Historical Events In June - 01
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
1926 On this day in history ignacy Mocicki elected president of Poland
1926 Andy Griffith, Mount Airy NC, actor (Andy Griffith Show, Matlock) on this day in history.
1926 Vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1927 Colleen McCullough, writer on June - 01.
1928 On this day in history bob Monkhouse, Kent England, comedian (Bonkers)
1929 On June - 01 yehudi Wyner, composer
1930 6th French Mens Tennis: Henri Cochet beats Bill Tilden (36 86 63 61) on this day in history.
1930 On June - 01 edward Woodward, Croydon England, actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman)
1931 Rozenburg soccer team forms in Rozenburg on this day in history.
1932 Lunteren soccer team forms in Lunteren on this day in history.
1932 Francis Cameron, cricketer (NZ pace bowler took 61 wickets 1961-65) on this day in history.
1933 On June - 01 century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago
1933 On June - 01 alan "the Horse" Ameche, Wisc, NFL fullback (Baltimore Colts)
1934 On this day in history pat Boone, Florida, singer/actor (April Love, Cross & Switchblade)
1935 On this day in history james George, US, weightlifter (Olympic-silver-1960/bronze-1956)
1935 Alberto Cametti, composer, dies at 64 on June - 01.
1937 The birth of Morgan Freeman, American film actor ('Driving Miss Daisy') on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history superman Comics launched
1939 British sub "Thetis" sinks in Liverpool Bay with all 99 aboard on this day in history.
1939 On June - 01 the first televised heavyweight boxing match-Max Baer vs Lou Nova
1941 31.98 cm (12.59") rainfall, Burlington, Kansas (state 24-hr record) on June - 01.
1941 Germany bans all Catholic publications on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history hMS CALCUTTA (AA)sunk in the Eastern Mediterranean, north west of Alexandria, Egypt by 2 bombs from German Ju88 bombers.255 survivors
1941 On this day in history hugh S Walpole, British writer (Killer & the Slain), dies
1942 On June - 01 treblinka opens.
1942 Ernest Pingoud, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history actor Leslie Howard dies today when a civilian flight from Lisbon to London is shot down by the Germans during WWII, killing all on board.
1943 On June - 01 leslie Howard, actor (Romeo & Juliet), Nazis shot down his plane at 50
1946 On this day in history ion Antonescu, fascist premier/dictator of Romania, executed
1947 The OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands on June - 01.
1948 On this day in history sonny Boy Williamson, [John Lee], blues player, dies at 34
1949 On this day in history the first magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)
1951 S Arend discovers asteroids #1592 Mathieu & #1593 Fagnes on this day in history.
1951 On June - 01 rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian, dies at 85