Historical Events In June - 01
Thursday, 23 May 2019
1926 Ignacy Mocicki elected president of Poland on this day in history.
1926 Andy Griffith, Mount Airy NC, actor (Andy Griffith Show, Matlock) on June - 01.
1926 On June - 01 vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer, dies at 64
1927 On June - 01 colleen McCullough, writer
1928 Bob Monkhouse, Kent England, comedian (Bonkers) on this day in history.
1929 Yehudi Wyner, composer on this day in history.
1930 On June - 01 6th French Mens Tennis: Henri Cochet beats Bill Tilden (36 86 63 61)
1930 On June - 01 edward Woodward, Croydon England, actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman)
1931 On June - 01 rozenburg soccer team forms in Rozenburg
1932 Lunteren soccer team forms in Lunteren on June - 01.
1932 On this day in history francis Cameron, cricketer (NZ pace bowler took 61 wickets 1961-65)
1933 Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago on this day in history.
1933 Alan "the Horse" Ameche, Wisc, NFL fullback (Baltimore Colts) on June - 01.
1934 On June - 01 pat Boone, Florida, singer/actor (April Love, Cross & Switchblade)
1935 On June - 01 james George, US, weightlifter (Olympic-silver-1960/bronze-1956)
1935 Alberto Cametti, composer, dies at 64 on June - 01.
1937 On June - 01 the birth of Morgan Freeman, American film actor ('Driving Miss Daisy')
1938 On June - 01 superman Comics launched
1939 On June - 01 british sub "Thetis" sinks in Liverpool Bay with all 99 aboard
1939 The first televised heavyweight boxing match-Max Baer vs Lou Nova on June - 01.
1941 On this day in history 31.98 cm (12.59") rainfall, Burlington, Kansas (state 24-hr record)
1941 On this day in history germany bans all Catholic publications
1941 HMS CALCUTTA (AA)sunk in the Eastern Mediterranean, north west of Alexandria, Egypt by 2 bombs from German Ju88 bombers.255 survivors on this day in history.
1941 Hugh S Walpole, British writer (Killer & the Slain), dies on this day in history.
1942 On June - 01 treblinka opens.
1942 Ernest Pingoud, composer, dies at 53 on June - 01.
1943 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 on this day in history.
1943 Leslie Howard, actor (Romeo & Juliet), Nazis shot down his plane at 50 on June - 01.
1946 On June - 01 ion Antonescu, fascist premier/dictator of Romania, executed
1947 On June - 01 the OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands
1948 Sonny Boy Williamson, [John Lee], blues player, dies at 34 on this day in history.
1949 The first magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek) on this day in history.
1951 S Arend discovers asteroids #1592 Mathieu & #1593 Fagnes on June - 01.
1951 On this day in history rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian, dies at 85