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 This day in History - June 4
415 Historic Events for June 4
1909

Paul Nordoff, Philadelphia, composer (Frog Prince)

Birth
1910

Christopher Cockerell, inventor (Hovercraft)

Birth
1910

Jacques Berque, Islamic scholar

Birth
1911

Viktor P Nekrasov, Ukrainian author (Vokopach Stalingrada)

Birth
1911

Austin Andrew Wright, sculptor

Birth
1912

Robert Jacobsen, Danish sculptor (great iron sculptures)

Birth
1912

Cone of Mount Katmai (Alaska) collapses

Event
1912

Massachusetts passes 1st US minimum wage law

Event
1913

Bruno Bettinelli, composer

Birth
1913

Suffragette Emily Davinson throws himself in front of king's horse

Event
1913

Emily Wilding Davidson, suffragette, trampled to death by a horse

Death
1914

Willy-August Linnemann, Danish writer/journalist

Birth
1915

Modibo Keita, president of Mali (1960-68)

Birth
1915

William Charles Denis Browne, composer, dies at 26

Death
1915

Walter Hadlee, cricketer (father of Richard and Dayle), New Zealand batsman 40's

Birth
1916

Mildred J Hill, composer/musician (Happy Birthday To You), dies at 56

Death
1916

Russian General Brusilov fails on his Eastern Front attack

Event
1916

Cecil Blacker, CEO (British Equestrian Federation)

Birth
1917

American men begin registering for the draft

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1917

Order of British Empire inaugurated

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1917

1st Pulitzer prize awarded to Richards and Elliott (Julia Ward Howe)

Event
1917

Allen Greenwood, deputy CEO (British Aerospace)

Birth
1917

Charles Collingwood, Mich, news commentator (CBS, Chronicles)

Birth
1917

Howard Metzenbaum, (Sen-D-Ohio, 1974- )

Birth
1917

Robert Anderson, author (Tea and Sympathy)

Birth