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Notable Historical Events for June 21st

1992Last day of test cricket for Ian Botham & Allan Lamb

1987Mike Tyson sexually harasses a parking lot attendant

1982John Hinckley found not guilty of 1981 attempted assassination of President Reagan by reason of insanity

1952Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open

1684King Charles II revokes Massachusetts Bay Colony charter

1991NY Islanders Denis Potvin & Mike Bossy, elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

1957Louis St. Laurent resigns as Prime Minister of Canada, ending the longest uninterrupted run at the federal level in Canadian history

1982Paul McCartney releases "Take it Away"

2002Lennox Lewis retains boxing's WBC world Heavyweight crown with an eight round knockout over Mike Tyson

1938Bradman scores 101* in 77 minutes, Australia v Lancashire

June 21st Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on June 21st

1982Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, London, England, son of Prince Charles & Lady Diana

1902Howie Morenz, Mitchell Quebec, Canadian professional ice hockey player

1892Reinhold Niebuhr, US, theologian (Nature & Destiny of Man)

1953Benazir Bhutto, 1st female leader of a Moslem nation (Pakistan)

June 21st Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on June 21st

1924Inventor Robert H. Goddard (41) weds secretary Esther Christine Kisk (23) at St. John's Episcopal Church in Worcester

1930"Titanic" actress Gloria Stuart (19) weds sculptor Blair Gordon Newell

1810US President Zachary Taylor (25) weds Margaret Smith near Louisville, Kentucky

1998"Home Alone" actor Macaulay Culkin (17) weds broadway actress Rachel Miner (17) in Stone Church in New Preston, Connecticut

194037th US President Richard Nixon (27) weds Pat Ryan (28) at the Mission Inn in Riverside, California

1970"The Doors" lead singer Jim Morrison (26) weds author Patricia Kennealy (24) in a celtic pagan hand fasting ceremony

June 21st Weddings
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Notable Deaths on June 21st

1377Edward III, king of England (1327-77), dies at 64

1527Niccolo Machiavelli, Florentine statesman/author, dies at 57

June 21st Deaths
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