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Interesting Things That Happened on June 1St

Published by Steve Weitzner in History
May 14th, 2010

A list of interesting facts that happened on June 1st.

Interesting Things That Happened On June 1st
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On June 1st, 987 – Hugh Capet is elected
King of France.

On June 1st, 1533 – Anne Boleyn is crowned
Queen of England.

On June 1st, 1792 – Kentucky is admitted as the 15th
state of the United States.

On June 1st, 1796 – Tennessee is admitted as the 16th
state of the United States.

On June 1st, 1801 – Brigham Young was born.

On June 1st, 1868 – The 15th President of the USA,
James Buchanan Died at the age of 77.

On June 1st, 1926 – Actress Marilyn Monroe was born.

On June 1st, 1926 – Actor Andy Griffith was born.

On June 1st, 1938 – Superman created by American
writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian artist Joe Shuster
made his first ever appearance in a D.C. Comic
called Action Comics Series issue #1 which sold for
10 cents each at the time.

On June 1st, 1967 – The Beatles release the
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band LP.

On June 1st, 1968 – World-Famous Author and Political
Activist, Helen Keller who was blind and deaf dies at
the age of 87.

On June 1st, 1979 – Rhodesia ends nearly 100 years of
white minority rule and changes it’s name to Zimbabwe.

On June 1st, 1980 – CNN, the first 24-hour a day news
television station, is launched in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. 

On June 1st, 2001 – King Birendra, Queen Aiswarya,
and seven other members of the royal family in Nepal
are shot dead in the Royal Palace by the heir to the
throne Crown Prince Dipendra, who also killed himself
afterwards.

On June 1st, 2009 – Air France Flight 447 crashes into
the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil on a flight
from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. All 228 passengers and
crew are killed.

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  1. Posted May 14, 2010 at 1:02 pm

    Wow. You either did your homework or you just know your trivia. either way, good list.

    plus: the last one is horribly tragic:(

  2. Posted May 14, 2010 at 2:26 pm

    Interesting stuff Steve cheers.

  3. Posted May 14, 2010 at 4:54 pm

    Very interesting friend.

  4. Posted May 14, 2010 at 11:20 pm

    Very interesting. In my country 1 June is the birthday of Pancasila, the nation’s ideology.

  5. Posted May 15, 2010 at 3:23 pm

    Nice to read this piece.

    Keep writing more about it. It is really gracefully and very well written skill.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Cheers.

    Sara:

  6. Posted May 30, 2010 at 5:13 am

    Interesting facts, some of which I didn’t know before.

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