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30th of June 0350 EVENT Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, is defeated and killed by troops of the usurper Magnentius, in Rome.
30th of June 1422 EVENT Battle of Arbedo between the duke of Milan and the Swiss cantons.
30th of June 1520 EVENT The Spaniards are expelled from Tenochtitlan.
30th of June 1559 EVENT King Henry II of France is seriously injured in a jousting match against Gabriel de Montgomery.
30th of June 1651 EVENT The Deluge: Khmelnytsky Uprising : the Battle of Beresteczko ends with a Polish victory.
30th of June 1688 EVENT The Immortal Seven issue the Invitation to William (continuing the English rebellion from Rome), which would culminate in the Glorious Revolution.
30th of June 1758 EVENT Seven Years' War: The Battle of Domstadtl takes place.
30th of June 1794 EVENT Native American forces under Blue Jacket attack Fort Recovery.
30th of June 1805 EVENT The U.S. Congress organizes the Michigan Territory.
30th of June 1859 EVENT French acrobat Charles Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
30th of June 1860 EVENT The 1860 Oxford evolution debate at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History takes place.
30th of June 1864 EVENT U.S. President Abraham Lincoln grants Yosemite Valley to California for "public use, resort and recreation".
30th of June 1882 EVENT Charles J. Guiteau is hanged in Washington, D.C. for the assassination of U.S. President James Garfield.
30th of June 1886 EVENT The first transcontinental train trip across Canada departs from Montreal. It arrives in Port Moody, British Columbia on July 4.
30th of June 1905 EVENT Albert Einstein publishes the article "On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies", in which he introduces special relativity.
30th of June 1906 EVENT The United States Congress passes the Meat Inspection Act and Pure Food and Drug Act.
30th of June 1908 EVENT The Tunguska event occurs in remote Siberia.
30th of June 1912 EVENT The Regina Cyclone hits Regina, Saskatchewan, killing 28. It remains Canada's deadliest tornado event.
30th of June 1921 EVENT U.S. President Warren G. Harding appoints former President William Howard Taft Chief Justice of the United States.
30th of June 1934 EVENT The Night of the Long Knives, Adolf Hitler's violent purge of his political rivals in Germany, takes place.
30th of June 1935 EVENT The Senegalese Socialist Party holds its first congress.
30th of June 1936 EVENT Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia appeals for aid to the League of Nations against Italy's invasion of his country.
30th of June 1941 EVENT World War II: Operation Barbarossa : Germany captures Lviv, Ukraine.
30th of June 1944 EVENT World War II: The Battle of Cherbourg ends with the fall of the strategically valuable port to American forces.
30th of June 1953 EVENT The first Chevrolet Corvette rolls off the assembly line in Flint, Michigan.
30th of June 1956 EVENT A TWA Super Constellation and a United Airlines DC-7 (Flight 718) collide above the Grand Canyon in Arizona, United States, killing all 128 on board the two planes.
30th of June 1959 EVENT A United States Air Force F-100 Super Sabre from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, crashes into a nearby elementary school, killing 11 students plus six residents from the local neighborhood.
30th of June 1960 EVENT Congo gains independence from Belgium.
30th of June 1963 EVENT Ciaculli massacre: a car bomb, intended for Mafia boss Salvatore Greco, kills seven between police officers and military personnel near Palermo.
30th of June 1968 EVENT Pope Paul VI issues the Credo of the People of God.
30th of June 1969 EVENT Nigeria bans Red Cross aid to Biafra.
30th of June 1971 EVENT The crew of the Soviet Soyuz 11 spacecraft are killed when their air supply escapes through a faulty valve.
30th of June 1971 EVENT Ohio ratifies the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, lowering the voting age to 18, thereby putting the amendment into effect.
30th of June 1972 EVENT The first leap second is added to the UTC time system.
30th of June 1977 EVENT The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization disbands.
30th of June 1985 EVENT Thirty-nine American hostages from the hijacked TWA Flight 847 are freed in Beirut after being held for 17 days.
30th of June 1986 EVENT The U.S. Supreme Court rules in Bowers v. Hardwick that states can outlaw homosexual acts between consenting adults.
30th of June 1987 EVENT The Royal Canadian Mint introduces the $1 coin, known as the Loonie.
30th of June 1990 EVENT East Germany and West Germany merge their economies.
30th of June 1991 EVENT 32 miners are killed when a coal mine catches fire in the Donbass region of Ukraine releases toxic gas.
30th of June 1992 EVENT Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher joins the House of Lords as Baroness Thatcher.
30th of June 1997 EVENT The United Kingdom transfers sovereignty over Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China.
30th of June 2009 EVENT Yemenia Flight 626 crashes off the coast of Moroni, Comoros killing 152 people and leaving 1 survivor
30th of June 1286 BIRTHDAY John de Warenne, 7th Earl of Surrey, English nobleman (d. 1347)
30th of June 1470 BIRTHDAY King Charles VIII of France (d. 1498)
30th of June 1503 BIRTHDAY John Frederick, Elector of Saxony (d. 1554)
30th of June 1641 BIRTHDAY Meinhardt Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg, Irish general (d. 1719)
30th of June 1685 BIRTHDAY John Gay, British writer (d. 1732)
30th of June 1755 BIRTHDAY Paul Francois Jean Nicolas Barras, French politician (d. 1829)
30th of June 1789 BIRTHDAY Horace Vernet, French painter and graphic artist (d. 1863)
30th of June 1803 BIRTHDAY Thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet (d. 1849)
30th of June 1807 BIRTHDAY Friedrich Theodor von Vischer, German narrator, lyricist and philosopher (d.1887)
30th of June 1817 BIRTHDAY Joseph Dalton Hooker, British botanist (d. 1911)
30th of June 1823 BIRTHDAY Dinshaw Maneckji Petit, Indian industrialist (d. 1901)
30th of June 1843 BIRTHDAY Ernest Mason Satow, British diplomat (d. 1929)
30th of June 1864 BIRTHDAY Frederick Bligh Bond, English architect, illustrator, archaeologist and psychical researcher (d. 1945)
30th of June 1884 BIRTHDAY Georges Duhamel, French author (d. 1966)
30th of June 1891 BIRTHDAY Man Mountain Dean, American professional wrestler (d. 1953)
30th of June 1891 BIRTHDAY Ed "Strangler" Lewis, American professional wrestler (d. 1966)
30th of June 1892 BIRTHDAY Oswald Pohl, German Nazi leader (d. 1951)
30th of June 1893 BIRTHDAY Walter Ulbricht, German Communist leader (d. 1973)
30th of June 1899 BIRTHDAY Madge Bellamy, American actress (d. 1990)
30th of June 1899 BIRTHDAY Harry Shields, American jazz clarinetist (d. 1971)
30th of June 1906 BIRTHDAY Ralph Allen, English footballer (d. 1981)
30th of June 1906 BIRTHDAY Anthony Mann, American film actor and director (d. 1967)
30th of June 1907 BIRTHDAY Roman Shukhevych, Ukrainian politician (d. 1950)
30th of June 1908 BIRTHDAY Winston Graham, British writer (d. 2003)
30th of June 1911 BIRTHDAY Czes?aw Mi?osz, Polish poet and writer, Nobel laureate (d. 2004)
30th of June 1912 BIRTHDAY Ludwig Bolkow, German aeronautical engineer (d. 2003)
30th of June 1912 BIRTHDAY Dan Reeves, American sports team owner (d. 1971)
30th of June 1913 BIRTHDAY Harry Wismer, American sports team owner (d. 1967)
30th of June 1913 BIRTHDAY Alfonso Lopez Michelsen, Colombian politician (d. 2007)
30th of June 1914 BIRTHDAY Francisco da Costa Gomes, Portuguese politician (d. 2001)
30th of June 1917 BIRTHDAY Susan Hayward, American actress (d. 1975)
30th of June 1917 BIRTHDAY Lena Horne, American singer and actress (d. 2010)
30th of June 1919 BIRTHDAY Ed Yost, American inventor (d. 2007)
30th of June 1925 BIRTHDAY Fred Schaus, American basketball coach and executive (d. 2010)
30th of June 1926 BIRTHDAY Paul Berg, American biochemist, Nobel laureate
30th of June 1929 BIRTHDAY Hans Krondahl, Swedish painter and textile designer
30th of June 1929 BIRTHDAY James Goldman, American screenwriter (d. 1998)
30th of June 1930 BIRTHDAY Thomas Sowell, American economist
30th of June 1931 BIRTHDAY Bert Eriksson, Flemish neo-Nazi (d. 2005)
30th of June 1931 BIRTHDAY Andrew Hill, American jazz pianist (d. 2007)
30th of June 1933 BIRTHDAY Orval Tessier, Canadian ice hockey player
30th of June 1933 BIRTHDAY Lea Massari, Italian actress
30th of June 1933 BIRTHDAY M. J. K. Smith, English cricketer
30th of June 1934 BIRTHDAY Harry Blackstone Jr., American stage magician (d. 1997)
30th of June 1935 BIRTHDAY John Harlin, American mountaineer (d. 1966)
30th of June 1936 BIRTHDAY Assia Djebar, Algerian writer and filmmaker
30th of June 1936 BIRTHDAY Dave Van Ronk, American folk singer-songwriter (d. 2002)
30th of June 1936 BIRTHDAY Nancy Dussault, American actress
30th of June 1936 BIRTHDAY Tony Musante, American actor
30th of June 1938 BIRTHDAY Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek singer (d. 1999)
30th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Jose Emilio Pacheco, Mexican poet
30th of June 1940 BIRTHDAY Mark Spoelstra, American folk singer (d. 2007)
30th of June 1941 BIRTHDAY Peter Pollock, South African cricket player
30th of June 1942 BIRTHDAY Robert Ballard, American oceanographer
30th of June 1942 BIRTHDAY Ron Harris, Canadian ice hockey player
30th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Florence Ballard, American singer (The Supremes) (d. 1976)
30th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY Terry Funk, American professional wrestler
30th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY Glenn Shorrock, Australian singer-songwriter (Little River Band)
30th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY Raymond Moody, American parapsychologist
30th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY Ron Swoboda, American baseball player
30th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Uwe Kliemann, German footballer
30th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Andy Scott, British guitarist and singer (Sweet)
30th of June 1950 BIRTHDAY Leonard Whiting, British actor
30th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Stanley Clarke, American jazz bass and double bass player (Return to Forever)
30th of June 1952 BIRTHDAY David Garrison, American Broadway and TV actor
30th of June 1952 BIRTHDAY Athanassios S. Fokas, Greek mathematician
30th of June 1953 BIRTHDAY Lin Feng-Jiao, Taiwanese actress
30th of June 1953 BIRTHDAY Hal Lindes, American-born British guitarist (Dire Straits)
30th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY Serzh Sargsyan, President of Armenia
30th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY Pierre Charles, Dominican politician (d. 2004)
30th of June 1955 BIRTHDAY David Alan Grier, American actor and comedian
30th of June 1957 BIRTHDAY Sterling Marlin, American NASCAR driver
30th of June 1957 BIRTHDAY Rich Vos, stand-up comedian
30th of June 1958 BIRTHDAY Lina Nikolakopoulou, Greek lyricist
30th of June 1958 BIRTHDAY Esa-Pekka Salonen, Finnish conductor and composer
30th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Vincent D'Onofrio, American actor
30th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Brendan Perry, British multi-instrumentalist (Dead Can Dance)
30th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Sakis Tsiolis, Greek footballer and manager
30th of June 1960 BIRTHDAY Murray Cook, Australian singer (The Wiggles)
30th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY Deirdre Lovejoy, American actress (The Wire)
30th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY Julianne Regan, British singer and guitarist (All About Eve)
30th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY Tony Fernandez, Dominican baseball player
30th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Yngwie Malmsteen, Swedish guitarist
30th of June 1964 BIRTHDAY Alexandra Christina Manley, Hong Kong-born ex-wife of Prince Joachim of Denmark
30th of June 1964 BIRTHDAY Mark Waters, American film director
30th of June 1965 BIRTHDAY Mitch Richmond, American basketball player
30th of June 1965 BIRTHDAY Steve Duchesne, Canadian ice hockey player
30th of June 1965 BIRTHDAY Anna Levandi, Russian figure skater
30th of June 1965 BIRTHDAY Gary Pallister, English footballer
30th of June 1966 BIRTHDAY Mike Tyson, American boxer
30th of June 1966 BIRTHDAY Cheryl Bernard, Canadian curler
30th of June 1966 BIRTHDAY Marton Csokas, New Zealand actor
30th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY David Busst, English former footballer
30th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Phil Anselmo, American singer (Pantera)
30th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lankan cricketer
30th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Antonio Chimenti, Italian footballer
30th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Mark Grudzielanek, American baseball player
30th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Brian Bloom, American actor
30th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Monica Potter, American actress
30th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Anette Michel, Mexican actress
30th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Sandra Cam, Belgian swimmer
30th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY James Martin, English celebrity chef
30th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Chan-ho Park, South Korean baseball player
30th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Frank Rost, German footballer
30th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Noam Zylberman, Israeli-born Canadian actor
30th of June 1974 BIRTHDAY Tony Rock, American actor and stand-up comedian
30th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Rami Shaaban, Swedish footballer
30th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Ralf Schumacher, German Formula One driver
30th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY James Bannatyne, New Zealand footballer
30th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Justo Villar, Paraguayan footballer
30th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Mark Van Gisbergen, New Zealand-born English rugby union player
30th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Claudio Rivalta, Italian footballer
30th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Ben Cousins, Australian football player
30th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Matisyahu, American reggae singer
30th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Sylvain Chavanel, French cyclist
30th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Rick Gonzalez, American actor
30th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Faisal Shahzad, Pakistani-American attempted bomber
30th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Seyi Olofinjana, Nigerian footballer
30th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Rade Prica, Swedish footballer
30th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Can Artam, Turkish racing driver
30th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Matt Kirk, Canadian football player
30th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Karolina Sadalska, Polish kayaker
30th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Ben Utecht, American football player
30th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Andy Knowles, British drummer (Franz Ferdinand)
30th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Delwyn Young, American baseball player
30th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Lizzy Caplan, American actress
30th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Mitch Maier, American baseball player
30th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Brendon James, British drummer (Thirteen Senses)
30th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Patrick Wolf, English singer-songwriter
30th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Marcus Burghardt, German cyclist
30th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Cheryl Cole, British singer (Girls Aloud) and talent show judge (The X Factor)
30th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Marlin Jackson, American football player
30th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Miles Austin, American football player
30th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Fantasia Barrino, American singer
30th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Gabriel Badilla, Costa Rican footballer
30th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Trevor Ariza, American basketball player
30th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Rafal Blechacz, Polish classical pianist
30th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Fabiana Vallejos, Argentine footballer
30th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Michael Phelps, American swimmer
30th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Cody Rhodes, American wrestler
30th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Victoria Crawford, American wrestler and model
30th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Nicola Pozzi, Italian footballer
30th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Allegra Versace, Italian heiress
30th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Freddy Guarin, Colombian footballer
30th of June 1989 BIRTHDAY Steffen Liebig, German rugby player
30th of June 1989 BIRTHDAY Miguel Vitor, Portuguese footballer
30th of June 1989 BIRTHDAY David Myers, Australian football player
30th of June 1991 BIRTHDAY Kaho, Japanese actress
30th of June 0350 DEATH Nepotianus, Roman usurper
30th of June 1181 DEATH Hugh de Kevelioc, 3rd Earl of Chester, English politician (Born 1147)
30th of June 1224 DEATH Adolf of Osnabruck, German monk and bishop (Born 1185)
30th of June 1364 DEATH Arnost of Pardubice, Polish-born Archbishop of Prague (Born 1297)
30th of June 1538 DEATH Charles, Duke of Guelders, Dutch nobleman (Born 1467)
30th of June 1579 DEATH Mehmed Pasha Sokolovic, Turkish Janissary (Born 1506)
30th of June 1607 DEATH Caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian (Born 1538)
30th of June 1660 DEATH William Oughtred, English mathematician (Born 1575)
30th of June 1666 DEATH Alexander Brome, English poet (Born 1620)
30th of June 1670 DEATH Henrietta Anne of England, daughter of King Charles I of England (Born 1644)
30th of June 1704 DEATH John Quelch, English pirate (Born 1665)
30th of June 1709 DEATH Edward Lhuyd, Welsh scientist (Born 1660)
30th of June 1785 DEATH James Oglethorpe, English general and founder of the State of Georgia (Born 1696)
30th of June 1796 DEATH Abraham Yates, American Congressman (Born 1724)
30th of June 1857 DEATH Alcide d'Orbigny, French naturalist (Born 1802)
30th of June 1882 DEATH Alberto Henschel, German-Brazilian photographer and businessman (Born 1827)
30th of June 1882 DEATH Charles J. Guiteau, American assassin of President James A. Garfield (Born 1841)
30th of June 1890 DEATH Samuel Parkman Tuckerman, American composer (Born 1819)
30th of June 1917 DEATH Antonio de La Gandara, French painter (Born 1861)
30th of June 1919 DEATH John Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, English physicist, Nobel laureate (Born 1842)
30th of June 1934 DEATH Night of the Long Knives murders Kurt von Schleicher, Chancellor of Germany (Born 1882) Gregor Strasser, former German Nazi politician (b. 1892) Gustav Ritter von Kahr, Prime Minister of Bavaria (b. 1862) Karl Ernst, German Sturmabteilung-gruppenfuhrer (b. 1904) Erich Klausener, German politician (b. 1885)
30th of June 1953 DEATH Charles William Miller, Brazilian sportsman, the "father of football in Brazil" (Born 1874)
30th of June 1956 DEATH Thorleif Lund, Norwegian actor (Born 1880)
30th of June 1959 DEATH Jose Vasconcelos, Mexican writer and politician (Born 1882)
30th of June 1961 DEATH Lee DeForest, American inventor (Born 1873)
30th of June 1966 DEATH Giuseppe Farina, Italian Formula One driver, the winner of the first Formula One championship (Born 1906)
30th of June 1971 DEATH Herbert Biberman, American screenwriter and film director (Born 1900)
30th of June 1971 DEATH Soviet crew of Soyuz 11 Viktor Patsayev (Born 1933) Georgi Dobrovolski (b. 1928) Vladislav Volkov (b. 1935)
30th of June 1973 DEATH Blessed Vasyl Velychkovsky C.Ss.R, Ukrainian-born Canadian Greek-Catholic bishop and martyr (Born 1903)
30th of June 1974 DEATH Vannevar Bush, American engineer and politician (Born 1890)
30th of June 1976 DEATH Firpo Marberry, American baseball player (Born 1898)
30th of June 1984 DEATH Lillian Hellman, American playwright (Born 1905)
30th of June 1985 DEATH Haruo Remeliik, 1st President of Palau (Born 1933)
30th of June 1993 DEATH Wong Ka Kui, Hong Kong singer (Born 1962)
30th of June 1993 DEATH George "Spanky" McFarland, American actor (Born 1928)
30th of June 1995 DEATH Gale Gordon, American actor (Born 1906)
30th of June 1995 DEATH Georgi Beregovoi, Soviet cosmonaut (Born 1921)
30th of June 1995 DEATH Phyllis Hyman, American jazz vocalist (Born 1949)
30th of June 1996 DEATH Lakis Petropoulos, Greek footballer and manager (Born 1932)
30th of June 1997 DEATH Larry O'Dea, Australian professional wrestler (Born 1944)
30th of June 2001 DEATH Chet Atkins, American country guitar player and producer (Born 1924)
30th of June 2001 DEATH Joe Henderson, American jazz saxophonist (Born 1937)
30th of June 2002 DEATH Chico Xavier, Brazilian spiritist medium (Born 1910)
30th of June 2003 DEATH Robert McCloskey, American children's book writer and illustrator (Born 1915)
30th of June 2003 DEATH Buddy Hackett, American comedian (Born 1924)
30th of June 2004 DEATH Jamal Abro, Pakistani writer (Born 1924)
30th of June 2005 DEATH Clancy Eccles, Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter (Born 1940)
30th of June 2006 DEATH Robert Gernhardt, German satirist (Born 1937)
30th of June 2007 DEATH Sahib Singh Verma, Indian politician and Chief Minister of Delhi (Born 1943)
30th of June 2009 DEATH Pina Bausch, German choreographer (Born 1940)
30th of June 2009 DEATH Robert DePugh, American anti-Communist activist (Born 1923)
30th of June 2010 DEATH Park Yong-ha, Korean actor and singer (Born 1977)

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