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Notable Historical Events for June 1st

1982Rickey Henderson is fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a year

1952Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cross Country Weathervane Golf Tournament

1215Beijing, then under the control of the Jurchen ruler Emperor Xuanzong of Jin, is captured by the Mongols under Genghis Khan, ending the Battle of Beijing.

1930Bradman scores cricket 191 Australia v Hampshire, 240 mins, 26 fours

1925Lou Gehrig replaces Wally Pipp (1st of record 2130 consec games)

1670English King Charles II & French King Louis XIV sign secret anti-Dutch treaty

1533Anne Boleyn crowned queen of England

1815Napoleon Bonaparte swears fidelity to the Constitution of France.

1975California Angel Nolan Ryan 4th no-hitter beats Balt Orioles, 1-0

198632nd LPGA Championship won by Pat Bradley

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Notable Birthdays on June 1st

1926Marilyn Monroe, [Norma Jean Mortenson], LA, actress (Some Like It Hot)

1937Morgan Freeman, Memphis Tennessee, Academy award winning actor (Driving Mrs Daisy, Glory)

1973Heidi Klum, Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, German supermodel

1961Paul Coffey, Weston Ontario, NHL forward (Oilers, Penguins, Red Wings)

1801Brigham Young, Whitingham Vermont, American religious leader (Mormon church)

1974Alanis Nadine Morisette, vocalist (Jagged Little Pill)

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Notable Weddings on June 1st

2013Singer Diana DeGarmo (26) weds singer Ace Young (33) at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard hotel in Los Angeles

1949Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz wed for the second time

1896Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (41) marries Charlotte Frances Payne-Townshend (41)in Covent Garden, London.

1985Country singer Merle Haggard (48) weds fourth wife Debbie Parret

1997Grammy Award-winning singer Kenny Rogers (59) weds Wanda Miller (31) at his ranch in Athens, Georgia

1972Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (30) weds second wife Carole Hoff

1941Actress Gene Tierney (20) weds fashion designer Oleg Cassini (28)

1933Charlie Chaplin (44) weds Paulette Goddard (22)

1963Actor Rod Taylor (33) weds model Mary Hilem (25) at Westwood Community Methodist Church in Hollywood

1889Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (21) weds socialite Catherine Tobin

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Notable Deaths on June 1st

2005George Mikan, American basketball player, dies at 80

1968Helen Keller, blind & deaf/author (Let us Have Faith), dies at 87

1872James Gordon Bennett, Sr., American newspaper publisher (New York Herald), dies at 76

1868James Buchanan, 15th US president (1857-61), dies at 77

1965Curly Lambeau, first coach of the Green Bay Packers, dies of a heart attack at 67

1952John Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92

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