Historical Events on June 1, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on June 1st This Day in History

Year Name
2015 A ship carrying 458 people capsizes in the Yangtze river in China's Hubei province, killing 400 people.
2011 A rare tornado outbreak occurs in New England; a strong EF3 tornado strikes Springfield, Massachusetts, during the event, killing four people.
2011 Space Shuttle Endeavour makes its final landing after 25 flights.
2009 Air France Flight 447 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil on a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. All 228 passengers and crew are killed.
2009 General Motors files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth largest United States bankruptcy in history.
2008 A fire on the back lot of Universal Studios breaks out, destroying the attraction King Kong Encounter and a large archive of master tapes for music and film, the full extent of which was not revealed until 2019.
2004 Oklahoma City bombing co-conspirator Terry Nichols is sentenced to 161 consecutive life terms without the possibility of a parole, breaking a Guinness World Record.
2001 Nepalese royal massacre: Crown Prince Dipendra of Nepal shoots and kills several members of his family including his father and mother.
2001 Dolphinarium discotheque massacre: A Hamas suicide bomber kills 21 at a disco in Tel Aviv.
1999 American Airlines Flight 1420 slides and crashes while landing at Little Rock National Airport, killing 11 people on a flight from Dallas to Little Rock.
1994 Republic of South Africa becomes a republic in the Commonwealth of Nations.
1993 Dobrinja mortar attack: Thirteen are killed and 133 wounded when Serb mortar shells are fired at a soccer game in Dobrinja, west of Sarajevo.
1990 Cold War: George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to end chemical weapon production.
1988 European Central Bank is founded in Brussels.
1988 The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty comes into effect.
1980 Cable News Network (CNN) begins broadcasting.
1979 The first black-led government of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in 90 years takes power.
1978 The first international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are filed.
1975 The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan was founded by Jalal Talabani, Nawshirwan Mustafa, Fuad Masum and others.
1974 The Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims is published in the journal Emergency Medicine.
1964 Kenya becomes a republic with Jomo Kenyatta as its first President.
1962 Adolf Eichmann is hanged in Israel.
1961 The Canadian Bank of Commerce and Imperial Bank of Canada merge to form the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, the largest bank merger in Canadian history.
1958 Charles de Gaulle comes out of retirement to lead France by decree for six months.
1950 The Declaration of Conscience speech, by U.S. Senator from Maine, Margaret Chase Smith: "The nation sorely needs a Republican victory. But I do not want to see the Republican party ride to political victory on the Four Horsemen of Calumny - Fear, Ignorance, Bigotry, and Smear."
1950 The Chinchaga fire ignites. By September, it would become the largest single fire on record in North America.
1946 Ion Antonescu, "Conducator" ("Leader") of Romania during World War II, is executed.
1943 BOAC Flight 777 is shot down over the Bay of Biscay by German Junkers Ju 88s, killing British actor Leslie Howard and leading to speculation that it was actually an attempt to kill British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
1941 World War II: The Battle of Crete ends as Crete capitulates to Germany.
1941 The Farhud, a massive pogrom in Iraq, starts and as a result, many Iraqi Jews are forced to leave their homes.
1939 First flight of the German Focke-Wulf Fw 190 fighter aircraft.
1930 The Deccan Queen is introduced as first intercity train between Bombay VT (Now Mumbai CST) and Poona (Pune) to run on electric locomotives.
1929 The 1st Conference of the Communist Parties of Latin America is held in Buenos Aires.
1922 The Royal Ulster Constabulary is founded.
1919 Prohibition comes into force in Finland.
1918 World War I: Western Front: Battle of Belleau Wood: Allied Forces under John J. Pershing and James Harbord engage Imperial German Forces under Wilhelm, German Crown Prince.
1916 Louis Brandeis becomes the first Jew appointed to the United States Supreme Court.
1913 The Greek–Serbian Treaty of Alliance is signed, paving the way for the Second Balkan War.
1890 The United States Census Bureau begins using Herman Hollerith's tabulating machine to count census returns.
1879 Napoléon Eugène, the last dynastic Bonaparte, is killed in the Anglo-Zulu War.
1868 The Treaty of Bosque Redondo is signed, allowing the Navajo to return to their lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
1862 American Civil War: Peninsula Campaign: The Battle of Seven Pines (or the Battle of Fair Oaks) ends inconclusively, with both sides claiming victory.
1861 American Civil War: The Battle of Fairfax Court House is fought.
1857 Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du mal is published.
1857 The Revolution of the Ganhadores begins in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
1855 The American adventurer William Walker conquers Nicaragua.
1854 Åland War: The British navy destroys merchant ships and about 16,000 tar barrels of the wholesale stocks area in Oulu, Grand Duchy of Finland.
1849 Territorial Governor Alexander Ramsey declared the Territory of Minnesota officially established.
1831 James Clark Ross becomes the first European at the North Magnetic Pole.
1815 Napoleon promulgates a revised Constitution after it passes a plebiscite.
1813 Capture of USS Chesapeake.
1812 War of 1812: U.S. President James Madison asks the Congress to declare war on the United Kingdom.
1796 Tennessee is admitted as the 16th state of the United States.
1794 The battle of the Glorious First of June is fought, the first naval engagement between Britain and France during the French Revolutionary Wars.
1792 Kentucky is admitted as the 15th state of the United States.
1779 The court-martial for malfeasance of Benedict Arnold, a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, begins.
1773 Wolraad Woltemade rescues 14 sailors at the Cape of Good Hope from the sinking ship De Jonge Thomas by riding his horse into the sea seven times. Both he and his horse, Vonk, drowned on his eighth attempt.
1679 The Scottish Covenanters defeat John Graham of Claverhouse at the Battle of Drumclog.
1676 Battle of Öland: allied Danish-Dutch forces defeat the Swedish navy in the Baltic Sea, during the Scanian War (1675–79).
1670 In Dover, England, Charles II of England and Louis XIV of France sign the Secret Treaty of Dover, which will force England into the Third Anglo-Dutch War.
1649 Start of the Sumuroy Revolt: Filipinos in Northern Samar led by Agustin Sumuroy revolt against Spanish colonial authorities.
1648 The Roundheads defeat the Cavaliers at the Battle of Maidstone in the Second English Civil War.
1535 Combined forces loyal to Charles V attack and expel the Ottomans from Tunis during the Conquest of Tunis.
1533 Anne Boleyn is crowned Queen of England.
1495 A monk, John Cor, records the first known batch of Scotch whisky.
1298 Residents of Riga and Grand Duchy of Lithuania defeated the Livonian Order in the Battle of Turaida.
1252 Alfonso X is proclaimed king of Castile and León.
1215 Zhongdu (now 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 Zhongdu.
Famous People Born on June 1

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Year Name
1939 Cleavon Little, American actor and comedian (d. 1992)
1941 Toyo Ito, Japanese architect, designed the Torre Realia BCN and Hotel Porta Fira
1922 Joan Caulfield, American model and actress (d. 1991)
1480 Tiedemann Giese, Polish bishop (d. 1550)
1637 Jacques Marquette, French missionary and explorer (d. 1675)
1969 Luis García Postigo, former Mexican footballer
1985 Tirunesh Dibaba, Ethiopian runner
1940 Kip Thorne, American physicist, astronomer, and academic
1950 Perrin Beatty, Canadian businessman and politician
1975 Frauke Petry, German politician
Famous People Deaths On June 1

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Date Name
1996 Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Indian politician, 6th President of India (b. 1913)
2013 James Kelleher, Canadian lawyer and politician, 33rd Solicitor General of Canada (b. 1930)
1868 James Buchanan, American lawyer and politician, 15th President of the United States (b. 1791)
1999 Christopher Cockerell, English engineer, invented the hovercraft (b. 1910)
1952 John Dewey, American psychologist and philosopher (b. 1859)
193 The emperor Marcus Didius Julianus is murdered in his palace.
1872 James Gordon Bennett, Sr., American publisher, founded the New York Herald (b. 1795)
1968 Helen Keller, American author and activist (b. 1880)
1841 David Wilkie, Scottish painter and academic (b. 1785)
1639 Melchior Franck, German composer (b. 1579)