Historydraft LogoHistorydraft Logo HistorydraftbetaHistorydraft Logo Historydraftbeta

  • U.S.
    Thursday Jun 01, 1843

    Sojourner Truth

    Changed her name

    U.S.
    Thursday Jun 01, 1843

    The year 1843 was a turning point for Baumfree. She became a Methodist, and on June 1, Pentecost Sunday, she changed her name to Sojourner Truth. She chose the name because she heard the Spirit of God calling on her to preach the truth. She told her friends: "The Spirit calls me, and I must go," and left to make her way traveling and preaching about the abolition of slavery.




  • Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
    Friday Jun 01, 1906

    Mexican Revolution

    The 1906 Cananea Strike

    Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
    Friday Jun 01, 1906

    Mexican copper miners in the northern state of Sonora took action in the 1906 Cananea strike.




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Monday Jun 01, 1925

    Howard Hughes: The Aviator

    Marriage

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Monday Jun 01, 1925

    Hughes withdrew from Rice University shortly after his father's death. On June 1, 1925, he married Ella Botts Rice, daughter of David Rice and Martha Lawson Botts of Houston, and great-niece of William Marsh Rice, for whom Rice University was named. They moved to Los Angeles, where he hoped to make a name for himself as a filmmaker.




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 01, 1926

    Marilyn Monroe

    Born

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 01, 1926

    Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson at the Los Angeles County Hospital on June 1, 1926 as the third child of Gladys Pearl Baker .




  • United Kingdom
    Saturday Jun 01, 1929

    Anna May Wong

    Piccadilly

    United Kingdom
    Saturday Jun 01, 1929

    Wong made her last silent film, Piccadilly, in 1929, the first of five English films in which she had a starring role. The film caused a sensation in the UK.




  • Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 01, 1938

    Alan Turing

    Turing Obtained His PhD From The Department of Mathematics

    Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 01, 1938

    In June 1938, he obtained his PhD from the Department of Mathematics at Princeton; his dissertation, Systems of Logic Based on Ordinals, introduced the concept of ordinal logic and the notion of relative computing, where Turing machines are augmented with so-called oracles, allowing the study of problems that cannot be solved by Turing machines. John von Neumann wanted to hire him as his postdoctoral assistant, but he went back to the United Kingdom.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 01, 1943

    Frank Sinatra

    Sinatra signed with Columbia Records

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 01, 1943

    Sinatra signed with Columbia Records as a solo artist on June 1, 1943 during the 1942–44 musicians' strike.


  • Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Monday Jun 01, 1953

    Malcolm X

    Assistant minister of the Nation's Temple Number One

    Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Monday Jun 01, 1953

    In June 1953 he was named assistant minister of the Nation's Temple Number One in Detroit.


  • Algeria
    Saturday Jun 01, 1957

    Algerian War

    Maurice Audin a Communist university professor was arrested

    Algeria
    Saturday Jun 01, 1957

    The use of torture was not restricted to Muslims, French FLN sympathisers were also picked up and subjected to it. Maurice Audin a Communist university professor was arrested by the paras on 11 June on suspicion of harboring and aiding FLN operatives, Henri Alleg the Communist editor of Alger républicain was arrested by the Paras at Audin's apartment the following day and was told by Audin that he had been tortured, Audin was never seen again and it is believed that he either died while being interrogated or was summarily executed.


  • Alcatraz, San Francisco, USA
    Friday Jun 01, 1962

    June 1962 Alcatraz escape attempt: Escape from Alcatraz

    sculpting dummy

    Alcatraz, San Francisco, USA
    Friday Jun 01, 1962

    The men concealed their absence while working outside their cells and after the escape itself by sculpting dummy heads from a home-made paper-mâché-like mixture of soap, toothpaste, concrete dust, and toilet paper, and giving them a realistic appearance with paint from the maintenance shop and hair from the barbershop floor. With towels and clothing piled under the blankets in their bunks and the dummy heads positioned on the pillows, they appeared to be sleeping.


  • Falklands
    Tuesday Jun 01, 1982

    Falklands War

    The Arrival of a further 5,000 British troops of the 5th Infantry Brigade

    Falklands
    Tuesday Jun 01, 1982

    By 1 June, with the arrival of a further 5,000 British troops of the 5th Infantry Brigade, the new British divisional commander, Major General Jeremy Moore RM, had sufficient force to start planning an offensive against Stanley.


  • England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jun 01, 1985

    Heysel Stadium Events

    UEFA banned English clubs for "...An indeterminate period of time"

    England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jun 01, 1985

    Pressure mounted to ban English clubs from European competition. On 31 May 1985, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher asked the FA to withdraw English clubs from European competition before they were banned, but two days later, UEFA banned English clubs for "...An indeterminate period of time".


  • Caquetá, Colombia
    Monday Jun 01, 1987

    Colombian conflict

    The Ceasefire between FARC and the Colombian Government formally collapsed

    Caquetá, Colombia
    Monday Jun 01, 1987

    In June 1987, the ceasefire between FARC and the Colombian government formally collapsed after the guerrillas attacked a military unit in the jungles of Caquetá.


  • Beijing, China
    Thursday Jun 01, 1989

    1989 Tiananmen Square protests

    Li Peng Issued a Report Titled "On the True Nature of The Turmoil"

    Beijing, China
    Thursday Jun 01, 1989

    On 1 June, Li Peng issued a report titled "On the True Nature of the Turmoil", which was circulated to every member of the Politburo. The report aimed to persuade the Politburo of the necessity and legality of clearing Tiananmen Square by referring to the protestors as terrorists and counterrevolutionaries. The report stated that turmoil was continuing to grow, the students had no plans to leave, and they were gaining popular support.


  • The Church of St Augustine of Canterbury, East Hendred, Oxfordshire, England
    Saturday Jun 01, 1996

    David Cameron

    Marriage

    The Church of St Augustine of Canterbury, East Hendred, Oxfordshire, England
    Saturday Jun 01, 1996

    Cameron is married to Samantha Gwendoline Cameron (née Sheffield), the daughter of Sir Reginald Sheffield, 8th Baronet, and Annabel Lucy Veronica Jones (now Viscountess Astor). A Marlborough College school friend of Cameron's sister Clare, Samantha accepted Clare's invitation to accompany the Cameron family on holiday in Tuscany, Italy, after graduating from Bristol School of Creative Arts. It was then David and Samantha's romance started. They were married on 1 June 1996 at the Church of St Augustine of Canterbury, East Hendred, Oxfordshire, five years before Cameron was elected to parliament.


  • Los Angeles, California,U.S.
    Monday Jun 01, 1998

    Jim Carrey

    Taking a pay cut

    Los Angeles, California,U.S.
    Monday Jun 01, 1998

    In 1998, he decided to take a pay cut to play the serious role of Truman Burbank in the satirical comedy-drama film The Truman Show (1998). The film was highly praised and brought Carrey further international acclaim, leading many to believe he would be nominated for an Oscar. The Truman Show was a commercial success also, earning $264 million worldwide against a budget of $60 million.


  • Espoo, Finland
    Thursday Jun 01, 2006

    Nokia

    Jorma Ollila retired as CEO

    Espoo, Finland
    Thursday Jun 01, 2006

    On 1 June 2006, Jorma Ollila became the company's chairman and retired as CEO, replaced by Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo.


  • U.S.
    Friday Jun 01, 2007

    Dwayne Johnson

    Splitting up

    U.S.
    Friday Jun 01, 2007

    On June 1, 2007, Johnson and Dany García announced they were splitting up amicably.


  • Madrid, Spain
    Monday Jun 01, 2009

    Zinedine Zidane

    The advisor To The President after Florentino Pérez was named president of Real Madrid

    Madrid, Spain
    Monday Jun 01, 2009

    On 1 June 2009, Zidane was announced as the advisor to the president after Florentino Pérez was named president of Real Madrid for the second time.


  • FIFA headquarters, Zurich, Switzerland
    Wednesday Jun 01, 2011

    Sepp Blatter

    2011 Election

    FIFA headquarters, Zurich, Switzerland
    Wednesday Jun 01, 2011

    In 2011, elections were scheduled for the FIFA presidency, in which Blatter was again the incumbent candidate, running for a fourth consecutive term. There being no other nominations, Blatter ran unopposed in the ensuing presidential election and was re-elected for a fourth term, with 186 of the 203 votes cast.


  • Sweden
    Wednesday Jun 01, 2011

    League of Legends

    First eSports championship

    Sweden
    Wednesday Jun 01, 2011

    The Season 1 Championship was held at DreamHack in Sweden, in June 2011 and had US$100,000 in prizes. The European team Fnatic defeated teams from Europe, the USA, and Southeast Asia to win the tournament and received US$50,000 in prize money. Over 1.6 million viewers watched the streamed broadcast of the event, with a peak of over 210,000 simultaneous viewers in one semi-final match.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 01, 2011

    Shaquille O'Neal

    O'Neal announced his retirement via social media

    U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 01, 2011

    On June 1, 2011, O'Neal announced his retirement via social media. On a short video on Twitter, O'Neal tweeted, "We did it. Nineteen years, baby. I want to thank you very much. That's why I'm telling you first. I'm about to retire. Love you. Talk to you soon."


  • Italy
    Sunday Jun 01, 2014

    Ciro Immobile

    Making the World Cup 23-man squad

    Italy
    Sunday Jun 01, 2014

    On 13 May 2014, Immobile was named in Italy's provisional 30-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and on 1 June he was named in the final 23-man squad.


  • Madrid, Spain
    Saturday Jun 01, 2019

    Juan Carlos I

    Retirement

    Madrid, Spain
    Saturday Jun 01, 2019

    In June 2019, the former King announced his retirement from official duties.


  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Monday Jun 01, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Over 6 Million in Cases of Covid-19

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Monday Jun 01, 2020

    On the first of July, the WHO announced that the number of cases reached 6,057,853 and the death tally became 371,166


<