Jun 1 Events in History

 

1980  -  1st transmission of CNN, Cable News Network

1980 - 1st transmission of CNN, Cable News Network

Events from history that occurred …… on this day!

2011 According to the UN, 2 million adolescents in the world live with HIV; 86 per cent of them live in sub-Saharan Africa
2011 The U.S. announces it will boycott an anti-racism conference at the United Nations due to concerns over anti-Semetism
2010 The transcript of the flight data recorders from the 2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash that killed 96 Polish officials and intellectuals is published
2009 En route from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Paris, Air France Flight 447 crashes into the Atlantic ocean, killing all 228 on board
2005 Dutch reject a referendum on the E.U. constitution
2001 The heir to the Nepalese throne killed his parents and eight other family members before shooting himself, after an argument over his choice of a bride
1997 10th Children’s Miracle Network Telethon raises $5,400,186
1997 1st New York Women Film Festival opens
1997 51st Tony Awards: Titanic and Last Night of Ballyhoo win
1997 Ameritech Senior Golf Open
1997 Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA Michelob Light Classic
1997 Donovan Bailey beats Michael Johnson in 150m race
1997 Heartland LPGA Classic
1997 Los Angeles Dodger Wilton Guerrero’s bat breaks, revealing it is corked
1997 Vijay Singh wins Golf Memorial at Muirfield Village CC, 14 under par
1996 MTV Movie Awards
1996 Sony does not renew lease on megatron in Times Square
1995 68th National Spell Bee: Justin Tyler Carroll wins spelling xanthosis
1995 Rangers’ Kenny Rogers scoreless inning streak ends after 39
1994 FX Channel, Cable Network, debuts
1994 General H Norman Schwarzkopf released from hospital after prostate surgery
1994 Guns n Roses drummer Matthew Sorum files to divorce Kai
1993 Connie Chung joins Dan Rather as anchors of CBS Evening News
1993 Guatemala president Jorge Serrano overthrown by army
1993 Melchior Ndadaye elected President of Burundi
1992 America West Arena opens in Phoenix
1992 Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins sweep Chicago Blackhawks in 4 games
1991 Warsaw Pact officially dissolves
1991 Mount Pinatubo (Philippines) erupts for 1st time in 600 years
1991 Roseanne Arnold and Tom Arnold wed again, they divorced later
1990 “Cemetery Club” closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater New York City after 56 performances
1990 Cowboy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
1990 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland for 1st time since 1974
1990 Dow Jones Avg hits a record high of 2,900.97
1989 62nd National Spelling Bee: Scott Isaacs wins spelling spoliator
1989 Margaret Ray pleads guilty to breaking into David Letterman’s house
1989 Robin Givens and Mike Tyson granted final divorce in New Jersey
1988 “Les Miserables,” opens at Shubert Theatre, Los Angeles
1988 “Morton Downey, Jr. Show,” debuts in TV syndication
1988 Train crash in Zeeland, Netherlands, kills 2
1987 Phil Niekro 314th combines with Joe to have most wins by bros (530)
1986 32nd LPGA Championship won by Pat Bradley
1986 40th Tony Awards: I’m Not Rappaport and Mystery of Edwin Drood win
1985 “Just A Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody” by David Lee Roth hits #12
1985 Viv Richards scores 300 in a day on the way to 322 vs. Warwicks cricket
1985 Weird Al Yankovic released his Dare To Be Stupid LP
1984 Douglas H Mitchell, QC of Calgary becomes 6th CFL Commissioner
1984 KWK-AM in St. Louis MO changes call letters to KGLD
1984 Netherlands’ Lubbers government gives 48 sites for cruise missiles
1984 Weightlifter Alexander Gunyashev of U.S.S.R. snatches a record 211 kg
1982 Rickey Henderson is fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a year
1980 1st transmission of CNN, Cable News Network
1980 ANC sets fire to Sasol oil installations in South Africa
1980 Barbra Streisand appears at an ACLU Benefit in California
1980 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championshipship
1980 Steve Garvey, hits the 7,000th Dodger home run
1980 Ted Turner’s Cable News Network begins broadcasting
1979 33rd NBA Championship: Sea Supersonics beat Washington Bullets, 4 games to 1
1979 Rhodesian bishop Able Muzorewa becomes premier
1979 Ted Coombs began a 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to New York City
1979 Wings release “Old Siam, Sir”
1978 Cricket Test debut of David Gower, vs. Pakistan, Edgbaston, scores 58
1978 High Council destroys judgment against war criminal Pieter Menten
1977 British Virgin Islands adopts constitution
1977 Russia charges Jewish rights activist Anatoly Shcharansky with treason
1977 South Carolina Heerenveen soccer team forms in Heerenveen
1975 “Chicago” opens at 46th St. Theater New York City for 947 performances
1975 21st LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth
1975 California Angel Nolan Ryan 4th no-hitter beats Baltimore Orioles, 1-0
1975 Cars in Netherlands must have seatbelts
1975 Ron Woods replaces Mick Taylor as Rolling Stone guitarist
1974 “My Girl Bill” by Jim Stafford hits #12
1974 Chemical plant explodes in Flixborough Lincs kills 29 in UK
1973 George Harrison’s “Living in the Material World” goes gold
1973 Greek President Papadopoulos asks for “parliamentary presidential republic”
1973 Paul McCartney and Wings release “Live and Let Die”
1972 Dmitri Shostakovich’s 15th Symphony, Dutch premieres in West Berlin
1972 Tswanaland becomes Bophuthatswana in South Africa
1972 West German police arrest RAF-leader Andreas Baader
1971 “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” opens at Golden New York City for 31 performances
1971 Ed Sullivan’s final TV show on CBS
1970 “Everything Is Beautiful” by Ray Stevens hits #1
1970 Com Bowie Kuhn reprimands Astro Jim Bouton for writing “Ball Four”
1970 Soyuz 9 launched into Earth orbit for 18 days
1970 Tigers Al Kaline collides with another player and swallows his tongue
1969 Tobacco advertising is banned on Canadian radio and TV
1968 100th Belmont: Gus Gustines aboard Stage Door Johnny wins in 2:27.2
1968 Simon and Garfunkel’s “Mrs Robinson” hits #1
1967 Beatles release Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band in U.S. and goes gold
1967 Mayor-council form of government instituted for Washington, D.C.
1966 2,400 persons attend White House Conference on Civil Rights
1966 George Harrison is impressed by Ravi Shankar’s concert in London
1966 Joaquin Balaguer elected president of Dominican Republic
1966 Shortwave station Radio New York Worldwide changes calls from WRUL to WNYW
1965 A Penzias and R Wilson detect 3 degrees K primordial background radiation
1965 coal mine explosion in Fukuoka Japan kills 236
1963 “El Watusi” by Ray Barreto hits #17
1963 Jomo Kenyatta becomes 1st premier of Kenya
1963 King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, becomes Emperor of Ethiopia
1962 Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit
1962 Roda JC soccer team reforms in Kerkrade
1962 USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m
1961 FM multiplex stereo broadcasting 1st heard
1960 “Finian’s Rainbow” closes at 46th St. Theater New York City after 12 performances
1960 WDTV TV channel 5 in Clarksburg-Weston, WV (CBS) begins broadcasting
1959 2-time champ Monterrey Mexico barred from 1959 Little League competition for using players outside predetermined geographical area
1959 Constitution of Tunisia promulgated (National Day)
1958 Belgian christian-democrats win parliamentary election
1958 Charles de Gaulle elected premier of France
1958 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Gatlinburg Golf Open
1957 1st U.S. runner breaks 4 minute mile (Don Bowden)
1955 Habib Bourguiba ends exile from Tunisia
1954 Emile Zatopek runs record 6 mile: (27:59.2)/10,000m (28:54.2)
1953 KMJ (now KSEE) TV channel 24 in Fresno, California (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 WDAY TV channel 6 in Fargo, ND (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1952 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cross Country Weathervane Golf Tournament
1952 Catholic church puts Andre Gides “Labor” on the index
1951 1st self-contained titanium plant opens (Henderson Nevada)
1951 International Cheese treaty signed
1950 WKZO (now WWMT) TV channel 3 in Kalamazoo, MI (CBS) 1st broadcast
1949 1st magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)
1949 British government grants Cyrenaica (East-Libya) independence
1949 KSL TV channel 5 in Salt Lake City, UT (CBS) begins broadcasting
1949 Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz wed for the second time
1949 Microfilm copies of “Newsweek” magazine 1st offered
1948 Israel and Arabs agree to a cease fire
1947 OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands
1947 Photosensitive glass developed
1946 78th Belmont: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:30.8
1946 Spijkenisse soccer team forms in Spijkenisse
1945 WLB-AM in Minneapolis Minnesota changes call letters to KUOM
1944 General Montgomery/Patton/Bradley/Dempsey/Crerar meet in Portsmouth
1944 Nazi occupiers make it punishable to give aid to allied pilots
1943 Germany shoots down a civilian flight from Lisbon to London, all die
1943 Pirates Rip Sewell 1st throws his dew-drop (eephus) ball in a game
1941 12.59″ (31.98 cm) rainfall, Burlington Kansas (state 24-hour record)
1941 British troops occupy Bagdad Iraq
1941 Germany bans all Catholic publications
1941 Germany occupies Kreta
1941 New York Giant Mel Ott hits his 400th home run and his 1,500th RBI
1940 Coffee and tea rationed in Holland
1940 General-major Bernard Montgomery returns to London
1940 Nazi occupiers kick Jews out of Dutch air guard
1939 1st boxing match to be televised, Lon Nova defeats Max Baer
1939 1st night game at Phil’s Shribe Park (Pirates 5, Phillies 2)
1939 British sub “Thetis” sinks in Liverpool Bay with all 99 aboard
1939 Retired German Colonel General Gerd von Runstedt returns to service
1938 Protective baseball helmets 1st worn by batters
1938 Superman 1st appears in DC Comics’ Action Comics Series issue #1
1937 Chicago White Sox Bill Dietrich no-hits St. Louis Browns, 8-0
1937 Prince Konoye becomes Japanese premier
1936 “Lux Radio Theater” moved from New York City to Hollywood
1936 Queen Mary completes its maiden voyage, arriving in New York
1935 Yankees set solo home run record with 6 beat Boston 7-2
1934 AFC ’34 soccer team forms in Alkmaar
1933 Century of Progress world’s fair opens in Chicago
1933 Charlie Chaplin weds Paulette Goddard
1932 Lunteren soccer team forms in Lunteren
1931 Rozenburg soccer team forms in Rozenburg
1930 6th French Mens Tennis: Henri Cochet beats Bill Tilden (36 86 63 61)
1930 6th French Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (62 61)
1930 Alphense Boys soccer team forms in Alphen on Rhine
1930 Bradman scores cricket 191 Australia vs. Hampshire, 240 minutes, 26 fours
1926 Ignacy Mocicki elected president of Poland
1925 Lou Gehrig replaces Wally Pipp (1st of record 2130 consec games)
1923 New York Giants beat Phillies, 22-5, Giants score in every inning
1921 Race riot in Tulsa, Oklahoma, 61 people killed
1920 RKSV Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam
1919 Rhineland Republic forms in Wiesbaden
1918 Excelsior Maassluis soccer team forms in Maassluis
1918 White Sox losing 5-4 against New York Yankees, load the bases in 9th with no outs Chick Gandil lines to Frank Baker who turns a triple play
1917 Hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WW I
1916 German attack on Fort Vaux, Verdun
1915 1st Zeppelin air raid over England
1914 Oscar Egg bicycles world record time (44,247 km)
1912 Stormvogels soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
1911 1st U.S. group insurance policy written, Passaic, New Jersey
1910 South Carolina Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede
1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition opens in Seattle
1908 John Krohn begins walk around perimeter of U.S., which took 357 days
1907 -27 degrees F (-33 degrees C), Sarmiento, Argentina (South American record)
1905 Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition opens in Portland, Oregon
1902 Blue-White United soccer team of Amsterdam forms
1900 British army occupiers Pretoria South Africa
1899 Cricket test debut of Wilfred Rhodes and Victor Trumper in Grace’s last
1898 Trans-Mississippi International Exposition opens in Omaha
1893 Opera “Falstaff” is produced (Berlin)
1890 U.S. census at 62,622,250
1888 California gets its 1st seismograph
1881 Bell Phone opens 1st Dutch telephone exchange
1880 1st pay telephone installed
1880 U.S. census at 50,155,783
1877 Society of American Artists forms
1877 U.S. troops authorized to pursue bandits into Mexico
1872 6th Belmont: James Roe aboard Joe Daniels wins in 2:58
1869 Voting machine patented by Thomas A. Edison
1868 Texas constitutional convention meets in Austin
1866 General Dutch Typographer Union forms
1866 Renegade Irish Fenians invade Ft. Erie, Ontario from U.S.
1864 Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia (Gaines’ Mill, Gaines’ Farm)
1864 Confederate cruiser The Georgia sold to The English
1862 2nd/last day of battle at Fair Oaks/7 Pines Virginia (11,165 casualties)
1862 General Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at 7 Pines
1862 Slavery abolished in all U.S. possessions
1861 1st skirmish in Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Virginia
1861 British territorial waters and ports off-limits during Civil War
1861 Skirmish at Arlington Mills, Virginia
1861 U.S. and Confederacy simultaneously stop mail interchange
1855 U.S. adventurer Wm Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery
1845 Homing pigeon completes 11,000 km trip (Namibia-London) in 55 days
1843 It snows in Buffalo and Rochester New York and Cleveland Ohio
1843 Sojourner Truth leaves New York to begin her career as antislavery activist
1836 Charles Darwin returns to Capetown
1835 6th national black convention in Philadelphia
1834 HMS Beagle for anchor in Port Famine, Magallanes Street
1813 Captain John Lawrence utters Navy motto “Don’t give up the ship”
1809 Allardyce Barclay begins a bet of walking 1 mile every hour for 1,000 hours. Each hour he walked a mile round trip from his home
1808 1st U.S. land-grant university founded at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
1796 Last of Britain’s troops withdraws from U.S.
1796 Tennessee admitted as 16th U.S. state
1794 English fleet under Richard Earl Howe defeats French
1792 Kentucky admitted as 15th U.S. state
1789 1st U.S. congressional act becomes law (on administering oaths)
1774 Boston Port Bill, British government orders Port of Boston closed
1746 French troops conquer Antwerp
1679 Battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish
1670 English king Charles II and French king Louis XIV sign anti-Dutch treaty
1657 1st Quakers arrives in New Amsterdam (New York)
1649 Czar Aleksei throws out English merchants from Moscow
1641 France and Portugal sign anti-Spanish covenant
1638 1st earthquake recorded in U.S., at Plymouth, Mass
1608 Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt
1568 Duke van Alva beheads 18 nobles in Brussels
1562 Emperor Ferdinand and Sultan Suleiman signs treaty
1533 Anna Boleyn crowned queen of England
1526 Parliament of Spiers: Lutheran monarchy freed of their belief
1495 1st written record of Scotch Whiskey appears in Exchequer Rolls of Scotland, Friar John Cor is the distiller
1459 Pope Pius II opens congress of Mantua
1283 Albrecht I van Habsburg becomes ruler of Austrian/Bull market

Source: BrainyHistory



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