Historical Events In June - 01
Friday, 14 December 2018
1926 Ignacy Mocicki elected president of Poland on June - 01.
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 June - 01.
1929 Yehudi Wyner, composer on June - 01.
1930 6th French Mens Tennis: Henri Cochet beats Bill Tilden (36 86 63 61) on this day in history.
1930 Edward Woodward, Croydon England, actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman) on June - 01.
1931 Rozenburg soccer team forms in Rozenburg on this day in history.
1932 On June - 01 lunteren soccer team forms in Lunteren
1932 Francis Cameron, cricketer (NZ pace bowler took 61 wickets 1961-65) on June - 01.
1933 Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago on this day in history.
1933 On June - 01 alan "the Horse" Ameche, Wisc, NFL fullback (Baltimore Colts)
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 this day in history.
1937 The birth of Morgan Freeman, American film actor ('Driving Miss Daisy') on June - 01.
1938 On this day in history superman Comics launched
1939 British sub "Thetis" sinks in Liverpool Bay with all 99 aboard on June - 01.
1939 On June - 01 the first televised heavyweight boxing match-Max Baer vs Lou Nova
1941 On this day in history 31.98 cm (12.59") rainfall, Burlington, Kansas (state 24-hr record)
1941 Germany bans all Catholic publications on this day in history.
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 On this day in history hugh S Walpole, British writer (Killer & the Slain), dies
1942 On this day in history 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 Ion Antonescu, fascist premier/dictator of Romania, executed on June - 01.
1947 The OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands on this day in history.
1948 On June - 01 sonny Boy Williamson, [John Lee], blues player, dies at 34
1949 On June - 01 the first magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)
1951 On this day in history s Arend discovers asteroids #1592 Mathieu & #1593 Fagnes
1951 On this day in history rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian, dies at 85