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Importance of 06th June in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 06th June special in the world history.

1999
Death of Anne Haddy, Australian television actress (best remembered for playing Helen Daniels in the soap opera Neighbours)
1999
345 prisoners escaped from Putim maximum security prison in Brazil the largest mass jailbreak in Brazilian history. (They ran through the main gate)
Brazil
1984
Indian troops stormed the Golden Temple of Amritsar, killing 250 Sikh militant extremists. 48 Indian troops also died
India
1968
Death of Robert F. Kennedy, American politician, assassinated .
United States
1962
The Beatles were introduced to George Martin who became their producer and worked with them on almost all of their recordings.
Great Britain
1948
Death of Louis Lumière, French movie pioneer .
France
1944
D-Day Landings in WWII
1933
The first drive-in movie theatre opened, in Camden, New Jersey, USA .
United States
1918
World War I: the Battle of Belleau Wood began, north-west of Paris. This was the first large-scale battle fought by American soldiers.
1898
Birth of Robert Falcon Scott, Scott of the Antarctic.
Great Britain
1875
Birth of Thomas Mann, German winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Germany
1859
Queensland, Australia separated from New South Wales and became a self-governing colony. (This day is now celebrated as Queensland Day)
Australia
1844
YMCA founded in London by Sir George Williams
Great Britain
1832
Death of Jeremy Bentham, English philosopher, economist and theoretical jurist
Great Britain
1808
Joseph Bonaparte was proclaimed King of Spain by his brother Napoleon .
Spain
1683
Ashmolean Museum opened at Oxford – first museum in Britain
Great Britain
1599
Birth of Diego Velázquez, Spanish painter born in Seville who became court artist to King Philip IV.
Spain
1508
Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I was defeated by Venetian forces, forced to sign a three-year truce and cede several territories to Venice.
Austria
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