2nd June 1953
The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, crowned at London's Westminster Abbey. 65 years.
2nd June 2008
Mel Ferrer, American actor, director, and producer, died. 10 years.
2nd June 1953
The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, crowned at London's Westminster Abbey. 65 years
3rd June 1968
Valerie Solanas, the author of SCUM Manifesto, attempts to assassinate Andy Warhol by shooting him three times. 50 years.
3rd June 1928
Donald Judd, American sculptor and painter, was born. 90 years.
3rd June 1963
Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, Pope Saint John XXIII, died. 55 years.
4th June 1913
Emily Wilding Davison, suffragette, runs in front of King Goerge V's horse during the Epsom Derby, sustaining injuries that resulted in her death four days later. 105 years.
5th June 1968
Robert F. Kennedy, U.S. presidential candidate, is shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, by Sirhan Sirhan. Kennedy dies the next day. 50 years.
5th June 1898
Federico García Lorca, Spanish poet, playwright, theatre director and emblematic member of the Generation of '27, was born. 120 years.
6th June 1868
Captain Robert Falcon Scott, British Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions, was born. 150 years.
6th June 1948
Louis Lumière, French director, producer, and, together with his brother, first film-maker in history, died. 70 years.
6th June 2013
Esther Williams, American swimmer, actress, and singer, died. 5 years.
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.

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