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Know what happened on 02nd June


Importance of 02nd June in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 02nd June special in the world history.

1998
Voters in California passed Proposition 227, requiring that all schoolchildren be taught in English.
United States
1997
Death of Adolphus 'Doc' Cheatham, American jazz trumpeter
United States
1994
25 of Britains most senior MI5 and SAS intelligence and counter-terrorism experts died when their RAF helicopter crashed on the Mull of Kintyre
Great Britain
1990
Death of Sir Rex Harrison, Actor
Great Britain
1982
Israeli ambassador, Shlomo Argov, was shot and seriously wounded in London
Israel
1979
Pope John Paul II became the first Pope to visit a Communist country when he visited his native Poland
Poland
1953
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
Great Britain
1947
Birth of Mark Elder, Musical Director Halle Orchestra
Great Britain
1909
Alfred Deakin became Prime Minister of Australia for the 3rd time
Australia
1896
Guglielmo Marconi receives a British patent (later disputed) for the radio
Great Britain
1882
Death of Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian nationalist
Italy
1857
Birth of Edward Elgar, British composer
Great Britain
1840
Birth of Thomas Hardy, poet and novelist
Great Britain
1835
P. T. Barnum commenced the first tour of the US with his circus.
United States
1780
Gordon Riots began in London following the introduction of a Roman Catholic relief measure.
Great Britain
1740
Birth of Marquis de Sade
France
1692
The trial of Bridget Bishop starts, the first of the Salem witches to be prosecuted. She was executed on June 10th.
United States
0455
The Vandals sacked Rome in an orgy of violence that went on for 2 weeks and marked the end of the Western Empire.
Italy
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