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6th of June 1513 EVENT Italian Wars: Battle of Novara. Swiss troops defeat the French under Louis de la Tremoille, forcing the French to abandon Milan. Duke Massimiliano Sforza is restored.
6th of June 1523 EVENT Gustav Vasa is elected King of Sweden, marking the end of the Kalmar Union.
6th of June 1644 EVENT The Qing Dynasty Manchu forces led by the Shunzhi Emperor capture Beijing during the collapse of the Ming Dynasty. The Manchus would rule China until 1912 when the Republic of China is established.
6th of June 1654 EVENT Charles X succeeds his abdicated cousin Queen Christina to the Swedish throne.
6th of June 1674 EVENT Shivaji, founder of the Maratha empire is coronated.
6th of June 1683 EVENT The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England, opens as the world's first university museum.
6th of June 1752 EVENT A devastating fire destroys one-third of Moscow, including 18,000 homes.
6th of June 1808 EVENT Napoleon's brother, Joseph Bonaparte is crowned King of Spain.
6th of June 1809 EVENT Sweden promulgates a new Constitution, which restores political power to the Riksdag of the Estates after 20 years of Enlightened absolutism.
6th of June 1813 EVENT War of 1812: Battle of Stoney Creek : A British force of 700 under John Vincent defeats an American force three times its size under William Winder and John Chandler.
6th of June 1832 EVENT The June Rebellion of Paris is put down by the National Guard.
6th of June 1833 EVENT U.S. President Andrew Jackson becomes the first President to ride on a train.
6th of June 1844 EVENT The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) is founded in London.
6th of June 1857 EVENT Sophia of Nassau marries the future King Oscar II of Sweden-Norway.
6th of June 1859 EVENT Australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day).
6th of June 1862 EVENT American Civil War: Battle of Memphis : Union forces capture Memphis, Tennessee, from the Confederates.
6th of June 1882 EVENT More than 100,000 inhabitants of Bombay are killed as a cyclone in the Arabian Sea pushes huge waves into the harbour.
6th of June 1882 EVENT The Shewan forces of Menelik defeat the Gojjame army in the Battle of Embabo. The Shewans capture Negus Tekle Haymanot of Gojjam, and heir victory leads to a Shewan hegemony over the territories south of the Abay River.
6th of June 1889 EVENT The Great Seattle Fire destroys the entirety of downtown Seattle, Washington.
6th of June 1892 EVENT Chicago El begins operation
6th of June 1894 EVENT Governor Davis H. Waite orders the Colorado state militia to protect and support the miners engaged in the Cripple Creek miners' strike.
6th of June 1906 EVENT Paris Metro Line 5 is inaugurated with a first section from Place d'Italie to the Gare d'Orleans (today known as Gare d'Austerlitz).
6th of June 1912 EVENT The eruption of Novarupta in Alaska begins. It is the second largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century.
6th of June 1918 EVENT World War I: Battle of Belleau Wood : The U.S. Marine Corps suffers its worst single day's casualties while attempting to recapture the wood at Chateau-Thierry.
6th of June 1919 EVENT The Republic of Prekmurje ends.
6th of June 1921 EVENT The Southwark Bridge in London, is opened for traffic by King George V and Queen Mary.
6th of June 1925 EVENT The Chrysler Corporation is founded by Walter Percy Chrysler.
6th of June 1932 EVENT The Revenue Act of 1932 is enacted, creating the first gas tax in the United States, at a rate of 1 cent per US gallon (1/4 ?/L) sold.
6th of June 1933 EVENT The first drive-in theater opens, in Camden, New Jersey, United States.
6th of June 1934 EVENT New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Securities Act of 1933 into law, establishing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
6th of June 1939 EVENT Judge Joseph Force Crater is declared legally dead.
6th of June 1939 EVENT German dictator Adolf Hitler gives a public address to returning German volunteers who fought as Legion Kondor during the Spanish Civil War.
6th of June 1942 EVENT World War II: Battle of Midway. U.S. Navy dive bombers sink the Japanese cruiser Mikuma and four Japanese carriers.
6th of June 1944 EVENT World War II: Battle of Normandy begins. D-Day, code named Operation Overlord, commences with the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history.
6th of June 1944 EVENT Alaska Airlines commences operations.
6th of June 1946 EVENT The Basketball Association of America is formed in New York City.
6th of June 1946 EVENT Soviet Union established diplomatic relations with Argentina.
6th of June 1964 EVENT Under a temporary order, the rocket launches at Cuxhaven, Germany, are terminated, though they never resume.
6th of June 1966 EVENT James Meredith, civil rights activist, is shot while trying to march across Mississippi.
6th of June 1968 EVENT Don Drysdale of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws his record 58th consecutive scoreless inning, a major league record until 1988.
6th of June 1971 EVENT Soyuz program: Soyuz 11 launches.
6th of June 1971 EVENT A midair collision between a Hughes Airwest Douglas DC-9 jetliner and a United States Marine Corps McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II jet fighter near Duarte, California claims 50 lives.
6th of June 1971 EVENT Vietnam War: The Battle of Long Khanh between Australian and Vietnamese communist forces begins.
6th of June 1974 EVENT A new Instrument of Government is promulgated making Sweden a parliamentary monarchy.
6th of June 1981 EVENT Bihar train disaster A passenger train travelling between Mansi and Saharsa, India, jumps the tracks at a bridge crossing the Bagmati river. The government places the official death toll at 268 plus another 300 missing; however, it is generally believed that the actual figure is closer to 1,000 killed.
6th of June 1982 EVENT 1982 Lebanon War begins: Forces under Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon invade southern Lebanon in their "Operation Peace for the Galilee", eventually reaching as far north as the capital Beirut.
6th of June 1984 EVENT The Indian Army attacks the Golden Temple in Amritsar following an order from Indira Gandhi. Official casualties are 576 combatants killed and 335 wounded; independent observers estimate that thousands of unarmed Sikh civilians are also killed in the crossfire. A total death count adds up to almost 6,000.
6th of June 1985 EVENT The grave of "Wolfgang Gerhard" is exhumed in Embu, Brazil; the remains found are later proven to be those of Josef Mengele, Auschwitz's "Angel of Death". Mengele is thought to have drowned while swimming in February, 1979.
6th of June 1990 EVENT U.S. District court judge Jose Alejandro Gonzalez, Jr. rules that the rap album As Nasty As They Wanna Be by 2 Live Crew violates Florida's obscenity law; he declares that the predominant subject matter of the record is "directed to the 'dirty' thoughts and the loins, not to the intellect and the mind."
6th of June 1993 EVENT Mongolia holds its first direct presidential elections.
6th of June 1999 EVENT In Australian Rules Football, Tony Lockett breaks the record for career goals, previously 1299 by Gordon Coventry and which had stood since 1937.
6th of June 2002 EVENT Eastern Mediterranean Event. A near-Earth asteroid estimated at 10 metres diameter explodes over the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Libya. The resulting explosion is estimated to have a force of 26 kilotons, slightly more powerful than the Nagasaki atomic bomb.
6th of June 2004 EVENT Tamil is established as a Classical language by the President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in a joint sitting of the two houses of the Indian Parliament.
6th of June 2005 EVENT The United States Supreme Court upholds a federal law banning cannabis, including medical marijuana, in Gonzales v. Raich.
6th of June 1236 BIRTHDAY Wen Tianxiang, Chinese statesman (d. 1283)
6th of June 1296 BIRTHDAY W?adys?aw of Legnica, Duke of Legnica (d. 1352)
6th of June 1436 BIRTHDAY Regiomontanus, German mathematician (d. 1476)
6th of June 1502 BIRTHDAY King John III of Portugal (d. 1557)
6th of June 1519 BIRTHDAY Andrea Cesalpino, Italian philosopher and botanist (d. 1603)
6th of June 1542 BIRTHDAY Richard Grenville, English soldier and explorer (d. 1591)
6th of June 1576 BIRTHDAY Giovanni Diodati, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1649)
6th of June 1580 BIRTHDAY Godefroy Wendelin, Flemish astronomer (d. 1667)
6th of June 1599 BIRTHDAY Diego Velazquez, Spanish painter (d. 1660)
6th of June 1606 BIRTHDAY Pierre Corneille, French dramatist (d. 1684)
6th of June 1622 BIRTHDAY Claude-Jean Allouez, French missionary and explorer (d. 1857)
6th of June 1699 BIRTHDAY Johann Georg Estor, German jurist (d. 1773)
6th of June 1714 BIRTHDAY King Joseph I of Portugal (d. 1777)
6th of June 1755 BIRTHDAY Nathan Hale, American writer and patriot (d. 1776)
6th of June 1756 BIRTHDAY John Trumbull, American painter (d. 1843)
6th of June 1772 BIRTHDAY Maria Teresa of the Two Sicilies, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1807)
6th of June 1799 BIRTHDAY Alexander Pushkin, Russian poet (d. 1837)
6th of June 1810 BIRTHDAY Friedrich Wilhelm Schneidewin, German classical scholar (d. 1856)
6th of June 1829 BIRTHDAY Shusaku Honinbo, Japanese Go player (d. 1862)
6th of June 1841 BIRTHDAY Eliza Orzeszkowa, Polish novelist (d. 1910)
6th of June 1844 BIRTHDAY Konstantin Savitsky, Russian painter (d. 1905)
6th of June 1850 BIRTHDAY Karl Ferdinand Braun, German physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1918)
6th of June 1857 BIRTHDAY Aleksandr Lyapunov, Russian mathematician (d. 1918)
6th of June 1862 BIRTHDAY Henry John Newbolt, English author (d. 1938)
6th of June 1867 BIRTHDAY David T. Abercrombie, American entrepreneur (d. 1931)
6th of June 1868 BIRTHDAY Robert Falcon Scott, English explorer (d. 1912)
6th of June 1872 BIRTHDAY Tsarina Alexandra of Russia (d. 1918)
6th of June 1875 BIRTHDAY Thomas Mann, German writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1955)
6th of June 1878 BIRTHDAY Vincent de Moro-Giafferi, French criminal attorney (d. 1956)
6th of June 1890 BIRTHDAY Ted Lewis, American bandleader (d. 1971)
6th of June 1891 BIRTHDAY Maasti Venkatesh Iyengar, Karnatakaian poet and playwright (d. 1986)
6th of June 1892 BIRTHDAY Donald F. Duncan Sr., American entrepreneur (d. 1971)
6th of June 1896 BIRTHDAY Henry Allingham, English first world war veteran, and supercentenarian (d. 2009)
6th of June 1896 BIRTHDAY Italo Balbo, Italian fascist leader (d. 1940)
6th of June 1898 BIRTHDAY Ninette de Valois, Irish dancer (d. 2001)
6th of June 1898 BIRTHDAY Walter Abel, American actor (d. 1987)
6th of June 1900 BIRTHDAY Manfred Sakel, Polish psychiatrist (d. 1957)
6th of June 1901 BIRTHDAY Sukarno, Indonesian politician (d. 1970)
6th of June 1902 BIRTHDAY Jimmie Lunceford, American bandleader (d. 1947)
6th of June 1903 BIRTHDAY Aram Khachaturian, Armenian composer (d. 1978)
6th of June 1906 BIRTHDAY Max August Zorn, German-born mathematician (d. 1993)
6th of June 1907 BIRTHDAY Bill Dickey, American baseball player (d. 1993)
6th of June 1913 BIRTHDAY Carlo L. Golino, American scholar (d. 1991)
6th of June 1914 BIRTHDAY H. Adams Carter, American mountaineer (d. 1995)
6th of June 1915 BIRTHDAY Vincent Persichetti, American composer (d. 1987)
6th of June 1916 BIRTHDAY Hamani Diori, former President of Niger (d. 1989)
6th of June 1917 BIRTHDAY Kirk Kerkorian, American businessman
6th of June 1918 BIRTHDAY Edwin G. Krebs, American biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2009)
6th of June 1919 BIRTHDAY Peter Carrington, British politician
6th of June 1923 BIRTHDAY V. C. Andrews, American author (d. 1986)
6th of June 1924 BIRTHDAY Jinyong, Chinese novelist
6th of June 1926 BIRTHDAY Torsten Andersson, Swedish painter (d. 2009)
6th of June 1926 BIRTHDAY Klaus Tennstedt, German conductor (d. 1998)
6th of June 1929 BIRTHDAY Sunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician (d. 2005)
6th of June 1932 BIRTHDAY David Scott, American astronaut
6th of June 1932 BIRTHDAY Billie Whitelaw, English actress
6th of June 1933 BIRTHDAY Eli Broad, American entrepreneur and philanthropist
6th of June 1933 BIRTHDAY Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist, Nobel laureate
6th of June 1934 BIRTHDAY King Albert II of Belgium
6th of June 1934 BIRTHDAY Roy Innis, American civil rights activist
6th of June 1936 BIRTHDAY A. Venkatesh Naik, Indian politician
6th of June 1936 BIRTHDAY Levi Stubbs, American musician (The Four Tops) (d. 2008)
6th of June 1938 BIRTHDAY Prince Luis of Orleans-Braganza, pretender to the Brazilian throne
6th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Louis Andriessen, Dutch composer
6th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Lawrence Stephen, Nauruan politician (d. 2006)
6th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Gary U.S. Bonds, American musician
6th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Marian Wright Edelman, American activist
6th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Ed Giacomin, Canadian hockey player
6th of June 1940 BIRTHDAY Larry Lujack, American disc jockey
6th of June 1941 BIRTHDAY Alexander Cockburn, Scottish-born American journalist
6th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Jose de Jesus Gudino Pelayo, Mexican jurist
6th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Richard Smalley, American chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2005)
6th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Ken Hatfield, American football coach
6th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY Phillip Allen Sharp, American scientist, Nobel laureate
6th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY David Penhaligon, British politician (d. 1986)
6th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY Monty Alexander, Jamaican pianist
6th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY Tommie Smith, American track and field athlete
6th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY David E. Bonior, American politician
6th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY David Dukes, American actor (d. 2000)
6th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY Arthur Shawcross, American serial killer (d. 2008)
6th of June 1947 BIRTHDAY David Blunkett, English politician
6th of June 1947 BIRTHDAY Robert Englund, American actor
6th of June 1947 BIRTHDAY Ada Kok, Dutch swimmer
6th of June 1948 BIRTHDAY Richard Sinclair, English musician (Caravan)
6th of June 1948 BIRTHDAY Tony Levin, American bassist (King Crimson)
6th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Ioannis Matzourakis, Greek association football manager and former player
6th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Holly Near, American folk singer
6th of June 1950 BIRTHDAY Chantal Akerman, Belgian film director
6th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Marietta Giannakou, Greek politician
6th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Noritake Takahara, Japanese racing driver
6th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Dwight Twilley, American pop/rock singer
6th of June 1952 BIRTHDAY Yukihiro Takahashi, Japanese musician and singer (Yellow Magic Orchestra)
6th of June 1952 BIRTHDAY Harvey Fierstein, American actor
6th of June 1952 BIRTHDAY Jean Hamel, Canadian hockey player
6th of June 1953 BIRTHDAY Dimitris Avramopoulos, Greek politician
6th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY Cynthia Rylant, American author
6th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY W?adys?aw Zmuda, Polish footballer
6th of June 1955 BIRTHDAY Sandra Bernhard, American actress and comedian
6th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY Bubbi Morthens, Icelandic singer and songwriter
6th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY Bjorn Borg, Swedish tennis player
6th of June 1957 BIRTHDAY Christian Rach, German chef
6th of June 1957 BIRTHDAY Mike Gatting, English cricketer
6th of June 1958 BIRTHDAY Danny Webb, English actor
6th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Jam, American record producer
6th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Colin Quinn, American comedian
6th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY David Schultz, American wrestler (d. 1996)
6th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Amanda Pays, English actress
6th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Georgios Voulgarakis, Greek politician
6th of June 1960 BIRTHDAY Jozef Pribilinec, Slovak athlete
6th of June 1960 BIRTHDAY Lola Forner, Spanish actress
6th of June 1960 BIRTHDAY Steve Vai, American musician
6th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Bill Bates, American football player
6th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Nir Brand, Israeli composer
6th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Tom Araya, Chilean musician (Slayer)
6th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Aldo Costa, Italian engineer
6th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Wolfgang Drechsler, German social scientist
6th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Eric Cantor, American politician
6th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Jason Isaacs, English actor
6th of June 1965 BIRTHDAY Cam Neely, Canadian hockey player
6th of June 1966 BIRTHDAY Tony Yeboah, Ghanaian footballer
6th of June 1966 BIRTHDAY Sean Yseult, American musician (White Zombie)
6th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY Paul Giamatti, American actor
6th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY Max Casella, American actor
6th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Alan Licht, American guitarist, composer and journalist
6th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Francois Avard, Canadian writer and scenarist
6th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Eugeni Berzin, Russian cyclist
6th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Anthony Norris, American wrestler
6th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Albert Ferrer, Spanish footballer
6th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Sarah Dessen, American author
6th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY James Shaffer, American rock musician (Korn)
6th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Natalie Morales, American television journalist
6th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Cristina Scabbia, Italian singer (Lacuna Coil)
6th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Kat Swift, American politician
6th of June 1974 BIRTHDAY Danny Strong, American actor
6th of June 1974 BIRTHDAY Sonya Walger, British actress
6th of June 1974 BIRTHDAY Uncle Kracker, American musician
6th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Cheer Chen, Taiwanese singer and musician
6th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Staci Keanan, American actress
6th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Niklas Sundstrom, Swedish hockey player
6th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Nina Kaczorowski, American actress
6th of June 1976 BIRTHDAY aKido, Canadian musician
6th of June 1976 BIRTHDAY Z-Ro, American rapper
6th of June 1976 BIRTHDAY Emilie-Claire Barlow, Canadian singer
6th of June 1976 BIRTHDAY Geoff Rowley, British skateboarder
6th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Bryn Williams, Welsh chef
6th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY David Connolly, Irish footballer
6th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Carl Barat, English musician
6th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Mariana Popova, Bulgarian singer
6th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Judith Barsi, American actress (d. 1988)
6th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Andrew Reynolds, American professional skater
6th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Joy Enriquez, American singer
6th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Matt Belisle, American baseball player
6th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Johnny Pacar, American film actor
6th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Philip McGinley, English actor
6th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Gemma Bissix, British actress
6th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Gianna Michaels, American porn actress
6th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Joe Rokocoko, Fijian rugby player
6th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Noor Sabri, Iraqi footballer
6th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Shannon Stewart, American model
6th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Jason Trusnik, American football player
6th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Drew Galloway, Scottish wrestler
6th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Chris Henry, American football player
6th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Bhavana Balachandran, Indian actress
6th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Justin Allgaier, American racing driver
6th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Kim Hyun Joong, Korean singer (SS501)
6th of June 1987 BIRTHDAY Kyle Falconer, Scottish musician
6th of June 1987 BIRTHDAY Daniel Logan, New Zealand actor
6th of June 1987 BIRTHDAY Rubin Okotie, Austrian footballer
6th of June 1988 BIRTHDAY Israel Dagg, New Zealand All Black rugby player
6th of June 1989 BIRTHDAY Paula Brancati, Canadian actress
6th of June 1990 BIRTHDAY Vid Belec, Slovenian footballer
6th of June 1992 BIRTHDAY Hyuna, Korean dance-pop singer (4minute)
6th of June 1393 DEATH Emperor Go-En'yu of Japan (Born 1359)
6th of June 1480 DEATH Vecchietta, Italian artist and architect (Born 1412)
6th of June 1548 DEATH Joao de Castro, Portuguese noble and explorer (Born 1500)
6th of June 1563 DEATH Ikeda Nagamasa, Japanese samurai commander (Born 1519)
6th of June 1583 DEATH Nakagawa Kiyohide, Japanese warlord (Born 1556)
6th of June 1730 DEATH Alain Emmanuel de Coetlogon, Marshal of France (Born 1646)
6th of June 1740 DEATH Alexander Spotswood, British Crown Lieutenant Governor of Virginia (Born 1676)
6th of June 1784 DEATH Joan van der Capellen tot den Pol, Dutch politician (Born 1741)
6th of June 1799 DEATH Patrick Henry, American revolutionary (Born 1736)
6th of June 1813 DEATH Alexandre-Theodore Brongniart, French architect (Born 1739)
6th of June 1815 DEATH Samuel Whitbread, English Politician (Born 1758)
6th of June 1832 DEATH Jeremy Bentham, English philosopher (Born 1748)
6th of June 1840 DEATH Marcellin Champagnat, French priest (Born 1789)
6th of June 1843 DEATH Friedrich Holderlin, German poet and dramatist (Born 1770)
6th of June 1861 DEATH Count Camillo Benso di Cavour, Prime Minister of Italy (Born 1810)
6th of June 1865 DEATH William Quantrill, American confederate raider (Born 1837)
6th of June 1878 DEATH Robert Stirling, Scottish inventor (Born 1790)
6th of June 1881 DEATH Henri Vieuxtemps, Belgian composer (Born 1820)
6th of June 1891 DEATH John A. Macdonald, 1st Prime Minister of Canada (Born 1815)
6th of June 1916 DEATH Yuan Shikai, Chinese military officer and politician (Born 1859)
6th of June 1922 DEATH Lillian Russell, American actress (Born 1860)
6th of June 1934 DEATH Julije Kempf, Croatian historian and writer (Born 1864)
6th of June 1935 DEATH Julian Byng, British Field Marshal and 12th Governor-General of Canada (Born 1862)
6th of June 1941 DEATH Louis Chevrolet, American automotive pioneer (Born 1878)
6th of June 1943 DEATH Pandelis Pouliopoulos, secretary of the Communist Party of Greece (Born 1900)
6th of June 1946 DEATH Gerhart Hauptmann, German dramatist, Nobel laureate (Born 1862)
6th of June 1948 DEATH Louis Lumiere, French movie pioneer (Born 1864)
6th of June 1951 DEATH Olive Tell, American actress (Born 1894)
6th of June 1954 DEATH Fritz Kasparek, Austrian mountaineer (Born 1910)
6th of June 1955 DEATH Max Meldrum, Scottish-born painter (Born 1875)
6th of June 1961 DEATH Carl Jung, Swiss psychiatrist (Born 1875)
6th of June 1961 DEATH Ioannis Theotokis, Greek politician, 146th Prime Minister of Greece (Born 1880)
6th of June 1962 DEATH Yves Klein, French artist (Born 1928)
6th of June 1968 DEATH Robert F. Kennedy, 64th United States Attorney General and politician (Born 1925)
6th of June 1968 DEATH Randolph Churchill, son of Winston Churchill (Born 1911)
6th of June 1974 DEATH Frank Sutton, American actor (Born 1923)
6th of June 1975 DEATH Larry Blyden, American actor (Born 1925)
6th of June 1976 DEATH J. Paul Getty, American industrialist (Born 1892)
6th of June 1976 DEATH Victor Varconi, Hungarian actor (Born 1891)
6th of June 1979 DEATH Jack Haley, American actor (Born 1898)
6th of June 1981 DEATH Carleton S. Coon, American anthropologist (Born 1904)
6th of June 1982 DEATH Kenneth Rexroth, American poet (Born 1905)
6th of June 1984 DEATH A. Bertram Chandler, Australian author (Born 1912)
6th of June 1991 DEATH Stan Getz, American musician (Born 1927)
6th of June 1992 DEATH Larry Riley, American actor (Born 1952)
6th of June 1994 DEATH Mark McManus, Scottish actor (Born 1935)
6th of June 1994 DEATH Barry Sullivan, American actor (Born 1912)
6th of June 1996 DEATH George Davis Snell, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (Born 1903)
6th of June 1999 DEATH Anne Haddy, Australian actress (Born 1930)
6th of June 2000 DEATH Frederic Dard, French writer (Born 1921)
6th of June 2002 DEATH Robbin Crosby, American guitarist (Ratt) (Born 1959)
6th of June 2003 DEATH Ken Grimwood, American writer (Born 1944)
6th of June 2003 DEATH Dave Rowberry, British musician (The Animals) (Born 1940)
6th of June 2005 DEATH Anne Bancroft, American actress (Born 1931)
6th of June 2005 DEATH Dana Elcar, American actor (Born 1927)
6th of June 2006 DEATH Hilton Ruiz, Puerto Rican jazz pianist (Born 1952)
6th of June 2006 DEATH Billy Preston, American musician (Born 1946)
6th of June 2006 DEATH Arnold Newman, American photographer (Born 1918)
6th of June 2009 DEATH Jean Dausset, French immunologist, Nobel laureate (Born 1916)
6th of June 2009 DEATH Jim Owens, American college football head coach (Born 1927)
6th of June 2009 DEATH Mary Howard de Liagre, American actress (Born 1913)
6th of June 2010 DEATH Marvin Isley, American musician The Isley Brothers (Born 1953)
6th of June 2010 DEATH Khaled Saeed, victim of Egyptian Police Brutality; Figure of the Egyptian Revolution on January 25, 2011