richard M. Roberts - American attorney
1943 – Vint Cerf - American Internet pioneer, Turing Award laureate
1943 – James Levine - American conductor
1945 – John Garang - Sudanese leader & politician (d. 2005)
1945 – Kjell Albin Abrahamson - Swedish journalist & writer
1946 – Ted Shackelford - American actor
1947 – Bryan Brown - Australian actor
1948 – Myles Goodwyn - Canadian guitarist & vocalist (April Wine)
1948 – Luther Kent - American blues singer
1948 – Darhyl S. Ramsey - American author
1948 – Clarence Thomas - U.S. Supreme Court Justice
1949 – Gordon Bray - Australian sports broadcaster
1950 – Douglas C. Lord - Canadian businessman
1951 – Jim Metzler - American actor
1951 – Michèle Mouton - French racecar driver
1955 – Pierre Corbeil - Canadian politician
1955 – Glenn Danzig - American singer, songwriter & multi-instrumentalist (The Misfits, Samhain, Danzig)
1955 – Maggie Greenwald - American film director & writer
1955 – Jordan - British actress & model
1955 – Jean Tigana - French footballer
1956 – Tony Hill - American football player
1956 – Randy Jackson - American music producer
1957 – Frances McDormand - American actress
1960 – Donald Harrison - American jazz saxophonist
1960 – Tatsuya Uemura - Japanese arcade game musician & programmer
1961 – Zoran Janjetov - Serbian comic artist
1961 – LaSalle Thompson - American basketball player
1962 – Chuck Billy - American singer (Testament)
1962 – Steve Shelley - American drummer (The Crucifucks, Sonic Youth)
1962 – Kari Takko - Finnish ice hockey player
1962 – Kevin Yagher - American special effects technician
1963 – Colin Montgomerie - Scottish golfer
1964 – Yun Lou - Chinese gymnast
1964 – Joss Whedon - American producer, director, & screenwriter
1965 – Paul Arthurs - British guitarist (Oasis)
1965 – Mitch Longley American actor
1966 – Chico DeBarge - American R&B singer (DeBarge)
1966 – Richie Ren - Taiwanese singer & actor
1967 – Helen Geake - British archaeologist
1969 – Martin Klebba - American actor
1970 – Robert Brooks - American football player
1970 – Martin Deschamps - Canadian singer (Offenbach)
1970 – Yann Tiersen - French composer
1971 – Fred Ewanuick - Canadian actor
1971 – Félix Potvin - Canadian hockey player
1972 – Selma Blair - American actress
1972 – Ron Corning - American television anchor
1972 – Zinedine Zidane - French footballer
1973 – Marie N - Latvian singer
1974 – Joel Edgerton - Australian actor
1974 – Mark Hendrickson - American basketball & baseball player
1975 – Kevin Dyson - American football player
1975 – Mike James - American basketball player
1975 – Mik Kersten - Canadian computer scientist
1975 – KT Tunstall - Scottish singer & songwriter
1976 – Wade Barrett - American soccer player
1976 – Joe Becker - American guitarist
1976 – Patrick Monahan - British comedian
1976 – Brandon Stokley - American football player
1976 – Emmanuelle Vaugier - Canadian actress
1976 – Patrick Vieira - French footballer
1977 – Miguel Ángel Angulo - Spanish footballer
1977 – Hayden Foxe - Australian footballer
1977 – Jason Mraz - American singer & songwriter
1977 – Shaun O'Hara - American football player
1978 – Memphis Bleek - American rapper
1978 – Frédéric Leclercq - French bassist (DragonForce)
1978 – Matt Light - American football player
1979 – LaDainian Tomlinson - American football player
1980 – Becky Cloonan - American comic book artist
1980 – Francesca Schiavone - Italian tennis player
1980 – Andy Orr - Irish singer (Six)
1980 – Ramnaresh Sarwan - Guyanese cricketer
1981 – Antony Costa - British singer & songwriter (Blue)
1983 – Jason Berrent - American actor & Cirque du Soleil performer
1983 – Brooks Laich - Canadian ice hockey player
1984 – Duffy - Welsh singer & songwriter
1984 – James Thomas, Jr. - American winner of Survivor: Tocantins
1984 – Dave Walsh - American professional gamer
1984 – Takeshi Matsuda - Japanese swimmer
1987 – Alessia Filippi - Italian swimmer
1988 – Isabella Leong Lok-Sze - Macau-born Hong Kong singer, actress & model
1988 – Chellsie Memmel - American gymnast
1996 – Charlie Jones - British actor

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Tuesday, 22 June 2010

June 22 - Summary

June 22nd Summary:

June 22 - Events

June 22nd Details:
June 22nd Events:
217 BC – Battle of Raphia - Ptolemy IV Philopator of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom.
168 BC – Battle of Pydna - Romans under Lucius Aemilius Paullus defeat & capture Macedonian King Perseus ending the Third Macedonian War.
1593 – Battle of Sisak - Defeat of the Turks by Allied Christian troops.
1633 – Galileo Galilei is forced by the Holy Office in Rome to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe.
1783 – Eruption of the Laki volcano in Iceland produces a poisonous cloud which reaches Le Havre in France.
1825 – British Parliament abolishes feudalism & the seigneurial system in British North America.
1848 – Beginning of June Days Uprising in Paris.
1893 – The Royal Navy battleship HMS Camperdown accidentally rams the British Mediterranean Fleet flagship HMS Victoria which sinks.
1897 – British colonial officers Charles Walter Rand & Lt. Charles Egerton Ayerst are assassinated in Pune, Maharashtra, India.
1898 – Spanish-American War - United States Marines land in Cuba.
1906 – Flag of Sweden is adopted.
1907 – The London Underground's Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway opens.
1911 – George V & Mary of Teck are crowned King & Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland.
1918 – The Hammond Circus Train Wreck occurs near Hammond, Indiana.
1922 – Herrin massacre -19 strikebreakers & 2 union miners are killed in Herrin, Illinois.
1940 – France is forced to sign the Second Compiègne armistice with Germany.
1941 – Operation Barbarossa - Germany invades the Soviet Union.
1941 – The June Uprising in Lithuania begins.
1941 – The First Sisak Partisan Brigade is founded by partisans near Sisak, Croatia.
1942 – Following the capture of Tobruk, Erwin Rommel is promoted to Field Marshal.
1944 – Opening day of the Soviet Union's Operation Bagration against the Army Group Centre.
1944 – Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, known as the G.I. Bill, is signed in to law by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
1957 – The Soviet Union launches an R-12 missile for the first time (in the Kapustin Yar).
1962 – An Air France Boeing 707 jet crashes in bad weather in Guadeloupe, West Indies.
1976 – Canadian House of Commons abolishes capital punishment.
1978 – Charon, a satellite of the dwarf planet Pluto, is discovered by American astronomer James Christy.
1984 – Virgin Atlantic Airways launches with its first flight from London Heathrow Airport.
1990 – Checkpoint Charlie is dismantled in Berlin.
2002 – Earthquake measuring 6.5 Mw hits a region of northwestern Iran causing widespread disquiet because of the slowness of the victims receiving aid & supplies.
2003 – Largest hailstone ever recorded falls in Aurora, Nebraska
2009 – June 22, 2009 Washington Metro train collision.
2009 – Eastman Kodak Company announces that it will discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film.

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June 22 - Deaths

June 22nd Details:
June 22nd Deaths:
1276 – Pope Innocent V (b. c. 1225)
1429 – Ghiyath al-Kashi - Persian astronomer & mathematician (b. 1380)
1535 – John Fisher - English Bishop of Rochester (executed) (b. 1469)
1632 – James Whitelocke - English judge (b. 1570)
1634 – Johann von Aldringen - Austrian field marshal (b. 1588)
1699 – Josiah Child - English Governor of the East India Company (b. 1630)
1714 – Matthew Henry - English non-conformist minister (b. 1662)
1868 – Heber C. Kimball - American religious leader (b. 1801)
1874 – Howard Staunton - English chess master (b. 1810)
1892 – Pierre Ossian Bonnet - French mathematician (b. 1819)
1894 – Alexandre-Antonin Taché - Canadian archbishop (b. 1823)
1905 – Francis Lubbock - Governor of Texas (b. 1815)
1913 – Ştefan Octavian Iosif - Romanian poet (b. 1875)
1925 – Felix Klein - German mathematician (b. 1849)
1928 – A. B. Frost - American illustrator (b. 1851)
1931 – Armand Fallières - French politician, President of France (b. 1841)
1933 – Henry Birkin - British racing driver (b. 1896)
1935 – Szymon Askenazy - Polish historian, diplomat & politician (b. 1866)
1936 – Moritz Schlick - Austrian philosopher (b. 1882)
1938 – C.J. Dennis - Australian writer & poet (b. 1876)
1945 – Mitsuru Ushijima - Japanese general (died at Okinawa by seppuku) (b. 1887)
1959 – Hermann Brill - German politician (b. 1895)
1961 – Maria of Yugoslavia - Romanian-born Queen Consort of Yugoslavia (b. 1900)
1963 – Maria Tănase - Romanian singer of traditional & popular music (b. 1913)
1964 – Havank - Dutch writer (b. 1904)
1965 – David O. Selznick - American film producer (b. 1902)
1969 – Judy Garland - American singer & actress (b. 1922)
1974 – Darius Milhaud - French composer (b. 1892)
1977 – Jacqueline Audry - French film director (b. 1908)
1977 – Peter Laughner - American singer, songwriter & guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu) (b. 1952)
1979 – Louis Chiron - Monaco race car driver (b. 1899)
1980 – Dimitrios Partsalidis - Greek politician (b. 1905)
1984 – Joseph Losey - American theater & film director (b. 1909)
1987 – Fred Astaire - American dancer & actor (b. 1899)
1988 – Dennis Day - American singer & actor (b. 1916)
1989 – Lucien Saulnier - Canadian politician (b. 1916)
1990 – Ilya Frank - Russian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1908)
1992 – Chuck Mitchell - American actor (b. 1927)
1993 – Pat Nixon - First Lady of the United States (b. 1912)
1995 – Al Hansen - American artist (b. 1927)
1995 – Leonid Derbenyov - Russian poet-songwriter (b. 1931)
1997 – Ted Gärdestad - Swedish singer (b. 1956)
1997 – Don Henderson - English actor (b. 1932)
1997 – Gérard Pelletier - Canadian journalist, politician, & diplomat (b. 1919)
2002 – Darryl Kile - American baseball player (b. 1968)
2002 – Ann Landers - American columnist (b. 1918)
2004 – Mattie Stepanek - American poet (b. 1990)
2004 – Bob Bemer - American computer scientist (b. 1920)
2004 – Kim Sun-il - South Korean translator (b. 1970)
2006 – Moose (dog actor) - dog actor popular for role on Frasier (b. 1990)
2007 – Nancy Benoit ("Woman" - "Fallen Angel"), American professional wrestling valet (b. 1964)
2007 – Erik Parlevliet - Dutch field hockey player (b. 1964)
2008 – George Carlin - American comedian, actor (b. 1937)
2008 – Dody Goodman - American comedienne (b. 1914)
2008 – Jane McGrath - British-born Australian cancer support campaigner (b. 1966)

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June 22 - Births

June 22nd Details:
June 22nd Births:
1680 – Ebenezer Erskine - Scottish religious dissenter (d. 1754)
1684 – Francesco Manfredini - Italian baroque composer (d. 1762)
1704 – John Taylor - English classical scholar (d. 1766)
1713 – Lord John Sackville - English cricketer (d. 1765)
1738 – Jacques Delille - French poet & translator (d. 1813)
1757 – George Vancouver - British explorer (d. 1798)
1767 – Wilhelm von Humboldt - German philosopher & statesman (d. 1835)
1805 – Giuseppe Mazzini - Italian politician (d. 1872)
1837 – Paul Morphy - American chess master (d. 1884)
1845 – Tom Dula - American folk character (Tom Dooley) (d. 1868)
1856 – H. Rider Haggard - English writer (d. 1925)
1861 – Maximilian von Spee - Denmark-born German admiral (d. 1914)
1864 – Hermann Minkowski - German mathematician (d. 1909)
1871 – William McDougall - British psychologist & polymath (d. 1938)
1879 – Thibaudeau Rinfret - jurist & Chief Justice of Canada (d. 1962)
1884 – James Rector - American sprinter (d. 1949)
1885 – Milan Vidmar - Slovenian engineer & chess player (d. 1962)
1887 – Julian Huxley - British biologist (d. 1975)
1888 – Harold Burton - U.S. Supreme Court justice (d. 1964)
1892 – Robert Ritter von Greim - German field marshal (d. 1945)
1897 – Edmund A. Chester - American broadcaster & journalist (d. 1973)
1897 – Norbert Elias - German sociologist (d. 1990)
1898 – Erich Maria Remarque - German writer (d. 1970)
1899 – Michał Kalecki - Polish economist (d. 1970)
1902 – Marguerite De La Motte - American actress (d. 1950)
1903 – John Dillinger - American bank robber (d. 1934)
1903 – Carl Hubbell - American baseball player (d. 1988)
1906 – Anne Morrow Lindbergh - American writer & pilot, wife of Charles Lindbergh (d. 2001)
1906 – Billy Wilder - Austrian-born American film director (d. 2002)
1907 – Mike Todd - American film producer (d. 1958)
1909 – Maurice Adler - American film producer (d. 1960)
1910 – John Hunt - India-born British leader of the 1953 British Expedition to Mount Everest (d. 1998)
1910 – Peter Pears - English tenor (d. 1986)
1910 – Konrad Zuse - German engineer & computer pioneer, built the world's first functional program-controlled Turing-complete computer, the Z3 (d. 1995)
1912 – Princess Caroline Mathilde of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (d. 1983)
1916 – Johnny Jacobs - American television announcer (d. 1982)
1919 – Gower Champion - American dancer & choreographer (d. 1980)
1920 – Paul Frees - American voice actor (d. 1986)
1920 – Jovito Salonga - Filipino politician & activist
1921 – Joseph Papp - American director & producer (d. 1991)
1922 – Bill Blass - American fashion designer (d. 2002)
1922 – Mona Lisa - Filipino actress
1922 – Géza Vermes - Hungarian author & scholar of religious history & expert on the Dead Sea Scrolls
1927 – Ann Petersen - Belgian actress (d. 2003)
1930 – Yuri Artyukhin - Russian cosmonaut (d. 1998)
1930 – Walter Bonatti - Italian mountaineer
1932 – Amrish Puri - Indian actor (d. 2005)
1932 – Prunella Scales - English actress
1933 – Dianne Feinstein - American politician
1933 – Jacques Martin - French TV host (d. 2007)
1933 – Libor Pešek - Czech conductor
1936 – Kris Kristofferson - American singer, songwriter & actor
1936 – Hermeto Pascoal - Brazilian musician
1939 – Don Matthews - American football coach
1940 – Abbas Kiarostami - Iranian filmmaker & poet
1940 – Esther Rantzen - British TV presenter
1941 – Ed Bradley - American journalist (d. 2006)
1941 – Michael Lerner - American actor
1943 – Judith Barker - English actress
1943 – Eumir Deodato - Brazilian jazz keyboardist, record producer & arranger
1943 – Brit Hume - American news anchor & commentator
1944 – Peter Asher - British singer, guitarist & producer (Peter & Gordon)
1944 – Klaus Maria Brandauer - Austrian actor
1946 – Eliades Ochoa - Cuban guitarist (Buena Vista Social Club)
1947 – Octavia Butler - American author (d. 2006)
1947 – Howard Kaylan - American singer (The Turtles, Flo & Eddie)
1947 – David Lander - American actor & baseball scout
1947 – Pete Maravich - American basketball player (d. 1988)
1947 – Jerry Rawlings - President of Ghana
1948 – Todd Rundgren - American songwriter & record producer
1949 – Alan Osmond - American singer (The Osmonds)
1949 – Meryl Streep - American actress
1949 – Lindsay Wagner - American actress
1950 – Zenonas Petrauskas - Lithuanian lawyer & politician (d. 2009)
1952 – Graham Greene - Canadian actor
1953 – Wim Eijk - Dutch Roman Catholic Archbishop
1953 – Cyndi Lauper - American singer
1953 – Bruce McAvaney - Australian sports broadcaster
1954 – Freddie Prinze - American actor & comedian (d. 1977)
1955 – Green Gartside - Welsh singer & songwriter (Scritti Politti)
1956 – Shah Mehmood Qureshi - Pakistani Politician & Foreign Minister
1956 – Tim Russ - American actor
1956 – Alfons De Wolf - Belgian cyclist
1957 – Danny Baker - English comedy writer & radio presenter
1957 – Garry Gary Beers - Australian bassist (INXS)
1958 – Bruce Campbell - American actor
1959 – Wayne Federman - American comedian
1959 – Nicola Sirkis - French singer & lyricist (Indochine)
1959 – Ed Viesturs - American mountaineer
1959 – Mike O'Meara - radio host of Don & Mike Show & Mike O'Meara Show
1960 – Erin Brockovich-Ellis - American environmental activist
1960 – Tracy Pollan - American actress
1961 – Stephen Batchelor - British field-hockey player
1961 – Jimmy Somerville - Scottish singer (Bronski Beat, Communards)
1962 – Clyde Drexler - American basketball player
1962 – Stephen Chow - Hong Kong actor & director
1962 – Bobby Gillespie - Scottish vocalist & drummer (Primal Scream, The Jesus & Mary Chain)
1963 – Randy Couture - American mixed martial artist
1963 – Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi - Japanese sumo wrestler, the 61st Yokozuna
1963 – John Tenta ("Earthquake") - Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2006)
1964 – Amy Brenneman - American actress
1964 – Dan Brown - American writer
1965 – Ľubomír Moravčík - Slovak footballer
1965 – Uwe Boll - German film director
1966 – Schooly D - American rapper
1966 – Michael Park - English WRC co-pilot (d. 2005)
1966 – Emmanuelle Seigner - French actress
1967 – Manabu Nakanishi - Japanese professional wrestler
1968 – Darrell Armstrong - American basketball player
1970 – Michel Elefteriades - Greek-Lebanese politician, painter, poet, novelist, songwriter, record producer & businessman
1970 – Steven Page - Canadian singer (Barenaked Ladies)
1971 – Mary Lynn Rajskub - American actress
1971 – Kurt Warner - American football player
1972 – David Rees - American cartoonist
1973 – Carson Daly - American television personality
1974 – Donald Faison - American actor
1974 – Vijay - Indian actor
1975 – Kenshin Kawakami - Japanese baseball player
1975 – Andreas Klöden - German cyclist
1975 – Laila Rouass - Moroccan-Indian actress
1976 – Gordon Moakes - English multi-instrumentalist (Bloc Party)
1978 – Champ Bailey - American football player
1978 – Tim Driesen - Belgian actor, singer & songwriter
1978 – Jai Rodriguez - American TV personality
1978 – Dan Wheldon - British race car driver
1979 – Joey Cheek - American speed skater
1979 – Brad Hawpe - American baseball player
1979 – Leire Martínez - Spanish-Basque singer & songwriter (La Oreja de Van Gogh)
1979 – Thomas Voeckler - French cyclist
1981 – Chris Urbanowicz - British guitarist (Editors)
1982 – Soraia Chaves - Portuguese actress & model
1982 – Ian Kinsler - American baseball player
1984 – Dustin Johnson - American golfer
1984 – Jerome Taylor - Jamaican West Indies international cricketer
1984 – Janko Tipsarević - Serbian tennis player
1985 – Rosa Kato - Italian-Japanese model & actress
1985 – Sofoklis Schortsanitis - Greek-Cameroonian basketball player
1985 – Scott MacIntyre - American singer
1986 – Ramin Ott - American Samoan footballer
1987 – Joe Dempsie - English actor
1987 – Danny Green - American basketball player
1987 – Lee Min Ho - Korean actor
1987 – Nikita Rukavytsya - Australian footballer
1988 – Omri Casspi - Israeli basketball player, the first Israeli in the NBA
1988 – Kieran Lee - English footballer
1989 – Jung Yong Hwa - Korean actor & singer
1990 – Kei Inoo - Japanese actor & singer
1990 – Sebastian Jung - German footballer
1993 – Ingmar Lazar - French classical pianist

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Monday, 21 June 2010

June 21 - Summary

June 21st Summary:

June 21 - Events

June 21st Details:
June 21st Events:
524 – Godomar, King of the Burgundians, defeats the Franks at the Battle of Vézeronce.
1307 – Külüg Khan is enthroned as Khagan of the Mongols & Wuzong of the Yuan.
1582 – Incident at Honnō-ji takes place in Kyoto, Japan.
1621 – Execution of 27 Czech noblemen, on the Old Town Square in Prague, as a consequence of the Battle of White Mountain.
1734 – Marie-Joseph Angélique, a slave, is put to death in Montreal in New France, following a convicted of the arson that destroyed much of Montreal.
1749 – Founding of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
1768 – James Otis, Jr. offends the King & Parliament in a speech to the Massachusetts General Court.
1798 – Irish Rebellion of 1798 - British Army defeats Irish rebels at the Battle of Vinegar Hill.
1813 – Battle of Vitoria in the Peninsular War.
1824 – Greek War of Independence - Egyptian forces capture Psara in the Aegean Sea.
1826 – Battle of Vergas - Maniots defeat Egyptians under Ibrahim Pasha.
1854 – Award of the first Victoria Cross - during the bombardment of Bomarsund in the Åland Islands.
1864 – New Zealand Land Wars - Tauranga Campaign ends.
1877 – 10 Irish immigrants, The Molly Maguires, are convicted of murder & hanged at the Schuylkill County & Carbon County, Pennsylvania prisons.
1898 – The capture of Guam from Spain by the United States.
1919 – Admiral Ludwig von Reuter scuttles the German fleet in Scapa Flow, Orkney.
1940 – First successful west-to-east navigation of Northwest Passage begins at Vancouver, British Columbia.
1942 – Tobruk falls to Italian & German forces (World War II).
1945 – Battle of Okinawa ends (World War II).
1948 – Columbia Records gives a public demonstration of the long-playing record album at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
1957 – Ellen Louks Fairclough becomes Canada's first woman Cabinet Minister.
1973 – Establishment of the Miller Test for obscenity in U.S. law - following the decision in Miller v. California 413 US 15, the Supreme Court of the United States.
1982 – John Hinckley is found not guilty by reason of insanity for the attempted assassination of U.S. President Ronald Reagan.
2004 – SpaceShipOne - the first privately funded spaceplane to achieve spaceflight.
2006 – Pluto's newly discovered moons are officially named Nix & Hydra.

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June 21 - Deaths

June 21st Details:
June 21st Deaths:
223 – Liu Bei, Emperor of Shu Han (b. 161)
1040 – Fulk III - Count of Anjou (b. 972)
1171 – Walter de Luci - Normand-born Abbot of Battle Abbey (b. 1103)
1205 – Enrico Dandolo - 42nd Doge of Venice (b. 1107)
1208 – Philip of Swabia - King of Germany & Duke of Swabia (b. 1177)
1305 – King Wenceslaus II of Bohemia & Poland (b. 1271)
1377 – King Edward III of England (b. 1312)
1421 – Jean Le Maingre - Marshal of France (b. 1366)
1521 – Leonardo Loredan - 76th Doge of Venice (b. 1436)
1527 – Niccolò Machiavelli - Italian historian & political author (b. 1469)
1529 – John Skelton - English poet
1547 – Sebastiano del Piombo - Italian painter (b. 1485)
1558 – Piero Strozzi - Italian military leader (b. 1558)
1582 – Oda Nobunaga - Japanese warlord (b. 1534)
1591 – Aloysius Gonzaga - Italian saint (b. 1568)
1596 – Jean Liebault - French agronomist (b. 1535)
1621 – Kryštof Harant - Polish soldier, writer & composer (b. 1564)
1621 – Louis III - Cardinal of Guise (b. 1575)
1631 – John Smith - English explorer (b. c. 1580)
1652 – Inigo Jones - English architect (b. 1573)
1661 – Andrea Sacchi - Italian painter (b. 1599)
1737 – Matthieu Marais - French jurist (b. 1664)
1738 – Charles Townshend - 2nd Viscount Townshend, English statesman (b. 1674)
1796 – Richard Gridley - American Revolutionary soldier (b. 1710)
1824 – Étienne Aignan - French writer (b. 1773)
1865 – Frances Adeline Seward - wife of United States Secretary of State William H. Seward (b. 1824)
1874 – Anders Jonas Ångström - Swedish physicist (b. 1814)
1876 – Antonio López de Santa Anna - President of Mexico (b. 1794)
1893 – Leland Stanford - American business tycoon & founder of Stanford University (b. 1824)
1908 – Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Russian composer (b. 1844)
1914 – Bertha von Suttner - Austrian writer & pacifist, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1843)
1917 – Matthias Zurbriggen - Swiss mountaineer (b. 1856)
1929 – Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse - British politician (b. 1864)
1934 – Thorne Smith - American author (b. 1892)
1940 – Smedley Butler - American Marines general (b. 1881)
1951 – Charles Dillon Perrine - American astronomer (b. 1867)
1952 – Wilfrid R. "Wop" May - Canadian aviation pioneer (b. 1896)
1954 – Gideon Sundback - American inventor who perfected the zipper (b. 1880)
1957 – Johannes Stark - German physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1874)
1957 – Claude Farrère - French writer (b. 1876)
1964 – James Chaney - American civil rights activist (b. 1943)
1964 – Andrew Goodman - American civil rights activist (b. 1943)
1964 – Michael Schwerner - American civil rights activist (b. 1939)
1969 – Maureen Connolly - American tennis player (b. 1934)
1970 – Sukarno - President of Indonesia (b. 1901)
1976 – Margaret Herrick - American director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (b. 1902)
1979 – Angus MacLise - American composer, drummer (Velvet Underground), mystic & shaman (b. 1938)
1980 – Bert Kaempfert - German orchestra leader & songwriter (b. 1923)
1985 – Ettore Boiardi - Italian chef, founder of Chef Boyardee (b. 1897)
1985 – Tage Erlander - Prime Minister of Sweden (b. 1901)
1986 – Assi Rahbani - Lebanese composer, singer (Rahbani Brothers) & producer (b. 1923)
1987 – Madman Muntz - American entrepreneur, businessman, electrical engineer & TV commercial actor (b. 1914)
1992 – Li Xiannian - President of the People's Republic of China (b. 1909)
1993 – Ticho Parly - Danish tenor (b. 1928)
1994 – William Wilson Morgan - American astronomer (b. 1906)
1997 – Shintaro Katsu - Japanese entertainer (b. 1931)
1997 – Fidel Velázquez Sánchez - Mexican labour leader (b. 1900)
1998 – Al Campanis - American baseball executive (b. 1916)
1998 – Anastasio Ballestrero - Italian Cardinal
1999 – Kami - Japanese drummer (Malice Mizer) (b. 1973)
2000 – Alan Hovhaness - American composer (b. 1911)
2001 – John Lee Hooker - American musician (b. 1916)
2001 – Carroll O'Connor - American actor (b. 1924)
2001 – Souad Hosni - Egyptian actress (b. 1942)
2002 – Timothy Findley - Canadian novelist & playwright (b. 1930)
2003 – Roger Neilson - Canadian ice hockey coach (b. 1934)
2003 – Leon Uris - American writer (b. 1924)
2003 – Jason Moran - Australian criminal (b. 1967)
2004 – Leonel Brizola - Brazilian politician (b. 1922)
2005 – Jaime Sin - Filipino Cardinal Archbishop of Manila, prominent leader during the People Power Revolution (b. 1928)
2006 – Jared C. Monti - Medal Of Honor Recipient (b. 1975)
2007 – Bob Evans - American restaurateur (b. 1918)
2008 – Scott Kalitta - American drag racer (b. 1962)
2008 – Kermit Love - American puppeteer (b. 1916)

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June 21 - Births

June 21st Details:
June 21st Births:
1002 – Pope Leo IX (d. 1054)
1226 – King Boleslaus V of Poland (d. 1279)
1528 – Maria of Spain - Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1603)
1535 – Leonhard Rauwolf - German physician & botanist (d. 1596)
1588 – George Wither - English writer (d. 1667)
1639 (O.S.) – Increase Mather - New England Puritan minister (d. 1723)
1646 – Maria Francisca of Nemours - Queen of Portugal (d. 1683)
1676 (O.S.) – Anthony Collins - English philosopher (d. 1729)
1706 – John Dollond - English optician (d. 1761)
1710 – James Short - British mathematician (d. 1768)
1712 – Luc Urbain de Bouexic - comte de Guichen, French admiral (d. 1790)
1730 – Motoori Norinaga - Japanese scholar (d. 1801)
1732 – Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach - German composer (d. 1791)
1736 (O.S.) – Enoch Poor - American general in the Continental Army (d. 1780)
1750 – Pierre-Nicolas Beauvallet - French sculptor, draftsman & printmaker (d. 1818)
1750 (O.S.) – Thomas Spence - English classical writer (d. 1814)
1759 – Alexander J. Dallas - American statesman & financier (d. 1817)
1763 – Pierre Paul Royer-Collard - French philosopher (d. 1845)
1764 – Sidney Smith - British admiral (d. 1840)
1774 – Daniel D. Tompkins - Congressman, Governor of New York & 6th Vice President of the United States (d. 1825)
1781 – Siméon Denis Poisson - French mathematician & physicist (d. 1840)
1786 – Charles Edward Horn - British musician (d. 1849)
1788 – Princess Augusta of Bavaria (d. 1850)
1791 – Robert Napier - British engineer (d. 1876)
1792 – Ferdinand Christian Baur - German theologian (d. 1860)
1805 – Charles Thomas Jackson - American polymath (d. 1880)
1811 – Carlo Matteucci - Italian physicist (d. 1868)
1812 – Moses Hess - French/German-born Jewish socialist & precursor of Zionism (d. 1875)
1823 – Jean Chacornac - French astronomer (d. 1873)
1825 – William Stubbs - English historian & Anglican Bishop of Oxford (d. 1901)
1828 – Ferdinand André Fouqué - French geologist (d. 1904)
1834 – Frans de Cort - Flemish writer (d. 1878)
1834 – Elizabeth Jane Caulfeild - Countess of Charlemont Irish Jewish noblewoman (d. 1882)
1839 – Machado de Assis - Brazilian writer (d. 1908)
1850 – Daniel Carter Beard - founder of the Boy Scouts of America (d. 1941)
1850 – Enrico Cecchetti - Italian ballet dancer (d. 1928)
1858 – Medardo Rosso - Italian sculptor (d. 1928)
1859 – Henry Ossawa Tanner - American painter (d. 1937)
1862 – Damrong Rajanubhab - Thai prince & historian (d. 1943)
1863 – Max Wolf - German astronomer (d. 1932)
1864 – Heinrich Wölfflin - Swiss art historian (d. 1945)
1868 – Edwin Stephen Goodrich - English zoologist (d. 1946)
1870 – Clara Immerwahr - German chemist (d. 1915)
1876 – Willem Hendrik Keesom - Dutch physicist (d. 1956)
1880 – Arnold Gesell - American psychologist & pediatrician (d. 1961)
1880 – Josiah Stamp - 1st Baron Stamp, British civil servant, industrialist, economist, statistician & banker (d. 1941)
1882 – Rockwell Kent - American painter, printmaker & illustrator (d. 1971)
1882 – Lluís Companys i Jover - Spanish politician (d. 1940)
1883 – Fyodor Gladkov - Russian writer (d. 1958)
1884 – Claude Auchinleck - British field marshal (d. 1981)
1887 – Norman L. Bowen - Canadian petrologist (d. 1956)
1889 – Ralph Craig - American athlete (d. 1972)
1890 – Frank S. Land - American founder of the Order of DeMolay (d. 1959)
1891 – Pier Luigi Nervi - Italian architect (d. 1979)
1891 – Hermann Scherchen - German conductor (d. 1966)
1892 – Reinhold Niebuhr - Protestant theologian (d. 1971)
1893 – Alois Hába - Czech composer (d. 1973)
1894 – Milward Kennedy - British public servant & mystery writer (d. 1968)
1896 – Charles B. Momsen - American inventor (d. 1967)
1898 – Donald C. Peattie - American botanist & writer (d. 1964)
1899 – George Miles Watson - British racehorse breeder (d. 1968)
1902 – Howie Morenz - Canadian professional ice hockey player (d. 1937)
1903 – Al Hirschfeld - American caricaturist (d. 2003)
1905 – Jean-Paul Sartre - French philosopher & writer, Nobel laureate (declined the prize) (d. 1980)
1906 – Helene Costello - American actress (d. 1957)
1906 – Harold Spina - American composer (d. 1997)
1906 – Grete Sultan - German musician (d. 2005)
1910 – Aleksandr Tvardovsky - Soviet poet (d. 1971)
1912 – Mary McCarthy - American writer (d. 1989)
1912 – Kazimierz Leski - Polish engineer, fighter pilot & officer of the Home Army's intelligence & counter-intelligence (d. 2000)
1914 – William Vickrey - Canadian economist, Nobel laureate (d. 1996)
1916 – Joseph Cyril Bamford - English inventor & industrialist (d. 2001)
1916 – Buddy O'Connor - Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1977)
1918 – Eddie Lopat - American baseball player (d. 1992)
1918 – James Clyde Mitchell - English sociologist & anthropologist (d. 1995)
1919 – Gérard Pelletier - French-Canadian journalist, politician, & diplomat (d. 1997)
1919 – Vladimir Simagin - Russian chess master & teacher (d. 1968)
1919 – Paolo Soleri - Italian-born American architect
1921 – Judy Holliday - American actress (d. 1965)
1921 – Jane Russell - American actress
1921 – Jean de Broglie - French politician (d. 1976)
1923 – Jacques Hébert - French-Canadian author, journalist & politician (d. 2007)
1924 – Pontus Hultén - Swedish art collector & pioneering museum director (d. 2006)
1924 – Jean Laplanche - French psychoanalytic thinker
1924 – Max McNab - Canadian ice hockey player & coach (d. 2007)
1925 – Giovanni Spadolini - Italian politician (d. 1994)
1925 – Maureen Stapleton - American actress (d. 2006)
1926 – Conrad Hall - Tahitian-born cinematographer (d. 2003)
1927 – Carl Stokes - Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996)
1929 – Abdel Halim Hafez - Egyptian singer & actor (d. 1977)
1929 – Alexandre Lagoya - Greek-Italian classical guitarist (d. 1999)
1930 – Sir Gerald Kaufman - British politician
1930 – Mike McCormack - American professional football player
1931 – Margaret Mary O'Shaughnessy Heckler - U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services
1931 – Jan Trąbka - Polish scientist, philosopher
1932 – O.C. Smith - American singer (d. 2001)
1932 – Lalo Schifrin - Argentine pianist & composer
1935 – Françoise Sagan - French writer (d. 2004)
1936 – Joseph Gosnell - Canadian Nisga'a leader
1938 – Ron Ely - American actor
1938 – John W. Dower - American author & historian
1939 – Ruben Berrios - Puerto Rican politician
1940 – Mariette Hartley - American actress
1940 – Michael Ruse - Canadian philosopher
1941 – Joe Flaherty - American-Canadian actor
1941 – Lyman Ward - Canadian actor
1942 – Togo D. West, Jr. - American attorney & public official
1942 – Dan Henning - American football player
1942 – Henry S. Taylor - American writer
1943 – Salomé - Spanish singer
1944 – Ray Davies - English singer & songwriter (The Kinks)
1944 – Corinna Tsopei - Greek beauty pageant winner
1945 – Adam Zagajewski - Polish philosopher & poet
1945 – Philippe Sarde - French composer
1946 – Brenda Holloway - American singer & songwriter
1946 – Trond Kirkvaag - Norwegian comedian & author
1947 – Meredith Baxter - American actress
1947 – Michael Gross - American actor
1947 – Shirin Ebadi - Iranian lawyer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
1947 – Joey Molland - English guitarist (Badfinger)
1948 – Ian McEwan - English writer
1948 – Lionel Rose - Australian boxer
1948 – Andrzej Sapkowski - Polish writer
1950 – Anne Carson - Canadian poet
1950 – Joey Kramer - American drummer & percussionist (Aerosmith)
1950 – Vasilis Papakonstantinou - Greek singer
1950 – Enn Reitel - English actor
1950 – Gérard Lanvin - French actor
1951 – Jim Douglas - American politician, 80th Governor of Vermont
1951 – Nils Lofgren - American guitarist, singer, songwriter (E Street Band, Crazy Horse)
1952 – Kôichi Mashimo - Japanese anime director
1953 – Benazir Bhutto - Prime Minister of Pakistan (d. 2007)
1953 – Michael Bowen - American actor
1954 – Müjde Ar - Turkish actress
1954 – Kathy Sullivan - American attorney & politician
1954 – Mark Kimmitt - US Army general
1954 – Anne Kirkbride - English actress
1954 – Robert Menasse - Austrian writer
1954 – Robert Pastorelli - American actor (d. 2004)
1955 – Tim Bray - Canadian computer programmer
1955 – Leigh McCloskey - American actor
1955 – Aloysius Amwano - Nauruan politician
1955 – Jean-Pierre Mader - French singer & songwriter
1955 – Michel Platini - French footballer
1957 – Berkeley Breathed - American cartoonist & author
1957 – Lucien DeBlois - Canadian professional ice hockey player
1958 – Gennady Padalka - Russian cosmonaut
1959 – Tom Chambers - American basketball player
1959 – Marcella Detroit - American singer & songwriter (Shakespear's Sister)
1959 – Kathy Mattea - American country singer
1960 – Kevin Harlan - American sportscaster
1961 – Kip Winger - American singer & guitarist (Winger)
1961 – Manu Chao - French multi-instrumentalist (Mano Negra)
1961 – Sascha Konietzko - German singer & synth player (KMFDM)
1961 – Karen Barber - English ice dancer
1962 – Viktor Tsoi - Soviet guitarist, singer & songwriter (Kino) (d. 1990)
1962 – Takeshi Asami - Japanese racing driver
1963 – Lucas de Groot - Dutch type designer
1964 – Sammi Davis - British actress
1964 – David Morrissey - British actor
1964 – Doug Savant - American actor
1965 – Larry Wachowski - American film director
1965 – Yang Liwei - Chinese astronaut
1966 – Rudi Bakhtiar - American journalist
1966 – Nan Woods - American actress
1967 – Jim Breuer - American comedian
1967 – Derrick Coleman - American basketball player
1967 – Pierre Omidyar - Iranian-American businessman
1967 – Carrie Preston - American actress
1968 – Sonique - British DJ
1969 – Gabriella Paruzzi - Italian skier
1970 – Sindee Coxx - American pornographic actress
1970 – Pete Rock - American rapper & producer
1971 – Anette Olzon - Swedish singer (Nightwish)
1972 – Alon Hilu - Israeli writer
1972 – Neil Doak - Irish cricketer
1973 – Juliette Lewis - American actress
1974 – Natasha Desborough - British radio personality
1974 – Neely Jenkins - American bassist & vocalist (Park Ave., Tilly & the Wall)
1974 – Rob Kelly - American football player
1974 – Craig Lowndes - Australian racing driver
1976 – Antonio Cochran - American football player
1976 – Mike Einziger - American guitarist (Incubus)
1976 – Nigel Lappin - Australian rules footballer
1977 – Michael Gomez - Irish boxer
1977 – Jochen Hecht - German ice hockey player
1978 – Erica Durance - Canadian actress
1978 – Jack Guzman - American actor
1978 – Jean-Pascal Lacoste - French singer, actor & TV host
1978 – Cristiano Lupatelli - Italian footballer
1978 – Dejan Ognjanović - Montenegrin football player
1978 – Rim'K - French rapper
1979 – Kostas Katsouranis - Greek footballer
1979 – Chris Pratt - American actor
1980 – Luca Anania - Italian footballer
1980 – Richard Jefferson - American basketball player
1980 – Sendy Rleal - Dominican baseball player
1981 – Yann Danis - Canadian ice hockey player
1981 – Brandon Flowers - American singer & keyboardist (The Killers)
1981 – Garrett Jones - American baseball player
1982 – Prince William of Wales - British nobleman, second in the line of succession to the British throne
1982 – Rob Mills - Australian Singer & Performer
1984 – Alicia Alighatti - American pornographic actress
1984 – Jujubee - American drag queen & reality TV personality
1984 – Franck Perera - French racing driver
1985 – Kris Allen - American singer
1985 – Anthony Morelli - American football player
1985 – Byron Schammer - Australian rules footballer
1986 – Hideaki Wakui - Japanese baseball player
1987 – Sebastian Prödl - Austrian footballer
1987 – Ryeowook - Korean pop singer
1987 – Dale Thomas - Australian rules footballer
1988 – Alejandro Ramírez - Costarican chess Grandmaster
1989 – Jascha Washington - American actor
2001 – Alexandra Obolentseva - Russian chess player

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