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June 1st

June 1st is the 152nd day of the year (153rd day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 213 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about June 1st, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on June 1st

1265 Dante (poet)


1780 Carl von Clausewitz (Prussian general)

1801 Brigham Young (Mormon leader)

1907 Sir Frank Whittle (engineer - inventor of the turbojet engine)

1926 Marilyn Monroe (actress)

Marilyn Morone

1926 Andy Griffith (actor)

Andy Griffith

1930 Edward Woodward (actor)

1934 Pat Boone (singer)

Pat Boone

1936 Gerald Scarfe (cartoonist)

1937 Morgan Freeman (actor)

Morgan Freeman

1939 Jackie Stewart (racing driver)

1946 Brian Cox (actor)

1947 Ronnie Wood (musician - The Rolling Stones)

1950 Chris Crawford (computer games designer)

1965 Nigel Short (chess player - youngest player to be awarded the title of "International Master")

1973 Heidi Klum (model)

1974 Alanis Morissette (singer)

1979 Markus Persson (computer games designer (Notch) - Minecraft)

June 1st in History

1792 Kentucky admitted as 15th US state.

Kentucky Flag

1796 Tennessee admitted as 16th US state.

Tennessee Flag

1812 US President James Madison asks congress to declare war on Great Britain.

James Madison

1952 Volga-Don Canal opens, allowing navigation between the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea.

1980 CNN launched.

2005 Netherlands rejects proposed European Constitution, in a referendum.

2016 \

The Gotthard Base Tunnel opens in Switzerland. The longest and deepest railway tunnel yet constructed.

June 1st is also

International Children's Day

Madaraka Day (Kenya) - Celebrates self government.

Independence Day (Samoa)

Constitution Day (Tunisia)


People born on June 1st are Gemini


Gemini Information: Gemini Links:

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