Historical Events on 1st June

Events 1 - 200 of 271

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 Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III
1495 - First written record of Scotch Whisky appears in Exchequer Rolls of Scotland, Friar John Cor is the distiller
Great Khan of the Mongol Empire Genghis KhanGreat Khan of the Mongol Empire Genghis Khan 1526 - Parliament of Spiers: Lutheran monarchy freed of their belief
1533 - Anne Boleyn crowned queen of England
1562 - Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I & 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 - Russian Czar Alexis throws English merchants out of 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 secret anti-Dutch treaty
1676 - Battle of Öland - a naval battle between allied Danish-Dutch and Swedish fleets in the Baltic Sea, part of the Scanian War (1675–79) for supremacy over the southern Baltic. Allied victory, two Swedish commanders killed.
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"
French Emperor Napoléon BonaparteFrench Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte 1815 - Napoleon Bonaparte swears fidelity to the Constitution of France.
1834 - HMS Beagle for anchor in Port Famine, Magallanes Street
1835 - 6th national black convention (Philadelphia)
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 William Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery
1857 - Charles Baudelaire's Fleurs du mal is published.
1861 - 1st skirmish in Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va
Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate Sojourner TruthAbolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate Sojourner Truth 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 - General Robert E. Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at Seven Pines
1862 - Slavery abolished in all US possessions
1864 - -Nov] Shenandoah Valley campaign
1864 - Battle of Cold Harbor, VA (Gaines' Mill, Gaines' Farm)
1864 - Confederate cruiser Georgia sold to a British merchant in Liverpool.
1866 - General Dutch Typographer Union forms
Confederate General Robert E. LeeConfederate General Robert E. Lee 1866 - Renegade Irish Fenians from US invade Fort Erie, Ontario
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 serving with British forces in the Anglo-Zulu War. He is buried in Farnborough, Hampshire.
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
1913 - The Serbian government concludes a ten-year treaty with Greece against Bulgaria; Serbia wishes to pursue Macedonian aspirations with Greece's help
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
Canadian First World War Flying Ace Billy BishopCanadian First World War Flying Ace Billy Bishop 1918 - Canadian ace Billy Bishop downs 6 aircrafts over a three-day span, including German ace Paul Bilik, reclaiming his top scoring title from James McCudden
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
Baseball Player Lou GehrigBaseball Player Lou Gehrig 1927 - Peace Bridge between US & Canada opens
1930 - 6th French Mens Tennis: Henri Cochet beats Bill Tilden (3-6 8-6 6-3 6-1)
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
Cricket Legend Donald BradmanCricket Legend Donald Bradman 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 submarine "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 - Major General Bernard Montgomery returns to London
1940 - Nazi occupiers kick Jews out of Dutch air guard
1941 - 12.59" (31.98 cm) rainfall, in Burlington, Kansas (state 24-hr record)
1941 - British troops occupy Bagdad, Iraq
1941 - Germany bans all Catholic publications
1941 - Germany occupies Crete
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, Romanian soldier and politician convicted of war crimes, 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
LPGA Golfer Betsy RawlsLPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls 1952 - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cross Country Weathervane Golf Tournament
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
French President Charles de GaulleFrench President Charles de Gaulle 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
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
Kenyan Prime Minister and President Jomo KenyattaKenyan Prime Minister and President Jomo Kenyatta 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
Singer-Songwriter George HarrisonSinger-Songwriter George Harrison 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
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 Red Army Faction leader Andreas Baader
1972 - Iraq nationalizes Iraq Petroleum Company's (IPC) concession owned by British Petroleum, Royal Dutch-Shell, Compagnie Francaise des Petroles, Mobil and Standard Oil of New Jersey
1973 - George Harrison's "Living in the Material World" goes gold
1973 - Greek Pres Papadopoulos asks for "parliamentary presidential republic"
Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartneyMusician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney 1973 - Paul McCartney & Wings release "Live & Let Die"
1973 - Eight OPEC countries raise price of petroleum by 11.9 percent
1974 - "My Girl Bill" by Jim Stafford hits #12
1974 - Bundy victim Brenda Ball disappears from Burien, Wash
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.
1974 - Arab oil ministers decide to end most restrictions on exports of oil to the United States but continue embargo against the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, and Rhodesia
1975 - "Chicago" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 947 performances
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth 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 end the "cod 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

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