3rd June 1924
Franz Kafka, the Czech-born Austrian Modernist author, died. 95 years.
5th June 2004
Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, died. 15 years.
6th June 1944
The D-Day landings, in Normandy, France during World War II. 75 years.
10th June 1819
Gustave Courbet, French painter who led the Realism movement in 19th-century French painting, died. 200 years.
12th June 1964
The conviction and sentencing of the revolutionary, Nelson Mandela. 55 years.
19th June 1964
The Civil Rights Act was approved in the United States. 55 years
22nd June 1969
Judy Garland, American singer, actress, and vaudevillian, renowned for her contralto vocals, died. 50 years.
23rd June 1939
Mark Gertler, British painter of figure subjects, portraits and still-life, commits suicide at age 47. 80 years.
25th June 2009
Michael Jackson, the American singer, songwriter, and dancer, dies aged 50. 10 years.
25th June 2009
American actress Farrah Fawcett, died. 10 years
28th June 1919
The Treaty of Versailles is signed, bringing about the end of hostilities between Germany and the Allied Powers, thereby ending World War I. 100 years.
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