7th June 1967
Dorothy Parker, American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, died. 50 years.
9th June 1927
Victoria Woodhull, American leader of the woman's suffrage movement and the first female candidate for President of the United States, dies. 90 years.
10th June 1922
Judy Garland, American singer, actress, and vaudevillian, renowned for her contralto vocals, was born. 95 years.
10th June 1967
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy, one of the major stars of Hollywood's Golden Age, died. 50 years.
12th June 1817
Karl Drais invents the two-wheeled velocipede, also called Draisine or hobby-horse. 200 years.
12th June 1942
Anne Frank creates her first diary entry. 75 years.
12th June 1997
Queen Elizabeth II reopens the Globe Theatre as Shakespeare’s Globe in London. 20 years.
14th June 1777
The U.S. Second Continental Congress passes the Flag Resolution. 240 years.
18th June 1767
English sea captain Samuel Wallis sights Tahiti and is considered the first European to reach the island. 250 years.
19th June 1867
The Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, First Emperor of Mexico was executed by a firing squad. 150 years.
19th June 1937
Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, Scottish novelist who created Peter Pan, died. 80 years.
20th June 1887
Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee is celebrated. 130 years.
21st June 1527
Niccolò Machiavelli, Italian politician and philosopher, dies. 490 years.
22nd June 1987
Fred Astaire, American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter, died. 30 years.
24th June 1717
The Premier Grand Lodge of England, now the United Grand Lodge of England, is founded as the first Masonic Grand Lodge in the world. 300 years.
25th June 1852
Antoni Gaudí, Spanish Catalan architect and the best known practitioner of Catalan Modernism, was born. 165 years.
28th June 1867
Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer and recipient of the 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature, is born. 150 years.
29th June 1967
Jayne Mansfield, American actress in film, theatre, and television, died. 50 years.
30th June 1992
Margaret Thatcher takes her place in the House of Lords as Baroness Thatcher. 25 years.
1st July 1997
Robert Charles Durman Mitchum, American film actor, director, author, poet, composer, and singer, died. 20 years

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