What Happened on June 1, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • The Dutch referendum on the European Constitution results in its rejection.
  • The longest oil/natural gas explosion in the Houston, Texas area occurs in Crosby, Texas. The drill was owned by the Louisiana Oil and Gas Company.

Famous Weddings

  • "The Amazing Race 7" executive assistant Alex Ali and Lynn Warren in Ottawa, Canada
  • "The White Stripes" guitarist, pianist and lead vocalist Jack White (29) weds British model Karen Elson (26) in Manaus, Brazil

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

George Mikan, American basketball player, dies at 80

NBA Center George Mikan
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George Mikan