11th June 1993 (18 Years)
Jurassic Park is released in the cinema in the USA.
12th June 1817 (194 Years)
Karl Drais invents the two-wheeled velocipede, also called Draisine or hobby-horse.
12th June 1890 (121 Years)
Egon Schiele, one of the major figurative painters of the early 20th century, was born.
12th June 1942 (69 Years)
Anne Frank creates her first diary entry.
12th June 1964 (47 Years)
The conviction and sentencing of the revolutionary, Nelson Mandela.
12th June 1983 (28 Years)
Edith Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress and Hollywood star that turned down the role of Scarlett O'Hara, died.
12th June 1997 (14 Years)
Queen Elizabeth II reopens the Globe Theatre as Shakespeare’s Globe in London.
12th June 2003 (8 Years)
Eldred Gregory Peck, American actor who was one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s, died.
13th June 2005 (6 Years)
Pop star Michael Jackson is found not guilty of all charges after a four-month-long child abuse trial.
14th June 1653 (358 Years)
Artemisia Lomi Gentileschi, Italian female painter, died.
14th June 1777 (234 Years)
The U.S. Second Continental Congress passes the Flag Resolution.
14th June 1828 (183 Years)
Ernesto Che Guevara, Argentinian-Cuban physician, author, and guerrilla leader, was born.
14th June 1926 (85 Years)
Mary Cassatt, American painter and printmaker, who was part of the French Impressionists, dies.
14th June 1928 (83 Years)
Emmeline Pankhurst, English activist and academic, died.
14th June 1945 (66 Years)
Jörg Immendorff, German painter and sculptor, was born.
15th June 1215 (796 Years)
King John of England puts his seal to the Magna Carta.
15th June 1938 (73 Years)
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, the expressionist painter, died.
15th June 1996 (15 Years)
Ella Fitzgerald, American Singer and actress, died.
16th June 1915 (96 Years)
Foundation of the British Women's Institute.
16th June 1960 (51 Years)
New York premiere of Hitchcock's Psycho.
16th June 1963 (48 Years)
Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space.
17th June 1818 (193 Years)
Charles-François Gounod, French composer, best known for his Ave Maria as well as his opera Faust, was born.
18th June 1767 (244 Years)
English sea captain Samuel Wallis sights Tahiti and is considered the first European to reach the island.
18th June 1815 (196 Years)
The Battle of Waterloo, fought in present-day Belgium.
18th June 1916 (95 Years)
Max Immelmann, Germany's first air ace of the First World War and a pioneer in fighter aviation, dies.
18th June 1936 (75 Years)
Maxim Gorky, Russian and Soviet writer, a founder of the Socialist realism literary method and a political activist, dies.
18th June 1940 (71 Years)
"Finest Hour" speech by Winston Churchill.
18th June 1945 (66 Years)
William Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw) is charged with treason for his pro-German propaganda broadcasting during World War II.
19th June 1867 (144 Years)
The Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, First Emperor of Mexico was executed by a firing squad.
19th June 1937 (74 Years)
Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, Scottish novelist who created Peter Pan, died.

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