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Birthdates which occurred on your SELECTED date of June 01:

1563 Robert Cecil Earl of Salisbury, English chief minister (1598-1625)
1801 Brigham Young religious leader (Mormon church)/polygamist
1804 Mikhail Glinka Novosspaskoye Russia, composer (Jota Aragonesa)
1814 Philip Kearney Civil War general (Union)
1825 John Hunt Morgan Brig General (Confederate cavalry commander)
1831 John B Hood confederate general (lost Atlanta)
1878 John Masefield England, 15th poet laureate (Salt-Water Ballads)
1890 Frank Morgan NYC, actor (Affairs of Cellini, Annie Get Your Gun)
1898 Curtis Stevens US, 2 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)
1898 Edgar "Cookie" Fairchild NYC, bandleader (Jerry Colonna Show)
1898 Molly Picon actress (Milk & Honey, Fiddler on the Roof)
1899 Werner Janssen NYC, conductor/composer (New Years Eve in NY)
19-- Anthony Ponzini Bkln NY, actor (Flatbush, Rituals)
19-- Kathi Norris Newark Ohio, TV hostess (Spin the Picture)
1901 John W Van Duren playwright (I Remember Mama)
1907 Frank Whittle inventor (jet engine)
1921 Nelson Riddle Oradell NJ, musical conductor (Batman, Frank Sinatra)
1922 Abdul Rashid Pakistan, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)
1922 Joan Caulfield East Orange NJ, actress (Liz-My Favorite Husband)
1925 Richard Erdman Enid Ok, actor (Stalag 17, Anything Goes)
1926 Andy Griffith Mount Airy NC, actor (Andy Griffith Show, Matlock)
1926 Marilyn Monroe [Norma Jean Baker], actress (Some Like It Hot)
1928 Bob Monkhouse Kent England, comedian (Bonkers)
1928 Georgi T Dobrovolsky Odessa, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)
1930 Edward Woodward England, actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman)
1930 Ty Hardin Ill, actor (Berserk, PT 109)
1933 Alan (the Horse) Ameche Wisc, NFL fullback (Baltimore Colts)
1934 Pat Boone Florida, singer/actor (April Love, Cross & Switchblade)
1934 Peter Masterson Texas, actor (Ambush Bay)
1935 James George US, weightlifter (Olympic-silver-1960/bronze-1956)
1935 Reverend Ike SC, evangelist minister
1937 Morgan Freeman actor (Driving Mrs Daisy)
1939 Cleavon Little Chickasha Okla, actor (Blazing Saddles, Toy Soldiers)
1940 Ren‚ Auberjonois NYC, actor (Clayton-Benson, McCabe & Mrs Miller)
1941 Edo de Waart Amsterdam Holland, conductor (Houston Opera-1976)
1943 Richard Goode Bronx, concert pianist (1980 Avery Fisher Award)
1944 Robert Powell England, actor (Jigsaw Man, Shaka Zulu, Secrets)
1945 Frederica Von Stade Somerville NJ, mezzo-soprano (Die Zauberfl”te)
1945 Linda Scott singer (Hey Look at Me Now)
1946 Carol Neblett Modesto California, soprano (NYC Opera)
1947 Ron Wood rock guitarist (Faces, Jeff Beck Group, Rolling Stones)
1948 Tom Sneva US auto racer (Indianapolis 500-1983)
1953 Diana Canova West Palm Beach Fla, actress (Corrine-Soap)
1955 Chiyonofuji sumo wrestler
1956 Lisa Hartman Houston Tx, singer/actress (Tabitha, Knots Landing)
1956 Robin Mattson actress (Gina-Santa Barbara, Bonnie's Kids, Wolf Lake)
1959 Alan "Wild"er rocker (Depeche Mode-Just Can't Get Enough)
1961 Paul Coffey NHL forward (Edmonton Oilers, Pitts Penguins)
1963 Mike Joyce rocker (The Smiths-Ask, Panic, London)
1965 India Allen Portsmouth Va, playmate of the year (Dec, 1987)
1968 Jason Donovan rocker/actor (Neighbors)

Deaths which occurred on June 01:

1823 Louis Nicholas Davout French field marshall, dies at 53
1864 Solomon George Washington Dill poor white ally of blacks,
           assassinated in his home by white terrorists in SC
1960 Lester Patrick NHL coach/star, dies at 76
1968 Helen Keller blind & deaf, dies at 87
1985 Richard Greene actor (Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 67
1987 Errol W Barrow PM of Barbados (1961-76), dies at 67
1987 Rashid Karami Lebanon, 10 time PM of Lebanon, dies at 65


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On this day...

1495 1st written record of Scotch Whiskey appears in Exchequer Rolls
           of Scotland. Friar John Cor is the distiller
1638 1st earthquake recorded in US, at Plymouth, Mass
1774 British govt orders Port of Boston closed
1789 1st US congressional act becomes law (on administering oaths)
1792 Kentucky admitted as 15th US state
1796 Tennessee admitted as 16th US state
1808 1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio
1809 Allardyce Barclay begins a bet of walking 1 mile every hour for
           1,000 hours. Each hour he walked a « mile round trip from his home
1813 Capt John Lawrence utters Navy motto "Don't give up the ship"
1835 6th national black convention (Phila)
1843 It snows in Buffalo & Rochester NY & Cleveland Ohio
1843 Sojourner Truth leaves NY to begin her career as antislavery activist
1845 Homing pigeon completes 11,000 km trip (Namibia-London) in 55 days
1855 US adventurer Wm Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery
1861 1st skirmish in the Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va
1861 US & Confederacy simultaneously stop mail interchange
1862 Gen Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at 7 Pines
1864 Battle of Cold Harbour, VA
1866 Renegade Irish Fenians invade Fort Erie Ontario from US
1868 Texas constitutional convention meets in Austin
1869 Voting Machine patented by Thomas Edison
1877 US troops authorized to pursue bandits into Mexico
1888 California gets its 1st seismograph
1893 The opera "Falstaff" is produced (Berlin)
1898 Trans-Mississippi International Exposition opens in Omaha
1905 Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition opens in Portland, Oregon
1907 -27ø F (-33ø C), Sarmiento, Argentina (South American record)
1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition opens in Seattle
1911 1st US group insurance policy written, Passaic, NJ
1915 1st Zeppelin air raid over England
1918 Yanks turn triple-play, beat Tigers 5-4
1921 Race riot in Tusla Okla (21 whites & 60 blacks killed)
1923 NY Giants beat Phillies, 22-5
1925 Lou Gehrig replaces Wally Pipp (1st of record 2130 consec games)
1933 Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago
1935 Yanks set solo HR record with 6 beat Boston 7-2
1937 Chic White Sox Bill Dietrich no-hits St Louis Browns, 8-0
1938 Superman Comics launched
1939 1st night game at Phil's Shribe Park (Pirates 5, Phillies 2)
1939 1st televised heavyweight boxing match-Max Baer vs Lou Nova
1939 British sub "Thetis" sinks in Liverpool Bay with all 99 aboard
1941 31.98 cm (12.59") rainfall, Burlington, Kansas (state 24-hr record)
1941 Germany bans all Catholic publications
1945 WLB-AM in Minneapolis Minn changes call letters to KUOM
1946 Assault wins Belmont Stakes & Triple Crown
1947 The OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands
1949 1st magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)
1951 1st self-contained titanium plant opened Henderson Nevada
1951 S Arend discovers asteroids #1592 Mathieu & #1593 Fagnes
1957 1st US runner breaks 4 minute mile (Don Bowden) [see 05051956]
1958 Charles de Gaulle becomes premier of France
1959 Constitution of Tunisia promulgated (National Day)
1962 Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit
1962 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m
1963 King Victor Emmanual III of Italy, becomes Emperor of Ethiopia
1965 A Penzias & R Wilson detect 3ø K primordial background radiation
1965 Explosion at Fukuoka, Japan kills 237 coal miners
1966 2,400 persons attend White House Conference on Civil Rights
1966 George Harrison is impressed by Ravi Shankar's concert in London
1966 Shortwave station Radio NY Worldwide changes calls from WRUL to WNYW
1967 Beatles release Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in US & goes gold
1967 Mayor-council form of government instituted for Washington, DC
1968 Simon & Garfunkel's "Mrs Robinson" hits #1
1969 Tobacco advertising is banned on Canadian radio & TV
1970 Soyuz 9 launched into Earth orbit for 18 days
1971 Ed Sullivan's final TV show
1971 Perth Observatory discovers asteroid #2167 Erin
1973 Paul McCartney & Wings release "Live & Let Die"
1974 Bundy victim Brenda Ball disappears from Burien, Wash
1975 Calif Angel Nolan Ryan 4th no-hitter beats Balt Orioles, 1-0
1975 Ron Woods replaces Mick Taylor as Rolling Stone guitarist
1979 Supersonics beat Bullets for NBA championship, 4 games to 1
1979 Wings release "Old Siam, Sir"
1980 Barbra Striesand appears at an ACLU Benefit in Calif
1980 H Debehogne discovers asteroids #2543 Machado & #3411
1980 Ted Turner's Cable News Network begins broadcasting
1984 KWK-AM in St Louis MO changes call letters to KGLD
1984 Weightlifter Alexander Gunyashev of USSR snatches a record 211 kg
1990 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland for 1st time since 1974
1990 Dow Jones Avg hits a record high of 2,900.97
1990 The Cowboy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
1991 Mount Pinatubo (Phillipines) erupts for 1st time in 600 years


Note: Some Holidays are only applicable on a given "day of the week"

China PR, Mongolia : Children's Festival Day
Kentucky-1792, Tennessee-1796 : Statehood Day
Kenya : Madaraka Day, a day to enjoy freedom
Philadelphia : Elfreth's Alley Day-celebrates oldest US street
Samoa : Independence Day
Thailand : Visakha Puja
Tunisia : Victory Day/Constitution Day (1959)
Western Samoa : National Day
Massachusetts : Teachers' Day - - - - - ( Sunday )
Ireland : Bank Day - - - - - ( Monday )
Bahamas : Labour Day - - - - - ( Friday )
New Zealand : Queen's Birthday - - - - - ( Monday )
Western Australia : Foundation Day (1838) - - - - - ( Monday )

Religious Observances

Eastern Orthodox : All Saint's Day
Moslem-Uganda : Supreme Council Day
RC : Commemoration of the BVM, Mediatrix of All Graces
Ang, Luth : Commemoration of Justin, martyr at Rome

Religious History

1793 Birth of Henry Francis Lyte, Scottish clergyman who wrote the hymns 'Abide with Me' and 'Jesus, I My Cross Have Taken.'
1922 Birth of Ray Knighton, who in 1954 founded the Medical Assistance Program (MAP International) in Chicago.
1930 Missionary-linguist Frank C. Laubach wrote in a letter: 'I must talk about God, or I cannot keep Him in my mind. I must give Him away in order to have Him.'
1953 The Christian Aid Mission (CIM) was chartered in Washington, DC by founder Bob Finley.
1978 The Evangelical Free Baptist Church was incorporated in DuPage County, Illinois, having withdrawn from the Southern Baptist Convention following a doctrinal dispute.

Source: William D. Blake. ALMANAC OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 1987.
Additional information supplied by the author. Contact via E-mail: William D. Blake. (

Thought for the day :

" Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius. "

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