5th June 1947 (64 Years)
The Marshall Plan is drafted.
5th June 1968 (43 Years)
Robert F. Kennedy, U.S. presidential candidate, is shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, by Sirhan Sirhan. Kennedy dies the next day.
5th June 1975 (36 Years)
The UK holds its first country-wide referendum, on remaining in the European Economic Community (EEC).
5th June 2004 (7 Years)
Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, died.
6th June 1832 (179 Years)
Jeremy Bentham, British philosopher, jurist, and social reformer, dies.
6th June 1868 (143 Years)
Captain Robert Falcon Scott, British Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions, was born.
6th June 1944 (67 Years)
The D-Day landings, in Normandy, France during World War II.
6th June 1944 (67 Years)
The D-Day landings, in Normandy, France during World War II.
6th June 1948 (63 Years)
Louis Lumière, French director, producer, and, together with his brother, first film-maker in history, died.
7th June 1868 (143 Years)
Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scottish painter and architect, was born.
7th June 1937 (74 Years)
Jean Harlow, American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s, died.
7th June 1940 (71 Years)
King Haakon VII of Norway, Crown Prince Olav and the Norwegian government leave Tromsø and go into exile in London.
7th June 1966 (45 Years)
Jean (Hans) Arp, German-French sculptor, painter, poet and abstract artist, dies. 50 years.
7th June 1967 (44 Years)
Dorothy Parker, American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, died.
8 giugno 1867 (144 Years)
Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, was born.
8th June 1916 (95 Years)
Francis Crick, British biophysicist and discoverer of the molecular structure of the DNA, was born.
9th June 1868 (143 Years)
Jane Avril, French model and dancer, was born.
9th June 1870 (141 Years)
Charles Dickens, English writer and social critic, dies aged 58.
9th June 1927 (84 Years)
Victoria Woodhull, American leader of the woman's suffrage movement and the first female candidate for President of the United States, dies.
9th June 1963 (48 Years)
Jacques Villon, painter, printmaker, and brother of Marcel Duchamp dies.
9th June 1975 (36 Years)
The first live transmission from the House of Commons is broadcast by BBC Radio and commercial stations.
10th June 1819 (192 Years)
Gustave Courbet, French painter who led the Realism movement in 19th-century French painting, died.
10th June 1918 (93 Years)
Arrigo Boito, Italian author, poet, and composer, died.
10th June 1921 (90 Years)
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was born.
10th June 1922 (89 Years)
Judy Garland, American singer, actress, and vaudevillian, renowned for her contralto vocals, was born.
10th June 1926 (85 Years)
Antoni Gaudí, Spanish Catalan architect and the best known practitioner of Catalan Modernism, dies.
10th June 1946 (65 Years)
Jack Johnson, American boxer, who became the first African American world heavyweight boxing champion, dies.
10th June 1967 (44 Years)
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy, one of the major stars of Hollywood's Golden Age, died.
11th June 1864 (147 Years)
Richard Georg Strauss, German composer, best-known for his operas "Der Rosenkavalier" and "Salome", is born.
11th June 1936 (75 Years)
The International Surrealist Exhibition opens in London, England.

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