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Notable Historical Events for June 1st

1930Bradman scores cricket 191 Australia v Hampshire, 240 mins, 26 fours

1973Paul McCartney & Wings release "Live & Let Die"

1985Weird Al Yankovic released his Dare To Be Stupid LP

1670English King Charles II & French King Louis XIV sign secret anti-Dutch treaty

1958Charles de Gaulle elected premier of France

1533Anne Boleyn crowned queen of England

1980Barbra Streisand appears at an ACLU Benefit in Calif

1215Beijing, then under the control of the Jurchen ruler Emperor Xuanzong of Jin, is captured by the Mongols under Genghis Khan, ending the Battle of Beijing.

1952Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cross Country Weathervane Golf Tournament

1843Sojourner Truth leaves NY to begin her career as antislavery activist

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Notable Birthdays on June 1st

1937Morgan Freeman, Memphis Tennessee, Academy award winning actor (Driving Mrs Daisy, Glory)

1974Alanis Nadine Morisette, vocalist (Jagged Little Pill)

1961Paul Coffey, Weston Ontario, NHL forward (Oilers, Penguins, Red Wings)

1801Brigham Young, Whitingham Vermont, American religious leader (Mormon church)

1926Marilyn Monroe, [Norma Jean Mortenson], LA, actress (Some Like It Hot)

1973Heidi Klum, Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, German supermodel

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Notable Weddings on June 1st

1997Grammy Award-winning singer Kenny Rogers (59) weds Wanda Miller (31) at his ranch in Athens, Georgia

1985Country singer Merle Haggard (48) weds fourth wife Debbie Parret

1896Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (41) marries Charlotte Frances Payne-Townshend (41)in Covent Garden, London.

1963Actor Rod Taylor (33) weds model Mary Hilem (25) at Westwood Community Methodist Church in Hollywood

1949Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz wed for the second time

1941Actress Gene Tierney (20) weds fashion designer Oleg Cassini (28)

1972Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (30) weds second wife Carole Hoff

1889Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (21) weds socialite Catherine Tobin

2013Singer Diana DeGarmo (26) weds singer Ace Young (33) at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard hotel in Los Angeles

1933Charlie Chaplin (44) weds Paulette Goddard (22)

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Notable Deaths on June 1st

1965Curly Lambeau, first coach of the Green Bay Packers, dies of a heart attack at 67

1971Reinhold Niebuhr, American theologist (Nature & Destiny of Man), dies at 78

1952John Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92

1968Helen Keller, blind & deaf/author (Let us Have Faith), dies at 87

2005George Mikan, American basketball player, dies at 80

1872James Gordon Bennett, Sr., American newspaper publisher (New York Herald), dies at 76

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