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 This day in History - June 1
463 Historic Events for June 1
1943

Germany shoots down a civilian flight from Lisbon to London, all die

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1943

Pirates Rip Sewell 1st throws his dew-drop (eephus) ball in a game

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1944

Nazi occupiers make it punishable to give aid to allied pilots

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1944

Gen Montgomery/Patton/Bradley/Dempsey/Crerar meet in Portsmouth

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1944

Robert Powell, England, actor (Jigsaw Man, Shaka Zulu, Secrets)

Birth
1945

WLB-AM in Minneapolis Minn changes call letters to KUOM

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1945

Frederica Von Stade, Somerville NJ, mezzo-soprano (Die Zauberfl”te)

Birth
1945

Linda Scott, singer (Hey Look at Me Now)

Birth
1946

Ion Antonescu, fascist premier/dictator of Romania, executed

Death
1946

Carol Neblett, Modesto California, soprano (NYC Opera)

Birth
1946

Leo Slezak, Austria tenor/actor (Mein Lebensm„rchen), dies at 72

Death
1946

Brian Cox, actor (Killer Party, Manhunter)

Birth
1946

Spijkenisse soccer team forms in Spijkenisse

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1946

78th Belmont: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:30.8

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1947

Jonathan Pryce, Welsh actor (Evita, Brazil, Praying Mantis)

Birth
1947

OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands

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1947

Emil H cha, lawyer/president of Czechoslovakia, dies at 74

Death
1947

Photosensitive glass developed

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1947

Ron Wood, rock guitarist (Faces, Jeff Beck Group, Rolling Stones)

Birth
1948

Sonny Boy Williamson, [John Lee], blues player, dies at 34

Death
1948

Tom Sneva, US auto racer (Indianapolis 500-1983)

Birth
1948

Israel and Arabs agree to a cease fire

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1949

Microfilm copies of "Newsweek" magazine 1st offered

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1949

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz wed for the second time

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1949

KSL TV channel 5 in Salt Lake City, UT (CBS) begins broadcasting

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