This was 155th day of the year and 210 days remained in the year.

June 4 Birthdays

George III
1738–1820, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1760–1820); son of Frederick Louis, prince of Wales, and grandson of George II, whom he succeeded.

François Quesnay
economist (1694)

Natalie Goncharova
painter and designer (1881)

Robert Merrill
singer (1919)

Bruce Dern
actor (1936)

Cecilia Bartoli
mezzo-soprano (1966)

Angelina Jolie
actress (1975)

June 4 in History


The Sierra Club, led by John Muir, was incorporated in San Francisco.


Henry Ford took his first car out for a test drive.


The Battle of Midway, a decisive Allied victory in World War II, began.


The U.S. Fifth Army entered Rome, leading to the liberation of the city during World War II.


Dorothy Gish, American actress who starred in many silent-film classics, died.


People's Army of China opened fire on crowds of prodemocracy demonstrators in Tiananmen Square, killing thousands.


The U.S. Post Office announced that in a poll people preferred the "young Elvis" stamp to the "old Elvis" stamp.


King Dipendra of Nepal died, three days after shooting most of his family and himself.


Martha Stewart was indicted on charges of insider trading.

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