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 This day in History - June 1
463 Historic Events for June 1
1949

British government grants Cyrenaica (East-Libya) independence

Event
1949

1st magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)

Event
1949

Mike Levine, rock keyboardist/bassist (Triumph)

Birth
1950

Graham Russell, Melbourne Australia, rock vocalist (Air Supply)

Birth
1950

Annemarie Jorritsma-Lebbink, Dutch minister of Traffic (VVD)

Birth
1950

Charlene [D'Angelo], singer (I've Never Been To Me)

Birth
1950

ValŠre-Gille, Belgian playwright (Lesson Tombeaux), dies at 83

Death
1950

Gemma Craven, Dublin, actress (Wagner, Story of Slipper and Rose)

Birth
1950

Gennadi Mikhailovich Manakov, colonel/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-10, TM-16)

Birth
1950

WKZO (now WWMT) TV channel 3 in Kalamazoo, MI (CBS) 1st broadcast

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1951

1st self-contained titanium plant opens (Henderson Nevada)

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1951

Rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian, dies at 85

Death
1951

International Cheese treaty signed

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1952

John Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92

Death
1952

Catholic church puts Andre Gides "Labor" on the index

Event
1952

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cross Country Weathervane Golf Tournament

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1953

KMJ (now KSEE) TV channel 24 in Fresno, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1953

Diana Canova, West Palm Beach Fla, actress (Corrine-Soap)

Birth
1953

WDAY TV channel 6 in Fargo, ND (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1954

Emile Zatopek runs record 6 mile: (27:59.2)/10,000m (28:54.2)

Event
1954

Martin Anderson Nex”, Danish poet/writer (Pelle Erobreren), dies at 84

Death
1955

F Melius Christiansen, composer, dies at 84

Death
1955

Chiyonofuji, sumo wrestler

Birth
1955

Theo Frenkel, actor (Footlights, Hague's Comedy), dies

Death
1955

Lorraine Moller, Boulder Colo, NZ athelete (Olympics-96)

Birth