Tuesday, 1 June 2010

June 1 - Summary

June 1st Summary:

June 1 - Events

June 1st Details:
June 1st Events:
193 – Assassination of Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is .
987 – Hugh Capet is elected King of France.
1204 – King Philip Augustus of France conquers Rouen.
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.
1252 – Alfonso X is elected King of Castile & León.
1495 – First known batch of scotch whisky is recorded by Friar John Cor.
1533 – Anne Boleyn is crowned Queen of England.
1660 – Mary Dyer is hanged for defying a law banning Quakers from the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1679 – Battle of Drumclog - Scottish Covenanters defeat John Graham of Claverhouse.
1779 – Court-martial of Benedict Arnold, a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, for crime of malfeasance.
1792 – Kentucky is admitted as the 15th state of the United States.
1794 – French Revolutionary Wars - The battle of the Glorious First of June is the first naval engagement between Britain & France in these wars.
1796 – Tennessee is admitted as the 16th state of the United States.
1812 – War of 1812 - U.S. President James Madison requests Congress to declare war on the United Kingdom.
1815 – Napoleon swears fidelity to the Constitution of France.
1831 – North Magnetic Pole is discovered by James Clark Ross.
1855 – William Walker, an American adventurer, conquers Nicaragua.
1857 – Publishing of Charles Baudelaire's Fleurs du mal.
1862 – Battle of Seven Pines (or the Battle of Fair Oaks) ends inconclusively (American Civil War, Peninsula Campaign).
1868 – Treaty of Bosque Redondo - the signing allows the Navajos to return to their lands in Arizona & New Mexico.
1869 – Electric voting machine is successfully patented by Thomas Edison.
1879 – Napoleon Eugene, the last dynastic Bonaparte, is killed in the Anglo-Zulu War.
1890 – Herman Hollerith's tabulating machine is used for the first time to count census returns by the United States Census Bureau.
1910 – Robert Falcon Scott's South Pole expedition leaves England.
1918 – Battle for Belleau Wood – Allied Forces under John J. Pershing & James Harbord engage Imperial German Forces under Wilhelm, German Crown Prince (World War I, Western Front).
1920 – Adolfo de la Huerta becomes President of Mexico.
1921 – Tulsa Race Riot - civil unrest in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
1922 – Royal Ulster Constabulary is founded.
1935 – First U.K. driving tests are introduced.
1939 – Maiden flight of the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Würger (D-OPZE) fighter aeroplane
1940 – The first congress of the Leninist Communist Youth League Karelo-Finnish SSR.
1940 – The Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit Corporation goes out of business.
1941 – Battle of Crete ends as Crete capitulates to Germany (World War II).
1941 – The Farhud - pogrom of Iraqi Jews, takes place in Baghdad.
1942 – Warsaw paper Liberty Brigade publishes the first news of the concentration camps (World War II).
1943 – British Overseas Airways Corporation Flight 777 is shot down over the Bay of Biscay by German Junkers Ju 88s.
1946 – Ion Antonescu, "Conducator" (leader) of Romania during World War 2, is executed.
1958 – Charles de Gaulle comes out of retirement to lead France by decree for 6 months.
1963 – Madaraka Day - Kenya gains internal self-rule.
1974 – Flixborough disaster - chemical plant explosion.
1974 – First publication of the Heimlich maneuver (for rescuing choking victims), was published on this day in the journal Emergency Medicine.
1978 – Patent Cooperation Treaty - first international applications are filed.
1979 – First black-led government of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in 90 years takes power.
1980 – Cable News Network (CNN) begins broadcasting.
1990 – Treaty to end chemical weapon production - signed by George H. W. Bush & Mikhail Gorbachev.
1993 – Dobrinja mortar attack - when Serb mortar shells are fired at a soccer game in Dobrinja, west of Sarajevo.
2001 – Nepalese royal massacre - Crown Prince Dipendra shoots & kills his father & mother (King Birendra of Nepal & Queen Aiswarya) together with other family members.
2001 – Dolphinarium massacre - Hamas suicide bomber kills 21 at a disco in Tel Aviv.
2003 – People's Republic of China begins filling the reservoir behind the Three Gorges Dam.
2007 – Jack Kevorkian is released from prison after serving eight years.
2009 – Air France Flight 447 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil.
2009 – General Motors files for chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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June 1 - Deaths

June 1st Details:
June 1st Deaths:
195 BC – Gaozu of Han of China
193 – Marcus Severus Didius Julianus - Roman Emperor (b. 133)
1434 – Wladislaus II of Poland (b. 1362)
1571 – John Story - English Catholic (b. 1504)
1616 – Tokugawa Ieyasu (b. 1543)
1625 – Honoré d'Urfé - French writer (b. 1568)
1639 – Melchior Franck - German composer (b. 1579)
1660 – Mary Dyer - English Quaker (martyred) (b. 1611)
1710 – David Mitchell - British admiral (b. 1642)
1740 – Samuel Werenfels - Swiss theologian (b. 1657)
1769 – Edward Holyoke - President of Harvard University (b. 1689)
1795 – Pierre-Joseph Desault - French anatomist (b. 1744)
1815 – Louis Alexandre Berthier - French marshal (b. 1753)
1823 – Louis Nicolas Davout - French marshal (b. 1770)
1826 – Jean Frédéric Oberlin - Alsatian pastor (b. 1740)
1830 – Sahajanand Swami - believed to be an incarnation of god by his followers, leaves his mortal body. (b. 1781)
1841 – David Wilkie - Scottish artist (b. 1785)
1846 – Pope Gregory XVI (b. 1765)
1864 – Hong Xiuquan - Chinese rebel,build Taiping Rebellion (b. 1812)
1868 – James Buchanan - 15th President of the United States (b. 1791)
1872 – James Gordon Bennett, Sr. - American newspaper publisher (b. 1795)
1873 – Joseph Howe - Canadian politician (b. 1804)
1876 – Hristo Botev - Bulgarian revolutionary (b. 1848)
1879 – Napoléon Eugène - Prince Imperial son of Emperor Napoleon III (b. 1856)
1927 – J. B. Bury - Irish historian (b. 1861)
1941 – Hans Berger - German neuroscientist (b. 1873)
1943 – Leslie Howard - English actor (b. 1893)
1943 – Wilfrid B. Israel - Jewish activist
1946 – Ion Antonescu - Prime Minister of Romania (b. 1882)
1948 – Sonny Boy Williamson I - American musician (b. 1914)
1948 – Alex Gard - Russian-born caricaturist (b. 1900)
1952 – John Dewey - American philosopher & educational theorist (b. 1859)
1954 – Martin Andersen Nexø - Danish writer (b. 1869)
1959 – Sax Rohmer - English author (b. 1883)
1960 – Lester Patrick - Canadian hockey player (b. 1883)
1960 – Paula Hitler - sister of Adolf Hitler (b. 1896)
1965 – Earl "Curly" Lambeau - American football coach (b. 1898)
1966 – Papa Jack Laine - American musician (b. 1873)
1968 – Helen Keller - American humanitarian (b. 1880)
1968 – André Laurendeau - French Canadian writer, journalist & politician (b. 1912)
1969 – Ivar Ballangrud - Norwegian ice skater (b. 1904)
1971 – Reinhold Niebuhr - American theologian (b. 1892)
1973 – Mary Kornman - American actress (b. 1915)
1979 – Werner Forssmann - German physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1904)
1980 – Rube Marquard - baseball player (b. 1886)
1980 – Arthur Nielsen - American market analyst (b. 1897)
1981 – Carl Vinson - U.S. Congressman (b. 1883)
1983 – Prince Charles of Belgium (b. 1903)
1985 – Richard Greene - British actor (b. 1918)
1986 – Jo Gartner - Austrian racing driver (b. 1958)
1987 – Rashid Karami - Lebanese statesman (b. 1921)
1989 – Aurelio Lampredi - Italian mechanical engineer (Ferrari (b. 1917)
1991 – David Ruffin - American singer (The Temptations) (b. 1941)
1994 – Frances Heflin - American actress (b. 1923)
1996 – Neelam Sanjiva Reddy - Fifth President of India (b. 1913)
1998 – Darwin Joston - American actor (b. 1937)
1999 – Christopher Sydney Cockerell - British engineer & inventor (b. 1910)
2001 – Queen Aiswarya of Nepal (b. 1949)
2001 – King Birendra of Nepal (b. 1945)
2001 – Hank Ketcham - American cartoonist (b. 1920)
2002 – Hansie Cronje - South African cricketer (b. 1969)
2004 – William Manchester - American writer (b. 1922)
2005 – George Mikan - American basketball player (b. 1924)
2006 – Rocío Jurado - Spanish singer & actress (b. 1944)
2007 – Arn Shein - American sports writer (b. 1928)
2007 – Tony Thompson - Singer in R&B group Hi-Five (b. 1975)
2008 – Tommy Lapid - Israeli journalist & politician (b. 1931)
2008 – Yves Saint Laurent - French fashion designer (b. 1936)
2009 – Thomas Berry - American theologian, deep ecologist (b. 1914)
2009 – Vincent O'Brien Irish horse trainer (b.1917)

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June 1 - Births

June 1st Details:
June 1st Births:
719 – Yang Yuhuan (d. 756)
1076 – Mstislav I of Kiev (d. 1132)
1300 – Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (d. 1338)
1480 – Tiedemann Giese, Polish Catholic bishop (d. 1550)
1503 – Wilhelm von Grumbach, German adventurer (d. 1567)
1563 – Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, English statesman & spymaster (d. 1612)
1633 – Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer (d. 1687)
1637 – Jacques Marquette, French Jesuit missionary & explorer (d. 1675)
1653 – Georg Muffat, French composer (d. 1704)
1675 – Francesco Scipione, marchese di Maffei, Italian archaeologist (d. 1755)
1762 – Edmund Ignatius Rice, Irish founder of the Christian Brothers & Presentation Brothers (d. 1844)
1771 – Ferdinando Paer, Italian composer (d. 1839)
1790 – Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (d. 1836)
1796 – Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, French physicist (d. 1832)
1800 – Edward Deas Thomson, Australian politician (d. 1879)
1801 – Brigham Young, American colonizer & religious leader (d. 1877)
1804 – Mikhail Glinka, Russian composer (d. 1857)
1815 – Otto of Greece (d. 1862)
1825 – John Hunt Morgan, American Confederate cavalry general (d. 1864)
1831 – John Bell Hood, American Confederate general (d. 1879)
1833 – John Marshall Harlan, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1911)
1843 – Henry Faulds, Scottish fingerprinting pioneer (d. 1930)
1844 – John J. Toffey, American Civil War hero (d. 1911)
1878 – John Masefield, English novelist & poet (d. 1967)
1881 – Charles Kay Ogden, English writer & linguist (d. 1957)
1890 – Frank Morgan, American actor (d. 1949)
1898 – Molly Picon, American actress (d. 1992)
1899 – Edward Charles Titchmarsh, English mathematician (d. 1963)
1901 – John Van Druten, English screen writer (d. 1957)
1901 – Hap Day, Canadian hockey player & manager (d. 1990)
1903 – Vasyl Velychkovsky C.Ss.R Bishop & Martyr (d. 1973)
1907 – Frank Whittle, English inventor of the jet engine. (d. 1996)
1909 – Hans Vogt, Norwegian linguist (d. 1986)
1913 – Bill Deedes, British journalist (d. 2007)
1915 – John Randolph, American actor (d. 2004)
1917 – William S. Knowles, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
1921 – Nelson Riddle, American bandleader & arranger (d. 1985)
1922 – Povel Ramel, Swedish entertainer (d. 2007)
1922 – Joan Caulfield, American actress (d. 1991)
1922 – Joan Copeland, American actress
1924 – William Sloane Coffin, American clergyman (d. 2006)
1925 – Dilia Díaz Cisneros, Venezuelan teacher
1925 – Marie Knight, American gospel singer (d. 2009)
1926 – Andy Griffith, American actor
1926 – Marilyn Monroe, American actress (d. 1962)
1928 – Georgi Dobrovolski, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 1971)
1928 – Bob Monkhouse, English comedian (d. 2003)
1929 – James Billington – American librarian
1930 – John Lemmon, English logician (d. 1966)
1930 – Edward Woodward, English actor (d. 2009)
1932 – Christopher Lasch, American historian & social critic (d. 1994)
1933 – Charles Wilson, American politician (d. 2010)
1933 – Haruo Remeliik, 1st President of Palau (d. 1985)
1934 – Pat Boone, American singer
1935 – Reverend Ike, American televangelist (d. 2009)
1936 – Joe Doyle, Irish politician
1936 – Gerald Scarfe, British illustrator
1937 – Morgan Freeman, American actor
1937 – Rosaleen Linehan, Irish actress
1937 – Colleen McCullough, Australian novelist (The Thorn Birds)
1939 – Cleavon Little, American actor (d. 1992)
1940 – René Auberjonois, American actor
1940 – Kip Thorne, American physicist
1944 – Robert Powell, English actor
1945 – Frederica von Stade, American mezzo-soprano
1945 – Linda Scott, American singer
1946 – Brian Cox, Scottish actor
1947 – Jonathan Pryce, British actor
1947 – Ron Dennis, F1 team principal (McLaren)
1947 – Ronnie Wood, English guitarist (Rolling Stones)
1948 – Tomáš Halík, Czech priest & public intellectual
1948 – Michel Plasse, French Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2006)
1948 – Tom Sneva, American race car driver & Indianapolis 500 winner
1950 – Wayne Nelson, American musician (Little River Band)
1953 – Ronnie Dunn, American musician (Brooks & Dunn)
1955 – Tony Snow, News Anchor, Former White House Press Secretary for George W. Bush (d. 2008)
1956 – Lisa Hartman, American actress
1957 – Dorota Kędzierzawska, Polish film director
1958 – Ahron Bregman, Israeli journalist
1959 – Martin Brundle, British race car driver & F1 television commentator
1959 – Alan Wilder, British musician (Depeche Mode & Recoil)
1960 – Simon Gallup, English bassist (The Cure)
1960 – Giorgos Lillikas, Cypriot politician
1961 – Paul Coffey, Canadian hockey player
1961 – Peter Machajdik, Slovakian composer
1963 – Mike Joyce, English drummer (The Smiths)
1964 – Tribhuvan, Indian Poet & journalist
1964 – Mark Curry, American comedian & actor
1965 – Larisa Lazutina, Russian cross-country skier
1965 – Nigel Short, English chess player
1966 – Greg Schiano, American football coach
1967 – Roger Sanchez, American disc jockey
1968 – Jason Donovan, Australian actor & singer
1968 – Jeff Hackett, Canadian hockey player
1968 – Karen Mulder, Dutch supermodel
1969 – René Liu, Taiwanese actress & singer
1969 – Teri Polo, American actress
1970 – Alexi Lalas, American soccer player
1970 – R. Madhavan, Indian actor
1971 – Mario Cimarro, Cuban actor & singer
1971 – Roldán González, Cuban singer
1972 – Daniel Casey, English actor
1972 – Mike Dunham, American hockey player
1973 – Frederik Deburghgraeve, Belgian swimmer
1973 – Adam Garcia, Australian actor
1973 – Derek Lowe, American baseball player
1973 – Heidi Klum, German supermodel
1974 – Ashok Jadeja, Indian self-proclaimed Godman
1974 – Alanis Morissette, Canadian singer-songwriter
1974 – Michael Rasmussen, Danish cyclist
1974 – Melissa Sagemiller, American actress
1974 – Akis Zikos, Greek footballer
1975 – James Storm, American professional wrestler
1975 – Michal Grosek, Czech hockey player
1977 – Danielle Harris, American actress
1977 – Sarah Wayne Callies, American actress
1977 – Brad Wilkerson, American baseball player
1977 – Richard Williams, British racing driver
1979 – Santana Moss, American football player
1980 – Oliver James, British actor
1981 – Carlos Zambrano, Venezuelan Major League Baseball player
1981 – Brandi Carlile, American singer & songwriter
1981 – Smush Parker, American basketball player
1982 – Justine Henin (formerly Henin-Hardenne), Belgian tennis player
1983 – Jake Silbermann, American actor
1984 – Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar, first Mongolian athlete win gold medal from Olympics
1984 – Oliver Tielemans, Dutch racing driver
1985 – Mário Hipólito, Angolan footballer
1985 – Tirunesh Dibaba, Ethiopian Athlete
1985 – Nick Young, American basketball player
1986 – Dayana Mendoza, Venezuelan beauty queen & Miss Universe 2008 winner
1987 – Zoltán Harsányi, Slovakian footballer
1987 – Jerel McNeal, American basketball player
1988 – Nami Tamaki, Japanese pop singer

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