7th June 1868
Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scottish painter and architect, was born. 150 years.
9th June 1963
Jacques Villon, painter, printmaker, and brother of Marcel Duchamp dies. 55 years.
9th June 1868
Jane Avril, French model and dancer, was born. 150 years.
10th June 1918
Arrigo Boito, Italian author, poet, and composer, died. 100 years.
11th June 1993
Jurassic Park is released in the cinema in the USA. 25 years.
12th June 2003
Eldred Gregory Peck, American actor who was one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s, died. 15 years.
12th June 1983
Edith Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress and Hollywood star that turned down the role of Scarlett O'Hara, died. 35 years.
14th June 1653
Artemisia Lomi Gentileschi, Italian female painter, died. 365 years.
14th June 1828
Ernesto Che Guevara, Argentinian-Cuban physician, author, and guerrilla leader, was born. 90 years.
14th June 1928
Emmeline Pankhurst, English activist and academic, died. 90 years.
15th June 1938
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, the expressionist painter, died. 80 years.
15th June 1938
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, German painter and illustrator, died. 80 years.
16th June 1963
Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space. 55 years.
17th June 1818
Charles-François Gounod, French composer, best known for his Ave Maria as well as his opera Faust, was born. 200 years.
19th June 1953
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for conspiracy to commit espionage, relating to passing information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union. 65 years.
23rd June 1868
Christopher Latham Sholes received a US patent for an invention he called the "Type-Writer." 150 years.
23rd June 1763
Josephine de Beauharnais, first wife of Napoleon, first Empress of France, was born. 255 years.
24th June 1948
The Soviet Union blocks the Western Allies' railway, road, and canal access to the sectors of Berlin under allied control, known as the Berlin Blockade. 70 years.
24th June 1848
Berlin Blockade: The Soviet Union makes overland travel between West Germany and West Berlin impossible. 70 years.
24th June 1888
Gerrit Rietveld, architect and designer, was born. 130 years.

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