Thursday, 3 June 2010

June 3 - Summary

June 3rd Summary:

June 3 - Events

June 3rd Details:
June 3rd Events:
350 – Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaims himself Roman Emperor, after entering Rome at the head of a group of gladiators.
1098 – Antioch falls to the crusaders after an eight-month siege, during the First Crusade.
1140 – Peter Abelard, the French scholar, is found guilty of heresy.
1326 – Treaty of Novgorod delineates borders between Russia & Norway in Finnmark.
1539 – DeSoto claims Florida for Spain.
1608 – Samuel de Champlain completes his 3rd voyage to New France at Tadoussac, Quebec.
1620 – Notre-Dame-des-Anges, the oldest stone church in French North America, begins construction in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
1621 – Dutch West India Company receives a charter for New Netherlands.
1658 – François de Laval is appointed vicar apostolic by Pope Alexander VII in New France.
1665 – James Stuart, Duke of York (later King James II of England) defeats the Dutch fleet off the coast of Lowestoft.
1770 – Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo is founded in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.
1839 – Lin Tse-hsü, in Humen, China, destroys 1.2 million kg of opium confiscated from British merchants.
1850 – The traditional founding date of Kansas City, Missouri.
1861 – Battle of Philippi (or Philippi Races) – Union forces rout Confederate troops in Barbour County, Virginia, now West Virginia (American Civil War).
1864 – Battle of Cold Harbor – Union forces attack Confederate troops in Hanover County, Virginia (American Civil War).
1885 – Cree leader Big Bear escapes the North West Mounted Police.
1889 – The Canadian Pacific Railway, coast to coast, is completed.
1889 – The first long-distance electric power transmission line in the United States is completed.
1916 – National Defense Act is signed into law - increasing the size of the United States National Guard by 450,000 men.
1937 – The marriage of the Duke of Windsor & Wallis Simpson.
1940 – The Luftwaffe bombs Paris (World War II).
1940 – The Battle of Dunkirk ends with a German victory (World War II).
1941 – The Wehrmacht razes the Greek village of Kandanos to the ground (World War II).
1963 – The Buddhist crisis - Soldiers of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam attack protesting Buddhists in Huế, South Vietnam, with liquid chemicals from tear gas grenades.
1965 – Launch of Gemini 4, the first multi-day space mission by a NASA crew.
1968 – Valerie Solanas attempts to assassinate Andy Warhol by shooting him 3 times.
1969 – Melbourne-Evans collision - off South Vietnam, the Australian aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne cuts the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Frank E. Evans in half.
1979 – A blowout at the Ixtoc I oil well in the southern Gulf of Mexico.
1982 – Shlomo Argov, the Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom, is shot on a London street, he survives but is permanently paralysed.
1984 – Indian Army storms the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib), near Amritsar.
1989 – The Chinese government sends troops to force protesters out of Tiananmen Square after 7 weeks of occupation.
1989 – SkyDome is officially opened in Toronto, Ontario
1991 – Mount Unzen erupts in Kyūshū, Japan.
1992 – Aboriginal Land Rights are granted in Australia in Mabo v Queensland (1988) -a legal case brought by Eddie Mabo.
1998 – Eschede train disaster - high speed train derails in Lower Saxony, Germany.
2006 – Montenegro's formal declaration of independence - leads to the separation of the union of Serbia & Montenegro.

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June 3 - Deaths

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June 3rd Deaths:
800 – Staurakios - chief minister of the Byzantine Empire.
1395 – Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria.
1397 – William Montacute - 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (b. 1328)
1411 – Duke Leopold IV of Austria (b. 1371)
1548 – Juan de Zumárraga - Spanish Catholic bishop of Mexico (b. 1468)
1594 – John Aylmer - English political theorist (b. 1521)
1615 – Sanada Yukimura - Japanese samurai (b. 1567)
1640 – Theophilus Howard - 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584)
1657 – William Harvey - English physician (b. 1578)
1649 – Manuel de Faria e Sousa - Portuguese historian & poet (b. 1590)
1659 – Morgan Llwyd - Welsh Puritan preacher & writer (b. 1619)
1780 – Thomas Hutchinson - American colonial governor of Massachusetts (b. 1711)
1826 – Nikolai Mikhailovich Karamzin - Russian writer (b. 1766)
1858 – Julius Reubke - German composer (b. 1834)
1861 – Stephen A. Douglas - American politician (b. 1813)
1865 – Okada Izō - Japanese samurai (b. 1838)
1875 – Georges Bizet - French composer (b. 1838)
1877 – Ludwig Ritter von Köchel - Austrian musicologist (b. 1800)
1882 – Christian Wilberg - German painter (b. 1839)
1894 – Karl Eduard Zachariae - German expert on Byzantine Law (b. 1812)
1899 – Johann Strauss II - Austrian composer (b. 1825)
1924 – Franz Kafka - Czech novelist (b. 1883)
1928 – Li Yüan-hung - Chinese general & political figure (b. 1864)
1933 – William Muldoon - American wrestler (b. 1852)
1955 – Barbara Graham - American murderer (b. 1923)
1963 – Nazim Hikmet - Turkish poet (b. 1902)
1963 – Pope John XXIII (b. 1881)
1964 – Frans Eemil Sillanpää - Finnish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
1970 – Hjalmar Schacht - Nazi official (b. 1877)
1971 – Heinz Hopf - German mathematician (b. 1894)
1973 – Dory Funk - professional wrestler (b. 1919)
1975 – Ozzie Nelson - American band leader, producer, director, & actor (b. 1906)
1975 – Eisaku Sato - Prime Minister of Japan, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1901)
1977 – Archibald Vivian Hill - English physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1886)
1977 – Roberto Rossellini - Italian film director (b. 1906)
1983 – Nanna, Rafi Khawar - Lollywood actor, Lahore
1987 – Will Sampson - American actor & artist (b. 1933)
1989 – Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini - Iranian Shi'ite leader (b. 1902)
1989 – John McCauley - NHL official (b. 1945)
1990 – Stiv Bators - American musician (The Dead Boys) (b. 1949)
1990 – Robert Noyce - American inventor (b. 1927)
1991 – Katia Krafft - French volcanologist (eruption) (b. 1942)
1991 – Maurice Krafft - French volcanologist (eruption) (b. 1946)
1991 – Takeshi Nagata - Japanese geophysicist (b. 1913)
1992 – Robert Morley - English actor (b. 1908)
1994 – Puig Aubert - French rugby league footballer (b. 1925)
1997 – Dennis James - American television personality (b. 1917)
1998 – Poul Bundgaard - Danish actor & singer (b. 1922)
2001 – Anthony Quinn - Mexican-born actor (b. 1915)
2003 – Felix de Weldon - Austrian sculptor (b. 1907)
2004 – Frances Shand Kydd - mother of Diana, Princess of Wales (b. 1936)
2004 – Quorthon - Swedish musician (Bathory) (b. 1966)
2005 – Harold Cardinal - Cree political leader, writer, & lawyer (b. 1945)
2006 – Johnny Grande - original accordion/piano/keyboard player for Bill Haley's Comets (b. 1932)
2009 – David Carradine - American actor (b. 1936)
2009 – Koko Taylor - American blues musician, popularly known as the "Queen of the Blues." (b. 1928)
2009 – Sam Butera - American jazz musician (b. 1927)

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June 3 - Births

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June 3rd Births:
1540 – Charles II of Austria (d. 1590)
1635 – Philippe Quinault - French writer (d. 1688)
1636 – John Hale - pastor during the Salem witch hunt (d.1700)
1659 – David Gregory - Scottish astronomer (d. 1708)
1723 – Giovanni Antonio Scopoli - Italian-born naturalist (d. 1788)
1726 – James Hutton - Scottish geologist (d. 1797)
1770 – Manuel Belgrano - Argentine politician (d. 1820)
1808 – Jefferson Davis - American politician & President of the Confederate States of America (d. 1889)
1818 – Louis Faidherbe - French general (d. 1889)
1819 – Anton Anderledy - Swiss Superior General of the Society of Jesus (d. 1892)
1832 – Alexandre Charles Lecocq - French composer (d. 1918)
1840 – Michael O'Laughlen - American conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1867)
1843 – Frederick VIII of Denmark (d. 1912)
1844 – Garret Hobart - 24th Vice President of the United States (d. 1899)
1844 – Detlev von Liliencron - German poet (d. 1909)
1853 – William Matthew Flinders Petrie - English Egyptologist (d. 1942)
1864 – Otto Erich Hartleben - German writer (d. 1905)
1864 – Ransom E. Olds - American automobile pioneer (d. 1950)
1865 – George V of the United Kingdom (d. 1936)
1866 – George Howells Broadhurst - English director (d. 1952)
1873 – Otto Loewi - Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate (d. 1961)
1877 – Raoul Dufy - French painter (d. 1953)
1878 – Barney Oldfield - American race car driver (d. 1946)
1879 – Raymond Pearl - American biologist (d. 1940)
1881 – Mikhail Larionov - Russian painter (d. 1964)
1888 – Tom Brown - American musician (d. 1958)
1899 – Georg von Békésy - Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate (d. 1972)
1900 – Leo Picard - German-born Israeli geologist (d. 1997)
1901 – Maurice Evans - English actor (d. 1989)
1901 – Zhang Xueliang {d. 2001}
1903 – Eddie Acuff - American actor (d. 1956)
1904 – Jan Peerce - American tenor (d. 1984)
1905 – Martin Gottfried Weiss - German, commandant of Dachau concentration camp (d. 1946)
1906 – Josephine Baker - American dancer (d. 1975)
1907 – Paul Rotha - English director (d. 1984)
1910 – Paulette Goddard - American actress (d. 1990)
1911 – Ellen Corby - American actress (d. 1999)
1913 – Pedro Mir - Dominican Poet Laureate (d. 2000)
1917 – Leo Gorcey - American actor (d. 1969)
1918 – Patrick Cargill - English actor (d. 1996)
1918 – Lili St. Cyr - American ecdysiast (d. 1999)
1921 – Forbes Carlile - Australian athlete
1922 – Alain Resnais - French director
1923 – Igor Shafarevich - Russian mathematician
1924 – Colleen Dewhurst - Canadian actress (d. 1991)
1924 – Ted Mallie - American radio & television announcer (d. 1999)
1924 – Torsten Wiesel - Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate
1924 – Jimmy Rogers - American blues guitarist (d. 1997)
1925 – Tony Curtis - American actor
1925 – Thomas Joseph Winning - Archbishop of Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2001)
1926 – Allen Ginsberg - American poet (d. 1997)
1927 – Boots Randolph - American saxophonist (d. 2007)
1929 – Werner Arber - Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate
1929 – Chuck Barris - American game show host
1930 – Marion Zimmer Bradley - American author (d. 1999)
1930 – Dakota Staton - American jazz singer (d. 2007)
1930 – Ben Wada - Japanese television producers
1931 – Françoise Arnoul - French actress
1931 – Raúl Castro - Cuban statesman
1931 – John Norman - American author
1931 – Lindy Remigino - American athlete
1933 – Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah - emir of Bahrain (d. 1999)
1934 – Rolland D. McCune - American theologian
1935 – Irma P. Hall - American actress
1936 – Jim Gentile - baseball player
1936 – Larry McMurtry - American author
1937 – Solomon P. Ortiz - American politician
1937 – Edward Winter - American actor (d. 2001)
1939 – Steve Dalkowski - baseball player
1939 – Ian Hunter (singer) - English musician
1939 – Kathleen E. Woodiwiss - American novelist
1940 – Connie Saylor - American NASCAR racecar driver. (d. 1993)
1942 – Curtis Mayfield - American musician (d. 1999)
1943 – Billy Cunningham - American basketball player
1944 – Edith McGuire - American runner
1944 – Eddy Ottoz - Italian athlete
1945 – John Derbyshire - British-American mathematician & political commentator
1945 – Hale Irwin - American professional golfer
1946 – Michael Clarke American musician (d. 1993)
1946 – Eddie Holman - American singer
1946 – Tristan Rogers - Australian-American actor
1947 – Mickey Finn - British guitarist & percussionist (T.Rex) (d. 2003)
1947 – Mike Burgmann - Australian racing driver (d. 1986)
1947 – John Dykstra - American special effects supervisor
1949 – Floyd Lloyd - Jamaican reggae singer
1950 – Melissa Mathison - American screenwriter
1950 – Suzi Quatro - American musician & actress
1950 – Christos Verelis - Greek politician
1950 – Deniece Williams - American singer
1952 – Billy Powell - American keyboardist (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (d. 2009)
1952 – David Richards, CBE - British motor racing entrepreneur
1954 – Dan Hill - Canadian singer & songwriter
1954 – Wally Weir - Quebec ice hockey player
1956 – Brad Nessler - American sports broadcaster
1956 – George Burley - Scottish football player & manager
1956 – Danny Wilde - American musician (The Rembrandts)
1957 – Horst-Ulrich Hänel - German field hockey player
1958 – Margot Käßmann - Lutheran theologian, German bishop
1959 – John Carlson - American talk radio host
1961 – Lawrence Lessig - American lawyer & author
1962 – Susannah Constantine - British fashion guru
1963 – Rudy Demotte - Belgian politician
1963 – Toshiaki Karasawa - Japanese actor
1964 – Kerry King - American musician (Slayer)
1964 – James Purefoy - British actor
1965 – Mike Gordon - American musician (Phish)
1965 – Jeff Blumenkrantz - American composer & actor
1966 – Wasim Akram - Pakistani cricketer
1967 – Anderson Cooper - American reporter, journalist & anchorman
1967 – Jason Jones - Canadian actor
1968 – Jamie O'Neal - American singer
1968 – Samantha Sprackling - Nigerian singer
1969 – Takako Minekawa - Japanese musician
1969 – Hiroyuki Takami - Japanese musician
1970 – Esther Hart - Dutch singer
1970 – Julie Masse - French Canadian singer
1970 – Peter Tägtgren - Swedish musician (Hypocrisy) & producer
1970 – Ammon McNeely - American rock climber
1971 – Carl Everett - American baseball player
1971 – John Hodgman - American author & humorist
1974 – Kelly Jones - Welsh singer (Stereophonics)
1974 – Arianne Zucker - American actress
1975 – Jose Molina - Puerto Rican baseball player
1976 – Jamie McMurray - American NASCAR driver
1976 – Yuri Ruley - American drummer
1976 – Enda Markey - Irish/Australian entertainer
1977 – Cristiano Marques Gomez - Brazilian footballer
1977 – Az-Zahir Hakim - American football player
1977 – Travis Hafner - American baseball player
1978 – Lyfe Jennings - R&B singer & song-writer
1980 – Amauri Carvalho de Oliveira - Brazilian footballer
1980 – Lazaros Papadopoulos - Greek basketball player
1982 – Yelena Isinbayeva - Russian pole vaulter
1982 – Dihan Slabbert - South African singer & composer
1983 – Janine Habeck - German model & Playboy Playmate
1984 – Emily Scott - Australian model
1985 – Enkhbatyn Badar-Uugan - Mongolian boxer
1986 – Al Horford - Dominican basketball player
1986 – Alexandros Karageorgiou - Greek archer
1986 – Rafael Nadal - Spanish tennis player
1986 – Adrián Vallés - Spanish racing driver
1986 – Tomas Verner - Czech ice skater
1987 – Lalaine - American actress
1987 – Masami Nagasawa - Japanese actress
1987 – Michelle Keegan - British actress
1989 – Katie Hoff - American swimmer
2006 – Countess Leonore of Orange-Nassau - Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg, Member of the Dutch Royal Family

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