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 This day in History - June 1
463 Historic Events for June 1
1978

Cricket Test debut of David Gower, v Pakistan, Edgbaston, scores 58

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1978

High Council destroys judgment against war criminal Pieter Menten

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1979

Ted Coombs began a 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC

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1979

Jack Mulhall, actor (Buck Rogers, Held for Ransom), dies at 91

Death
1979

Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956), dies

Death
1979

33rd NBA Championship: Sea Supersonics beat Wash Bullets, 4 games to 1

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1979

Wings release "Old Siam, Sir"

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1979

Rhodesian bishop Able Muzorewa becomes premier

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1980

[Richard] Rube Marquard, US baseball pitcher, dies at 90

Death
1980

ANC sets fire to Sasol oil installations in South Africa

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1980

1st transmission of CNN, Cable News Network

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1980

Ted Turner's Cable News Network begins broadcasting

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1980

Steve Garvey, hits the 7,000th Dodger home run

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1980

Beth Daniel wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championshipship

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1980

Barbra Streisand appears at an ACLU Benefit in Calif

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1981

Naim Chadir, PLO-representative in Brussels, murdered

Death
1981

Carl Vinson, (Rep-D-Ga, 1914-64), dies at 97

Death
1982

Rickey Henderson is fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a year

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1982

Hendrik Algra, Newspaper publisher/Dutch MP (ARP), dies

Death
1983

Charles Tham, of Saxon-Coburg-Gotha, count of Flanders/Prince, dies

Death
1983

Anna Seghers, writer, dies at 82

Death
1984

Douglas H Mitchell, QC of Calgary becomes 6th CFL Commissioner

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1984

KWK-AM in St Louis MO changes call letters to KGLD

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1984

Netherlands' Lubbers govt gives 48 sites for cruise missiles

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1984

Weightlifter Alexander Gunyashev of USSR snatches a record 211 kg

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