June 02 in History – What happened on 02 June in Past

02 June - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on June 02, the day number in a year is 153 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 154. June 02 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

June 02 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
455Sack of Rome: Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks. The sack of 455 was the second of three sacks of Rome; it was conducted by the Vandals, who were then at war with the usurping Western Roman Emperor Petronius Maximus.
1098First Crusade-The first Siege of Antioch ended as Crusaderforces captured the city, but the Seljuk Turks would later start asecond siege of Antioch a few days later.
1615The first Recollect missionaries arrived in Quebec City in NewFrance (now in Quebec, Canada) from Rouen.
1676Franco-Dutch War: France ensured the supremacy of its naval fleet for the remainder of the war with its victory in the Battle of Palermo. The naval Battle of Palermo took place during the Franco-Dutch War, between a French force led by Abraham Duquesne, sent to support a revolt in the city of Messina against the Spanish rule in Sicily, and a Spanish force supported by a Dutch maritime expedition force.
1702Queen Anne's Captain General John Churchill forced the surrender of Caesarsworth on the Rhine.
1739The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences was established in Stockholm, Sweden.
1763Pontiac Rebellion: Now Mackinaw City, Michigan, the Chippewas captured Fort Missilimackinac, chasing a ball into the fort, after diverting the garrison with a game of Larrosse.
1771Armida, presented an Oparek Drama Per Music by Antonio Salieri at Vietana Bergtheater.
1780Anti-Catholic protesters attacked Parliament in London.
1780Anti-Catholic protesters attacked parliament in London.
1793French Revolution: François Hanriot, leader of the Parisian National Guard, arrests 22 Girondists selected by Jean-Paul Marat, setting the stage for the Reign of Terror. The Reign of Terror also known as The Terror, was a period of violence that occurred after the onset of the French Revolution, incited by conflict between two rival political factions, the Girondins and the Jacobins, and marked by mass executions of "enemies of the revolution".
1793Girandin was destroyed in France.
1800The first smallpox vaccination was done in North America at Trinity, Newfoundland.
1805Napoleonic Wars - A Franco-Spanish fleet recaptured Diamond Rock, an uninhabited island at the entrance to the bay leading to Fort-de-France, from the British.
1848As part of the Pan-Slavism movement, the Prague Slavic Congressbegan in Prague, the first of several times that voices from all Slavpopulations of Europe were heard in one place.
1851For the first time in America, the Prohibition of Alcohol Act was enacted in Maine province.
1866Fenian raids-The Battle of Ridgeway, the first to be foughtonly by Canadian troops and led exclusively by Canadian officers, tookplace in Ontario.
1866Fenian raids - The Battle of Ridgeway, the first to be fought only by Canadian troops and led exclusively by Canadian officers, tookplace in Ontario.
1868The first Trades Union Congress was held in Manchester, England.
1869Sherwood College was established in Nainital India.
1883The first baseball game was played in electric lights at Ford Wayan Indiana.
1886Grover Cleveland became the only U.S. President to marry in theWhite House when he wed Frances Folsom.
1896G. Marconi applied for a patent in his name to radio, which was later accepted on July 2, 1897.
1901Katsura Taro became Prime Minister of Japan.
1902The anthracite coal strike began in the US.
1909Alfred Deakin was elected Prime Minister of Australia for the third consecutive time.
1910Charles Rolls, co-founder of Rolls-Royce, became the first manto make a non-stop double crossing of the English Channel by plane.
1919First Red Scare-Anarchist followers of Luigi Galleani set offeight bombs in eight cities across the United States.
1947Lord Louis Mountbatten announced the partition of India.
1953Queen Elizabeth II was crowned on the British throne.
1953Austria and the Soviet Union established diplomatic relations.
1955The USSR and Yugoslavia sign the Belgrade declaration and thus normalize relations between both countries, discontinued since 1948. Since 1948 there was a sincere rift in the relationships between the USSR and the FPR Yugoslavia as Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito established a socialist regime disregarding Joseph Stalin doctrine.
1966Surveyor program: Surveyor 1 lands in Oceanus Procellarum on the Moon, becoming the first U.S. spacecraft to soft-land on another world, Surveyor 1 was the first lunar soft-lander in the unmanned Surveyor program of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA, United States). This lunar soft-lander gathered data about the lunar surface that would be needed for the manned Apollo Moon landings that began in 1969.
1966The US launched a spacecraft on the moon in its first attempt.
1967German university student Benno Ohnesorg was killed during aprotest in West Berlin against the visit of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, sparking the formation of the militant group 2 June Movement.
1976The Philippine government established diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union.
1983After an emergency landing because of an in-flight fire,twenty-three passengers aboard Air Canada Flight 797 were killed when aflashover occurred as the plane's doors opened.
1983Air Canada's DC-9 aircraft in Cincinnati, USA, killed 23 people in a fire.
1988Famous Bollywood actor, producer and director Raj Kapoor passed away.
1994The Royal Air Force suffered its worst peacetime disaster whena Chinook helicopter crashed on the Mull of Kintyre, Scotland, killingall 29 people on board.
199429 people died in a Chinook helicopter crash in northern Scotland.
1995United States Air Force Captain Scott O'Grady was shot down bya Bosnian Serb Army SA-6 surface-to-air missile while patrolling theNATO no-fly zone over Bosnia in an F-16, but he was able to eject safelyand was then rescued six days later.
1998CIH computer virus discovered in Taiwan.
1999Bhutan ended its status as the only country in the world toprohibit television when the state-run Bhutan Broadcasting Service cameon the air.
1999Bhutan Broadcasting Service brought television transmission to the country for the first time.
2003Europe launches its first voyage to another planet, Mars. The European Space Agency's Mars Express probe launches from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan. Mars Express is a space exploration mission being conducted by the European Space Agency (ESA). The Mars Express mission is exploring the planet Mars, and is the first planetary mission attempted by the agency. "Express" originally referred to the speed and efficiency with which the spacecraft was designed and built.
2010A lone gunman went on a shooting spree in Cumbria, England, killing 12 people and injuring 11 others before committing suicide.
2014Telangana officially becomes the 29th state of India. Telangana is a state in southern India. It has an area of 114,840 km2 and is the twelfth largest state in India. Most of it was part of the princely state of Hyderabad (Medak and Warangal Divisions), ruled by the Nizam of Hyderabad during the British Raj, joining the Union of India in 1948.
2014Telangana officially became the 29th state of India.



Famous Birthdays of June 02:

YearName / Profession / Country
1941Lou Nanne / Ice Hockey Player / United States of America
1985Maggie Thrash / Writer / United States of America
1937Sally Kellerman / Actress / United States of America
1823Gédéon Ouimet / Politician / Canada
1984Max Boyer / Wrestler / Canada
1913Elsie Tu / Politician / United Kingdom
1961Dez Cadena / Writer / United States of America
1739Jabez Bowen / Politician / United States of America
1951Arnold Mühren / Footballer / Netherlands
1921Sigmund Sternberg / Business Man / United Kingdom
1740Marquis de Sade / Politician / France
1927W. Watts Biggers / Author / United States of America
1967Mike Stanton / Baseball Player / United States of America
1857Karl Adolph Gjellerup / Poet / Denmark
1987Yoann Huget / Rugby Player / France
1929Ken McGregor / Tennis Player / Australia
1840Thomas Hardy / Poet / United Kingdom
1911Joe McCluskey / Runner / United States of America
1980Fabrizio Moretti / Drummer / United States of America
1878Wallace Hartley / Violinist / United Kingdom
1986Todd Carney / Rugby Player / Australia
1920Marcel Reich-Ranicki / Author / Germany
1743Alessandro Cagliostro / Explorer / Italy
1955Nandan Nilekani / Business Man / India
1979Butterfly Boucher / Writer / Australia
1921Ernie Royal / Trumpet Player / United States of America
1941Stacy Keach / Actor / United States of America
1944Marvin Hamlisch / Composer / United States of America
1983Leela James / Writer / United States of America
1926Milo O'Shea / Actor / United States of America

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