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10th June 1918 (90 Years)
Arrigo Boito, Italian author, poet, and composer, died.
10th June 1921 (87 Years)
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was born.
10th June 1922 (86 Years)
Judy Garland, American singer, actress, and vaudevillian, renowned for her contralto vocals, was born.
10th June 1926 (82 Years)
Antoni Gaudí i Cornet, a Spanish Catalan architect and practitioner of Catalan Modernism, dies in Barcelona, Spain. He left the famous Sagrada Familia unfinished.
10th June 1946 (62 Years)
Jack Johnson, American boxer, who became the first African American world heavyweight boxing champion, dies.
10th June 1967 (41 Years)
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy, one of the major stars of Hollywood's Golden Age, died.
11th June 1864 (144 Years)
Richard Georg Strauss, German composer, best-known for his operas "Der Rosenkavalier" and "Salome", is born.
11th June 1936 (72 Years)
The International Surrealist Exhibition opens in London, England.
11th June 1993 (15 Years)
Jurassic Park is released in the cinema in the USA.
12th June 1817 (191 Years)
Karl Drais invents the two-wheeled velocipede, also called Draisine or hobby-horse.
12th June 1890 (118 Years)
Egon Schiele, one of the major figurative painters of the early 20th century, was born.
12th June 1942 (66 Years)
Anne Frank creates her first diary entry.
12th June 1964 (44 Years)
The conviction and sentencing of the revolutionary, Nelson Mandela.
12th June 1983 (25 Years)
Edith Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress and Hollywood star that turned down the role of Scarlett O'Hara, died.
12th June 1997 (11 Years)
Queen Elizabeth II reopens the Globe Theatre as Shakespeare’s Globe in London.
12th June 2003 (5 Years)
Eldred Gregory Peck, American actor who was one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s, died.
13th June 2005 (3 Years)
Pop star Michael Jackson is found not guilty of all charges after a four-month-long child abuse trial.
14th June 1653 (355 Years)
Artemisia Lomi Gentileschi, Italian female painter, died.
14th June 1777 (231 Years)
The U.S. Second Continental Congress passes the Flag Resolution.
14th June 1828 (180 Years)
Ernesto Che Guevara, Argentinian-Cuban physician, author, and guerrilla leader, was born.
14th June 1926 (82 Years)
Mary Cassatt, American painter and printmaker, who was part of the French Impressionists, dies.
14th June 1928 (80 Years)
Emmeline Pankhurst, English activist and academic, died.
14th June 1945 (63 Years)
Jörg Immendorff, German painter and sculptor, was born.
15th June 1215 (793 Years)
King John of England puts his seal to the Magna Carta.
15th June 1938 (70 Years)
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, the expressionist painter, died.
15th June 1996 (12 Years)
Ella Fitzgerald, American Singer and actress, died.
16th June 1915 (93 Years)
Foundation of the British Women's Institute.
16th June 1960 (48 Years)
New York premiere of Hitchcock's Psycho.
16th June 1963 (45 Years)
Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space.
17th June 1818 (190 Years)
Charles-François Gounod, French composer, best known for his Ave Maria as well as his opera Faust, was born.

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