Today in History for 30th June 2021

Historical Events

1722 – Hungarian Parliament condemns Emperor Charles VI’s Pragmatic Sanctions
1905 – The crew of the Russian battleship “Georgei Pobiedonosets” mutinies in support of the “Potemkin”, which mutinied three days earlier
1905 – Conservative Australian Prime Minister George H. Reid is forced to resign and Alfred Deakin returns to power on July 5
1936 – Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie asks the League of Nations for sanctions against Italy
1958 – “No Chemise, Please” by Gerry Grenahan peaks at #24
2013 – US Open Women’s Golf, Sebonack GC: Inbee Park of South Korea wins her second US title, 4 strokes ahead of compatriot I.K. Kim

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Famous Birthdays

1929 – Micki Grant [Minnie Perkins], American theater singer, actress, and composer (Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope; Your Arms Are Too Short To Box With God), born in Chicago, Illinois
1944 – Ron Swoboda, American baseball outfielder and sportscaster (NY Yankees, NY Mets), born in Baltimore, Maryland
1950 – Leonard Whiting, English actor and singer (Romeo and Juliet), born in London, England
1983 – Katherine Ryan, Canadian Irish comedian, born in Sarnia, Ontario
1984 – Fantasia [Barrino], American singer (Back to Me), born in High Point, North Carolina
1991 – Kaho [Indō], Japanese actress (A Gentle Breeze in the Village), born in Tokyo, Japan

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Famous Deaths

1792 – Francesco Antonio Rosetti, Bohemian composer, dies
1934 – Gregor Strasser, German political activist and NSDAP-Reich organization leader, murdered during the Night of the Long Knives at 42
1969 – Jan Evangelista Zelinka, Czech composer (Meluzina), dies at 76
1971 – Vladislav Volkov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 11), dies in outer space aboard Soyuz 11 at 35
1971 – Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11), dies in outer space aboard Soyuz at 38
2014 – Bob Hastings, American actor, dies from prostate cancer at 89

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