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15th of June 0923 EVENT Battle of Soissons: King Robert I of France is killed and King Charles the Simple is arrested by the supporters of Duke Rudolph of Burgundy.
15th of June 1184 EVENT King Magnus V of Norway is killed at the Battle of Fimreite.
15th of June 1215 EVENT King John of England puts his seal to the Magna Carta.
15th of June 1246 EVENT With the death of Duke Frederick II, the Babenberg dynasty ends in Austria.
15th of June 1389 EVENT Battle of Kosovo: The Ottoman Empire defeats Serbs and Bosnians.
15th of June 1520 EVENT Pope Leo X threatens to excommunicate Martin Luther in papal bull Exsurge Domine.
15th of June 1580 EVENT Philip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw.
15th of June 1667 EVENT The first human blood transfusion is administered by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys.
15th of June 1752 EVENT Benjamin Franklin proves that lightning is electricity.
15th of June 1775 EVENT American Revolutionary War: George Washington is appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army.
15th of June 1776 EVENT Delaware Separation Day : Delaware votes to suspend government under the British Crown and separate officially from Pennsylvania.
15th of June 1785 EVENT Jean-Francois Pilatre de Rozier, co-pilot of the first-ever manned flight (1783), and his companion, Pierre Romain, become the first-ever casualties of an air crash when their hot air balloon explodes during their attempt to cross the English Channel.
15th of June 1804 EVENT New Hampshire approves the Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution, ratifying the document.
15th of June 1808 EVENT Joseph Bonaparte becomes King of Spain.
15th of June 1836 EVENT Arkansas is admitted as the 25th U.S. state.
15th of June 1844 EVENT Charles Goodyear receives a patent for vulcanization, a process to strengthen rubber.
15th of June 1846 EVENT The Oregon Treaty establishes the 49th parallel as the border between the United States and Canada, from the Rocky Mountains to the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
15th of June 1859 EVENT Pig War: Ambiguity in the Oregon Treaty leads to the "Northwestern Boundary Dispute" between U.S. and British/Canadian settlers.
15th of June 1864 EVENT Arlington National Cemetery is established when 200 acres (0.81 km2) around Arlington Mansion (formerly owned by Confederate General Robert E. Lee) are officially set aside as a military cemetery by U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton.
15th of June 1864 EVENT American Civil War: The Siege of Petersburg begins.
15th of June 1867 EVENT Atlantic Cable Quartz Lode gold mine located in Montana.
15th of June 1877 EVENT Henry Ossian Flipper becomes the first African American cadet to graduate from the United States Military Academy.
15th of June 1888 EVENT Crown Prince Wilhelm becomes Kaiser Wilhelm II; he will be the last Emperor of the German Empire.
15th of June 1896 EVENT The most destructive tsunami in Japan's history kills more than 22,000 people.
15th of June 1904 EVENT A fire aboard the steamboat SS General Slocum in New York City's East River kills 1,000.
15th of June 1905 EVENT Princess Margaret of Connaught marries Gustaf, Crown Prince of Sweden.
15th of June 1909 EVENT Representatives from England, Australia and South Africa meet at Lord's and form the Imperial Cricket Conference.
15th of June 1911 EVENT Tabulating Computing Recording Corporation (IBM) is incorporated.
15th of June 1913 EVENT The Battle of Bud Bagsak in the Philippines ends.
15th of June 1916 EVENT U.S. President Woodrow Wilson signs a bill incorporating the Boy Scouts of America, making them the only American youth organization with a federal charter.
15th of June 1919 EVENT John Alcock and Arthur Brown complete the first nonstop transatlantic flight when they reach Clifden, County Galway, Ireland.
15th of June 1920 EVENT A new border treaty between Germany and Denmark gives northern Schleswig to Denmark.
15th of June 1920 EVENT Duluth lynchings in Minnesota.
15th of June 1934 EVENT The U.S. Great Smoky Mountains National Park is founded.
15th of June 1937 EVENT A German expedition led by Karl Wien loses sixteen members in an avalanche on Nanga Parbat. It is the worst single disaster to occur on an 8000m peak.
15th of June 1944 EVENT World War II: Battle of Saipan: The United States invade Saipan.
15th of June 1944 EVENT In the Saskatchewan general election, the CCF, led by Tommy Douglas, is elected and forms the first socialist government in North America.
15th of June 1945 EVENT The General Dutch Youth League (ANJV) is founded in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
15th of June 1954 EVENT UEFA (Union des Associations Europeennes de Football) is formed in Basel, Switzerland.
15th of June 1955 EVENT The Eisenhower administration stages the first annual "Operation Alert" (OPAL) exercise, an attempt to assess the USA's preparations for a nuclear attack.
15th of June 1978 EVENT King Hussein of Jordan marries American Lisa Halaby, who takes the name Queen Noor.
15th of June 1985 EVENT Rembrandt's painting Danae is attacked by a man (later judged insane) who throws sulfuric acid on the canvas and cuts it twice with a knife.
15th of June 1992 EVENT The United States Supreme Court rules in United States v. Alvarez-Machain that it is permissible for the USA to forcibly extradite suspects in foreign countries and bring them to the USA for trial, without approval from those other countries.
15th of June 1994 EVENT Israel and Vatican City establish full diplomatic relations.
15th of June 1996 EVENT The Provisional Irish Republican Army explodes a large bomb in the middle of Manchester, England.
15th of June 2002 EVENT Near-Earth asteroid 2002 MN misses the Earth by 75,000 miles (121,000 km), about one-third of the distance between the Earth and the Moon.
15th of June 1330 BIRTHDAY Edward of Woodstock ("The Black Prince"), son of King Edward III of England and father of King Richard II of England (d. 1376)
15th of June 1519 BIRTHDAY Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, illegitimate son of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1536)
15th of June 1594 BIRTHDAY Nicolas Poussin, French painter (d. 1665)
15th of June 1623 BIRTHDAY Cornelis de Witt, Dutch politician (d. 1672)
15th of June 1624 BIRTHDAY Hiob Ludolf, German orientalist (d. 1704)
15th of June 1640 BIRTHDAY Bernard Lamy, French mathematician (d. 1715)
15th of June 1755 BIRTHDAY Antoine Francois, comte de Fourcroy, French chemist (d. 1809)
15th of June 1765 BIRTHDAY Martin Baum, American businessman and politician (d. 1831)
15th of June 1765 BIRTHDAY Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger, German mathematician (d. 1831)
15th of June 1767 BIRTHDAY Rachel Donelson Jackson, First Lady of the United States (d. 1828)
15th of June 1777 BIRTHDAY David Daniel Davis, British politician (d. 1841)
15th of June 1789 BIRTHDAY Josiah Henson, American minister and abolitionist (d. 1883)
15th of June 1801 BIRTHDAY Benjamin Wright Raymond, American politician (d. 1883)
15th of June 1805 BIRTHDAY William Butler Ogden, American politician (d. 1877)
15th of June 1809 BIRTHDAY Francois-Xavier Garneau, French-Canadian poet and historian (d. 1866)
15th of June 1843 BIRTHDAY Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (d. 1907)
15th of June 1848 BIRTHDAY Gheevarghese Mar Gregorios of Parumala, Indian-born Syrian religious figure (d. 1902)
15th of June 1875 BIRTHDAY Herman Smith-Johannsen, Norwegian-born Canadian cross-country skier and supercentenarian (d. 1987)
15th of June 1882 BIRTHDAY Ion Antonescu, Romanian politician (d. 1946)
15th of June 1884 BIRTHDAY Harry Langdon, American actor (d. 1944)
15th of June 1888 BIRTHDAY Ramon Lopez Velarde, Mexican poet (d. 1921)
15th of June 1894 BIRTHDAY Robert Russell Bennett, American composer and arranger (d. 1981)
15th of June 1894 BIRTHDAY Nikolai Chebotaryov, Ukrainian mathematician (d. 1947)
15th of June 1900 BIRTHDAY Otto Luening, German-born American composer (d. 1996)
15th of June 1900 BIRTHDAY Gotthard Gunther, German philosopher (d. 1984)
15th of June 1902 BIRTHDAY Erik Erikson, German-born psychoanalyst (d. 1994)
15th of June 1906 BIRTHDAY Leon Degrelle, Belgian SS officer (d. 1994)
15th of June 1908 BIRTHDAY Sam Giancana, American mafioso (d. 1975)
15th of June 1910 BIRTHDAY David Rose, American songwriter, composer and orchestra leader (d. 1990)
15th of June 1911 BIRTHDAY W.V. Awdry, British children's writer (d. 1997)
15th of June 1914 BIRTHDAY Yuri Andropov, Soviet politician (d. 1984)
15th of June 1914 BIRTHDAY Hilda Terry, American cartoonist (d. 2006)
15th of June 1914 BIRTHDAY Saul Steinberg, Romanian-born American cartoonist (d. 1999)
15th of June 1915 BIRTHDAY Thomas Huckle Weller, American virologist, Nobel laureate (d. 2008)
15th of June 1916 BIRTHDAY Olga Erteszek, American lingerie company owner (d. 1989)
15th of June 1916 BIRTHDAY Herbert Simon, American economist, Nobel laureate (d. 2001)
15th of June 1917 BIRTHDAY Lash La Rue, American actor (d. 1996)
15th of June 1917 BIRTHDAY John Bennett Fenn, American chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2010)
15th of June 1917 BIRTHDAY Michalis Genitsaris, Greek singer and composer (d. 2005)
15th of June 1920 BIRTHDAY Alla Kazanskaya, Russian stage and film actress (d. 2008)
15th of June 1920 BIRTHDAY Alberto Sordi, Italian actor and director (d. 2003)
15th of June 1921 BIRTHDAY Erroll Garner, American musician (d. 1977)
15th of June 1922 BIRTHDAY John Veale, English composer (d. 2006)
15th of June 1924 BIRTHDAY Ezer Weizman, Israeli politician (d. 2005)
15th of June 1926 BIRTHDAY Mac McGarry, American quiz show host
15th of June 1926 BIRTHDAY Shigeru Kayano, Japanese Ainu activist (d. 2006)
15th of June 1927 BIRTHDAY Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humourist and Urdu poet (d. 1978)
15th of June 1927 BIRTHDAY Hugo Pratt, Italian comic book creator (d. 1995)
15th of June 1930 BIRTHDAY Marcel Pronovost, Canadian professional ice hockey player
15th of June 1932 BIRTHDAY Mario Cuomo, American politician
15th of June 1933 BIRTHDAY Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (d. 2005)
15th of June 1933 BIRTHDAY Mark Jones, English footballer (d. 1958)
15th of June 1934 BIRTHDAY Mikel Laboa, Spanish Basque singer and songwriter (d. 2008)
15th of June 1934 BIRTHDAY Jerry Buss, American basketball team owner
15th of June 1936 BIRTHDAY Claude Brasseur, French actor
15th of June 1936 BIRTHDAY William Joseph Levada, American Catholic prelate
15th of June 1937 BIRTHDAY Waylon Jennings, American singer (d. 2002)
15th of June 1938 BIRTHDAY Billy Williams, American baseball player
15th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Ward Connerly, American political figure
15th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Brian Jacques, English novelist (d. 2011)
15th of June 1941 BIRTHDAY Harry Nilsson, American singer and composer (d. 1994)
15th of June 1942 BIRTHDAY John E. McLaughlin, American former Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
15th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Xaviera Hollander, Dutch author
15th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Danish politician
15th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Johnny Hallyday, French singer and actor
15th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Muff Winwood, British songwriter and bassist (Spencer Davis Group)
15th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Lee Shallat-Chemel, American television director
15th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY Robert Keppel, American criminologist
15th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY Miriam Defensor-Santiago, Filipino senator
15th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY Nicola Pagett, British actress
15th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY Lawrence Wilkerson, American military officer
15th of June 1946 BIRTHDAY Jack Horner, American paleontologist
15th of June 1946 BIRTHDAY Noddy Holder, British singer (Slade)
15th of June 1947 BIRTHDAY John Hoagland, American photographer
15th of June 1947 BIRTHDAY Lee Purcell, American actress
15th of June 1948 BIRTHDAY Mike Holmgren, American football coach
15th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Dusty Baker, American baseball player and manager
15th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Russell Hitchcock, Australian singer (Air Supply)
15th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Simon Callow, British actor
15th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Jim Varney, American actor (d. 2000)
15th of June 1950 BIRTHDAY Lakshmi Mittal, Indian industrialist
15th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Vance A. Larson, American artist (d. 2000)
15th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Steve Walsh, American singer (Kansas)
15th of June 1953 BIRTHDAY Rita Lee, American model
15th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY James Belushi, American actor
15th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY Paul Rusesabagina, Rwandan hotel manager and humanitarian
15th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY Beverley Whitfield, Australian swimmer (d. 1996)
15th of June 1955 BIRTHDAY David Kennedy, American son of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy (d. 1984)
15th of June 1955 BIRTHDAY Julie Hagerty, American actress
15th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY Ava Cadell, American actress
15th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY Robin Curtis, American actress
15th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY Polly Draper, American actress
15th of June 1957 BIRTHDAY Seppo Paakkonen, Finnish actor
15th of June 1958 BIRTHDAY Wade Boggs, American baseball player
15th of June 1958 BIRTHDAY Riccardo Paletti, Italian racing driver (d. 1982)
15th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Eileen Davidson, American actress
15th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Alan Brazil, British footballer
15th of June 1960 BIRTHDAY Marieke van Doorn, Dutch field hockey player
15th of June 1960 BIRTHDAY Michele Laroque, French actress
15th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Kai Eckhardt, German bassist and composer (Garaj Mahal, Vital Information)
15th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Dave McAuley, Northern Irish boxer
15th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Yoshimi Iwasaki, Japanese singer and actress
15th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Scott Norton, American professional wrestler
15th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY Thomas Mikal Ford, American actor
15th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY Andrea Rost, Hungarian soprano
15th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Blanca Portillo, Spanish actress
15th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Helen Hunt, American actress
15th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Mario Gosselin, Canadian ice hockey player
15th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Nigel Walker, Welsh athlete and rugby union player
15th of June 1964 BIRTHDAY Gavin Greenaway, British composer
15th of June 1964 BIRTHDAY Michael Laudrup, Danish footballer
15th of June 1964 BIRTHDAY Courteney Cox, American actress
15th of June 1965 BIRTHDAY Annelies Bredael, Belgian rower
15th of June 1965 BIRTHDAY Adam Smith, American politician
15th of June 1966 BIRTHDAY Tory Burch, American fashion designer
15th of June 1966 BIRTHDAY Idalis DeLeon, American actress and singer
15th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY Yuji Ueda, Japanese voice actor
15th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Oh Dal-su, South Korean actor
15th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Karoly Guttler, Hungarian swimmer
15th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Maurice Odumbe, Kenyan cricketer
15th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Nasos Galakteros, Greek basketball player
15th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Ice Cube, American rapper and actor
15th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Cedric Pioline, French tennis player
15th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Oliver Kahn, German footballer
15th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Leah Remini, American actress
15th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Gaelle Mechaly, French soprano
15th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Zan Tabak, Croatian basketball player
15th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Christian Bauman, American novelist and essayist
15th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Nathan Astle, New Zealand Cricket player
15th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Edwin Brienen, Dutch director
15th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Jake Busey, American actor
15th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Bif Naked, Canadian singer, poetess and actress
15th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Christos Myriounis, Greek basketball player
15th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Justin Leonard, American golfer
15th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Andy Pettitte, American baseball player
15th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Marcus Hahnemann, American footballer
15th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Hank Von Helvete, Norwegian vocalist (Turbonegro)
15th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Chloe Dao, American fashion designer
15th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Pia Miranda, Australian actress
15th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Neil Patrick Harris, American actor
15th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Greg Vaughan, American actor
15th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Tore Andre Flo, Norwegian footballer
15th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Rachel Wacholder, American beach volleyballer
15th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Elizabeth Reaser, American actress
15th of June 1976 BIRTHDAY Gary Lightbody, Northern Irish singer and songwriter (Snow Patrol)
15th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Michael Doleac, American basketball player
15th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Nina Liu, Australian actress
15th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Wilfred Bouma, Dutch footballer
15th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Zach Day, American baseball player
15th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Danielle Lineker, Welsh model
15th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Yulia Nestsiarenka, Belarusian athlete
15th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Charles Zwolsman Jr., Dutch racing driver
15th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Julia Schultz, American model
15th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Mary Carey, American pornographic actress
15th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Almudena Cid Tostado, Spanish gymnast
15th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Christopher Castile, American actor
15th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Cara Zavaleta, American model
15th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY John Paintsil, Ghanaian footballer
15th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Jeremy Reed, American baseball player
15th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Jordi Vilasuso, American actor
15th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Daniel Vosovic, American fashion designer
15th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Abdur Razzak, Bangladeshi cricketer
15th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Mike Delany, New Zealand rugby player
15th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Haley Scarnato, American singer
15th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Katie Chapman, English footballer
15th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Derek Anderson, American football player
15th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Julia Fischer, German violinist
15th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Laura Imbruglia, Australian musician
15th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Josh McGuire, Canadian fencer
15th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Luke Hodge, Australian footballer
15th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Tim Lincecum, American baseball player
15th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Mauro Rizzo, Italian footballer
15th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Nadine Coyle, Northern Irish singer (Girls Aloud)
15th of June 1988 BIRTHDAY Miku Ishida, Japanese teen idol
15th of June 1990 BIRTHDAY Denzel Whitaker, American actor
15th of June 1990 BIRTHDAY Miwa, Japanese singer-songwriter
15th of June 0923 DEATH King Robert I of France (Born 866)
15th of June 0991 DEATH Empress Theophanu, Byzantine wife of Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor (Born 960)
15th of June 1073 DEATH Emperor Go-Sanjo of Japan (Born 1034)
15th of June 1246 DEATH Duke Frederick II of Austria (Born 1219)
15th of June 1341 DEATH Andronikos III Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (Born 1297)
15th of June 1381 DEATH John Cavendish, Lord Chief Justice of England (Born c. 1346)
15th of June 1381 DEATH Wat Tyler, English rebel (Born 1341)
15th of June 1383 DEATH John VI Cantacuzenus, Byzantine Emperor (Born c. 1292)
15th of June 1389 DEATH Murad I, Ottoman Sultan (Born 1326)
15th of June 1389 DEATH Prince Lazar, Serbian Orthodox saint (Born 1329)
15th of June 1467 DEATH Philip III, Duke of Burgundy (Born 1396)
15th of June 1521 DEATH Tamas Bakocz, Hungarian Catholic cardinal and statesman (Born 1442)
15th of June 1560 DEATH William Sommers, Best known court jester of Henry VIII of England (Born1525)
15th of June 1614 DEATH Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton, English politician (Born 1540)
15th of June 1679 DEATH Guillaume Courtois, French painter (Born 1628)
15th of June 1724 DEATH Henry Sacheverell, English churchman and politician (Born 1674)
15th of June 1768 DEATH James Short, Scottish mathematician and optician (Born 1710)
15th of June 1772 DEATH Louis-Claude Daquin, French composer (Born 1694)
15th of June 1844 DEATH Thomas Campbell, Scottish poet (Born 1777)
15th of June 1849 DEATH James Knox Polk, 11th President of the United States (Born 1795)
15th of June 1858 DEATH Ary Scheffer, Dutch-French painter (Born 1795)
15th of June 1888 DEATH Emperor Friedrich III of Germany (Born 1831)
15th of June 1889 DEATH Mihai Eminescu, Romanian poet (Born 1850)
15th of June 1890 DEATH Unryu Kyukichi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 10th Yokozuna (Born 1822)
15th of June 1917 DEATH Kristian Birkeland, Norwegian physicist (Born 1867)
15th of June 1934 DEATH Alfred Bruneau, French composer (Born 1857)
15th of June 1941 DEATH Evelyn Underhill, British writer (Born 1875)
15th of June 1941 DEATH Otfrid Foerster, German neurologist (Born 1873)
15th of June 1961 DEATH Giulio Cabianca, Italian racing driver (Born 1923)
15th of June 1962 DEATH Alfred Cortot, French-Swiss pianist (Born 1877)
15th of June 1965 DEATH E. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (Born 1902)
15th of June 1965 DEATH Steve Cochran, American actor (Born 1917)
15th of June 1968 DEATH Sam Crawford, American baseball player (Born 1880)
15th of June 1968 DEATH Wes Montgomery, American jazz guitarist (Born 1925)
15th of June 1971 DEATH Wendell Meredith Stanley, American chemist, Nobel laureate (Born 1904)
15th of June 1976 DEATH Jimmy Dykes, American baseball player and manager (Born 1896)
15th of June 1983 DEATH Srirangam Srinivasarao (Sri Sri), Indian Telugu poet (Born 1910)
15th of June 1984 DEATH Meredith Willson, American composer (Born 1902)
15th of June 1985 DEATH Andy Stanfield, American sprinter (Born 1927)
15th of June 1985 DEATH Robert Stethem, U.S. Navy Seabee diver murdered by terrorists on TWA Flight 847 (Born 1961)
15th of June 1989 DEATH Victor French, American actor (Born 1934)
15th of June 1989 DEATH Maurice Bellemare, Canadian politician (Born 1912)
15th of June 1991 DEATH Arthur Lewis, British economist, Nobel laureate (Born 1915)
15th of June 1991 DEATH Happy Chandler, American politician and commissioner of baseball (Born 1898)
15th of June 1993 DEATH James Hunt, English racing driver and 1976 Formula One world champion (Born 1947)
15th of June 1993 DEATH John Connally, American politician (Born 1917)
15th of June 1994 DEATH Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer (Born 1925)
15th of June 1995 DEATH John Vincent Atanasoff, American computer pioneer (Born 1903)
15th of June 1996 DEATH Ella Fitzgerald, American singer (Born 1917)
15th of June 1996 DEATH Dick Murdoch, American professional wrestler (Born 1946)
15th of June 2000 DEATH Jules Roy, French writer (Born 1907)
15th of June 2001 DEATH Henri Alekan, French cinematographer (Born 1909)
15th of June 2001 DEATH Maria Foka, Greek actress (Born 1917)
15th of June 2002 DEATH Choi Hong Hi, South Korean founder of Taekwondo (Born 1918)
15th of June 2003 DEATH Hume Cronyn, Canadian actor (Born 1911)
15th of June 2005 DEATH Suzanne Flon, French actress (Born 1918)
15th of June 2006 DEATH Herb Pearson, New Zealand cricketer (Born 1910)
15th of June 2006 DEATH Raymond Devos, French humourist (Born 1922)
15th of June 2007 DEATH Claudia Cohen, American gossip columnist and socialite (Born 1950)
15th of June 2007 DEATH Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler and valet (Born 1958)
15th of June 2008 DEATH Stan Winston, American special effects and makeup artist, and film director (Born 1946)

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