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12th of June 1381 EVENT Peasants' Revolt: in England, rebels arrive at Blackheath.
12th of June 1418 EVENT An insurrection delivers Paris to the Burgundians.
12th of June 1429 EVENT Hundred Years' War: Joan of Arc leads the French army in their capture of the city and the English commander, William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk in the second day of the Battle of Jargeau.
12th of June 1560 EVENT Battle of Okehazama: Oda Nobunaga defeats Imagawa Yoshimoto.
12th of June 1653 EVENT First Anglo-Dutch War: the Battle of the Gabbard begins and lasts until June 13.
12th of June 1665 EVENT England installs a municipal government in New York City (the former Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam).
12th of June 1758 EVENT French and Indian War: Siege of Louisbourg : James Wolfe's attack at Louisbourg, Nova Scotia commences.
12th of June 1775 EVENT American Revolution: British general Thomas Gage declares martial law in Massachusetts. The British offer a pardon to all colonists who lay down their arms. There would be only two exceptions to the amnesty: Samuel Adams and John Hancock, if captured, were to be hanged.
12th of June 1776 EVENT The Virginia Declaration of Rights is adopted.
12th of June 1798 EVENT Irish Rebellion of 1798: Battle of Ballynahinch.
12th of June 1830 EVENT Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria: 34,000 French soldiers land 27 kilometers west of Algiers, at Sidi Ferruch.
12th of June 1860 EVENT The State Bank of the Russian Empire is established.
12th of June 1864 EVENT American Civil War, Overland Campaign: Battle of Cold Harbor : Ulysses S. Grant gives the Confederate forces under Robert E. Lee a victory when he pulls his Union troops from their positions at Cold Harbor, Virginia and moves south.
12th of June 1889 EVENT 78 are killed in the Armagh rail disaster near Armagh in what is now Northern Ireland.
12th of June 1898 EVENT Philippine Declaration of Independence: General Emilio Aguinaldo declares the Philippines' independence from Spain.
12th of June 1899 EVENT New Richmond Tornado: the eighth deadliest tornado in U.S. history kills 117 people and injures around 200.
12th of June 1922 EVENT At Windsor Castle, King George V receives the colours of the six Irish regiments that are to be disbanded : the Royal Irish Regiment, the Connaught Rangers, the South Irish Horse, the Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment, the Royal Munster Fusiliers and the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
12th of June 1935 EVENT Chaco War ends: a truce is called between Bolivia and Paraguay who had been fighting since 1932.
12th of June 1939 EVENT Shooting begins on Paramount Pictures' Dr. Cyclops, the first horror film photographed in three-strip Technicolor.
12th of June 1939 EVENT The Baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown, New York.
12th of June 1940 EVENT World War II: 13,000 British and French troops surrender to Major General Erwin Rommel at Saint-Valery-en-Caux.
12th of June 1942 EVENT Holocaust: Anne Frank receives a diary for her thirteenth birthday.
12th of June 1943 EVENT Holocaust: Germany liquidates the Jewish Ghetto in Berezhany, western Ukraine. 1,180 Jews are led to the city's old Jewish graveyard and shot.
12th of June 1954 EVENT Pope Pius XII canonises Dominic Savio, who was 14 years old at the time of his death, as a saint, making him the youngest non-martyr saint in the Roman Catholic Church.
12th of June 1963 EVENT Civil rights leader Medgar Evers is murdered in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi by Ku Klux Klan member Byron De La Beckwith.
12th of June 1964 EVENT Anti-apartheid activist and ANC leader Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison for sabotage in South Africa.
12th of June 1967 EVENT The United States Supreme Court in Loving v. Virginia declares all U.S. state laws which prohibit interracial marriage to be unconstitutional.
12th of June 1967 EVENT Venera program: Venera 4 is launched (it will become the first space probe to enter another planet's atmosphere and successfully return data).
12th of June 1978 EVENT David Berkowitz, the "Son of Sam" killer in New York City, is sentenced to 365 years in prison for six killings.
12th of June 1979 EVENT Bryan Allen wins the second Kremer prize for a man powered flight across the English Channel in the Gossamer Albatross.
12th of June 1987 EVENT The Central African Republic's former Emperor Jean-Bedel Bokassa is sentenced to death for crimes he had committed during his 13-year rule.
12th of June 1987 EVENT Cold War: At the Brandenburg Gate U.S. President Ronald Reagan publicly challenges Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall.
12th of June 1990 EVENT Russia Day : the parliament of the Russian Federation formally declares its sovereignty.
12th of June 1991 EVENT Russians elect Boris Yeltsin as the president of the republic.
12th of June 1991 EVENT 1991 Kokkadichcholai massacre: the Sri Lankan Army massacres 152 minority Tamil civilians in the village Kokkadichcholai near the eastern province town of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka.
12th of June 1993 EVENT An election takes place in Nigeria which and is later annulled by the military Government led by Ibrahim Babangida.
12th of June 1994 EVENT Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are murdered outside her home in Los Angeles, California. O.J. Simpson is later acquitted of the killings, but is held liable in wrongful death civil suit.
12th of June 1994 EVENT The Boeing 777, the world's largest twinjet, makes its first flight.
12th of June 1996 EVENT In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a panel of federal judges blocks a law against indecency on the internet.
12th of June 1997 EVENT Queen Elizabeth II reopens the Globe Theatre in London.
12th of June 1999 EVENT Kosovo War: Operation Joint Guardian begins when a NATO-led United Nations peacekeeping force (KFor) enters the province of Kosovo in Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
12th of June 2000 EVENT Sandro Rosa do Nascimento takes hostages while robbing Bus #174 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; the highly-publicized standoff becomes a media circus and ends with the death of do Nascimento and a hostage.
12th of June 2001 EVENT Robert Edward Dyer is sentenced to 16 years' imprisonment for attempting to extort money from a British supermarket chain through a letter bomb campaign.
12th of June 2009 EVENT A disputed presidential election in Iran leads to wide ranging protests in Iran and around the world.
12th of June 1107 BIRTHDAY Emperor Gaozong of China (d. 1187)
12th of June 1519 BIRTHDAY Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1574)
12th of June 1577 BIRTHDAY Paul Guldin, Swiss astronomer and mathematician (d. 1643)
12th of June 1771 BIRTHDAY Patrick Gass, American sergeant in the Lewis and Clark Expedition (d. 1870)
12th of June 1775 BIRTHDAY Karl Freiherr von Muffling, Prussian field marshal (d. 1851)
12th of June 1777 BIRTHDAY Robert Clark, American politician (d. 1837)
12th of June 1795 BIRTHDAY John Marston, Served in the Union Navy during the Civil War
12th of June 1802 BIRTHDAY Harriet Martineau, controversial journalist, political economist, abolitionist and life-long feminist (d. 1876)
12th of June 1806 BIRTHDAY John A. Roebling, German-American civil engineer (Brooklyn Bridge) (d. 1869)
12th of June 1812 BIRTHDAY Edmond Hebert, French geologist (d. 1890)
12th of June 1819 BIRTHDAY Charles Kingsley, English writer (d. 1875)
12th of June 1827 BIRTHDAY Johanna Spyri, Swiss writer (d. 1901)
12th of June 1841 BIRTHDAY Watson Fothergill English Architect based in Nottingham (d. 1928)
12th of June 1851 BIRTHDAY Sir Oliver Lodge, English physicist and writer (d. 1940)
12th of June 1861 BIRTHDAY William Attewell, English cricketer (d. 1927)
12th of June 1864 BIRTHDAY Frank Chapman, American ornithologist (d. 1945)
12th of June 1875 BIRTHDAY Sam De Grasse, Canadian actor (d. 1953)
12th of June 1888 BIRTHDAY Zygmunt Janiszewski, Polish mathematician (d. 1920)
12th of June 1890 BIRTHDAY Egon Schiele, Austrian painter and graphic artist (d. 1918)
12th of June 1892 BIRTHDAY Djuna Barnes, American author (d. 1982)
12th of June 1892 BIRTHDAY Apostolos Grozos, leader of the Communist Party of Greece (d. 1981)
12th of June 1897 BIRTHDAY Anthony Eden, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1977)
12th of June 1899 BIRTHDAY Fritz Albert Lipmann, American biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1986)
12th of June 1902 BIRTHDAY Hendrik Elias, Flemish politician (d. 1973)
12th of June 1903 BIRTHDAY Emmett Hardy, American musician (d. 1925)
12th of June 1905 BIRTHDAY Ray Barbuti, American athlete (d. 1988)
12th of June 1906 BIRTHDAY Sandro Penna, Italian poet (d. 1977)
12th of June 1908 BIRTHDAY Alphonse Ouimet, Canadian TV pioneer and president of the CBC (d. 1988)
12th of June 1908 BIRTHDAY Otto Skorzeny, WWII German SS commando (d. 1975)
12th of June 1908 BIRTHDAY Marina Semyonova, Russian ballerina (d. 2010)
12th of June 1910 BIRTHDAY Bill Naughton, English playwright (d. 1992)
12th of June 1912 BIRTHDAY Carl Iver Hovland, American psychologist (d. 1961)
12th of June 1913 BIRTHDAY Jean Victor Allard, Canadian army general (d. 1996)
12th of June 1915 BIRTHDAY David Rockefeller, American banker
12th of June 1915 BIRTHDAY Christopher Mayhew, British politician (d. 1997)
12th of June 1916 BIRTHDAY Irwin Allen, American film producer (d. 1991)
12th of June 1916 BIRTHDAY Raul Hector Castro, American politician
12th of June 1918 BIRTHDAY Samuel Z. Arkoff, American film producer (d. 2001)
12th of June 1919 BIRTHDAY Uta Hagen, American actress (d. 2004)
12th of June 1920 BIRTHDAY Peter Jones, English actor (d. 2000)
12th of June 1920 BIRTHDAY Dave Berg, American cartoonist (d. 2002)
12th of June 1920 BIRTHDAY Jim Siedow, American actor (d. 2003)
12th of June 1921 BIRTHDAY Christopher Derrick, British writer (d. 2007)
12th of June 1921 BIRTHDAY James Archibald Houston, Canadian artist (d. 2005)
12th of June 1921 BIRTHDAY Luis Garcia Berlanga, Spanish film director and screenwriter (d. 2010)
12th of June 1923 BIRTHDAY Monty Westmore, American make-up artist (d. 2007)
12th of June 1924 BIRTHDAY George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States
12th of June 1926 BIRTHDAY Jackie Pallo, English professional wrestler (d. 2006)
12th of June 1928 BIRTHDAY Vic Damone, American singer
12th of June 1928 BIRTHDAY Richard M. Sherman, American songwriter
12th of June 1928 BIRTHDAY Petros Molyviatis, Greek politician
12th of June 1929 BIRTHDAY Anne Frank, German-born Dutch Jewish diarist and Holocaust victim (d. 1945)
12th of June 1929 BIRTHDAY Brigid Brophy, British writer (d. 1995)
12th of June 1929 BIRTHDAY Jameel Jalibi, Pakistani scholar, writer, and Urdu linguist
12th of June 1930 BIRTHDAY Donald Byrne, American chess player (d. 1976)
12th of June 1930 BIRTHDAY Jim Nabors, American actor
12th of June 1930 BIRTHDAY Innes Ireland, Scottish racing driver (d. 1993)
12th of June 1932 BIRTHDAY Rona Jaffe, American novelist (d. 2005)
12th of June 1932 BIRTHDAY Mimi Coertse, South African soprano
12th of June 1932 BIRTHDAY Mamo Wolde, Ethiopian athlete (d. 2002)
12th of June 1933 BIRTHDAY Eddie Adams, American photographer, won Pulitzer Prize (d. 2004)
12th of June 1934 BIRTHDAY John A. Alonzo, American cinematographer (d. 2001)
12th of June 1937 BIRTHDAY Vladimir Arnold, Russian mathematician
12th of June 1937 BIRTHDAY Antal Festetics, Austrian biologist
12th of June 1937 BIRTHDAY Klaus Basikow, German football player and manager
12th of June 1938 BIRTHDAY Tom Oliver, Australian actor
12th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Frank McCloskey, American politician (d. 2003)
12th of June 1941 BIRTHDAY Marv Albert, American sportscaster
12th of June 1941 BIRTHDAY Chick Corea, American musician
12th of June 1941 BIRTHDAY Roy Harper, English musician
12th of June 1942 BIRTHDAY Bert Sakmann, German physiologist, Nobel laureate
12th of June 1942 BIRTHDAY Len Barry, American singer and musician (The Dovells)
12th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Reg Presley, English singer/songwriter (The Troggs)
12th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY Pat Jennings, Northern Irish footballer
12th of June 1946 BIRTHDAY Michel Bergeron, NHL head coach
12th of June 1948 BIRTHDAY Herbert Meyer, German footballer
12th of June 1948 BIRTHDAY Hans Binder, Austrian racing driver
12th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Marc Tardif, Canadian ice hockey player
12th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Jens Bohrnsen, German politician
12th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY John Wetton, English musician (Asia)
12th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Andranik Margaryan, 14th Prime Minister of Armenia (d. 2007)
12th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Brad Delp, American singer (Boston) (d. 2007)
12th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Bun E. Carlos, American musician (Cheap Trick)
12th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Hans Niessl, Austrian politician
12th of June 1952 BIRTHDAY Pete Farndon, English musician (The Pretenders) (d. 1983)
12th of June 1952 BIRTHDAY Spencer Abraham, Secretary of Energy under George W. Bush
12th of June 1953 BIRTHDAY Rocky Burnette, American Rockabilly musician
12th of June 1953 BIRTHDAY Allan Weiner, American radio station owner
12th of June 1953 BIRTHDAY David Thornton, American actor
12th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY Neil Oatley, English engineer
12th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY Terry Alderman, Australian cricketer
12th of June 1957 BIRTHDAY Timothy Busfield, American actor
12th of June 1957 BIRTHDAY Javed Miandad, Pakistani cricketer and coach
12th of June 1958 BIRTHDAY Rebecca Holden, American actress and singer
12th of June 1958 BIRTHDAY Rory Sparrow, American basketball player
12th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY John Linnell, American musician (They Might Be Giants)
12th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Jenilee Harrison, American actress
12th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Scott Thompson, Canadian comedian (Kids in the Hall)
12th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Jervis Johnson, Games Designer for Games Workshop, Nottingham
12th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Kira Roessler, American musician (Black Flag) and dialogue editor
12th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Jim Goad, American author
12th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY Paul Clark, English musician (The Bolshoi)
12th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY John Enos III, American actor
12th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Warwick Capper, Australian rules footballer
12th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Jerry Lynn, American professional wrestler
12th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Johnny Weiss, American professional wrestler
12th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Philippe Bugalski, French rally driver
12th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Tim DeKay, American actor
12th of June 1964 BIRTHDAY Kent Jones, American journalist (The Rachel Maddow Show)
12th of June 1964 BIRTHDAY Paula Marshall, American actress
12th of June 1964 BIRTHDAY Derek Higgins, Irish racing driver
12th of June 1965 BIRTHDAY Filip Topol, Czech musician and writer
12th of June 1965 BIRTHDAY Rob Collins, English keyboard player (Charlatans) (1996)
12th of June 1965 BIRTHDAY Vicky Vette, Norwegian-born adult film actress
12th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY Frances O'Connor, Australian actress
12th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY Iciar Bollain, Spanish actress, director and writer
12th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Scott Aldred, American baseball player
12th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Bobby Sheehan, American musician (Blues Traveler) (d. 1999)
12th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Zsolt Daczi, Hungarian guitarist (Omen, Bikini) (d. 2007)
12th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Mathieu Schneider, American ice hockey player
12th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Heinz-Christian Strache, Austrian politician
12th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Gordon Michael Woolvett, Canadian actor
12th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Ryan Klesko, American baseball player
12th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Mark Henry, American professional wrestler
12th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Bounty Killer, Jamaican deejay
12th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Jason Caffey, American basketball player
12th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Takis Fyssas, Greek footballer
12th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Darryl White, Australian rules footballer
12th of June 1974 BIRTHDAY Hideki Matsui, Japanese baseball player
12th of June 1974 BIRTHDAY Jason Mewes, American actor
12th of June 1974 BIRTHDAY Kerry Kittles, American basketball player
12th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Michael Muhney, American actor
12th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Bryan Alvarez, American professional wrestler
12th of June 1976 BIRTHDAY Thomas S?rensen, Danish footballer
12th of June 1976 BIRTHDAY Antawn Jamison, American basketball player
12th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Kenny Wayne Shepherd, American blues-rock guitarist
12th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Wade Redden, Canadian ice hockey player
12th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY DJ Qualls, American actor
12th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Dallas Clark, American football player
12th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Wil Horneff, American actor
12th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Robyn, Swedish musician
12th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Diego Milito, Argentinian football player
12th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Earl Watson, American basketball player
12th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Larry Foote, American football player
12th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Marco Bortolami, Italian rugby union player
12th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Carrie Davis, American Author
12th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Adriana Lima, Brazilian supermodel
12th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Nora Tschirner, German television presenter
12th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Ben Blackwell, American musician
12th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Jason David, American football player
12th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Loic Duval, French racing driver
12th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Bryan Habana, South African rugby player
12th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Christine Sinclair, Canadian footballer
12th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Alexander Pipa, German rugby player
12th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Kendra Wilkinson, American television personality and glamour model
12th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Blake Ross, American software developer
12th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Chris Young, American musician
12th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Sam Thaiday, Australian professional rugby league player
12th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Stanislava Komarova, Russian swimmer
12th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Carla Abellana, Filipina actress
12th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Sergio Rodriguez, Spanish basketball player
12th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Erik Ainge, American football player
12th of June 1987 BIRTHDAY Seyi Ajirotutu, American football player
12th of June 1988 BIRTHDAY Eren Derdiyok, Swiss footballer
12th of June 1990 BIRTHDAY Kevin Wu, American comedian
12th of June 1992 BIRTHDAY Allie DiMeco, American actress and musician
12th of June 2001 BIRTHDAY John Bigelow, IV, golf prodigy from North Philadelphia
12th of June 0816 DEATH Pope Leo III (Born 750)
12th of June 0918 DEATH AEthelflaed, Lady of the Mercians
12th of June 1020 DEATH Lyfing, Archbishop of Canterbury
12th of June 1036 DEATH Tedald, Bishop of Arezzo (Born 990)
12th of June 1418 DEATH Bernard VII, Count of Armagnac, Constable of France (Born 1360)
12th of June 1435 DEATH John FitzAlan, 14th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (Born 1408)
12th of June 1560 DEATH Imagawa Yoshimoto, Japanese daimyo (Born 1519)
12th of June 1560 DEATH Ii Naomori, Japanese warrior (Born 1506)
12th of June 1565 DEATH Adrianus Turnebus, French classical scholar (Born 1512)
12th of June 1567 DEATH Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich, Lord Chancellor of England (Born 1490)
12th of June 1647 DEATH Thomas Farnaby, English grammarian (Born 1575)
12th of June 1675 DEATH Duke Charles Emmanuel II of Savoy (Born 1634)
12th of June 1734 DEATH James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, French military commander (Born 1670)
12th of June 1758 DEATH Augustus William, Prince of Prussia (Born 1722)
12th of June 1772 DEATH Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (Born 1724)
12th of June 1778 DEATH Philip Livingston, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (Born 1716)
12th of June 1816 DEATH Pierre Augereau, Marshal of France and duc de Castiglione (Born 1757)
12th of June 1818 DEATH Egwale Seyon, Emperor of Ethiopia
12th of June 1904 DEATH Camille de Renesse, Belgian Count (Born 1836)
12th of June 1912 DEATH Frederic Passy, French economist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (Born 1822)
12th of June 1917 DEATH Teresa Carreno, Venezuelan pianist (Born 1853)
12th of June 1932 DEATH Theo Heemskerk, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (Born 1852)
12th of June 1937 DEATH Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Marshal of the Soviet Union (Born 1893)
12th of June 1957 DEATH Jimmy Dorsey, American musician (Born 1904)
12th of June 1962 DEATH John Ireland, English composer (Born 1879)
12th of June 1963 DEATH Medgar Evers, American civil rights activist (Born 1925)
12th of June 1966 DEATH Hermann Scherchen, German conductor (Born 1891)
12th of June 1969 DEATH Alexander Deyneka, Ukrainian painter (Born 1899)
12th of June 1978 DEATH Guo Moruo, Chinese writer (Born 1892)
12th of June 1980 DEATH Milburn Stone, American actor (Born 1904)
12th of June 1980 DEATH Billy Butlin, Founder of the brand of holiday venues known as Butlins (Born 1899)
12th of June 1980 DEATH Masayoshi Ohira, Prime minister of Japan (Born 1910)
12th of June 1982 DEATH Karl von Frisch, Austrian zoologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Born 1886)
12th of June 1982 DEATH Ian McKay, British soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (Born 1953)
12th of June 1983 DEATH Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress (Born 1902)
12th of June 1989 DEATH Lou Monte, American singer (Born 1917)
12th of June 1994 DEATH Ronald Goldman, American waiter (Born 1968)
12th of June 1994 DEATH Christopher Collins, American actor and comedian (Born 1949)
12th of June 1994 DEATH Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lubavitcher Rebbe (Born 1902)
12th of June 1994 DEATH Nicole Brown Simpson, American ex-wife of O.J. Simpson (Born 1959)
12th of June 1995 DEATH Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Italian pianist (Born 1920)
12th of June 1997 DEATH Bulat Okudzhava, Russian writer and musician (Born 1924)
12th of June 2000 DEATH P. L. Deshpande, Marathi writer (Born 1919)
12th of June 2002 DEATH Bill Blass, American fashion designer (Born 1922)
12th of June 2003 DEATH Gregory Peck, American actor (Born 1916)
12th of June 2005 DEATH Scott Young, Canadian sportswriter, novelist, and journalist (Born 1918)
12th of June 2006 DEATH Gyorgy Ligeti, Hungarian composer (Born 1923)
12th of June 2006 DEATH Kenneth Roy Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet, Canadian businessman and art collector (Born 1923)
12th of June 2006 DEATH Anna Lee Aldred, American first licenced female jockey (Born 1921)
12th of June 2006 DEATH Nijiro Tokuda, Japanese supercentenarian (Born 1895)
12th of June 2007 DEATH Don Herbert aka "Mr. Wizard", American television host (Born 1917)
12th of June 2008 DEATH Derek Tapscott, Welsh footballer (Born 1932)

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