Historical Events on June 2, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on June 2nd This Day in History

Year Name
2022 Following a request from Ankara, the United Nations officially changed the name of the Republic of Turkey in the organization from what was previously known as "Turkey" to "Türkiye."
2014 Telangana officially becomes the 29th state of India, formed from ten districts of northwestern Andhra Pradesh.
2012 Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the killing of demonstrators during the 2011 Egyptian revolution.
2003 Europe launches its first voyage to another planet, Mars. The European Space Agency's Mars Express probe launches from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan.
1997 In Denver, Timothy McVeigh is convicted on 15 counts of murder and conspiracy for his role in the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, in which 168 people died. He was executed four years later.
1990 The Lower Ohio Valley tornado outbreak spawns 66 confirmed tornadoes in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, killing 12.
1983 After an emergency landing because of an in-flight fire, twenty-three passengers aboard Air Canada Flight 797 are killed when a flashover occurs as the plane's doors open. Because of this incident, numerous new safety regulations are put in place.
1979 Pope John Paul II starts his first official visit to his native Poland, becoming the first Pope to visit a Communist country.
1967 Luis Monge is executed in Colorado's gas chamber, in the last pre-Furman execution in the United States.
1967 Protests in West Berlin against the arrival of the Shah of Iran are brutally suppressed, during which Benno Ohnesorg is killed by a police officer. His death results in the founding of the terrorist group Movement 2 June.
1966 Surveyor program: Surveyor 1 lands in Oceanus Procellarum on the Moon, becoming the first U.S. spacecraft to soft-land on another world.
1964 The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is formed.
1962 During the FIFA World Cup, police had to intervene multiple times in fights between Chilean and Italian players in one of the most violent games in football history.
1955 The USSR and Yugoslavia sign the Belgrade declaration and thus normalize relations between the two countries, discontinued since 1948.
1953 The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey becomes the first British coronation[7] and one of the first major international events to be televised.
1946 Birth of the Italian Republic: In a referendum, Italians vote to turn Italy from a monarchy into a Republic. After the referendum, King Umberto II of Italy is exiled.
1941 World War II: German paratroopers murder Greek civilians in the villages of Kondomari and Alikianos.
1924 U.S. President Calvin Coolidge signs the Indian Citizenship Act into law, granting citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the United States.
1919 Anarchists simultaneously set off bombs in eight separate U.S. cities.
1910 Charles Rolls, a co-founder of Rolls-Royce Limited, becomes the first man to make a non-stop double crossing of the English Channel by plane.
1909 Alfred Deakin becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the third time.
1896 Guglielmo Marconi applies for a patent for his wireless telegraph.
1866 The Fenians defeat Canadian forces at Ridgeway and Fort Erie, but the raids end soon after.
1848 The Slavic congress in Prague begins.
1835 P. T. Barnum and his circus start their first tour of the United States.
1805 Napoleonic Wars: A Franco-Spanish fleet recaptures Diamond Rock, an uninhabited island at the entrance to the bay leading to Fort-de-France, from the British.
1793 French Revolution: François Hanriot, leader of the Parisian National Guard, arrests 22 Girondists selected by Jean-Paul Marat, setting the stage for the Reign of Terror.
1780 The anti-Catholic Gordon Riots in London leave an estimated 300 to 700 people dead.
1774 Intolerable Acts: The Quartering Act is enacted, allowing a governor in colonial America to house British soldiers in uninhabited houses, outhouses, barns, or other buildings if suitable quarters are not provided.
1763 Pontiac's Rebellion: At what is now Mackinaw City, Michigan, Chippewas capture Fort Michilimackinac by diverting the garrison's attention with a game of lacrosse, then chasing a ball into the fort.
1692 Bridget Bishop is the first person to be tried for witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts; she was found guilty and later hanged.
1676 Franco-Dutch War: France ensured the supremacy of its naval fleet for the remainder of the war with its victory in the Battle of Palermo.
1615 The first Récollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France.
1608 London: Virginia gets new charter, extending borders from "sea to sea".
1098 First Crusade: The first Siege of Antioch ends as Crusader forces take the city; the second siege began five days later.
455 Sack of Rome: Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks.
Famous People Born on June 2

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Year Name
1920 Frank G. Clement, American lawyer and politician, 41st Governor of Tennessee (d. 1969)
1423 Ferdinand I of Naples (d. 1494)
1966 Dayana Cadeau, Haitian born Canadian-American professional bodybuilder[30]
1939 Charles Miller, American musician (d. 1980)
1955 Nandan Nilekani, Indian businessman, co-founded Infosys
1911 Joe McCluskey, American runner (d. 2002)
1976 Tim Rice-Oxley, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1835 Pope Pius X (d. 1914)
1956 Jan Lammers, Dutch race car driver
1970 B Real, American rapper and actor
Famous People Deaths On June 2

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Date Name
1418 Katherine of Lancaster, queen of Henry III of Castile
1929 Enrique Gorostieta, Mexican general (b. 1889)
1853 Henry Trevor, 21st Baron Dacre, English general (b. 1777)
1941 Lou Gehrig, American baseball player (b. 1903)
1997 Doc Cheatham, American trumpet player, singer, and bandleader (b. 1905)
1994 David Stove, Australian philosopher, author, and academic (b. 1927)
1990 Rex Harrison, English actor (b. 1908)
2001 Imogene Coca, American actress and comedian (b. 1908)
1761 Jonas Alströmer, Swedish businessman (b. 1685)
1947 John Gretton, 1st Baron Gretton, English sailor and politician (b. 1867)