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June 2nd, 2008 (June 02 2008)DeathBo Diddley, American musician (born in 1928)
June 2nd, 2008 (June 02 2008)DeathMel Ferrer, Cuban-American actor, film director and film producer (born in 1917)
June 2nd, 2007 (June 02 2007)DeathHuang Ju, Chinese Vice-Premier
June 2nd, 2007 (June 02 2007)DeathKentaro Haneda, Japanese composer (born in 1949)
June 2nd, 2006 (June 02 2006)DeathKeith Smith, English professional rugby player (born in 1952)
June 2nd, 2006 (June 02 2006)DeathVince Welnick, musician, keyboardist (The Grateful Dead) (born in 1951)
June 2nd, 2005 (June 02 2005)DeathGunder Gundersen, Norwegian Nordic combined skier and sports official (born in 1930)
June 2nd, 2005 (June 02 2005)DeathChloe Jones, Model and pornographic actress (born in 1975)
June 2nd, 2005 (June 02 2005)DeathSamir Kassir, Lebanese journalist and teacher (born in 1950)
June 2nd, 2005 (June 02 2005)DeathMelita Norwood, British spy (born in 1912)
June 2nd, 2004 (June 02 2004)EventKen Jennings begins his 74-game winning streak on the syndicated game show Jeopardy!.
June 2nd, 2004 (June 02 2004)DeathLoyd Sigmon, American amateur ("ham") radio broadcaster (born in 1909)
June 2nd, 2003 (June 02 2003)EventEurope launches its first voyage to another planet, Mars. The European Space Agency s Mars Express probe launches from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.
June 2nd, 2003 (June 02 2003)DeathFred Blassie, American professional wrestler (born in 1918)
June 2nd, 2001 (June 02 2001)DeathImogene Coca, American actress (born in 1908)
June 2nd, 2001 (June 02 2001)DeathFrank Stagg, Baptist Theologian (born in 1911)
June 2nd, 2001 (June 02 2001)DeathJoey Maxim, American boxer (born in 1922)
June 2nd, 2000 (June 02 2000)DeathSvyatoslav Fyodorov, Russian ophthalmologist (born in 1927)
June 2nd, 2000 (June 02 2000)DeathGerald Whitrow, British mathematician (born in 1912)
June 2nd, 1999 (June 02 1999)EventThe Bhutan Broadcasting Service brings television transmissions to the Kingdom for the first time.
June 2nd, 1999 (June 02 1999)DeathJunior Braithwaite, Jamaican musician (The Wailers) (born in 1949)
June 2nd, 1998 (June 02 1998)EventThe CIH computer virus is discovered in Taiwan.
June 2nd, 1998 (June 02 1998)DeathSylvester Ritter, American professional wrestler (born in 1952)
June 2nd, 1997 (June 02 1997)EventIn Denver, Colorado, Timothy McVeigh is convicted on 15 counts of murder and conspiracy for his role in the 1995 terrorist bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
June 2nd, 1997 (June 02 1997)DeathDoc Cheatham, American jazz trumpeter (born in 1905)
June 2nd, 1996 (June 02 1996)DeathJohn Alton, American cinematographer (born in 1901)
June 2nd, 1996 (June 02 1996)DeathRay Combs, American game show host and comedian (born in 1956)
June 2nd, 1996 (June 02 1996)DeathLeon Garfield, English children s author (born in 1921)
June 2nd, 1996 (June 02 1996)DeathAmos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (born in 1937)
June 2nd, 1995 (June 02 1995)EventUnited States Air Force Captain Scott O Grady s F-16 is shot down over Bosnia while patrolling the NATO no-fly zone.
June 2nd, 1993 (June 02 1993)DeathJohnny Mize, American baseball player (born in 1913)
June 2nd, 1992 (June 02 1992)EventDenmark rejects the Maastricht Treaty by a thin margin in a national referendum.
June 2nd, 1992 (June 02 1992)DeathPhillip Dunne, American film director (born in 1908)
June 2nd, 1990 (June 02 1990)EventThe Lower Ohio Valley tornado outbreak spawns 66 confirmed tornados in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, killing 12. Petersburg, Indiana is the hardest-hit town in the outbreak, with 6 deaths.
June 2nd, 1990 (June 02 1990)BirthBrittany Curran, American actress
June 2nd, 1990 (June 02 1990)DeathStiv Bators, American singer (The Dead Boys, The Lords of the New Church) (born in 1949)
June 2nd, 1990 (June 02 1990)DeathJack Gilford, American actor (born in 1908)
June 2nd, 1990 (June 02 1990)DeathRex Harrison, English actor (born in 1908)
June 2nd, 1989 (June 02 1989)BirthFreddy Adu, Ghanaian-American footballer
June 2nd, 1989 (June 02 1989)DeathTed a Beckett, Australian cricketer (born in 1907)
June 2nd, 1988 (June 02 1988)BirthSergio Aguero, Argentinian footballer
June 2nd, 1988 (June 02 1988)BirthPatrik Berglund, Swedish hockey player
June 2nd, 1987 (June 02 1987)BirthDarin Zanyar, Swedish Singer
June 2nd, 1987 (June 02 1987)DeathSammy Kaye, American bandleader (born in 1910)
June 2nd, 1987 (June 02 1987)DeathAndres Segovia, Spanish guitarist (born in 1893)
June 2nd, 1986 (June 02 1986)DeathAurel Joliat, Canadian hockey player (born in 1901)
June 2nd, 1984 (June 02 1984)EventOperation Bluestar, a military offensive, is launched by the Indian government at Harmandir Sahib, also known as Golden Temple, the holiest shrine for the Sikhs, in Amritsar. The operation continues until June 6 with causalities, most of them civilians, in excess of 5,000.
June 2nd, 1984 (June 02 1984)DeathGeorgios Kasassoglou, Greek musician (born in 1908)
June 2nd, 1983 (June 02 1983)BirthChristopher Higgins, American ice hockey player
June 2nd, 1983 (June 02 1983)BirthBrooke White, American singer
June 2nd, 1983 (June 02 1983)DeathStan Rogers, Canadian musician (born in 1949)
June 2nd, 1982 (June 02 1982)BirthJewel Staite, Canadian actress
June 2nd, 1982 (June 02 1982)DeathFazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (born in 1904)
June 2nd, 1981 (June 02 1981)BirthNikolay Davydenko, Russian professional tennis player
June 2nd, 1981 (June 02 1981)BirthTucker Rountree, American guitarist and composer.
June 2nd, 1981 (June 02 1981)BirthChin-hui Tsao, Taiwanese baseball player
June 2nd, 1980 (June 02 1980)BirthFabrizio Moretti, Brazilian-born rock drummer (The Strokes)
June 2nd, 1979 (June 02 1979)EventPope John Paul II visits his native Poland, becoming the first Pope to visit a Communist country.
June 2nd, 1979 (June 02 1979)DeathJim Hutton, American actor (born in 1934)
June 2nd, 1978 (June 02 1978)BirthDominic Cooper, English actor
June 2nd, 1978 (June 02 1978)BirthNikki Cox, American actress
June 2nd, 1978 (June 02 1978)BirthJustin Long, American actor
June 2nd, 1978 (June 02 1978)BirthA.J. Styles, American professional wrestler
June 2nd, 1977 (June 02 1977)BirthZachary Quinto, American actor
June 2nd, 1977 (June 02 1977)DeathStephen Boyd, Northern Irish actor (born in 1931)
June 2nd, 1976 (June 02 1976)BirthEarl Boykins, American basketball player
June 2nd, 1976 (June 02 1976)BirthTim Rice-Oxley, English musician (Keane)
June 2nd, 1976 (June 02 1976)BirthMartin Cech, International ice hockey player (died in 2007)
June 2nd, 1976 (June 02 1976)BirthAntonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Brazilian mixed martial artist Martial Quotes
June 2nd, 1976 (June 02 1976)BirthQueen Masenate Mohato Seeiso, Queen consort of Lesotho
June 2nd, 1976 (June 02 1976)DeathJuan Jose Torres, former President of Bolivia, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor
June 2nd, 1975 (June 02 1975)EventFrench sex workers occupied a Lyon church in protest against excessive fines and taxes, as well as a lack of police action against violence, thereby sparking the birth of the modern sex worker rights movement.
June 2nd, 1974 (June 02 1974)BirthMatt Serra, American mixed martial artist Martial Quotes
June 2nd, 1974 (June 02 1974)BirthGata Kamsky, American chess player
June 2nd, 1974 (June 02 1974)DeathHiroshi Kazato, Japanese racing driver (born in 1949)
June 2nd, 1973 (June 02 1973)BirthNeifi Perez, Dominican baseball player
June 2nd, 1972 (June 02 1972)BirthWayne Brady, American actor and comedian
June 2nd, 1972 (June 02 1972)BirthWentworth Miller, American actor
June 2nd, 1972 (June 02 1972)BirthSimon Staho, Danish film director
June 2nd, 1971 (June 02 1971)BirthAnthony Montgomery, American actor
June 2nd, 1971 (June 02 1971)BirthKaterina Jacques, Czech politician
June 2nd, 1970 (June 02 1970)BirthAndy McCollum, American football player
June 2nd, 1970 (June 02 1970)BirthB-Real, American rapper (Cypress Hill)
June 2nd, 1970 (June 02 1970)DeathBruce McLaren, New Zealand car racer, designer, and founder of eponymous race team (born in 1937)
June 2nd, 1970 (June 02 1970)DeathGiuseppe Ungaretti, Italian poet (born in 1888)
June 2nd, 1970 (June 02 1970)DeathAlbert Lamorisse, French film director and screenwriter (born in 1922)
June 2nd, 1969 (June 02 1969)BirthCy Chadwick, English actor
June 2nd, 1969 (June 02 1969)DeathLeo Gorcey, American actor (born in 1917)
June 2nd, 1968 (June 02 1968)BirthBeetlejuice, member of Howard Stern s Wack Pack
June 2nd, 1968 (June 02 1968)BirthJon Culshaw, British comedian
June 2nd, 1968 (June 02 1968)DeathAndre Mathieu, Quebec pianist and composer (born in 1929)
June 2nd, 1967 (June 02 1967)EventProtests in West Berlin against the arrival of the Shah of Iran turn into riots, during which Benno Ohnesorg is killed by a police officer. His death results in the founding of the terrorist group Movement 2 June.
June 2nd, 1967 (June 02 1967)BirthMike Stanton, baseball player
June 2nd, 1967 (June 02 1967)DeathBenno Ohnesorg, German student (born in 1940)
June 2nd, 1966 (June 02 1966)EventSurveyor program: The Surveyor 1 lands in Oceanus Procellarum on the Moon, becoming the first U.S. spacecraft to soft land on another world.
June 2nd, 1966 (June 02 1966)BirthPedro Guerra, Spanish songwriter and singer
June 2nd, 1965 (June 02 1965)EventVietnam War: The first contingent of Australian combat troops arrive in South Vietnam.
June 2nd, 1965 (June 02 1965)BirthJim Knipfel, American autobiographer and journalist
June 2nd, 1965 (June 02 1965)BirthMark and Steve Waugh, Australian cricketers
June 2nd, 1964 (June 02 1964)BirthCaroline Link, German film director and screenwriter
June 2nd, 1962 (June 02 1962)DeathVita Sackville-West, English writer, and gardener (born in 1892)
June 2nd, 1961 (June 02 1961)BirthDez Cadena, American musician (Black Flag)
June 2nd, 1961 (June 02 1961)DeathGeorge S. Kaufman, American playwright (born in 1889)
June 2nd, 1960 (June 02 1960)BirthKyle Petty, American race car driver
June 2nd, 1960 (June 02 1960)BirthTony Hadley, English singer (Spandau Ballet)
June 2nd, 1959 (June 02 1959)BirthLydia Lunch, American singer
June 2nd, 1958 (June 02 1958)BirthLawrence Pfohl, American professional wrestler
June 2nd, 1957 (June 02 1957)BirthKing Lizzard, American entertainer
June 2nd, 1957 (June 02 1957)BirthMark Lawrenson, English Football Pundit
June 2nd, 1956 (June 02 1956)BirthMani Ratnam, Indian director
June 2nd, 1956 (June 02 1956)BirthMalcolm Garrett, English graphic designer
June 2nd, 1956 (June 02 1956)DeathJean Hersholt, Danish actor and humanitarian (born in 1886)
June 2nd, 1955 (June 02 1955)EventThe USSR and Yugoslavia sign the Belgrade declaration and thus normalize relations between both countries, discontinued since 1948.
June 2nd, 1955 (June 02 1955)BirthDana Carvey, American actor and comedian
June 2nd, 1955 (June 02 1955)BirthMichael Steele, American musician (The Bangles)
June 2nd, 1955 (June 02 1955)BirthChantal Hochuli, Swiss-born socialite
June 2nd, 1954 (June 02 1954)BirthDennis Haysbert, American actor
June 2nd, 1953 (June 02 1953)EventThe coronation of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, the first to be televised.
June 2nd, 1953 (June 02 1953)BirthKeith Allen, Welsh comedian, actor, singer and writer
June 2nd, 1953 (June 02 1953)BirthCraig Stadler, American golfer
June 2nd, 1952 (June 02 1952)BirthGary Bettman, American National Hockey League commissioner
June 2nd, 1951 (June 02 1951)BirthLarry Robinson, Canadian hockey player
June 2nd, 1949 (June 02 1949)BirthHeather Couper, British astronomer
June 2nd, 1949 (June 02 1949)BirthFrank Rich, American theater critic and columnist
June 2nd, 1948 (June 02 1948)BirthJerry Mathers, American actor
June 2nd, 1948 (June 02 1948)DeathViktor Brack, Nazi physician (born in 1904)Viktor Brack Quotes
June 2nd, 1948 (June 02 1948)DeathKarl Brandt, personal physician of Adolf Hitler (born in 1904)Karl Brandt Quotes
June 2nd, 1948 (June 02 1948)DeathKarl Gebhardt, Nazi doctor (born in 1897)
June 2nd, 1948 (June 02 1948)DeathWaldemar Hoven, German physician (born in 1903)
June 2nd, 1948 (June 02 1948)DeathWolfram Sievers, Nazi physician (born in 1905)
June 2nd, 1947 (June 02 1947)BirthMark Elder, British opera and symphony conductor
June 2nd, 1946 (June 02 1946)EventBirth of the Italian Republic: In a referendum, Italians decide to turn Italy from a monarchy into a Republic. After this referendum the king of Italy Umberto II di Savoia is exiled.
June 2nd, 1946 (June 02 1946)BirthPeter Sutcliffe, English murderer
June 2nd, 1946 (June 02 1946)BirthLasse Hallstrom, Swedish film director
June 2nd, 1945 (June 02 1945)BirthJon Peters, American film producer and hairdresser
June 2nd, 1944 (June 02 1944)BirthMarvin Hamlisch, American composer and musician
June 2nd, 1943 (June 02 1943)BirthCharles Haid, American actor
June 2nd, 1943 (June 02 1943)BirthIlaiyaraaja, Indian composer
June 2nd, 1941 (June 02 1941)BirthStacy Keach, American actor
June 2nd, 1941 (June 02 1941)BirthCharlie Watts, English musician (The Rolling Stones)
June 2nd, 1941 (June 02 1941)BirthWilliam Guest, American singer (Gladys Knight & the Pips)
June 2nd, 1941 (June 02 1941)DeathLou Gehrig, American baseball player (born in 1903)
June 2nd, 1940 (June 02 1940)BirthKing Constantine II of Greece
June 2nd, 1938 (June 02 1938)BirthKevin Brownlow, English film historian and author
June 2nd, 1937 (June 02 1937)BirthJimmy Jones (singer), American singer and songwriterJim Jones Quotes
June 2nd, 1937 (June 02 1937)DeathLouis Vierne, French organist and composer (born in 1870)
June 2nd, 1936 (June 02 1936)BirthSally Kellerman, American actress
June 2nd, 1935 (June 02 1935)BirthCarol Shields, American-born novelist (died in 2003)
June 2nd, 1935 (June 02 1935)BirthRoger Brierley, English actor (died in 2005)
June 2nd, 1935 (June 02 1935)BirthDimitri Kitsikis, Greek turkologist
June 2nd, 1933 (June 02 1933)DeathFrank Jarvis, American athlete (born in 1878)
June 2nd, 1932 (June 02 1932)BirthSammy Turner, American singer
June 2nd, 1931 (June 02 1931)BirthLarry Jackson, baseball player (died in 1990)
June 2nd, 1931 (June 02 1931)BirthWilliam Donaldson, American businessman and politician
June 2nd, 1930 (June 02 1930)BirthPete Conrad, American astronaut (died in 1999)
June 2nd, 1930 (June 02 1930)BirthBob Lillis, baseball player
June 2nd, 1929 (June 02 1929)BirthNorton Juster, American author and architect
June 2nd, 1929 (June 02 1929)BirthKen McGregor, Australian tennis player
June 2nd, 1927 (June 02 1927)BirthW. Watts Biggers, American novelist and animator
June 2nd, 1926 (June 02 1926)BirthMilo O Shea, Irish actor
June 2nd, 1925 (June 02 1925)EventBecause of a lineup shakeup by Miller Huggins, Wally Pipp is replaced by Lou Gehrig at first base for the New York Yankees, beginning a streak of 2,130 consecutive games played, topped only by Cal Ripken, Jr. in 1995. Exactly 16 years to the day, in 1941, Gehrig passes away from Amyotropic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
June 2nd, 1924 (June 02 1924)EventU.S. President Calvin Coolidge signs the Indian Citizenship Act into law, granting citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the United States.Calvin Coolidge Quotes
June 2nd, 1924 (June 02 1924)BirthJune Callwood, Canadian jounalist and activist (died in 2007)
June 2nd, 1922 (June 02 1922)BirthCharlie Sifford, American golfer
June 2nd, 1922 (June 02 1922)BirthJuan Antonio Bardem, Spanish director and screenwriter (died in 2002)
June 2nd, 1920 (June 02 1920)BirthMarcel Reich-Ranicki, Polish-born critic
June 2nd, 1920 (June 02 1920)BirthTex Schramm, American football team president and general manager (died in 2003)
June 2nd, 1920 (June 02 1920)BirthFrank G. Clement, Governor of Tennessee (died in 1969)
June 2nd, 1919 (June 02 1919)BirthNat Mayer Shapiro, American painter (died in 2005)
June 2nd, 1918 (June 02 1918)BirthRuth Atkinson, American cartoonist (died in 1997)
June 2nd, 1917 (June 02 1917)BirthHeinz Sielmann, German photographer and filmmaker (died in 2006)
June 2nd, 1915 (June 02 1915)BirthWalter Tetley, American voice actor (died in 1975)
June 2nd, 1915 (June 02 1915)BirthAlexandru Nicolschi, Russian communist (died in 1992)
June 2nd, 1913 (June 02 1913)BirthWalter Andreas Schwarz, German singer and author (died in 1992)
June 2nd, 1913 (June 02 1913)BirthBarbara Pym, English novelist (died in 1980)
June 2nd, 1909 (June 02 1909)EventAlfred Deakin becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the third time.
June 2nd, 1907 (June 02 1907)BirthDorothy West, American writer (died in 1998)
June 2nd, 1904 (June 02 1904)BirthFrank Runacres, English artist (died in 1974)
June 2nd, 1904 (June 02 1904)BirthJohnny Weissmuller, American swimmer and actor (died in 1984)
June 2nd, 1901 (June 02 1901)DeathGeorge Leslie Mackay, Canadian missionary (born in 1844)
June 2nd, 1899 (June 02 1899)BirthLotte Reiniger, German film director (died in 1981)
June 2nd, 1896 (June 02 1896)EventGuglielmo Marconi receives a patent for his newest invention: the radio.Guglielmo Marconi Quotes
June 2nd, 1891 (June 02 1891)BirthThurman Arnold, American attorney and jurist (died in 1969)
June 2nd, 1887 (June 02 1887)BirthHoward Johnson, American songwriter (died in 1941)
June 2nd, 1886 (June 02 1886)EventU.S. President Grover Cleveland marries Frances Folsom in the White House, becoming the only president to wed in the executive mansion.Grover Cleveland Quotes
June 2nd, 1882 (June 02 1882)DeathGiuseppe Garibaldi, Italian revolutionarist (born in 1807)
June 2nd, 1881 (June 02 1881)DeathEmile Littre, French lexicographer (born in 1801)
June 2nd, 1876 (June 02 1876)EventHristo Botev, a national revolutionary of Bulgaria, is killed in Stara Planina
June 2nd, 1876 (June 02 1876)DeathHristo Botev, Bulgarian revolutionary (born in 1848)
June 2nd, 1875 (June 02 1875)DeathJozef Kremer, Polish messianistic philosopher (born in 1806) Philo Quotes
June 2nd, 1869 (June 02 1869)BirthJack O Connor, baseball player (died in 1937)
June 2nd, 1865 (June 02 1865)BirthGeorge Lohmann, English cricketer (died in 1901)
June 2nd, 1865 (June 02 1865)DeathNer Alexander Middleswarth, American politician (born in 1783)
June 2nd, 1863 (June 02 1863)BirthFelix Weingartner, Yugoslavian conductor (died in 1942)
June 2nd, 1857 (June 02 1857)BirthEdward Elgar, English composer (died in 1934)Edward Elgar Quotes
June 2nd, 1857 (June 02 1857)BirthKarl Adolph Gjellerup, Danish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1919)
June 2nd, 1855 (June 02 1855)EventThe Portland Rum Riot occurs in Portland, Maine.
June 2nd, 1848 (June 02 1848)EventThe Slavic congress in Prague begins.
June 2nd, 1840 (June 02 1840)BirthThomas Hardy, English writer (died in 1928)Thomas Hardy Quotes
June 2nd, 1838 (June 02 1838)BirthGrand Duchess Alexandra Petrovna (died in 1900)
June 2nd, 1835 (June 02 1835)EventP. T. Barnum and his circus start their first tour of the United States.
June 2nd, 1835 (June 02 1835)BirthPope Pius X (died in 1914)
June 2nd, 1833 (June 02 1833)DeathSimon Byrne, Irish bare-knuckle prize fighter (born in 1806)
June 2nd, 1823 (June 02 1823)BirthGedeon Ouimet, French Canadian politician (died in 1905)
June 2nd, 1800 (June 02 1800)EventThe first smallpox vaccination in North America, at Trinity, Newfoundland.
June 2nd, 1793 (June 02 1793)EventJean-Paul Marat recites the names of 29 people to the French National Convention. Almost all of these people are guillotined, followed by 17,000 more over the course of the next year during the Reign of Terror.Jean-Paul Marat Quotes
June 2nd, 1785 (June 02 1785)DeathJean Paul de Gua de Malves, French mathematician (born in 1713)
June 2nd, 1780 (June 02 1780)EventThe Derby horse race is held for the first time.
June 2nd, 1774 (June 02 1774)EventIntolerable Acts: The Quartering Act is enacted, allowing a governor in colonial America to house British soldiers in uninhabited houses, outhouses, barns, or other buildings if suitable quarters were not provided. Ovid Quotes
June 2nd, 1774 (June 02 1774)BirthWilliam Lawson, explorer of New South Wales, Australia (died in 1850)
June 2nd, 1773 (June 02 1773)BirthJohn Randolph, U.S. Senator from Virginia (died in 1833)
June 2nd, 1763 (June 02 1763)EventPontiac s Rebellion: At what is now Mackinaw City, Michigan, Chippewas capture Fort Michilimackinac by diverting the garrison s attention with a game of lacrosse, then chasing a ball into the fort.
June 2nd, 1761 (June 02 1761)DeathJonas Alstromer, Swedish industrialist (born in 1685)
June 2nd, 1754 (June 02 1754)DeathEbenezer Erskine, Scottish religious dissenter (born in 1680)
June 2nd, 1743 (June 02 1743)BirthCount Alessandro di Cagliostro, Sicilian Occultist (died in 1795)
June 2nd, 1740 (June 02 1740)BirthMarquis de Sade, French author (died in 1814)
June 2nd, 1731 (June 02 1731)BirthMartha Washington, First American first lady (died in 1802)Martha Washington Quotes
June 2nd, 1716 (June 02 1716)DeathOgata Korin, Japanese painter
June 2nd, 1701 (June 02 1701)DeathMadeleine de Scudery, French writer (born in 1607)
June 2nd, 1693 (June 02 1693)DeathJohn Wildman, English soldier and politician
June 2nd, 1692 (June 02 1692)EventBridget Bishop is the first person to go to trial in the Salem witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts, is found guilty, and would go on to be hanged on June 10.
June 2nd, 1615 (June 02 1615)EventFirst Recollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France.
June 2nd, 1581 (June 02 1581)DeathJames Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland
June 2nd, 1567 (June 02 1567)DeathShane O Neill, Irish chieftain
June 2nd, 1535 (June 02 1535)BirthPope Leo XI (died in 1605)
June 2nd, 1418 (June 02 1418)DeathKatherine of Lancaster, wife of Henry III of Castile
June 2nd, 1098 (June 02 1098)EventFirst Crusade: The first Siege of Antioch ends as Crusader forces take the city. The second siege would later start on June 7.
June 2nd, 0926 (June 02 0926)BirthMurakami, Emperor of Japan (died in 967)
June 2nd, 0910 (June 02 0910)DeathRichilde of Provence, Queen of Western Francia
June 2nd, 0829 (June 02 0829)DeathSaint Nicephorus, Patriarch of Constantinople (born in 758)
June 2nd, 0455 (June 02 0455)EventThe Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks.

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