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 This day in History - June 1
463 Historic Events for June 1
193

Didius Julianus, ship owner/emperor of Rome (193), murdered at 61

Death
794

Charles the Great opens general synod in Frankfurt

Event
1191

Philips van de Elzas, count of Vlanderen, dies

Death
1283

Albrecht I van Habsburg becomes ruler of Austrian/Bull market

Event
1340

Jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies

Death
1434

Jagiello, King of Lithuania/Poland, dies

Death
1459

Pope Pius II opens congress of Mantua

Event
1495

1st written record of Scotch Whiskey appears in Exchequer Rolls of Scotland, Friar John Cor is the distiller

Event
1503

Wilhelm von Grumbach, German lt col

Birth
1526

Parliament of Spiers: Lutheran monarchy freed of their belief

Event
1533

Anna Boleyn crowned queen of England

Event
1549

Allesandre Spontone, composer

Birth
1557

Joƒo III, King of Portugal (1521-57), dies at 54

Death
1562

Emperor Ferdinand and Sultan Suleiman signs treaty

Event
1563

Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury, English prime minister (1598-1612)

Birth
1568

Gijsbert van Bronkhorst-Batenburg, calvinist leader, beheaded

Death
1568

Duke van Alva beheads 18 nobles in Brussels

Event
1568

Duke of Alva, and 18 nobles, beheaded

Death
1608

Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt

Event
1611

Felician Schwab, composer

Birth
1625

Honor‚ d'urf‚, French writer (L'astr‚e), dies at 67

Death
1638

1st earthquake recorded in US, at Plymouth, Mass

Event
1641

France and Portugal sign anti-Spanish covenant

Event
1649

Czar Aleksei throws out English merchants from Moscow

Event
1653

Georg Muffat, composer

Birth