1 June

1 June

June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 213 days remain until the end of the year.

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about June 1st, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 1st in history!

Table of Contents

  1. Global Celebrations
  2. Historic Events
  3. Famous Birthdays
  4. Heartbreaking Deaths

Global Celebrations

  • Global Day of Parents.
  • National Say Something Nice Day
  • World Milk Day
  • National Go Barefoot Day
  • Global Running Day
  • National Tailors Day

Historic Events

What Happened On This Day – June 1

2009: Air France flight 447 crashes into the Atlantic

All 228 people on board died in the crash. It took two years to find and recover the wreckage from the ocean floor.

1984: Operation Blue Star was enforced to remove Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale.

1979: Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) ends 90 years of white rule

In 1980, the Republic of Zimbabwe achieved sovereignty from the United Kingdom.

1974: The Heimlich maneuver is published

Henry Heimlich is credited with developing the technique using abdominal thrusts to stop choking.

1955: India’s Untouchability Act was implemented. The Untouchability (Offences) Act, which prescribes punishments for the practice of untouchability and abolishes this heinous practice, came into force on 1st June 1955.

1945: The first group of Berlin women start clearing the rubble of World War II

In Germany, the Trümmerfrauen are a well-known symbol for a new beginning after the total desolation in the aftermath of the war, and for the Wirtschaftswunder, the rapid reconstruction of Germany’s economy through hard labor.

1831: The British explorer James Clark Ross discovers the North Magnetic Pole

It is the location where the Earth’s magnetic field points directly downwards. It lies in the vicinity of the Geographic North Pole.

1947: Former Waffen SS soldiers serving the US in the 4221st Guard Company provide a constant guard to each of the high-profile prisoners at the Nuremberg Trials. Three members of Company C, 371st Battalion are in the foreground. 1947.

1947: Former Waffen SS soldiers serving the US in the 4221st Guard Company provide a constant guard to each of the high-profile prisoners at the Nuremberg Trials. Three members of Company C, 371st Battalion are in the foreground. 1947.

1932: Convertible Medium Tank T3E2. Its maximum speed was 56 kph on tracks and 93 kph on wheels. USA, 1932.

Convertible Medium Tank T3E2. Its maximum speed was 56 kph on tracks and 93 kph on wheels. USA, 1932.

1874: The East India Company was finally dissolved. It marked the beginning of the British Raj, the direct imperial rule of India by the British state.

Famous Birthdays

Births On This Day, June 1

1982: Justine Henin, Belgian tennis player

1974: Alanis Morissette, Canadian/American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, actress

1937: Morgan Freeman, American actor, producer

1926 Marilyn MonroeAmerican model, actress, singer

1907: Frank Whittle, English engineer, inventor, developed the jet engine

Tom Holland.

Brian Cox.

Morgan Freeman.

Heartbreaking Deaths

Deaths On This Day, June 1

2008: Yves Saint Laurent, French fashion designer

1971: Reinhold Niebuhr, American theologian

1952: John Dewey, American philosopher, psychologist

1868: James Buchanan, American politician, 15th President of the United States

1830: Swaminarayan, Indian religious leader

Hellen Keller died.

Jean Rousseau died.

James Buchanan died.


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