9th June 1975 (54 Years)
The first live transmission from the House of Commons is broadcast by BBC Radio and commercial stations.
10th June 1819 (210 Years)
Gustave Courbet, French painter who led the Realism movement in 19th-century French painting, died.
10th June 1918 (111 Years)
Arrigo Boito, Italian author, poet, and composer, died.
10th June 1921 (108 Years)
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was born.
10th June 1922 (107 Years)
Judy Garland, American singer, actress, and vaudevillian, renowned for her contralto vocals, was born.
10th June 1926 (103 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 (83 Years)
Jack Johnson, American boxer, who became the first African American world heavyweight boxing champion, dies.
10th June 1967 (62 Years)
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy, one of the major stars of Hollywood's Golden Age, died.
11th June 1864 (165 Years)
Richard Georg Strauss, German composer, best-known for his operas "Der Rosenkavalier" and "Salome", is born.
11th June 1936 (93 Years)
The International Surrealist Exhibition opens in London, England.
11th June 1993 (36 Years)
Jurassic Park is released in the cinema in the USA.
12th June 1817 (212 Years)
Karl Drais invents the two-wheeled velocipede, also called Draisine or hobby-horse.
12th June 1890 (139 Years)
Egon Schiele, one of the major figurative painters of the early 20th century, was born.
12th June 1942 (87 Years)
Anne Frank creates her first diary entry.
12th June 1964 (65 Years)
The conviction and sentencing of the revolutionary, Nelson Mandela.
12th June 1983 (46 Years)
Edith Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress and Hollywood star that turned down the role of Scarlett O'Hara, died.
12th June 1997 (32 Years)
Queen Elizabeth II reopens the Globe Theatre as Shakespeare’s Globe in London.
12th June 2003 (26 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 (24 Years)
Pop star Michael Jackson is found not guilty of all charges after a four-month-long child abuse trial.
14th June 1653 (376 Years)
Artemisia Lomi Gentileschi, Italian female painter, died.
14th June 1777 (252 Years)
The U.S. Second Continental Congress passes the Flag Resolution.
14th June 1828 (201 Years)
Ernesto Che Guevara, Argentinian-Cuban physician, author, and guerrilla leader, was born.
14th June 1926 (103 Years)
Mary Cassatt, American painter and printmaker, who was part of the French Impressionists, dies.
14th June 1928 (101 Years)
Emmeline Pankhurst, English activist and academic, died.
14th June 1945 (84 Years)
Jörg Immendorff, German painter and sculptor, was born.
15th June 1215 (814 Years)
King John of England puts his seal to the Magna Carta.
15th June 1938 (91 Years)
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, the expressionist painter, died.
15th June 1996 (33 Years)
Ella Fitzgerald, American Singer and actress, died.
16th June 1915 (114 Years)
Foundation of the British Women's Institute.
16th June 1960 (69 Years)
New York premiere of Hitchcock's Psycho.

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