Momentous events in history: 1 June 2018


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On this day, June 1 – the most interesting that has happened in Ukraine and the world!


International children’s day (children’s Day).

Global day of parents.

World milk day.


1533, the coronation of Anne Boleyn.

1831 the English Explorer John Ross discovered the North magnetic pole.

1838 cultural figures bought out of serfdom by Ukrainian artist Taras Shevchenko

1860 Prince of Wales albert Edward (later king Edward VII) laid down in Ottawa the Foundation of the building of the canadian Parliament.

1938 birthday of the most famous comic book hero – Superman.

1939 During sea trials killed the English submarine “Thetis”.

1970 Czechoslovak catastrophe of the Tu-104 near Tripoli (Libya). 13 people were killed .

1976 the crash of the Soviet Tu-154 in Equatorial Guinea. 45 people were killed.

1979 the birth of a new independent African nation of Zimbabwe (formerly southern Rhodesia).

2009 the largest ever Air France crash over the Atlantic ocean.

2011 vessel with refugees on Board was shipwrecked off the coast of Tunisia.

Born on this day:

1804 Mikhail Glinka, Russian composer, founder of Russian classical music.

1926 Marilyn Monroe, American actress and singer.

1937 Morgan Freeman, American actor.

1947 Jonathan Pryce, the Welsh actor of theatre and cinema.

1948 powers Boothe, American actor.

1959 Nadezhda Kadysheva, the Russian singer, soloist of the ensemble “Golden ring”, people’s artist of Russia.

1973 Heidi Klum, a German supermodel, actress and TV presenter.

1979 Marcus Persson, Swedish programmer, the Creator of Minecraft.

1982 Justine Henin, Belgian tennis player.

1986 Dayana Mendoza, Venezuelan model, Miss universe 2008.

1996 Tom Holland, a British actor of theatre and cinema.


1736 Ahmed III, Ottoman Sultan (1703-1730).

1868 James Buchanan, 15th U.S. President (1857-1861), statesman and politician.

1879 Napoleon IV eugène Louis Jean Joseph Bonaparte (b. 1856), the last representative of the dynasty of Bonaparte.

1979 Werner forssmann, a German surgeon and Nobel laureate.

2001 Birendra, the 10th king of Nepal (1972-2001), from the dynasty of the Shah.

2008 Yves Saint Laurent, French fashion designer.


Alexander, Andrew, Anton, Vasily, Victor, George, Ignatius, Matthew, Maxim, Michael, Nikolay, Oleg.