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This was 153rd day of the year and 213 days remained in the year.

June 1 Birthdays

Jacques Marquette
1637–75, French missionary and explorer in North America, a Jesuit priest.

Brigham Young
religious leader (1801)

Francis Edgar Stanley
inventor, manufacturer (1849)

William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
social activist (1924)

Marilyn Monroe
actress (1926)

Morgan Freeman
actor (1937)

June 1 in History


Kentucky became the 15th state in the United States.


Tennessee became the 16th state in the United States.


The first issue of Action Comics, featuring Superman, was published.


General Charles De Gaulle became the premier of France.


Helen Keller, blind and deaf author-lecturer, died.


Cable News Network (CNN) debuted.


Crown Prince Dipendra of Nepal wiped out most of the royal family before shooting himself.

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