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Events

  • 350 – The Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaims himself Roman emperor, entering Rome at the head of a group of gladiators.[1]
  • 713 – The Byzantine emperor Philippicus is blinded, deposed and sent into exile by conspirators of the Opsikion army in Thrace. He is succeeded by Anastasios II, who begins the reorganization of the Byzantine army.[2]
  • 1140 – The French scholar Peter Abelard is found guilty of heresy.
  • 1326 – The Treaty of Novgorod delineates borders between Russia and Norway in Finnmark.
  • 1539Hernando de Soto claims Florida for Spain.
  • 1608Samuel de Champlain completes his third voyage to New France at Tadoussac, Quebec.
  • 1621 – The Dutch West India Company receives a charter for New Netherland.
  • 1658Pope Alexander VII appoints François de Laval vicar apostolic in New France.
  • 1665James Stuart, Duke of York (later to become King James II of England), defeats the Dutch fleet off the coast of Lowestoft.
  • 1781Jack Jouett begins his midnight ride to warn Thomas Jefferson and the Virginia legislature of an impending raid by Banastre Tarleton.
  • 1839 – In Humen, China, Lin Tse-hsü destroys 1.2 million kilograms of opium confiscated from British merchants, providing Britain with a casus belli to open hostilities, resulting in the First Opium War.
  • 1861American Civil War: Battle of Philippi (also called the Philippi Races): Union forces rout Confederate troops in Barbour County, Virginia, now West Virginia.
  • 1864 – American Civil War: Battle of Cold Harbor: Union forces attack Confederate troops in Hanover County, Virginia.
  • 1866 – The Fenians are driven out of Fort Erie, Ontario back into the United States.
  • 1885 – In the last military engagement fought on Canadian soil, the Cree leader, Big Bear, escapes the North-West Mounted Police.
  • 1889 – The first long-distance electric power transmission line in the United States is completed, running Script error: No such module "convert". between a generator at Willamette Falls and downtown Portland, Oregon.
  • 1916 – The National Defense Act is signed into law, increasing the size of the United States National Guard by 450,000 men.
  • 1935 – One thousand unemployed Canadian workers board freight cars in Vancouver, beginning a protest trek to Ottawa.
  • 1937 – The Duke of Windsor marries Wallis Simpson.
  • 1940World War II: The Luftwaffe bombs Paris.
  • 1940 – World War II: The Battle of Dunkirk ends with a German victory and with Allied forces in full retreat.
  • 1940 – Franz Rademacher proposes plans to make Madagascar the "Jewish homeland", an idea that had first been considered by 19th century journalist Theodor Herzl.
  • 1941 – World War II: The Wehrmacht razes the Greek village of Kandanos to the ground and murders 180 of its inhabitants.
  • 1942 – World War II: Japan begins the Aleutian Islands Campaign by bombing Unalaska Island.
  • 1943 – In Los Angeles, California, white U.S. Navy sailors and Marines clash with Latino youths in the Zoot Suit Riots.
  • 1950Herzog and Lachenal of the French Annapurna expedition become the first climbers to reach the summit of an 8,000-metre peak.
  • 1962 – At Paris Orly Airport, Air France Flight 007 overruns the runway and explodes when the crew attempts to abort takeoff, killing 130.
  • 1963 – Soldiers of the South Vietnamese Army attack protesting Buddhists in Huế with liquid chemicals from tear-gas grenades, causing 67 people to be hospitalized for blistering of the skin and respiratory ailments.
  • 1965 – The launch of Gemini 4, the first multi-day space mission by a NASA crew. Ed White, a crew member, performs the first American spacewalk.
  • 1969Melbourne–Evans collision: off the coast of South Vietnam, the Australian aircraft carrier Template:HMAS cuts the U.S. Navy destroyer Template:Ship in half.
  • 1973 – A Soviet supersonic Tupolev Tu-144 crashes near Goussainville, France, killing 14, the first crash of a supersonic passenger aircraft.
  • 1979 – A blowout at the Ixtoc I oil well in the southern Gulf of Mexico causes at least Script error: No such module "convert". of oil to be spilled into the waters, the second-worst accidental oil spill ever recorded.
  • 1980 – An explosive device is detonated at the Statue of Liberty. The FBI suspects Croatian nationalists.
  • 1980 – The 1980 Grand Island tornado outbreak hits Nebraska, causing five deaths and $300 million (equivalent to $Template:Inflation million in Template:Inflation-year) worth of damage.
  • 1982 – The Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom, Shlomo Argov, is shot on a London street; he survives but is left paralysed.
  • 1984Operation Blue Star, a military offensive, is launched by the Indian government at Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine for Sikhs, in Amritsar. The operation continues until June 6, with casualties, most of them civilians, in excess of 5,000.
  • 1989 – The government of China sends troops to force protesters out of Tiananmen Square after seven weeks of occupation.
  • 1991Mount Unzen erupts in Kyūshū, Japan, killing 43 people, all of them either researchers or journalists.
  • 1992 – Aboriginal land rights are granted in Australia in Mabo v Queensland (No 2), a case brought by Eddie Mabo.
  • 1998 – After suffering a mechanical failure, a high speed train derails at Eschede, Germany, killing 101 people.
  • 2006 – The union of Serbia and Montenegro comes to an end with Montenegro's formal declaration of independence.
  • 2012 – A plane carrying 153 people on board crashes in a residential neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, killing everyone on board and 10 people on the ground.
  • 2012 – The pageant for the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II takes place on the River Thames.
  • 2013 – The trial of United States Army private Chelsea Manning for leaking classified material to WikiLeaks begins in Fort Meade, Maryland.
  • 2013 – At least 119 people are killed in a fire at a poultry farm in Jilin Province in northeastern China.
  • 2015 – An explosion at a gasoline station in Accra, Ghana, killing more than 200 people.
  • 2017London Bridge attack: Eight people are murdered and dozens of civilians are wounded by Islamist terrorists. Three of the attackers are shot dead by the police.
  • 2019Khartoum massacre: In Sudan, over 100 people are killed when security forces accompanied by Janjaweed militiamen storm and open fire on a sit-in protest.[3]

Births

  • 20 BCSejanus, Roman soldier and bodyguard (d. 31 AD)
  • 1139Conon of Naso, Basilian abbot (d. 1236)
  • 1421Giovanni di Cosimo de' Medici, Italian noble (d. 1463)Script error: No such module "Footnotes".
  • 1454Bogislaw X, Duke of Pomerania (1474–1523) (d. 1523)
  • 1537João Manuel, Prince of Portugal (d. 1554)
  • 1540Charles II, Archduke of Austria (d. 1590)
  • 1554Pietro de' Medici, Italian noble (d. 1604)
  • 1576Giovanni Diodati, Swiss-Italian minister, theologian, and academic (d. 1649)[4]
  • 1594César, Duke of Vendôme, French nobleman (d. 1665)
  • 1603Pietro Paolini, Italian painter (d. 1681)
  • 1635Philippe Quinault, French playwright and composer (d. 1688)
  • 1636John Hale, American minister (d. 1700)
  • 1659David Gregory, Scottish-English mathematician and astronomer (d. 1708)
  • 1662Willem van Mieris, Dutch painter (d. 1747)
  • 1723Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Italian physician, geologist, and botanist (d. 1788)
  • 1726James Hutton, Scottish geologist and physician (d. 1797)
  • 1736Ignaz Fränzl, German violinist and composer (d. 1811)
  • 1770Manuel Belgrano, Argentinian economist, lawyer, and politician (d. 1820)
  • 1808Jefferson Davis, American colonel and politician, President of the Confederate States of America (d. 1889)
  • 1818Louis Faidherbe, French general and politician, Governor of Senegal (d. 1889)
  • 1819Anton Anderledy, Swiss religious leader, 23rd Superior General of the Society of Jesus (d. 1892)
  • 1819 – Johan Jongkind, Dutch painter (d. 1891)
  • 1832Charles Lecocq, French pianist and composer (d. 1918)
  • 1843Frederick VIII of Denmark (d. 1912)
  • 1844Garret Hobart, American lawyer and politician, 24th Vice President of the United States (d. 1899)
  • 1844 – Detlev von Liliencron, German poet and author (d. 1909)
  • 1852Theodore Robinson, American painter and academic (d. 1896)
  • 1853Flinders Petrie, English archaeologist and academic (d. 1942)
  • 1864Otto Erich Hartleben, German poet and playwright (d. 1905)
  • 1864 – Ransom E. Olds, American businessman, founded Oldsmobile and REO Motor Car Company (d. 1950)
  • 1865George V of the United Kingdom (d. 1936)
  • 1866George Howells Broadhurst, English-American director and manager (d. 1952)
  • 1873Otto Loewi, German-American pharmacologist and psychobiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1961)
  • 1877Raoul Dufy, French painter and illustrator (d. 1953)
  • 1879Alla Nazimova, Ukrainian-American actress, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1945)
  • 1879 – Raymond Pearl, American biologist and botanist (d. 1940)
  • 1879 – Vivian Woodward, English footballer and soldier (d. 1954)
  • 1881Mikhail Larionov, Russian painter and set designer (d. 1964)
  • 1890Baburao Painter, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1954)
  • 1897Memphis Minnie, American singer-songwriter (d. 1973)
  • 1899Georg von Békésy, Hungarian-American biophysicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1972)
  • 1900Adelaide Ames, American astronomer and academic (d. 1932) [5]
  • 1900 – Leo Picard, German-Israeli geologist and academic (d. 1997)
  • 1901Maurice Evans, English actor (d. 1989)
  • 1901 – Zhang Xueliang, Chinese general and warlord (d. 2001)
  • 1903Eddie Acuff, American actor (d. 1956)
  • 1904Charles R. Drew, American physician and surgeon (d. 1950)
  • 1904 – Jan Peerce, American tenor and actor (d. 1984)
  • 1905Martin Gottfried Weiss, German SS officer (d. 1946)
  • 1906R. G. D. Allen, English economist, mathematician, and statistician (d. 1983)
  • 1906 – Josephine Baker, French actress, singer, and dancer; French Resistance operative (d. 1975)
  • 1906 – Walter Robins, English cricketer and footballer (d. 1968)
  • 1907Paul Rotha, English director and producer (d. 1984)
  • 1910Paulette Goddard, American actress and model (d. 1990)
  • 1911Ellen Corby, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1999)
  • 1913Pedro Mir, Dominican poet and author (d. 2000)
  • 1914Ignacio Ponseti, Spanish physician and orthopedist (d. 2009)
  • 1917Leo Gorcey, American actor (d. 1969)
  • 1918Patrick Cargill, English actor and producer (d. 1996)
  • 1918 – Lili St. Cyr, American dancer (d. 1999)
  • 1921Forbes Carlile, Australian pentathlete and coach (d. 2016)
  • 1921 – Jean Dréjac, French singer and composer (d. 2003)
  • 1922Alain Resnais, French director, cinematographer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
  • 1923Igor Shafarevich, Russian mathematician and theorist (d. 2017)
  • 1924Karunanidhi, Indian screenwriter and politician, 3rd Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (d. 2018)
  • 1924 – Colleen Dewhurst, Canadian-American actress (d. 1991)
  • 1924 – Bernard Glasser, American director and producer (d. 2014)
  • 1924 – Jimmy Rogers, American singer and guitarist (d. 1997)
  • 1924 – Torsten Wiesel, Swedish neurophysiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1925Tony Curtis, American actor (d. 2010)
  • 1925 – Thomas Winning, Scottish cardinal (d. 2001)
  • 1926Allen Ginsberg, American poet (d. 1997)
  • 1926 – Flora MacDonald, Canadian banker and politician, 10th Canadian Minister of Communications (d. 2015)
  • 1927Boots Randolph, American saxophonist and composer (d. 2007)
  • 1928Donald Judd, American sculptor and painter (d. 1994)
  • 1928 – John Richard Reid, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1929Werner Arber, Swiss microbiologist and geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1929 – Chuck Barris, American game show host and producer (d. 2017)
  • 1930Marion Zimmer Bradley, American author and poet (d. 1999)
  • 1930 – George Fernandes, Indian journalist and politician, Minister of Defence for India (d. 2019)
  • 1930 – Dakota Staton, American singer (d. 2007)
  • 1930 – Abbas Zandi, Iranian wrestler (d. 2017)
  • 1930 – Ben Wada, Japanese director and producer (d. 2011)
  • 1930 – Joe Coulombe, founder of Trader Joe's (d. 2020)[6]
  • 1931Françoise Arnoul, Algerian-French actress
  • 1931 – Raúl Castro, Cuban commander and politician, 18th President of Cuba
  • 1931 – John Norman, American philosopher and author
  • 1931 – Lindy Remigino, American runner and coach (d. 2018)
  • 1933Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Bahranian king (d. 1999)
  • 1936Larry McMurtry, American novelist and screenwriter
  • 1936 – Colin Meads, New Zealand rugby player and coach (d. 2017)
  • 1937Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, French race car driver
  • 1939Frank Blevins, English-Australian lawyer and politician, 7th Deputy Premier of South Australia (d. 2013)
  • 1939 – Steve Dalkowski, American baseball player (d. 2020)
  • 1939 – Ian Hunter, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1942Curtis Mayfield, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 1999)
  • 1943Billy Cunningham, American basketball player and coach
  • 1944Thomas Burns, British bishop
  • 1944 – Edith McGuire, American sprinter and educator
  • 1944 – Eddy Ottoz, Italian hurdler and coach
  • 1945Hale Irwin, American golfer and architect
  • 1945 – Ramon Jacinto, Filipino singer, guitarist, and businessman, founded the Rajah Broadcasting Network
  • 1945 – Bill Paterson, Scottish actor
  • 1946Michael Clarke, American drummer (d. 1993)
  • 1946 – Eddie Holman, American pop/R&B/gospel singer
  • 1946 – Penelope Wilton, English actress
  • 1947John Dykstra, American special effects artist and producer
  • 1947 – Mickey Finn, English drummer (d. 2003)
  • 1948Jan Reker, Dutch footballer and manager
  • 1950Frédéric François, Belgian-Italian singer-songwriter
  • 1950 – Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2015)
  • 1950 – Juan José Muñoz, Argentinian businessman (d. 2013)
  • 1950 – Larry Probst, American businessman
  • 1950 – Suzi Quatro, American-English singer-songwriter, bass player, producer, and actress
  • 1950 – Christos Verelis, Greek politician, Greek Minister of Transport and Communications
  • 1950 – Deniece Williams, American singer-songwriter
  • 1952Billy Powell, American keyboard player and songwriter (d. 2009)
  • 1952 – David Richards, Welsh entrepreneur and businessman
  • 1954Dan Hill, Canadian singer-songwriter
  • 1954 – Susan Landau, American mathematician and engineer
  • 1956George Burley, Scottish footballer and manager
  • 1956 – Danny Wilde, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1957Horst-Ulrich Hänel, German field hockey player
  • 1959Imbi Paju, Estonian-Finnish journalist and author
  • 1960Catherine Davani, first female Papua New Guinean judge (d. 2016)[7]
  • 1960 – Tracy Grimshaw, Australian television host
  • 1960 – Carl Rackemann, Australian cricketer and sportscaster
  • 1961Lawrence Lessig, American lawyer, academic, and author, founded the Creative Commons
  • 1961 – Peter Vidmar, American gymnast
  • 1961 – Ed Wynne, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer
  • 1962Susannah Constantine, English fashion designer, journalist, and author
  • 1962 – Dagmar Neubauer, German sprinter
  • 1963Rudy Demotte, Belgian politician, 8th Minister-President of the Walloon Region
  • 1963 – Toshiaki Karasawa, Japanese actor
  • 1964André Bellavance, Canadian politician
  • 1964 – Kerry King, American guitarist and songwriter
  • 1964 – James Purefoy, English actor
  • 1965Hans Kroes, Dutch swimmer
  • 1965 – Michael Moore, British accountant and politician, Secretary of State for Scotland
  • 1966Wasim Akram, Pakistani cricketer, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1967Anderson Cooper, American journalist and author
  • 1967 – Tamás Darnyi, Hungarian swimmer[8]
  • 1969Takako Minekawa, Japanese singer-songwriter
  • 1969 – Dean Pay, Australian rugby league player and coach
  • 1971Luigi Di Biagio, Italian footballer and manager
  • 1971 – Mary Grigson, Australian cross-country mountain biker[9]
  • 1972Julie Gayet, French actress
  • 1974Kelly Jones, Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1974 – Serhiy Rebrov, Ukrainian international footballer and manager[10]
  • 1975Jose Molina, Puerto Rican-American baseball player
  • 1976Nikos Chatzis, Greek basketball player
  • 1976 – Jamie McMurray, American race car driver
  • 1977Cris, Brazilian footballer
  • 1978Lyfe Jennings, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1979Luis Fernando López, Colombian race walker
  • 1979 – Christian Malcolm, Welsh sprinter
  • 1980Amauri, Brazilian-Italian footballer
  • 1981Sosene Anesi, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1982Yelena Isinbayeva, Russian pole vaulter
  • 1982 – Manfred Mölgg, Italian skier
  • 1983Pasquale Foggia, Italian footballer
  • 1984Todd Reid, Australian tennis player (d. 2018)
  • 1985Papiss Cissé, Senegalese footballer
  • 1985 – Łukasz Piszczek, Polish footballer
  • 1986Al Horford, Dominican basketball player
  • 1986 – Micah Kogo, Kenyan runner
  • 1986 – Rafael Nadal, Spanish tennis player
  • 1986 – Adrián Vallés, Spanish race car driver
  • 1986 – Tomáš Verner, Czech ice skater
  • 1987Masami Nagasawa, Japanese actress
  • 1989Katie Hoff, American swimmer
  • 1991Lukasz Teodorczyk, Polish footballer
  • 1991 – Sami Vatanen, Finnish ice hockey defenceman
  • 1991 – Yordano Ventura, Dominican baseball player (d. 2017)
  • 1992Mario Götze, German footballer

Deaths

  • 628Liang Shidu, Chinese rebel leader
  • 800Staurakios, Byzantine general
  • 1052 – Prince Guaimar IV of Salerno
  • 1395Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria (b. 1350)
  • 1397William de Montagu, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English commander (b. 1328)
  • 1411Leopold IV, Duke of Austria (b. 1371)
  • 1453Loukas Notaras, last megas doux of the Byzantine Empire
  • 1511Ahmad ibn Abi Jum'ah, Islamic scholar, author of the Oran fatwa[11]
  • 1548Juan de Zumárraga, Spanish-Mexican archbishop (b. 1468)
  • 1553Wolf Huber, Austrian painter, printmaker and architect (b. 1485)
  • 1594John Aylmer, English bishop and scholar (b. 1521)
  • 1605Jan Zamoyski, Polish nobleman (b. 1542)
  • 1615Sanada Yukimura, Japanese samurai (b. 1567)
  • 1640Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (b. 1584)
  • 1649Manuel de Faria e Sousa, Portuguese historian and poet (b. 1590)
  • 1657William Harvey, English physician and academic (b. 1578)
  • 1659Morgan Llwyd, Welsh minister and poet (b. 1619)
  • 1665Charles Weston, 3rd Earl of Portland, English noble (b. 1639)
  • 1780Thomas Hutchinson, American businessman and politician, Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (b. 1711)
  • 1826Nikolay Karamzin, Russian historian and poet (b. 1766)
  • 1858Julius Reubke, German pianist and composer (b. 1834)
  • 1861Stephen A. Douglas, American lawyer and politician, 7th Secretary of State of Illinois (b. 1813)
  • 1865Okada Izō, Japanese samurai (b. 1838)
  • 1875Georges Bizet, French pianist and composer (b. 1838)
  • 1877Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Austrian botanist, composer, and publisher (b. 1800)
  • 1882Christian Wilberg, German painter and illustrator (b. 1839)
  • 1894Karl Eduard Zachariae von Lingenthal, German lawyer and jurist (b. 1812)
  • 1899Johann Strauss II, Austrian composer and educator (b. 1825)
  • 1900Mary Kingsley, English explorer and author (b. 1862)
  • 1902Vital-Justin Grandin, French-Canadian bishop and missionary (b. 1829)
  • 1906John Maxwell, American golfer (b. 1871)
  • 1921Coenraad Hiebendaal, Dutch rower and physician (b. 1879)
  • 1924Franz Kafka, Czech-Austrian lawyer and author (b. 1883)
  • 1928Li Yuanhong, Chinese general and politician, 2nd President of the Republic of China (b. 1864)
  • 1933William Muldoon, American wrestler (b. 1852)
  • 1938John Flanagan, Irish-American hammer thrower and tug of war competitor (b. 1873)
  • 1946Mikhail Kalinin, Russian civil servant and politician (b. 1875)
  • 1963Edmond Decottignies, French weightlifter (b. 1893)
  • 1963 – Pope John XXIII (b. 1881)
  • 1963 – Nâzım Hikmet Ran, Turkish poet, author, and playwright (b. 1902)
  • 1964Kâzım Orbay, Turkish general and politician, 9th Turkish Speaker of the Parliament (b. 1887)
  • 1964 – Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Finnish author and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
  • 1969George Edwin Cooke, American soccer player (b. 1883)
  • 1970Hjalmar Schacht, Danish-German economist, banker, and politician (b. 1877)
  • 1971Heinz Hopf, German-Swiss mathematician and academic (b. 1894)
  • 1973Jean Batmale, French footballer and manager (b. 1895)
  • 1975Ozzie Nelson, American actor and bandleader (b. 1906)
  • 1975 – Eisaku Satō, Japanese lawyer and politician, 39th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1901)
  • 1977Archibald Hill, English physiologist and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1886)
  • 1977 – Roberto Rossellini, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1906)
  • 1981Carleton S. Coon, American anthropologist and academic (b. 1904)
  • 1986Anna Neagle, English actress and singer (b. 1904)
  • 1987Will Sampson, American actor and painter (b. 1933)
  • 1989Ruhollah Khomeini, Iranian religious leader and politician, 1st Supreme Leader of Iran (b. 1902)
  • 1990Robert Noyce, American physicist and businessman, co-founded the Intel Corporation (b. 1927)
  • 1991Brian Bevan, Australian rugby league player (b. 1924)
  • 1991 – Katia Krafft, French volcanologist and geologist (b. 1942)
  • 1991 – Maurice Krafft, French volcanologist and geologist (b. 1946)
  • 1991 – Lê Văn Thiêm, Vietnamese mathematician and academic (b. 1918)
  • 1992Robert Morley, English actor and screenwriter (b. 1908)
  • 1993Yeoh Ghim Seng, Singaporean politician, acting President of Singapore (b. 1918)[12]
  • 1994Puig Aubert, German-French rugby player and coach (b. 1925)
  • 1997Dennis James, American actor and game show host (b. 1917)
  • 2001Anthony Quinn, Mexican-American actor and producer (b. 1915)
  • 2002Lew Wasserman, American talent agent and manager (b. 1913)
  • 2003Felix de Weldon, Austrian-American sculptor, designed the Marine Corps War Memorial (b. 1907)
  • 2005Harold Cardinal, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1945)
  • 2009David Carradine, American actor (b. 1936)
  • 2009 – Koko Taylor, American singer (b. 1928)
  • 2010John Hedgecoe, English photographer and author (b. 1932)
  • 2010 – Rue McClanahan, American actress (b. 1934)
  • 2011James Arness, American actor and producer (b. 1923)
  • 2011 – Andrew Gold, American singer, songwriter, musician and arranger (b. 1951)
  • 2011 – Bhajan Lal, Indian politician, 6th Chief Minister of Haryana (b. 1930)
  • 2011 – Jack Kevorkian, American pathologist, author, and activist (b. 1928)
  • 2011 – Jan van Roessel, Dutch footballer (b. 1925)
  • 2012Carol Ann Abrams, American producer, author, and academic (b. 1942)
  • 2012 – Rajsoomer Lallah, Mauritian lawyer and judge (b. 1933)
  • 2012 – Roy Salvadori, English race car driver and manager (b. 1922)
  • 2012 – Brian Talboys, New Zealand journalist and politician, 7th Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1921)
  • 2013Atul Chitnis, German-Indian technologist and journalist (b. 1962)
  • 2013 – Józef Czyrek, Polish economist and politician, Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1928)
  • 2013 – Frank Lautenberg, American soldier and politician (b. 1924)
  • 2014Svyatoslav Belza, Russian journalist, author, and critic (b. 1942)
  • 2014 – Gopinath Munde, Indian politician, 3rd Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra (b. 1949)
  • 2015Avi Beker, Israeli political scientist and academic (b. 1951)
  • 2016Muhammad Ali, American boxer (b. 1942)

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Charles Lwanga and Companions (Roman Catholic Church), and its related observances:
      • Martyrs' Day (Uganda)
    • Clotilde
    • Kevin of Glendalough
    • Ovidius
    • Vladimirskaya (Russian Orthodox)
    • June 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Confederate Memorial Day (Kentucky, Louisiana, and Tennessee, United States)
  • Economist day (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • Mabo Day (Australia)
  • Opium Suppression Movement Day (Taiwan)
  • World Bicycle Day

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