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1694 Fran‡ois Quesnay France, economist, leader of the Physiocrats
1738 George III English king during American Revolution (1760-1820)
1867 Carl Gustaf Mannerheim Finland, military hero, Pres (1944-46)
1877 Heinrich Wieland German chemist (bile acids-Nobel 1927)
1895 Dino Conte Grandi Italy, delegate to league of nations (1925-32)
19-- Lindsay Frost actress (As the World Turns)
19-- Priscilla Morrill Medford Mass, actress (Edie Grant-Mary Tyler Moore)
1902 Richard Allen India, field hockey goal tender (Olympic-gold-1928)
1908 Rosalind Russell actress (Mame, Take a Letter Darling)
1909 Paul Nordoff Philadelphia, composer (Frog Prince)
1917 Charles Collingwood Mich, news commentator (CBS, Chronicles)
1917 Howard Metzenbaum (Sen-D-Ohio)
1917 Robert Anderson author (Tea & Sympathy)
1917 Robert Merrill Bkln NY, baritone (NY Metropolitan Opera)
1922 Irwin Bazelon Evanston Illinois, composer (Duo for Viola)
1924 Dennis Weaver Joplin Mo, actor (Chester-Gunsmoke, Duel, Battered)
1926 Nan Leslie LA Calif, actress (Kings Row, The Californians)
1926 Robert Earl Hughes became heaviest known human (486 kg)
1932 John Barrymore Jr Beverly Hills Calif, actor (Pantomine Quiz)
1936 Bruce Dern Winnetka Ill, actor (Coming Home, Silent Running, Tatoo)
1937 Freddie Fender Mexico, country singer (Feelings)
1944 Michelle Phillips singer/actress (Mamas & Papas)
1944 Roger Ball saxophonist (Average White Band)
1945 Gordon Waller Scotland, singer (Peter & Gordon-World Without Love)
1945 Ivan "Ironman" Stewart Mickey Thompson off-road champ (1983, 84, 90)
1945 Margaret Impert Horseheads NY, actress (Maggie, Spencer's Pilots)
1946 Bettina Gregory newswoman (ABC-TV)
1948 Rosemary Joyce model/actress (Daphne Draper-Search For Tomorrow)
1950 Wayne Powers New Rochelle NY, actor (Laverne & Shirley, 13 East)
1952 Catherine Watkins Hartford Ct, actress (It's Not Easy, Mary)
1952 Parker Stevenson Phila Pa, actor (Falcon Crest, Stroker Ace)
1958 Julie Gholson Birmingham Ala, actress
1961 El Debarge rocker (Debarge-All this Love)
1963 Xavier McDaniel NBA forward (Seattle SuperSonics)
1964 Chris Kavanagh rocker (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111)
1965 Andrea Jaeger Chicago, tennis player (retired as a teenager)
1968 Stacy Leigh Arthur Naperville Ill, playmate (Jan, 1991)

Deaths which occurred on June 04:

1954 Harold Hoffman (Gov-NJ), dies at 58
1960 Lucien Littlefield actor (Mr Beasley-Blondie), dies at 64
1970 Menasha Skulnik comedian (Menasha the Magnificent), dies at 78
1973 Arna Bontemps writer/educator, dies at 72 in Nashville, Tenn
1973 Murray Wilson father of beachboys Brian, Carl & Dennis, dies at 55
1989 Ayatalloh Ruhullah Khomeini of Iran, dies at 86 of internal bleeding
1990 Jack Gilford comedic actor, dies at 82 of stomach cancer


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On this day...

780 -BC- 1st total solar eclipse reliably recorded by Chinese
1070 Roquefort cheese created in a cave near Roquefort, France
1647 British army seizes King Charles I as a prisoner
1745 Prussians defeat Austrians at Hohenfriedeberg
1783 Montgolfier brothers launch 1st hot-air balloon (unmanned)
1784 Mme Thible becomes 1st woman to fly (in a balloon)
1792 Capt George Vancouver claims Puget Sound for Britain
1805 Tripoli forced to conclude peace with US after war over tribute
1812 Louisiana Territory officially renamed "Missouri Territory"
1825 Unseasonable hurricane hits NYC
1832 3rd national black convention meets (Phila)
1850 Empire Engine Company No 1 organized
1862 Confederates evacuate Fort Pillow, Tenn
1878 Cyprus ceded by Turkey to Britain for administrative purposes
1896 Henry takes his 1st Ford through streets of Detroit
1900 M Wolf & A Schwassmann discovers asteroid #456 Abnoba
1912 Cone of Mount Katmai (Alaska) collapses
1912 Massachusetts passes 1st US minimum wage law
1918 M Wolf discovers asteroid #894 Erda
1919 Senate passes Women's Suffrage bill
1919 US marines invade Costa Rica
1927 1st Ryders Cup (Golf), US beats England 9«-2«
1929 George Eastman demonstrates 1st technicolor movie (Rochester NY)
1934 C Jackson discovers asteroid #2066 Palala
1940 1st night game at Forbes Field (Pirates 14, Braves 2)
1940 1st NL night game at Sportsman's Park (Dodgers 10, Cardinals 1)
1940 British complete miracle of Dunkirk by evacuating 300,000 troops
1940 German forces enter Paris
1942 Battle of Midway begins; Japan's 1st major defeat in WW II
1942 Capitol Record Co opens for business
1943 St Louis Card Mort Cooper pitches his 2nd consecutive 1 hitter
1944 1st submarine captured & boarded on high seas-U 505
1944 5th Army enters & liberates Rome from Mussolini's Fascist armies
1946 Largest solar prominence (300,000 mi/500,000 km) observed
1949 "Cavalcade of Stars" debuts (DuMont); Jackie Gleason made host in 1950
1951 Pirate's Gus Bell hits for the cycle helps beat Phillies 12-4
1954 Arthur Murray flies X-1A rocket plane to record 27,000 m
1956 Speech by Khrushchev blasting Stalin made public
1957 1st commercial coal pipeline placed in operation
1963 1st transmission of "Pop Go the Beatles" on BBC radio
1964 Beatles "World Tour" begins in Copenhagen Denmark
1964 LA Dodger Sandy Koufax 3rd no-hitter beats Phil Phillies, 3-0
1965 Rolling Stones release "Satisfaction"
1967 Emmy Awards-Monkees win for comedy series
1968 Don Drysdale pitches his 6th straight shutout, en route to 58 innings
1969 Nicky Hopkins quits rock & rolls, Jeff Beck Group
1970 Tonga gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1971 Oakland A's beat Wash Senators, 5-3, in 21 innings
1972 Angela Davis, black activist, acquitted of killing a white guard
1974 NFL grants franchise to Seattle Seahawks
1977 Violence during Puerto Rican Day in Chicago kills 2
1981 E Bowell discovers asteroids #2494 Inge, #2797 Teucer, #2870 Haupt,
           #3169 Ostro & #3726
1982 Israel attacks targets in south Lebanon
1984 Bruce Springsteen releases "Born in the USA"
1985 STS 51-G vehicle moves to the launch pad
1985 Supreme Court strikes down Alabama "moment of silence" law
1986 Jonathan Pollard, spy for Israel, pleads guilty in US court
1987 Danny Harris beats Edwin Moses, ends streak of 122 cons hurdle wins
1988 Longest game in Balt Memorial Stadium (5:46) 14 inn (beat NY 7-6)
1989 Beijing cop shoots & wounds Chinese priemer Li Ping
1989 Eastern Europe's 1st somewhat free election in 40 years held in Poland
1989 Largest parade in Bronx history honors 350th anniversary
1989 Red Sox lead Blue Jays 10-0 in 7th, but lose 12-11 in 12 for Blue
           Jays 12th consecutive victory at Fenway
1990 Greyhound Bus files bankruptcy
1990 NY Telephone company announces that it wants Bronx areacode 917


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

Botswana : Commonwealth Day
Finland : Flag Day (1867)
International : Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
Tonga : Independence 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

Christian : Feast of SS Quirinus & Optatus
Christian : Feast of St Saturnine
Unification Church : Day of all things
RC : Commemoration of St Francis Caracciolo, confessor

Religious History

1820 Birth of Elvina M. Hall, American Methodist poet who authored the hymn, 'Jesus Paid It All' (a.k.a. 'I Hear the Savior Say').
1873 Birth of Charles F. Parham, American charismatic church pioneer. In 1898 he founded a Bible training school in Topeka, Kansas, where the modern Pentecostal movement began in 1901.
1878 Birth of Frank N. Buchman, American exponent of the social gospel. He founded the First Century Christian Movement (1921), the Oxford Group (1929) and the Moral Re-Armament Movement (1938).
1900 Birth of Nelson Glueck, American Jewish archaeologist. Director of the American School of Oriental Research in Jerusalem between 1932 and 1947, he explored and dated over 1,000 ancient sites in Palestine and the Near East.
1948 In Manilla, the first missionary radio station built in the Philippines by the Far East Broadcasting Company (FEBC) first went on the air.

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. (

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