Historical Events on 1st June

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4000 BC - Approximate domestication of the horse in the Eurasian steppes near Dereivka, central Ukraine (hypothesis only)
193 - Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is assassinated.
794 - Charles the Great opens general synod in Frankfurt
1204 - King Philip Augustus of France conquers Rouen.
1215 - Beijing, then under the control of the Jurchen ruler Emperor Xuanzong of Jin, is captured by the Mongols under Genghis Khan, ending the Battle of Beijing.
1283 - Albrecht I van Habsburg becomes ruler of Austrian/Bull market
1283 - Treaty of Rheinfelden: Duke Rudolph II of Austria waives his right to the Duchies of Austria and Styria.
1459 - Pope Pius II opens congress of Mantua
1485 - Matthias of Hungary takes Vienna from Frederick III
1495 - 1st written record of Scotch Whiskey appears in Exchequer Rolls of Scotland, Friar John Cor is the distiller
1526 - Parliament of Spiers: Lutheran monarchy freed of their belief
1533 - Anne Boleyn crowned queen of England
1562 - Emperor Ferdinand & Sultan Suleiman signs treaty
1568 - Duke of Alva oversees beheading of 18 nobles in Brussels as part of Council of Troubles/Council of Blood
1608 - Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-government
1638 - 1st earthquake recorded in US, at Plymouth, Mass
1641 - France & Portugal sign anti-Spanish covenant
1649 - Czar Aleksei throws out English merchants from Moscow
1657 - 1st Quakers arrives in New Amsterdam (NY)
1660 - Mary Dyer is hanged for defying a law banning Quakers from the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
King Charles IIKing Charles II 1670 - English King Charles II & French King Louis XIV sign anti-Dutch treaty
1679 - The Scottish Covenanters defeat John Graham of Claverhouse at the Battle of Drumclog.
1746 - French troops conquer Antwerp
1774 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed
1789 - 1st US congressional act becomes law (on administering oaths)
1792 - Kentucky admitted as 15th US state
1794 - Glorious First of June; first naval battle between Britain (under Admiral Lord Howe) and France (Vice-Admiral Louis Thomas Villaret de Joyeuse) during French Revolutionary Wars. Britain gains tactical win.
1796 - Last of Britain's troops withdraws from US
1796 - Tennessee admitted as 16th US state
1808 - 1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio
1809 - Allardyce Barclay begins a bet of walking 1 mile every hour for 1,000 hours. Each hour he walked a mile round trip from his home
1813 - Capt John Lawrence utters Navy motto "Don't give up the ship"
1815 - Napoleon swears fidelity to the Constitution of France.
1834 - HMS Beagle for anchor in Port Famine, Magallanes Street
1835 - 6th national black convention (Phila)
Naturalist Charles DarwinNaturalist Charles Darwin 1836 - Charles Darwin returns to Capetown
1843 - It snows in Buffalo & Rochester NY & Cleveland Ohio
1843 - Sojourner Truth leaves NY to begin her career as antislavery activist
1845 - Homing pigeon completes 11,000 km trip (Namibia-London) in 55 days
1855 - US adventurer Wm Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery
1857 - Charles Baudelaire's Fleurs du mal is published.
1861 - 1st skirmish in Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va
1861 - British territorial waters & ports off-limits during Civil War
1861 - Skirmish at Arlington Mills, VA
1861 - US & Confederacy simultaneously stop mail interchange
1862 - 2nd/last day of battle at Fair Oaks/7 Pines Va (11,165 casualties)
1862 - Gen Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at 7 Pines
1862 - Slavery abolished in all US possessions
1864 - -Nov] Shenandoah Valley campaign
1864 - Battle of Cold Harbor, VA (Gaines' Mill, Gaines' Farm)
Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate Sojourner TruthAbolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate Sojourner Truth 1864 - Confederate cruiser The Georgia sold to The English
1866 - General Dutch Typographer Union forms
1866 - Renegade Irish Fenians invade Ft Erie Ontario from US
1868 - Texas constitutional convention meets in Austin
1868 - Treaty of Bosque Redondo is signed allowing the Navajos to return to their lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
1869 - Voting machine patented (Thomas A Edison)
1872 - 6th Belmont: James Roe aboard Joe Daniels wins in 2:58.25
1877 - Society of American Artists forms
1877 - US troops authorized to pursue bandits into Mexico
1879 - Napoleon Eugene, the last dynastic Bonaparte, is killed in the Anglo-Zulu War.
1880 - 1st pay telephone installed
1880 - US census at 50,155,783
1881 - Bell Phone opens 1st Dutch telephone exchange
1886 - The railroads of the Southern United States convert 11,000 miles of track from a five foot rail gauge to standard gauge, beginning May 31.
1888 - California gets its 1st seismograph
1890 - US census at 62,622,250
1893 - Opera "Falstaff" is produced (Berlin)
1898 - Trans-Mississippi International Exposition opens in Omaha
1899 - Cricket test debut of Wilfred Rhodes & Victor Trumper in Grace's last
1900 - British army occupiers Pretoria South-Africa
1902 - Blue-White United soccer team of Amsterdam forms
1905 - Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition opens in Portland, Oregon
1907 - -27°F (-33°C), Sarmiento, Argentina (South American record)
1908 - John Krohn begins walk around perimeter of US, which took 357 days
1909 - Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition opens in Seattle
1910 - SC Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede
1911 - 1st US group insurance policy written, Passaic, NJ
1912 - Stormvogels soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
1915 - 1st Zeppelin air raid over England
1916 - German attack on Fort Vaux, Verdun
1917 - Hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WW I
1918 - Excelsior Maassluis soccer team forms in Maassluis
1918 - White Sox losing 5-4 against NY Yankees, load the bases in 9th with no outs Chick Gandil lines to Frank Baker who turns a triple play
1919 - Rhineland Republic forms in Wiesbaden
1920 - RKSV Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam
1920 - Adolfo de la Huerta becomes president of Mexico.
1921 - Race riot in Tulsa Oklahoma (21 whites & 60 blacks killed)
1922 - Royal Ulster Constabulary is founded.
1923 - NY Giants beat Phillies, 22-5, Giants score in every inning
1925 - Lou Gehrig replaces Wally Pipp (1st of record 2130 consec games)
1926 - Ignacy Mocicki elected president of Poland
1927 - Peace Bridge between US & Canada opens
1930 - 6th French Mens Tennis: Henri Cochet beats Bill Tilden (36 86 63 61)
1930 - 6th French Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (6-2 6-1)
1930 - Alphense Boys soccer team forms in Alphen on Rhine
1930 - Bradman scores cricket 191 Australia v Hampshire, 240 mins, 26 fours
1931 - Rozenburg soccer team forms in Rozenburg
1932 - Lunteren soccer team forms in Lunteren
1933 - Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago
1934 - AFC '34 soccer team forms in Alkmaar
1935 - Driving test & license plates introduced in England
1935 - Yanks set solo HR record with 6 beat Boston 7-2
1936 - "Lux Radio Theater" moved from NYC to Hollywood
1936 - Queen Mary completes its maiden voyage, arriving in NY
1937 - Chicago White Sox Bill Dietrich no-hits St Louis Browns, 8-0
1937 - Prince Konoye becomes Japanese premier
1938 - Protective baseball helmets 1st worn by batters
1939 - 1st boxing match to be televised, Lon Nova defeats Max Baer
1939 - 1st night game at Phil's Shribe Park (Pirates 5, Phillies 2)
1939 - British sub "Thetis" sinks in Liverpool Bay with all 99 aboard
1939 - Retired German Col-gen Gerd von Runstedt returns to service
1940 - Coffee & tea rationed in Holland
1940 - Gen-mjr Bernard Montgomery returns to London
1940 - Nazi occupiers kick Jews out of Dutch air guard
1941 - 12.59" (31.98 cm) rainfall, Burlington Kansas (state 24-hr record)
1941 - British troops occupy Bagdad Iraq
1941 - Germany bans all Catholic publications
1941 - Germany occupies Kreta
1941 - NY Giant Mel Ott hits his 400th HR & his 1,500th RBI
1943 - Germany shoots down a civilian flight from Lisbon to London, all die
1943 - Pirates Rip Sewell 1st throws his dew-drop (eephus) ball in a game
1944 - Gen Montgomery/Patton/Bradley/Dempsey/Crerar meet in Portsmouth
1944 - Nazi occupiers make it punishable to give aid to allied pilots
1945 - WLB-AM in Minneapolis Minn changes call letters to KUOM
1946 - 78th Belmont: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:30.8
1946 - Spijkenisse soccer team forms in Spijkenisse
1946 - Ion Antonescu is executed.
1947 - OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands
1947 - Photosensitive glass developed
1948 - Israel & Arabs agree to a cease fire
1949 - 1st magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)
1949 - British government grants Cyrenaica (East-Libya) independence
1949 - KSL TV channel 5 in Salt Lake City, UT (CBS) begins broadcasting
1949 - Microfilm copies of "Newsweek" magazine 1st offered
1950 - WKZO (now WWMT) TV channel 3 in Kalamazoo, MI (CBS) 1st broadcast
1951 - 1st self-contained titanium plant opens (Henderson Nevada)
1951 - International Cheese treaty signed
1952 - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cross Country Weathervane Golf Tournament
Writer André GideWriter André Gide 1952 - Catholic church puts Andre Gides "Labor" on the index
1953 - KMJ (now KSEE) TV channel 24 in Fresno, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 - WDAY TV channel 6 in Fargo, ND (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 - Emile Zatopek runs record 6 mile: (27:59.2)/10,000m (28:54.2)
1955 - Habib Bourguiba ends exile from Tunisia
1957 - 1st US runner breaks 4 minute mile (Don Bowden) [see May 5, 1956]
1958 - Belgian christian-democrats win parliamentary election
1958 - Charles de Gaulle elected premier of France
1958 - Louise Suggs wins LPGA Gatlinburg Golf Open
1959 - 2-time champ Monterrey Mexico barred from 1959 Little League competition for using players outside predetermined geographical area
1959 - Constitution of Tunisia promulgated (National Day)
1960 - "Finian's Rainbow" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 12 performances
1960 - WDTV TV channel 5 in Clarksburg-Weston, WV (CBS) begins broadcasting
1961 - FM multiplex stereo broadcasting 1st heard
1962 - Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit
French President Charles de GaulleFrench President Charles de Gaulle 1962 - Roda JC soccer team reforms in Kerkrade
1962 - USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m
1963 - "El Watusi" by Ray Barreto hits #17
1963 - Jomo Kenyatta becomes 1st Prime Minister of Kenya
1964 - Kenya becomes a republic and Jomo Kenyatta its President
1965 - A Penzias & R Wilson detect 3°K primordial background radiation
1965 - coal mine explosion in Fukuoka Japan kills 236
1966 - 2,400 persons attend White House Conference on Civil Rights
1966 - George Harrison is impressed by Ravi Shankar's concert in London
1966 - Joaquin Balaguer elected president of Dominican Republic
1966 - Shortwave station Radio NY Worldwide changes calls from WRUL to WNYW
1967 - Beatles release Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in US & goes gold
1967 - Mayor-council form of government instituted for Washington, DC
1968 - 100th Belmont: Gus Gustines aboard Stage Door Johnny wins in 2:27.2
1968 - Simon & Garfunkel's "Mrs Robinson" hits #1
Kenyan Prime Minister and President Jomo KenyattaKenyan Prime Minister and President Jomo Kenyatta 1969 - Tobacco advertising is banned on Canadian radio & TV
1970 - "Everything Is Beautiful" by Ray Stevens hits #1
1970 - Com Bowie Kuhn reprimands Astro Jim Bouton for writing "Ball Four"
1970 - Soyuz 9 launched into Earth orbit for 18 days
1970 - Tigers Al Kaline collides with another player & swallows his tongue
1971 - "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" opens at Golden NYC for 31 perfs
1971 - Ed Sullivan's final TV show on CBS
1972 - Dmitri Shostakovitch's 15th Symphony, Dutch premieres in West Berlin
1972 - Tswanaland becomes Bophuthatswana in South Africa
1972 - West German police arrest RAF-leader Andreas Baader
1973 - George Harrison's "Living in the Material World" goes gold
1973 - Greek Pres Papadopoulos asks for "parliamentary presidential republic"
1973 - Paul McCartney & Wings release "Live & Let Die"
1974 - "My Girl Bill" by Jim Stafford hits #12
1974 - Bundy victim Brenda Ball disappears from Burien, Wash
Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartneyMusician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney 1974 - Chemical plant explodes in Flixborough Lincs kills 28 in UK
1974 - The Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims is published in the journal Emergency Medicine.
1975 - "Chicago" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 947 performances
1975 - 21st LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth
1975 - California Angel Nolan Ryan 4th no-hitter beats Balt Orioles, 1-0
1975 - Cars in Netherlands must have seatbelts
1975 - Ron Woods replaces Mick Taylor as Rolling Stone guitarist
1976 - Great-Britain & Iceland terminate codfish war
1977 - British Virgin Islands adopts constitution
1977 - Russia charges Jewish rights activist Anatoly Shcharansky with treason
1977 - SC Heerenveen soccer team forms in Heerenveen
1978 - Cricket Test debut of David Gower, v Pakistan, Edgbaston, scores 58
1978 - High Council destroys judgment against war criminal Pieter Menten
1978 - The first international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are filed.
1979 - 33rd NBA Championship: Sea Supersonics beat Wash Bullets, 4 games to 1
1979 - Rhodesian bishop Able Muzorewa becomes premier
1979 - Ted Coombs began a 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC

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