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June 6th, 2008 (June 06 2008)EventThe Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 394 points after the price of a barrel of oil rose over $10 to $139 and unemployment rose .5% to 5.5%.
June 6th, 2006 (June 06 2006)DeathBilly Preston, American musician (born in 1946)
June 6th, 2006 (June 06 2006)DeathHilton Ruiz, Puerto Rican-American jazz pianist (born in 1952)
June 6th, 2006 (June 06 2006)DeathArnold Newman, American photographer (born in 1918)
June 6th, 2005 (June 06 2005)EventThe United States Supreme Court votes to ban medical marijuana in Gonzales v. Raich.
June 6th, 2005 (June 06 2005)DeathAnne Bancroft, American actress (born in 1931)Anne Bancroft Quotes
June 6th, 2005 (June 06 2005)DeathDana Elcar, American actor (born in 1927)
June 6th, 2004 (June 06 2004)EventTamil is established as a Classical language by the President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in a joint sitting of the two houses of the Indian Parliament.
June 6th, 2003 (June 06 2003)DeathKen Grimwood, American writer (born in 1944)
June 6th, 2003 (June 06 2003)DeathDave Rowberry, British musician (The Animals) (born in 1940)
June 6th, 2002 (June 06 2002)EventEastern Mediterranean Event. A near-Earth asteroid estimated at 10 metres diameter explodes over the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Libya. The resulting explosion is estimated to have a force of 26 kilotons, slightly more powerful than the Nagasaki atomic bomb. Saki Quotes
June 6th, 2002 (June 06 2002)DeathRobbin Crosby, American guitarist (Ratt) (born in 1959)
June 6th, 2000 (June 06 2000)DeathFrederic Dard, French writer (born in 1921)
June 6th, 1999 (June 06 1999)EventIn Australian Rules Football, Tony Lockett breaks the record for career goals, previously 1299 by Gordon Coventry and which had stood since 1937.
June 6th, 1999 (June 06 1999)EventAt the Putim maximum security prison in Brazil, 345 prisoners run from the main gate in the largest jailbreak in Brazilian history, marking the 10th escape for the three-year-old facility. In the ensuing manhunt, two fugitives are killed and five innocent bystanders are accidentally jailed.
June 6th, 1999 (June 06 1999)DeathAnne Haddy, Australian actress (born in 1930)
June 6th, 1996 (June 06 1996)DeathGeorge Davis Snell, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (born in 1903)
June 6th, 1994 (June 06 1994)DeathMark McManus, Scottish actor (Taggart) (born in 1935)
June 6th, 1994 (June 06 1994)DeathBarry Sullivan, American actor (born in 1912)
June 6th, 1993 (June 06 1993)EventMongolia holds its first direct presidential elections.
June 6th, 1992 (June 06 1992)DeathLarry Riley, American actor (born in 1952)
June 6th, 1991 (June 06 1991)DeathStan Getz, American musician (born in 1927)
June 6th, 1990 (June 06 1990)EventU.S. District court judge Jose Gonzales rules that the rap album As Nasty As They Wanna Be by 2 Live Crew violates Florida s obscenity law; he declares that the predominant subject matter of the record is "directed to the dirty thoughts and the loins, not to the intellect and the mind."
June 6th, 1987 (June 06 1987)BirthKyle Falconer, Scottish musician
June 6th, 1987 (June 06 1987)BirthDaniel Logan, New Zealand actor
June 6th, 1987 (June 06 1987)BirthRubin Okotie, Austrian footballer
June 6th, 1986 (June 06 1986)DeathBhavana Balachandran, Indian actress
June 6th, 1985 (June 06 1985)EventThe grave of "Wolfgang Gerhard" is exhumed in Embu, Brazil; the remains found are later proven to be those of Josef Mengele, Auschwitz s "Angel of Death". Mengele is thought to have drowned while swimming in February, 1979.Josef Mengele Quotes
June 6th, 1985 (June 06 1985)BirthDrew Galloway, Scottish professional wrestler
June 6th, 1984 (June 06 1984)EventThe Indian Army attacks the Golden Temple in Amritsar following an order from Indira Gandhi. Official casualties are 576 combatants killed and 335 wounded; independent observers estimate that thousands of unarmed Sikh civilians are also killed in the crossfire. A total death count adds up to almost 6,000.Indira Gandhi Quotes
June 6th, 1984 (June 06 1984)BirthNoor Sabri, Iraqi footballplayer
June 6th, 1984 (June 06 1984)BirthShannon Stewart, American model
June 6th, 1984 (June 06 1984)DeathA. Bertram Chandler, Australian author (born in 1912)
June 6th, 1983 (June 06 1983)BirthGemma Bissix, British actress
June 6th, 1983 (June 06 1983)BirthGianna Michaels, American porn actress
June 6th, 1982 (June 06 1982)Event1982 Lebanon War begins: Forces under Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon invade southern Lebanon in their "Operation Peace for the Galilee," eventually reaching as far north as the capital Beirut.
June 6th, 1982 (June 06 1982)DeathKenneth Rexroth, American poet (born in 1905)Kenneth Rexroth Quotes
June 6th, 1981 (June 06 1981)EventA passenger train travelling between Mansi and Saharsa, India, jumps the tracks at a bridge crossing the Bagmati river. The government places the official death toll at 268 plus another 300 missing; however, it is generally believed that the actual figure is closer to 1,000 killed.
June 6th, 1981 (June 06 1981)BirthJohnny Pacar, American film actor
June 6th, 1981 (June 06 1981)DeathCarleton S. Coon, American anthropologist (born in 1904)
June 6th, 1980 (June 06 1980)BirthMatt Belisle, American baseball player
June 6th, 1980 (June 06 1980)BirthMartin Devaney, English footballer
June 6th, 1979 (June 06 1979)DeathJack Haley, American actor (born in 1898)
June 6th, 1978 (June 06 1978)BirthCarl Barat, English musician (The Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things)
June 6th, 1978 (June 06 1978)BirthJudith Barsi, American actress (died in 1988)
June 6th, 1978 (June 06 1978)BirthMariana Popova, Bulgarian singer
June 6th, 1977 (June 06 1977)EventApple Computer s first mass produced microcomputer product, the Apple II goes on sale.
June 6th, 1977 (June 06 1977)BirthDavid Connolly, Irish footballer
June 6th, 1977 (June 06 1977)BirthBryn Williams, Welsh chef
June 6th, 1976 (June 06 1976)BirthaKido, Canadian musician
June 6th, 1976 (June 06 1976)BirthRoss Noble, British comedian
June 6th, 1976 (June 06 1976)BirthGeoff Rowley, British skateboarder
June 6th, 1976 (June 06 1976)DeathJ. Paul Getty, American industrialist (born in 1892)
June 6th, 1976 (June 06 1976)DeathVictor Varconi, Hungarian actor (born in 1891)
June 6th, 1975 (June 06 1975)BirthCheer Chen, Taiwanese singer and musician
June 6th, 1975 (June 06 1975)BirthNina Kaczorowski, American actress
June 6th, 1975 (June 06 1975)BirthStaci Keanan, American actress
June 6th, 1975 (June 06 1975)BirthNiklas Sundstrom, hockey player
June 6th, 1975 (June 06 1975)DeathLarry Blyden, American actor (born in 1925)
June 6th, 1974 (June 06 1974)EventA new Instrument of Government is promulgated making Sweden a parliamentary monarchy.
June 6th, 1974 (June 06 1974)BirthDanny Strong, American actor
June 6th, 1974 (June 06 1974)BirthSonya Walger, British actress
June 6th, 1973 (June 06 1973)BirthKat Swift, US Presidential Candidate (Green Party)
June 6th, 1972 (June 06 1972)BirthCristina Scabbia, Italian singer (Lacuna Coil)
June 6th, 1971 (June 06 1971)EventSoyuz program: Soyuz 11 launches.
June 6th, 1971 (June 06 1971)EventA midair collision between a Hughes Airwest Douglas DC-9 jetliner and a United States Marine Corps McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II jet fighter near Duarte, California claims 50 lives.Ted Hughes Quotes
June 6th, 1970 (June 06 1970)BirthEugeni Berzin, Russian cyclist
June 6th, 1970 (June 06 1970)BirthSarah Dessen, American author
June 6th, 1970 (June 06 1970)BirthAlbert Ferrer, Spanish footballer
June 6th, 1970 (June 06 1970)BirthAnthony Norris, American professional wrestler
June 6th, 1970 (June 06 1970)BirthJames Shaffer, American rock musician (Korn)
June 6th, 1968 (June 06 1968)EventSenator Robert F. Kennedy dies from his wounds after he was shot the previous night.Robert F. Kennedy Quotes
June 6th, 1968 (June 06 1968)BirthFrancois Avard, Canadian writer and scenarist
June 6th, 1968 (June 06 1968)BirthAlan Licht, American guitarist, composer and journalist
June 6th, 1968 (June 06 1968)DeathRobert F. Kennedy, United States Attorney General and Senator (born in 1925)Robert F. Kennedy Quotes
June 6th, 1968 (June 06 1968)DeathRandolph Churchill, son of Winston Churchill (born in 1911)Winston Churchill Quotes
June 6th, 1967 (June 06 1967)BirthPaul Giamatti, American actor
June 6th, 1967 (June 06 1967)BirthMax Casella, American actor
June 6th, 1966 (June 06 1966)EventJames Meredith, civil rights activist, is shot while trying to march across Mississippi.
June 6th, 1966 (June 06 1966)BirthTony Yeboah, Ghanaian footballer
June 6th, 1966 (June 06 1966)BirthSean Yseult, American musician (White Zombie)
June 6th, 1965 (June 06 1965)BirthCam Neely, Canadian hockey player
June 6th, 1964 (June 06 1964)EventUnder a temporary order, the rocket launches at Cuxhaven, Germany, are terminated, though they never resume. The Rock Quotes
June 6th, 1963 (June 06 1963)BirthWolfgang Drechsler, German social scientist
June 6th, 1963 (June 06 1963)BirthJason Isaacs, English actor
June 6th, 1962 (June 06 1962)DeathYves Klein, French artist (born in 1928)
June 6th, 1961 (June 06 1961)BirthBill Bates, American football player
June 6th, 1961 (June 06 1961)BirthTom Araya, Chilean musician (Slayer)Tom Araya Quotes
June 6th, 1961 (June 06 1961)BirthNir Brand, Israeli composer
June 6th, 1961 (June 06 1961)BirthAldo Costa, Italian engineer
June 6th, 1961 (June 06 1961)DeathCarl Jung, Swiss psychiatrist (born in 1875)Carl Jung Quotes
June 6th, 1960 (June 06 1960)BirthGary Graham, American actor
June 6th, 1960 (June 06 1960)BirthLola Forner, Spanish actress
June 6th, 1960 (June 06 1960)BirthJozef Pribilinec, Slovak athlete
June 6th, 1960 (June 06 1960)BirthSteve Vai, American musician
June 6th, 1959 (June 06 1959)BirthJimmy Jam, American record producer
June 6th, 1959 (June 06 1959)BirthColin Quinn, American comedian
June 6th, 1959 (June 06 1959)BirthDavid Schultz, American wrestler (died in 1996)
June 6th, 1959 (June 06 1959)BirthGeorgios Voulgarakis, Greek politician
June 6th, 1957 (June 06 1957)BirthMike Gatting, English cricketer
June 6th, 1956 (June 06 1956)EventDavid Marshall, Singapore s first Chief Minister, resigns.
June 6th, 1956 (June 06 1956)BirthBjorn Borg, Swedish tennis player
June 6th, 1956 (June 06 1956)BirthBubbi Morthens, Icelandic singer and songwriter
June 6th, 1955 (June 06 1955)BirthSandra Bernhard, American actress and comedianSandra Bernhard Quotes
June 6th, 1955 (June 06 1955)DeathMax Meldrum, Scottish-born Australian painter (born in 1875)
June 6th, 1954 (June 06 1954)BirthCynthia Rylant, American author
June 6th, 1953 (June 06 1953)BirthDimitris Avramopoulos, Greek politician
June 6th, 1952 (June 06 1952)BirthYukihiro Takahashi, Japanese musician and singer (Yellow Magic Orchestra)
June 6th, 1952 (June 06 1952)BirthHarvey Fierstein, American actorHarvey Fierstein Quotes
June 6th, 1952 (June 06 1952)BirthJean Hamel, Canadian hockey player
June 6th, 1951 (June 06 1951)BirthNoritake Takahara, Japanese racing driver
June 6th, 1951 (June 06 1951)DeathOlive Tell, American actress (born in 1894)
June 6th, 1950 (June 06 1950)EventTurkey: The Adhan in Arabic is legalized.
June 6th, 1950 (June 06 1950)BirthChantal Akerman, Belgian film director
June 6th, 1949 (June 06 1949)BirthRobert Englund, American actor
June 6th, 1949 (June 06 1949)BirthHolly Near, American folksinger
June 6th, 1948 (June 06 1948)BirthTony Levin, American bassist (King Crimson)
June 6th, 1948 (June 06 1948)BirthRichard Sinclair, English musician (Caravan)
June 6th, 1948 (June 06 1948)DeathLouis Lumiere, French movie pioneer (born in 1864)
June 6th, 1947 (June 06 1947)BirthDavid Blunkett, English politician
June 6th, 1947 (June 06 1947)BirthAda Kok, Dutch swimmer
June 6th, 1946 (June 06 1946)EventThe Basketball Association of America is formed in New York City.
June 6th, 1946 (June 06 1946)EventSoviet Union established diplomatic relations with Argentina.
June 6th, 1946 (June 06 1946)DeathGerhart Hauptmann, German dramatist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1862)
June 6th, 1945 (June 06 1945)BirthDavid E. Bonior, American politician
June 6th, 1945 (June 06 1945)BirthDavid Dukes, American actor (died in 2000)
June 6th, 1944 (June 06 1944)EventWorld War II: Battle of Normandy begins. D-Day, code named Operation Overlord, commences with the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history.
June 6th, 1944 (June 06 1944)EventAlaska Airlines commences operations.
June 6th, 1944 (June 06 1944)BirthDavid Penhaligon, British politician
June 6th, 1944 (June 06 1944)BirthPhillip Allen Sharp, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
June 6th, 1943 (June 06 1943)BirthKen Hatfield, former N.C.A.A. Football Head Coach
June 6th, 1943 (June 06 1943)BirthRichard Smalley, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
June 6th, 1941 (June 06 1941)BirthAlexander Cockburn, Scottish-born American journalist
June 6th, 1941 (June 06 1941)DeathLouis Chevrolet, American automotive pioneer (born in 1878)
June 6th, 1940 (June 06 1940)BirthLarry Lujack, American disc jockey
June 6th, 1939 (June 06 1939)EventGerman dictator Adolf Hitler gives a public address to returning German volunteers who fought as Legion Kondor during the Spanish Civil War.Adolf Hitler Quotes
June 6th, 1939 (June 06 1939)BirthLouis Andriessen, Dutch composer
June 6th, 1939 (June 06 1939)BirthGary U.S. Bonds, American musician
June 6th, 1939 (June 06 1939)BirthEd Giacomin, hockey player
June 6th, 1938 (June 06 1938)BirthPrince Luis of Orleans-Braganza, pretender to the Brazilian throne
June 6th, 1936 (June 06 1936)BirthLevi Stubbs, American musician (The Four Tops)
June 6th, 1936 (June 06 1936)BirthA. Venkatesh Naik, Indian politician
June 6th, 1935 (June 06 1935)DeathJulian Byng, British army officer (born in 1862) Julian Quotes
June 6th, 1934 (June 06 1934)EventNew Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Securities Act of 1933 into law, establishing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Judge Joseph Crater is declared dead in absentia.
June 6th, 1934 (June 06 1934)BirthKing Albert II of Belgium
June 6th, 1934 (June 06 1934)BirthRoy Innis, American civil rights activist
June 6th, 1934 (June 06 1934)DeathJulije Kempf, Croatian historian and writer (born in 1864)
June 6th, 1933 (June 06 1933)EventThe first drive-in theater opens, in Camden, New Jersey, United States.
June 6th, 1933 (June 06 1933)BirthHeinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
June 6th, 1932 (June 06 1932)EventThe Revenue Act of 1932 is enacted, creating the first gas tax in the United States, at a rate of 1 cent per US gallon (1/4 ?/L) sold.
June 6th, 1932 (June 06 1932)BirthDavid Scott, American astronaut
June 6th, 1929 (June 06 1929)BirthSunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician (died in 2005)
June 6th, 1926 (June 06 1926)BirthKlaus Tennstedt, German conductor (died in 1998)
June 6th, 1925 (June 06 1925)EventThe Chrysler Corporation is founded by Walter Percy Chrysler.
June 6th, 1924 (June 06 1924)BirthJinyong, Chinese novelist
June 6th, 1923 (June 06 1923)BirthV. C. Andrews, American author (died in 1986)
June 6th, 1922 (June 06 1922)DeathLillian Russell, American actress (born in 1860)
June 6th, 1921 (June 06 1921)EventThe Southwark Bridge in London, is opened for traffic by King George V and Queen Mary.
June 6th, 1919 (June 06 1919)EventThe Republic of Prekmurje ends.
June 6th, 1918 (June 06 1918)EventWorld War I: Battle of Belleau WoodThe U.S. Marine Corps suffers its worst single day s casualties while attempting to recapture the wood at Chateau-Thierry.
June 6th, 1918 (June 06 1918)BirthEdwin G. Krebs, American biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
June 6th, 1917 (June 06 1917)BirthKirk Kerkorian, American businessman
June 6th, 1916 (June 06 1916)BirthHenriette Roosenburg, Dutch journalist (died in 1972)
June 6th, 1916 (June 06 1916)DeathYuan Shikai, Chinese military officer and politician (born in 1859)
June 6th, 1915 (June 06 1915)BirthVincent Persichetti, American composer (died in 1987)
June 6th, 1913 (June 06 1913)BirthCarlo L. Golino, American scholar (died in 1991)
June 6th, 1912 (June 06 1912)EventThe eruption of Novarupta in Alaska begins. It is the second largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century.
June 6th, 1907 (June 06 1907)BirthBill Dickey, American baseball player (died in 1993)
June 6th, 1906 (June 06 1906)EventParis Metro Line 5 is inaugurated with a first section from Place d Italie to the Gare d Orleans (today known as Gare d Austerlitz).
June 6th, 1906 (June 06 1906)BirthMax August Zorn, German-born mathematician (died in 1993)
June 6th, 1903 (June 06 1903)BirthAram Khachaturian, Armenian composer (died in 1978)
June 6th, 1902 (June 06 1902)BirthJimmie Lunceford, American bandleader (died in 1947)
June 6th, 1901 (June 06 1901)BirthSukarno, first President of Indonesia (died in 1970)
June 6th, 1900 (June 06 1900)BirthManfred Sakel, Polish psychiatrist (died in 1957)
June 6th, 1898 (June 06 1898)BirthNinette de Valois, Irish dancer (died in 2001)
June 6th, 1898 (June 06 1898)BirthWalter Abel, American actor (died in 1987)
June 6th, 1896 (June 06 1896)BirthHenry Allingham, English first world war veteran
June 6th, 1894 (June 06 1894)EventGovernor Davis H. Waite orders the Colorado state militia to protect and support the miners engaged in the Cripple Creek miners strike.
June 6th, 1892 (June 06 1892)BirthDonald F. Duncan Sr., American entrepreneur (died in 1971)
June 6th, 1891 (June 06 1891)DeathJohn A. Macdonald, 1st Prime Minister of Canada (born in 1815)
June 6th, 1890 (June 06 1890)BirthTed Lewis, American bandleader (died in 1971)
June 6th, 1889 (June 06 1889)EventThe Great Seattle Fire destroys the entirety of downtown Seattle, Washington.
June 6th, 1882 (June 06 1882)EventMore than 100,000 inhabitants of Bombay are killed as a cyclone in the Arabian Sea pushes huge waves into the harbour.
June 6th, 1882 (June 06 1882)EventThe Shewan forces of Menelik defeat the Gojjame army in the Battle of Embabo. The Shewans capture Negus Tekle Haymanot of Gojjam, and heir victory leads to a Shewan hegemony over the territories south of the Abay River.
June 6th, 1881 (June 06 1881)DeathHenri Vieuxtemps, Belgian composer (born in 1820)
June 6th, 1878 (June 06 1878)DeathRobert Stirling, Scottish inventor (born in 1790)
June 6th, 1875 (June 06 1875)BirthThomas Mann, German writer, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1955)Thomas Mann Quotes
June 6th, 1872 (June 06 1872)BirthTsarina Alexandra of Russia (died in 1918)
June 6th, 1868 (June 06 1868)BirthRobert Falcon Scott, English explorer (died in 1912)
June 6th, 1867 (June 06 1867)BirthDavid Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder (died in 1931)
June 6th, 1865 (June 06 1865)DeathWilliam Quantrill, American Confederate raider (born in 1837)
June 6th, 1862 (June 06 1862)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of MemphisUnion forces capture Memphis, Tennessee, from the Confederates.
June 6th, 1862 (June 06 1862)BirthHenry John Newbolt, English author (died in 1938)
June 6th, 1861 (June 06 1861)DeathCount Camillo Benso di Cavour, Prime Minister of Italy (born in 1810)
June 6th, 1859 (June 06 1859)EventAustralia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day).
June 6th, 1857 (June 06 1857)EventSophia of Nassau marries the future King Oscar II of Sweden-Norway.
June 6th, 1857 (June 06 1857)BirthAleksandr Lyapunov, Russian mathematician (died in 1918)
June 6th, 1850 (June 06 1850)BirthKarl Ferdinand Braun, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1918)
June 6th, 1844 (June 06 1844)EventThe Young Men s Christian Association (YMCA) is founded in London.
June 6th, 1844 (June 06 1844)BirthKonstantin Savitsky, Russian painter (died in 1905)
June 6th, 1843 (June 06 1843)DeathFriedrich Holderlin, German poet and dramatist (born in 1770)Friedrich Holderlin Quotes
June 6th, 1841 (June 06 1841)BirthEliza Orzeszkowa, Polish novelist (d.1910)
June 6th, 1840 (June 06 1840)DeathMarcellin Champagnat, French priest (born in 1789)
June 6th, 1833 (June 06 1833)EventU.S. President Andrew Jackson becomes the first President to ride a train.Andrew Jackson Quotes
June 6th, 1832 (June 06 1832)EventThe barricades fall and the Paris student uprisings of 1832 end.
June 6th, 1832 (June 06 1832)DeathJeremy Bentham, English philosopher (born in 1748) Philo Quotes
June 6th, 1829 (June 06 1829)BirthShusaku Honinbo, Japanese Go player (died in 1862)
June 6th, 1815 (June 06 1815)DeathSamuel Whitbread, English Politician
June 6th, 1813 (June 06 1813)EventWar of 1812: Battle of Stoney CreekA British force of 700 under John Vincent defeat an American force three times its size under William Winder and John Chandler.
June 6th, 1813 (June 06 1813)DeathAlexandre-Theodore Brongniart, French architect
June 6th, 1810 (June 06 1810)BirthFriedrich Wilhelm Schneidewin, German classical scholar (died in 1856)
June 6th, 1809 (June 06 1809)EventSweden promulgates a new Constitution, which restores political power to the Riksdag of the Estates after 20 years of Enlightened absolutism.
June 6th, 1808 (June 06 1808)EventNapoleon s brother, Joseph Bonaparte is crowned King of Spain.Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
June 6th, 1799 (June 06 1799)BirthAlexander Pushkin, Russian poet (died in 1837)
June 6th, 1799 (June 06 1799)DeathPatrick Henry, American revolutionary (born in 1736)Patrick Henry Quotes
June 6th, 1784 (June 06 1784)DeathJoan van der Capellen tot den Pol, Dutch politician (born in 1741)
June 6th, 1772 (June 06 1772)BirthMaria Teresa of the Two Sicilies, Holy Roman Empire Empress consort (died in 1807)
June 6th, 1756 (June 06 1756)BirthJohn Trumbull, American painter (died in 1843)
June 6th, 1755 (June 06 1755)BirthNathan Hale, American writer and patriot (died in 1776)
June 6th, 1752 (June 06 1752)EventA devastating fire destroys one-third of Moscow, including 18,000 homes.
June 6th, 1740 (June 06 1740)DeathAlexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony
June 6th, 1730 (June 06 1730)DeathAlain Emmanuel de Coetlogon, Marshal of France (born in 1646)
June 6th, 1714 (June 06 1714)BirthKing Joseph I of Portugal (died in 1777)
June 6th, 1683 (June 06 1683)EventThe Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England, opens as the world s first university museum.
June 6th, 1654 (June 06 1654)EventCharles X succeeds his abdicated cousin Queen Christina to the Swedish throne.
June 6th, 1644 (June 06 1644)EventThe Qing Dynasty Manchu forces led by the Shunzhi Emperor capture Beijing during the collapse of the Ming Dynasty. The Manchus would rule China until 1912 when the Republic of China is established.
June 6th, 1622 (June 06 1622)BirthClaude-Jean Allouez, French Jesuit missionary and explorer (d.1857)
June 6th, 1606 (June 06 1606)BirthPierre Corneille, French dramatist (died in 1684)Pierre Corneille Quotes
June 6th, 1599 (June 06 1599)BirthDiego Velazquez, Spanish painter (died in 1660)
June 6th, 1583 (June 06 1583)DeathNakagawa Kiyohide, Japanese warlord (born in 1556)
June 6th, 1580 (June 06 1580)BirthGodefroy Wendelin, Flemish astronomer (died in 1667)
June 6th, 1576 (June 06 1576)BirthGiovanni Diodati, Swiss Protestant clergyman (died in 1649)
June 6th, 1563 (June 06 1563)DeathIkeda Nagamasa, Japanese samurai commander (born in 1519)
June 6th, 1548 (June 06 1548)DeathJuan de Castro, Portuguese explorer (born in 1500)
June 6th, 1542 (June 06 1542)BirthRichard Grenville, English soldier and explorer (died in 1591)
June 6th, 1523 (June 06 1523)EventGustav Vasa is elected King of Sweden, marking the end of the Kalmar Union.
June 6th, 1519 (June 06 1519)BirthAndrea Cesalpino, Italian philosopher, physician, and botanist (died in 1603) Philo Quotes
June 6th, 1513 (June 06 1513)EventItalian Wars: Battle of Novara. Swiss troops defeat the French under Louis de la Tremoille, forcing the French to abandon Milan. Duke Massimiliano Sforza is restored.
June 6th, 1508 (June 06 1508)EventMaximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a three-year truce and cede several territories to Venice.
June 6th, 1502 (June 06 1502)BirthKing John III of Portugal (died in 1557)
June 6th, 1480 (June 06 1480)DeathVecchietta, Italian artist and architect
June 6th, 1436 (June 06 1436)BirthRegiomontanus, German mathematician (died in 1476)
June 6th, 1393 (June 06 1393)DeathEmperor Go-En yu of Japan (born in 1359)
June 6th, 1236 (June 06 1236)BirthWen Tianxiang, Chinese prime minister (died in 1283)

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