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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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

1892

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

1896

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

1942

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

1944

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

1968

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

1989

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

1992

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

2001

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

2003

Martha Stewart was indicted on charges of insider trading.

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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.

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