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4th June 1941 (76 Years)
Wilhelm II, the last German Emperor and King of Prussia, dies.
5th June 1816 (201 Years)
Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer of the Classical era, dies.
5th June 1898 (119 Years)
Federico García Lorca, Spanish poet, playwright, theatre director and emblematic member of the Generation of '27, was born.
5th June 1916 (101 Years)
Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, Irish field marschal and imperial administrator, dies.
5th June 1916 (101 Years)
Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, a senior British Army officer and colonial administrator who played a central role in the early part of WWI, dies.
5th June 1947 (70 Years)
The Marshall Plan is drafted.
5th June 1947 (70 Years)
In the aftermath of WWII, the Marshall Plan is drafted.
5th June 1968 (49 Years)
Robert F. Kennedy, U.S. presidential candidate, is shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, by Sirhan Sirhan. Kennedy dies the next day.
5th June 1975 (42 Years)
The UK holds its first country-wide referendum, on remaining in the European Economic Community (EEC).
5th June 2004 (13 Years)
Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, died.
6th June 1832 (185 Years)
Jeremy Bentham, British philosopher, jurist, and social reformer, dies.
6th June 1868 (149 Years)
Captain Robert Falcon Scott, British Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions, was born.
6th June 1944 (73 Years)
The D-Day landings, in Normandy, France during World War II.
6th June 1944 (73 Years)
The D-Day landings, in Normandy, France during World War II.
6th June 1948 (69 Years)
Louis Lumiere, French inventor, photographic pioneer and filmmaker who, along with his brother, made the first film, dies.
6th June 2013 (4 Years)
Esther Williams, American swimmer, actress, and singer, died.
7th June 1868 (149 Years)
Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scottish painter and architect, was born.
7th June 1917 (100 Years)
The British Second Army conducts the offensive known as the Battle of Messines.
7th June 1917 (100 Years)
The Battle of Messines starts, an offensive conducted by the British Second Army, on the Western Front in Belgian West Flanders during WWI.
7th June 1917 (100 Years)
WWI: The Battle of Messines starts, conducted by the British Second Army, on the Western Front in Belgian West Flanders.
7th June 1937 (80 Years)
Jean Harlow, American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s, died.
7th June 1940 (77 Years)
King Haakon VII of Norway, Crown Prince Olav and the Norwegian government leave Tromsø and go into exile in London.
7th June 1966 (51 Years)
Jean (Hans) Arp, German-French sculptor, painter, poet and abstract artist, dies.
7th June 1967 (50 Years)
Dorothy Parker, American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, died.
7th June 2015 (2 Years)
Christopher Lee, English actor best known for his role as Count Dracula in a sequence of Hammer Horror films, dies.
8th June 1867 (150 Years)
Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, was born.
8th June 1916 (101 Years)
Francis Crick, British biophysicist and discoverer of the molecular structure of the DNA, was born.
9th June 1868 (149 Years)
Jane Avril, French model and dancer, was born.
9th June 1870 (147 Years)
Charles Dickens, English writer and social critic, dies aged 58.
9th June 1963 (54 Years)
Jacques Villon, painter, printmaker, and brother of Marcel Duchamp dies.

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