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 This day in History - June 4
415 Historic Events for June 4
1940

British complete miracle of Dunkirk by evacuating 300,000 troops

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1940

German forces enter Paris

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1940

Winston Churchill says "We shall fight on the seas and oceans"

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1940

Gerrit H Terpstra, economist/Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)

Birth
1940

The synthetic rubber tire unveiled

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1941

Nazi's forbid Jews access to beach and swimming pools

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1941

Wilhelm II von Hohenzollern, emperor (Germany, 1888-1918), dies

Death
1941

Rep of Croatia orders all Jews to wear a star with the letter Z

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1942

Battle of Midway begins; Japan's 1st major defeat in WW II

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1942

USS Yorktown sinks near Midway Island

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1942

Reinhard Heydrich, German protector (Bohemia/Moravia (Lidice)), dies

Death
1942

Capitol Record Co opens for business

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1943

Argentina taken over by Gen Rawson and Col Juan Per¢n

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1943

St Louis Card Mort Cooper pitches his 2nd consecutive 1 hitter

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1943

Sandra Haynie, Ft Worth TX, LPGA golfer (1974 US Women's Open)

Birth
1943

Race riots in LA

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1943

Jean du Bela, singer/actor (Sobibor), dies at 39

Death
1944

5th Army enters and liberates Rome from Mussolini's Fascist armies

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1944

1st submarine captured and boarded on high seas-U 505

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1944

Michelle Phillips, Long Beach CA, singer/actress (Mamas and Papas)

Birth
1944

Roger Ball, Scotland, saxophonist (Average White Band)

Birth
1944

French general De Gaulle arrives in London

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1944

Charlie Whitney, rock guitarist (Family)

Birth
1944

1st British gliders touches down on French soil for D-Day

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1945

US, Russia, England and France agree to split occupied Germany

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