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Notable Historical Events for June 4th

1929George Eastman demonstrates 1st technicolor movie (Rochester NY)

1745Battle at Hohenfriedberg Silezie: Frederick the Great (Prussia) defeats Austrians and Saxons

1896Henry Ford takes his 1st Ford through streets of Detroit

1647English Parliamentary army under Cornet George Joyce takes King Charles I as a prisoner during Second Civil War

1917Most Excellent Order of British Empire inaugurated by King George V to recognise the efforts of his people in WW1

1967Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA St Louis Women's Golf Invitational

1962Lee Harvey Oswald departs Rotterdam on SS Maasdam to US

1984Arnold Palmer fails to make US Open golf tournament 1st time in 32 yrs

1979Joe Clark is sworn in as the youngest Prime Minister in Canadian history

1913Suffragette Emily Davison steps in front of King George V's horse Anmer at the Epsom Derby

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Notable Birthdays on June 4th

1975Angelina Jolie, Los Angeles, California, American actress (Girl, Interrupted, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider)

1971Noah Wyle, Hollywood California, actor (Dr John Carter-ER)

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Notable Weddings on June 4th

1924Physician Frederick Banting (32) weds Marion Robertson

1992TV personality Steve Irwin (30) weds naturalist Terri Raines (27) in Eugene, Oregon

1951Actress Janet Leigh (23) weds actor Tony Curtis (26) in Greenwich, Connecticut

1978Broadcaster Howard Stern (24) marries Alison Berns at Temple Ohabei Shalom, Brookline Massachusetts.

1978Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams (26) weds first wife Valerie Velardi

1958Blues musician B.B. King (32) weds his second wife Sue Hall

1915Canadian diplomat Vincent Massey (28) weds Alice Parkin

1960"Last Tango In Paris" actor Marlon Brando (36) weds Mexican-American actress Movita Castaneda (42)

2000"Titanic" producer-director James Cameron (45) weds actress Suzy Amis (38) in Malibu, California

1913Author A.A. Milne (31) weds Dorothy Daphne de Selincourt

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Notable Deaths on June 4th

1798Giacomo Casanova, Italian adventurer/writer/librarian and womanizer, dies at 73

1973Arna Bontemps, American poet (Harlem Renaissance), dies of heart attack at 72 in Nashville

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