What Happened on June 1, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Dipendra of Nepal slaughters his family during dinner.
  • Dolphinarium massacre: an Hamas suicide bomber kills 21 at a disco in Tel Aviv.

Famous Deaths

  • Hank Ketcham, American cartoonist (b. 1920)
  • King Birendra of Nepal (b. 1945)
  • Queen Aiswarya of Nepal (b. 1949)