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What happend on 15. June in History

In our data base we found 338 events happened on 15. June:
  • 923: Robert I of France (b. 866) [category: Deaths]
  • 923: Battle of Soissons: King Robert I of France is killed and King Charles the Simple is arrested by the supporters of Duke Rudolph of Burgundy. [category: Events]
  • 991: Theophanu, Byzantine wife of Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 960) [category: Deaths]
  • 1073: Emperor Go-Sanjō of Japan (b. 1034) [category: Deaths]
  • 1184: King Magnus V of Norway is killed at the Battle of Fimreite. [category: Events]

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  • 1215: King John of England puts his seal to the Magna Carta. [category: Events]
  • 1219: Northern Crusades: Danish victory at the Battle of Lyndanisse (modern-day Tallinn) establishes the Danish Duchy of Estonia. [category: Events]
  • 1246: Frederick II, Duke of Austria (b. 1219) [category: Deaths]
  • 1246: With the death of Duke Frederick II, the Babenberg dynasty ends in Austria. [category: Events]
  • 1330: Edward, the Black Prince, English son of King Edward III of England (d. 1376) [category: Births]
  • 1341: Andronikos III Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1297) [category: Deaths]
  • 1381: John Cavendish, English lawyer and educator (b. 1346) [category: Deaths]
  • 1381: Wat Tyler, English leader of the Peasants' Revolt (b. 1341) [category: Deaths]
  • 1383: John VI Kantakouzenos, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1292) [category: Deaths]
  • 1389: Lazar of Serbia, Serbian saint (b. 1329) [category: Deaths]
  • 1389: Murad I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1326) [category: Deaths]
  • 1389: Battle of Kosovo: The Ottoman Empire defeats Serbs and Bosnians. [category: Events]
  • 1467: Philip III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1396) [category: Deaths]
  • 1519: Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, English son of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1536) [category: Births]
  • 1520: Pope Leo X threatens to excommunicate Martin Luther in papal bull Exsurge Domine. [category: Events]

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  • 1521: Tamás Bakócz, Hungarian cardinal and statesman (b. 1442) [category: Deaths]
  • 1560: William Sommers, English jester (b.1525) [category: Deaths]
  • 1580: Philip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw. [category: Events]
  • 1594: Nicolas Poussin, French painter (d. 1665) [category: Births]
  • 1614: Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton, English politician (b. 1540) [category: Deaths]
  • 1623: Cornelis de Witt, Dutch politician (d. 1672) [category: Births]
  • 1624: Hiob Ludolf, German orientalist (d. 1704) [category: Births]
  • 1640: Bernard Lamy, French mathematician (d. 1715) [category: Births]
  • 1667: The first human blood transfusion is administered by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys. [category: Events]
  • 1679: Guillaume Courtois, French painter (b. 1628) [category: Deaths]
  • 1724: Henry Sacheverell, English clergyman and politician (b. 1674) [category: Deaths]
  • 1749: Georg Joseph Vogler, German composer, organist, teacher, and theorist (d. 1814) [category: Births]
  • 1752: Benjamin Franklin proves that lightning is electricity (traditional date, the exact date is unknown). [category: Events]
  • 1755: Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, French chemist (d. 1809) [category: Births]
  • 1763: Kobayashi Issa, Japanese poet (d. 1827) [category: Births]
  • 1765: Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger, German mathematician (d. 1831) [category: Births]
  • 1765: Martin Baum, American businessman and politician (d. 1831) [category: Births]
  • 1767: Rachel Jackson, American wife of Andrew Jackson, 7th First Lady of the United States (d. 1828) [category: Births]
  • 1768: James Short, Scottish mathematician and optician (b. 1710) [category: Deaths]
  • 1772: Louis-Claude Daquin, French composer (b. 1694) [category: Deaths]
  • 1775: American Revolutionary War: George Washington is appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army. [category: Events]
  • 1776: Delaware Separation Day – Delaware votes to suspend government under the British Crown and separate officially from Pennsylvania. [category: Events]
  • 1777: David Daniel Davis, English physician (d. 1841) [category: Births]
  • 1785: Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, co-pilot of the first-ever manned flight (1783), and his companion, Pierre Romain, become the first-ever casualties of an air crash when their hot air balloon explodes during their attempt to cross the English Channel. [category: Events]
  • 1789: Josiah Henson, American minister and abolitionist (d. 1883) [category: Births]
  • 1801: Benjamin Wright Raymond, American politician (d. 1883) [category: Births]
  • 1804: New Hampshire approves the Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution, ratifying the document. [category: Events]
  • 1805: William Butler Ogden, American politician (d. 1877) [category: Births]
  • 1808: Joseph Bonaparte becomes King of Spain. [category: Events]
  • 1809: François-Xavier Garneau, French-Canadian poet and historian (d. 1866) [category: Births]
  • 1836: Arkansas is admitted as the 25th U.S. state. [category: Events]
  • 1843: Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (d. 1907) [category: Births]
  • 1844: Thomas Campbell, Scottish poet (b. 1777) [category: Deaths]
  • 1844: Charles Goodyear receives a patent for vulcanization, a process to strengthen rubber. [category: Events]
  • 1846: The Oregon Treaty establishes the 49th parallel as the border between the United States and Canada, from the Rocky Mountains to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. [category: Events]
  • 1848: Gheevarghese Mar Gregorios of Parumala, Indian-Syrian bishop (d. 1902) [category: Births]
  • 1849: James K. Polk, American lawyer and politician, 11th President of the United States (b. 1795) [category: Deaths]
  • 1858: Ary Scheffer, Dutch-French painter (b. 1795) [category: Deaths]
  • 1859: Pig War: Ambiguity in the Oregon Treaty leads to the "Northwestern Boundary Dispute" between United States and British/Canadian settlers. [category: Events]
  • 1864: American Civil War: The Second Battle of Petersburg begins. [category: Events]
  • 1864: Arlington National Cemetery is established when 200 acres (0.81 km2) around Arlington Mansion (formerly owned by Confederate General Robert E. Lee) are officially set aside as a military cemetery by U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. [category: Events]
  • 1867: Atlantic Cable Quartz Lode gold mine located in Montana. [category: Events]
  • 1872: Thomas William Burgess, second person to swim the English Channel (d. 1950) [category: Births]
  • 1875: Herman Smith-Johannsen, Norwegian-Canadian skier (d. 1987) [category: Births]
  • 1876: Margaret Abbott, American golfer (d. 1955) [category: Births]
  • 1877: Henry Ossian Flipper becomes the first African American cadet to graduate from the United States Military Academy. [category: Events]
  • 1878: Eadweard Muybridge takes a series of photographs to prove that all four feet of a horse leave the ground when it runs; the study becomes the basis of motion pictures. [category: Events]
  • 1882: Ion Antonescu, Romanian politician (d. 1946) [category: Births]
  • 1884: Harry Langdon, American actor (d. 1944) [category: Births]
  • 1888: Ramón López Velarde, Mexican poet (d. 1921) [category: Births]
  • 1888: Frederick III, German Emperor (b. 1831) [category: Deaths]
  • 1888: Crown Prince Wilhelm becomes Kaiser Wilhelm II; he will be the last Emperor of the German Empire. [category: Events]
  • 1889: Mihai Eminescu, Romanian poet (b. 1850) [category: Deaths]
  • 1890: Unryū Kyūkichi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 10th Yokozuna (b. 1822) [category: Deaths]
  • 1894: Nikolai Chebotaryov, Ukrainian mathematician (d. 1947) [category: Births]
  • 1894: Robert Russell Bennett, American composer and arranger (d. 1981) [category: Births]
  • 1896: The deadliest tsunami in Japan's history kills more than 22,000 people. [category: Events]
  • 1900: Gotthard Günther, German philosopher (d. 1984) [category: Births]
  • 1900: Otto Luening, German-American composer (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1902: Erik Erikson, German psychoanalyst (d. 1994) [category: Births]
  • 1904: A fire aboard the steamboat SS General Slocum in New York City's East River kills 1,000. [category: Events]
  • 1905: Princess Margaret of Connaught marries Gustaf, Crown Prince of Sweden. [category: Events]
  • 1906: Léon Degrelle, Belgian SS officer (d. 1994) [category: Births]
  • 1908: Sam Giancana, American mobster (d. 1975) [category: Births]
  • 1909: Representatives from England, Australia and South Africa meet at Lord's and form the Imperial Cricket Conference. [category: Events]
  • 1910: David Rose, American songwriter, composer, and orchestra leader (d. 1990) [category: Births]
  • 1911: W.V. Awdry, English writer (d. 1997) [category: Births]
  • 1913: The Battle of Bud Bagsak in the Philippines ends. [category: Events]
  • 1914: Hilda Terry, American cartoonist (d. 2006) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Saul Steinberg, Romanian-American cartoonist (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Yuri Andropov, Soviet politician (d. 1984) [category: Births]
  • 1915: Thomas Huckle Weller, American virologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2008) [category: Births]
  • 1916: Herbert A. Simon, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1916: Horacio Salgán, Argentine pianist, composer, orchestra leader, and arranger [category: Births]
  • 1916: Olga Erteszek, American fashion designer and businesswoman (d. 1989) [category: Births]
  • 1916: U.S. President Woodrow Wilson signs a bill incorporating the Boy Scouts of America, making them the only American youth organization with a federal charter. [category: Events]
  • 1917: John Bennett Fenn, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2010) [category: Births]
  • 1917: Lash LaRue, American actor (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1917: Michalis Genitsaris, Greek singer and composer (d. 2005) [category: Births]
  • 1917: Kristian Birkeland, Norwegian physicist (b. 1867) [category: Deaths]
  • 1918: Zhang Ruifang, Chinese actress (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1919: John Alcock and Arthur Brown complete the first nonstop transatlantic flight when they reach Clifden, County Galway, Ireland. [category: Events]
  • 1920: Alberto Sordi, Italian actor and director (d. 2003) [category: Births]
  • 1920: Alla Kazanskaya, Russian actress (d. 2008) [category: Births]
  • 1920: Sam Sniderman, Canadian businessman, founded Sam the Record Man (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1920: A new border treaty between Germany and Denmark gives northern Schleswig to Denmark. [category: Events]
  • 1920: Duluth lynchings in Minnesota. [category: Events]
  • 1921: Erroll Garner, American pianist and composer (d. 1977) [category: Births]
  • 1922: John Veale, English composer (d. 2006) [category: Births]
  • 1924: Ezer Weizman, Israeli politician (d. 2005) [category: Births]
  • 1926: Mac McGarry, American game show host [category: Births]
  • 1926: Shigeru Kayano, Japanese activist (d. 2006) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Hugo Pratt, Italian writer and artist (d. 1995) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humourist and poet (d. 1978) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Ottó Foky, Hungarian animator (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1930: Marcel Pronovost, Canadian ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1932: Mario Cuomo, American politician, 52nd Governor of New York [category: Births]
  • 1933: Mark Jones, English footballer (d. 1958) [category: Births]
  • 1933: Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer-songwriter (d. 2005) [category: Births]
  • 1934: Mikel Laboa, Spanish singer-songwriter (d. 2008) [category: Births]
  • 1934: Alfred Bruneau, French composer (b. 1857) [category: Deaths]
  • 1934: The U.S. Great Smoky Mountains National Park is founded. [category: Events]
  • 1936: Claude Brasseur, French actor [category: Births]
  • 1936: William Levada, American cardinal [category: Births]
  • 1937: Waylon Jennings, American singer-songwriter and musician (The Highwaymen) (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1937: A German expedition led by Karl Wien loses sixteen members in an avalanche on Nanga Parbat. It is the worst single disaster to occur on an 8000m peak. [category: Events]
  • 1938: Billy Williams, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1938: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, German painter and print-maker (b. 1880) [category: Deaths]
  • 1939: Brian Jacques, English novelist (d. 2011) [category: Births]
  • 1939: Ward Connerly, American activist and businessman, founded the American Civil Rights Institute [category: Births]
  • 1940: World War II: Operation Ariel begins – Allied troops start to evacuate France, following Germany's takeover of Paris and most of the nation. [category: Events]
  • 1941: Harry Nilsson, American singer-songwriter and musician (d. 1994) [category: Births]
  • 1941: Evelyn Underhill, English writer (b. 1875) [category: Deaths]
  • 1941: Otfrid Foerster, German neurologist (b. 1873) [category: Deaths]
  • 1942: John E. McLaughlin, American Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency [category: Births]
  • 1943: Johnny Hallyday, French singer and actor [category: Births]
  • 1943: Lee Shallat-Chemel, American director [category: Births]
  • 1943: Muff Winwood, English bassist, songwriter, and producer (Spencer Davis Group) [category: Births]
  • 1943: Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Danish politician [category: Births]
  • 1943: Xaviera Hollander, Dutch author [category: Births]
  • 1944: Robert D. Keppel, American police officer and detective [category: Births]
  • 1944: In the Saskatchewan general election, the CCF, led by Tommy Douglas, is elected and forms the first socialist government in North America. [category: Events]
  • 1944: World War II: Battle of Saipan: The United States invade Japanese-occupied Saipan. [category: Events]
  • 1945: Lawrence Wilkerson, American military officer [category: Births]
  • 1945: Miriam Defensor Santiago, Filipino judge [category: Births]
  • 1945: Nicola Pagett, English actress [category: Births]
  • 1945: The General Dutch Youth League (ANJV) is founded in Amsterdam, Netherlands. [category: Events]
  • 1946: John R. Horner, American paleontologist [category: Births]
  • 1946: Noddy Holder, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (Slade) [category: Births]
  • 1947: John Hoagland, American photographer [category: Births]
  • 1947: Lee Purcell, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1948: Mike Holmgren, American football coach [category: Births]
  • 1949: Dusty Baker, American baseball player and manager [category: Births]
  • 1949: Jim Varney, American actor (d. 2000) [category: Births]
  • 1949: Russell Hitchcock, Australian singer (Air Supply) [category: Births]
  • 1949: Simon Callow, English actor [category: Births]
  • 1950: Lakshmi Mittal, Indian businessman and industrialist [category: Births]
  • 1951: Steve Walsh, American singer-songwriter and keyboardist (Kansas and Streets) [category: Births]
  • 1951: Vance A. Larson, American painter (d. 2000) [category: Births]
  • 1953: Eje Elgh, Swedish racing driver [category: Births]
  • 1953: Rita Lee, American model [category: Births]
  • 1953: Xi Jinping, CPC General Secretary, Chinese president [category: Births]
  • 1954: Beverley Whitfield, Australian swimmer (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1954: James Belushi, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1954: Paul Rusesabagina, Rwandan hotel manager and humanitarian [category: Births]
  • 1954: UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) is formed in Basel, Switzerland. [category: Events]
  • 1955: David Kennedy, American son of Robert F. Kennedy (d. 1984) [category: Births]
  • 1955: Julie Hagerty, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1956: Ava Cadell, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1956: Lance Parrish, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1956: Polly Draper, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1956: Robin Curtis, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1956: Yevgeny Kiselyov, Russian journalist [category: Births]
  • 1957: Seppo Pääkkönen, Finnish actor [category: Births]
  • 1958: Riccardo Paletti, Italian race car driver (d. 1982) [category: Births]
  • 1958: Wade Boggs, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1959: Alan Brazil, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1959: Eileen Davidson, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1959: Vicki Genfan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist [category: Births]
  • 1960: Marieke van Doorn, Dutch field hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1960: Michèle Laroque, French actress [category: Births]
  • 1961: Brad Armstrong, American pro wrestler (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1961: Dave McAuley, Irish boxer [category: Births]
  • 1961: Kai Eckhardt, German bassist, songwriter, and composer (Garaj Mahal and Vital Information) [category: Births]
  • 1961: Scott Norton, American wrestler [category: Births]
  • 1961: Yoshimi Iwasaki, Japanese singer and actress [category: Births]
  • 1961: Giulio Cabianca, Italian race car driver (b. 1923) [category: Deaths]
  • 1962: Andrea Rost, Hungarian soprano [category: Births]
  • 1962: Thomas Mikal Ford, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1962: Alfred Cortot, French-Swiss pianist and conductor (b. 1877) [category: Deaths]
  • 1963: Blanca Portillo, Spanish actress [category: Births]
  • 1963: Helen Hunt, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1963: Mario Gosselin, Canadian ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1963: Nigel Walker, Welsh rugby player [category: Births]
  • 1964: Courteney Cox, American actress, director, and producer [category: Births]
  • 1964: Gavin Greenaway, English composer and conductor [category: Births]
  • 1964: John Varvatos, American fashion designer [category: Births]
  • 1964: Michael Laudrup, Danish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1965: Adam Smith, American politician [category: Births]
  • 1965: Annelies Bredael, Belgian rower [category: Births]
  • 1965: Karim Massimov, Kazakhstani politician, 7th Prime Minister of Kazakhstan [category: Births]
  • 1965: Mark Farrington, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1965: E. A. Speiser, American scholar (b. 1902) [category: Deaths]
  • 1965: Steve Cochran, American actor (b. 1917) [category: Deaths]
  • 1966: Idalis DeLeón, American singer and actress (Seduction) [category: Births]
  • 1966: Tory Burch, American fashion designer [category: Births]
  • 1967: Yūji Ueda, Japanese voice actor [category: Births]
  • 1968: Károly Güttler, Hungarian swimmer [category: Births]
  • 1968: Oh Dal-su, South Korean actor [category: Births]
  • 1968: Sam Crawford, American baseball player (b. 1880) [category: Deaths]
  • 1968: Wes Montgomery, American guitarist (b. 1925) [category: Deaths]
  • 1969: Cédric Pioline, French tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1969: Ice Cube, American rapper, producer, director, and actor (C.I.A., N.W.A, and Westside Connection) [category: Births]
  • 1969: Ken Jeong, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1969: Maurice Odumbe, Kenyan cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1969: Nasos Galakteros, Greek basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1969: Oliver Kahn, German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1970: Christian Bauman, American novelist [category: Births]
  • 1970: Gaëlle Méchaly, French soprano [category: Births]
  • 1970: Leah Remini, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1970: Zan Tabak, Croatian basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1971: Bif Naked, American-Canadian singer-songwriter, actress, and poet [category: Births]
  • 1971: Christos Myriounis, Greek basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1971: Edwin Brienen, Dutch director [category: Births]
  • 1971: Jake Busey, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1971: Wendell Meredith Stanley, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Andy Pettitte, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1972: Chloe Dao, American fashion designer [category: Births]
  • 1972: Hank von Helvete, Norwegian singer and guitarist (Turbonegro and Doctor Midnight & The Mercy Cult) [category: Births]
  • 1972: Justin Leonard, American golfer [category: Births]
  • 1972: Marcus Hahnemann, American soccer player [category: Births]
  • 1973: Greg Vaughan, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1973: Neil Patrick Harris, American actor, singer, and director [category: Births]
  • 1973: Pia Miranda, Australian actress [category: Births]
  • 1973: Tore André Flo, Norwegian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1975: Elizabeth Reaser, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1975: Rachel Wacholder, American volleyball player [category: Births]
  • 1976: Gary Lightbody, Irish singer-songwriter and musician (Snow Patrol, Listen... Tanks!, Tired Pony, and The Reindeer Section) [category: Births]
  • 1976: Jimmy Dykes, American baseball player and manager (b. 1896) [category: Deaths]
  • 1977: Michael Doleac, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1977: Nina Liu, Australian actress [category: Births]
  • 1978: Wilfred Bouma, Dutch footballer [category: Births]
  • 1978: Zach Day, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1978: King Hussein of Jordan marries American Lisa Halaby, who takes the name Queen Noor. [category: Events]
  • 1979: Charles Zwolsman Jr., Dutch race car driver [category: Births]
  • 1979: Christian Rahn, German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Danielle Lineker, Welsh model and actress [category: Births]
  • 1979: Julia Schultz, American model and actress [category: Births]
  • 1979: Yulia Nestsiarenka, Belarusian sprinter [category: Births]
  • 1980: Almudena Cid Tostado, Spanish gymnast [category: Births]
  • 1980: Cara Zavaleta, American model and actress [category: Births]
  • 1980: Christopher Castile, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1980: Mary Carey, American porn actress [category: Births]
  • 1981: Billy Martin, American musician, songwriter, author, and illustrator (Good Charlotte) [category: Births]
  • 1981: Daniel Vosovic, American fashion designer [category: Births]
  • 1981: Jeremy Reed, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1981: John Paintsil, Ghanaian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1981: Jordi Vilasuso, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1982: Abdur Razzak, Bangladeshi cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1982: Haley Scarnato, American singer [category: Births]
  • 1982: Katie Chapman, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1982: Mike Delany, New Zealand rugby player [category: Births]
  • 1982: Rad Hourani, Jordanian-Canadian fashion designer [category: Births]
  • 1983: Derek Anderson, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1983: Josh McGuire, Canadian fencer [category: Births]
  • 1983: Julia Fischer, German violinist and pianist [category: Births]
  • 1983: Laura Imbruglia, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist [category: Births]
  • 1983: Sri Sri, Telugu poet and lyricist (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 1984: Edison Toloza, Colombian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1984: Luke Hodge, Australian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1984: Mauro Rizzo, Italian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1984: Tim Lincecum, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1984: Meredith Willson, American composer, songwriter, conductor and playwright (b. 1902) [category: Deaths]
  • 1985: Nadine Coyle, Irish singer-songwriter and actress (Girls Aloud and Six) [category: Births]
  • 1985: Andy Stanfield, American sprinter (b. 1927) [category: Deaths]
  • 1985: Robert Stethem, American Seabee diver (b. 1961) [category: Deaths]
  • 1985: Rembrandt's painting Danaë is attacked by a man (later judged insane) who throws sulfuric acid on the canvas and cuts it twice with a knife. [category: Events]
  • 1987: Ani Mijačika, Croatian tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1987: Rohullah Nikpai, Afghan martial artist [category: Births]
  • 1988: Barakat Al-Harthi, Omani sprinter [category: Births]
  • 1988: Miku Ishida, Japanese singer and actress [category: Births]
  • 1989: Víctor Cabedo, Spanish cyclist (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1989: Maurice Bellemare, Canadian politician (b. 1912) [category: Deaths]
  • 1989: Victor French, American actor (b. 1934) [category: Deaths]
  • 1990: Denzel Whitaker, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1990: Korah Babu Varghese, Indian Singer [category: Births]
  • 1990: Miwa, Japanese singer-songwriter and musician [category: Births]
  • 1991: Arthur Lewis, English economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915) [category: Deaths]
  • 1991: Happy Chandler, American businessman and politician, 49th Governor of Kentucky (b. 1898) [category: Deaths]
  • 1991: In the Philippines, Mount Pinatubo erupts in the second largest volcanic eruption of the 20th Century. In the end, over 800 people die. [category: Events]
  • 1992: The United States Supreme Court rules in United States v. Álvarez-Machaín that it is permissible for the United States to forcibly extradite suspects in foreign countries and bring them to the USA for trial, without approval from those other countries. [category: Events]
  • 1993: Kanna Arihara, Japanese singer and model (Cute) [category: Births]
  • 1993: James Hunt, English Grand Prix driver and 1976 World Drivers' Champion (b. 1947) [category: Deaths]
  • 1993: John Connally, American politician (b. 1917) [category: Deaths]
  • 1994: Manos Hatzidakis, Greek composer and theorist (b. 1925) [category: Deaths]
  • 1994: Israel and Vatican City establish full diplomatic relations. [category: Events]
  • 1995: John Vincent Atanasoff, American physicist and inventor, invented the Atanasoff–Berry Computer (b. 1903) [category: Deaths]
  • 1996: Dick Murdoch, American wrestler (b. 1946) [category: Deaths]
  • 1996: Ella Fitzgerald, American singer and actress (b. 1917) [category: Deaths]
  • 1996: The Provisional Irish Republican Army explodes a large bomb in the middle of Manchester, England. [category: Events]
  • 2000: Jules Roy, French writer (b. 1907) [category: Deaths]
  • 2001: Henri Alekan, French cinematographer (b. 1909) [category: Deaths]
  • 2001: Maria Foka, Greek actress (b. 1917) [category: Deaths]
  • 2002: Choi Hong Hi, South Korean army general and martial artist, founder of Taekwondo (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 2002: Near-Earth asteroid 2002 MN misses the Earth by 75,000 miles (121,000 km), about one-third of the distance between the Earth and the Moon. [category: Events]
  • 2003: Hume Cronyn, Canadian actor (b. 1911) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Suzanne Flon, French actress (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: Herb Pearson, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: Raymond Devos, Belgian-French comedian (b. 1922) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Claudia Cohen, American columnist and journalist (b. 1950) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Sherri Martel, American wrestler and manager (b. 1958) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Stan Winston, American makeup artist and director (b. 1946) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Lehman Brothers files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, triggering the 2008 financial crisis. [category: Events]
  • 2011: Bill Haast, American herpetologist (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Alan Saunders, English-Australian broadcaster and philosopher (b. 1954) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Albino Mamede Cleto, Portuguese bishop (b. 1935) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Barry MacKay, American tennis player (b. 1935) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Günther Domenig, Austrian architect (b. 1934) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Jerry Tubbs, American football player (b. 1935) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Nik Wallenda becomes the first person to successfully tightrope walk over Niagara Falls. [category: Events]
  • 763_bc: Assyrians record a solar eclipse that is later used to fix the chronology of Mesopotamian history. [category: Events]
  • _: Arbor Day (Costa Rica) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Augustine of Hippo (Eastern Orthodox Church) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Cagayan de Oro Charter Day (Cagayan de Oro City) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Christian Feast Day: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Day of Valdemar and Reunion day (Flag Day) (Denmark) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Earliest day on which Father's Day can fall, while June 21 is the latest; celebrated on the third Sunday in June. (United States, Canada) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Edburga of Winchester [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Evelyn Underhill (Church of England and the Episcopal Church of the United States) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Germaine Cousin [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Global Wind Day [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: June 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Mangaia Gospel Day (Mangaia) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: National Salvation Day (Azerbaijan) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Separation Day (Delaware) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Statehood Day (Arkansas) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: The first day of the month of Harh. (Sikhism) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Vitus, Modestus and Crescentia [category: Holidays and observances]