Historical Events on June 1 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 286 of 286

  • 1975 "Chicago" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 947 performances

Sport awardGolf Major

1975 21st LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • 1975 Cars in Netherlands must have seatbelts
  • 1975 Ron Woods replaces Mick Taylor as Rolling Stone guitarist
  • 1976 Great Britain & Iceland end the "cod war"
  • 1977 British Virgin Islands adopts constitution
  • 1977 Russia charges Jewish rights activist Anatoly Shcharansky with treason
  • 1977 SC Heerenveen soccer team forms in Heerenveen
  • 1978 Cricket Test debut of David Gower, v Pakistan, Edgbaston, scores 58
  • 1978 High Council destroys judgment against war criminal Pieter Menten
  • 1978 The first international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are filed.
  • 1979 33rd NBA Championship: Sea Supersonics beat Wash Bullets, 4 games to 1
  • 1979 Rhodesian bishop Able Muzorewa becomes premier
  • 1979 Ted Coombs began a 5,193 mile roller skate from Los Angeles to New York City
  • 1979 Wings release "Old Siam, Sir"
  • 1979 Vizianagaram district is formed in Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • 1979 The first black-led government of Rhodesia in 90 years takes power.
  • 1979 Los Angeles passes its first homosexual rights bill
  • 1980 1st transmission of CNN, Cable News Network
  • 1980 ANC sets fire to Sasol oil installations in South Africa

Music concertMusic Concert

1980 Barbra Streisand appears at an ACLU Benefit in Calif

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1980 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championshipship
  • 1980 Steve Garvey, hits the 7,000th Dodger home run

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • 1984 Douglas H Mitchell, QC of Calgary becomes 6th CFL Commissioner
  • 1984 KWK-AM in St Louis MO changes call letters to KGLD
  • 1984 Netherlands' Lubbers government gives 48 sites for cruise missiles
  • 1984 Weightlifter Alexander Gunyashev of USSR snatches a record 211 kg

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1985 "Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody" by David Lee Roth hits #12

Van Halen Rocker David Lee Roth
Van Halen Rocker
David Lee Roth
  • 1985 Viv Richards scores 300 in a day on the way to 322 v Warwicks cricket

Music releaseAlbum Release

1985 Weird Al Yankovic released his Dare To Be Stupid LP

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic

Sport awardGolf Major

1986 32nd LPGA Championship won by Pat Bradley

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • 1986 40th Tony Awards: I'm Not Rappaport & Mystery of Edwin Drood win
  • 1987 Phil Niekro 314th combines with Joe to have most wins by bros (530)
  • 1988 "Les Miserables" opens at Shubert Theatre, LA
  • 1988 "Morton Downey Jr Show" debuts in TV syndication
  • 1988 Train crash in Zeeland Neth, kills 2
  • 1989 62nd National Spelling Bee: Scott Isaacs wins spelling spoliator
  • 1990 "Cemetery Club" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1990 Cowboy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
  • 1990 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland for 1st time since 1974
  • 1990 Dow Jones Avg hits a record high of 2,900.97
  • 1992 America West Arena opens in Phoenix
  • 1992 E Lamps (20 year lightbulb) introduced
  • 1992 Snowfall in Colorado
  • 1992 Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins sweep Chicago Blackhawks in 4 games
  • 1993 Brooklyn NY begins recycling
  • 1993 Connie Chung joins Dan Rather as anchors of CBS Evening News
  • 1993 Guatemala president Jorge Serrano overthrown by army
  • 1993 Melchior Ndadaye elected President of Burundi
  • 1994 FX Channel, Cable Network, debuts
  • 1994 Gen H Norman Schwarzkopf released from hospital after prostate surgery
  • 1995 68th National Spell Bee: Justin Tyler Carroll wins spelling xanthosis
  • 1995 Rangers' Kenny Rogers scoreless inning streak ends after 39
  • 1996 Sony does not renew lease on megatron in Times Square

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1996 Woody Harrelson is arrested in Lee County, Kentucky, after he symbolically planted four hemp seeds to challenge the state law which did not distinguish between industrial hemp and marijuana

  • 1996 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Florida Panthers beat Pittsburgh Penguins, 4 games to 3
  • 1997 10th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $5,400,186
  • 1997 1st NY Women Film Festival opens
  • 1997 51st Tony Awards: Titanic & Last Night of Ballyhoo win
  • 1997 Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA Michelob Light Classic
  • 1997 Donovan Bailey beats Michael Johnson in 150m race to settle who was the world's fastest man
  • 1997 LA Dodger Wilton Guerrero's bat breaks, revealing it is corked
  • 1997 Vijay Singh wins Golf Memorial at Muirfield Village CC, 14 under par
  • 1997 Hugo Banzer wins the Presidential elections in Bolivia.
  • 1998 European Central Bank is founded in Brussels to define and execute the European Union's monetary policy

Music releaseAlbum Release

1999 British singer Dido's debut album, "No Angel", is released in the United States

Singer Dido
  • 2000 The Patent Law Treaty (PLT) is signed.
  • 2001 Dipendra of Nepal slaughters his family during dinner.
  • 2001 Dolphinarium massacre: an Hamas suicide bomber kills 21 at a disco in Tel Aviv.
  • 2003 The People's Republic of China begins filling the reservoir behind the Three Gorges Dam.
  • 2005 The Dutch referendum on the European Constitution results in its rejection.
  • 2005 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.
  • 2006 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Carolina Hurricanes beat Buffalo Sabres, 4 games to 3
  • 2007 Jack Kevorkian is released from prison after serving eight years of his 10-25 year prison term for second-degree murder in the 1998 death of Thomas Youk, 52, of Oakland County, Michigan.
  • 2007 Smoking is banned from United Kingdom's public places.
  • 2008 A fire at the backlot of Universal Studios Hollywood destroys several icons from movies, such as Courthouse Square, the clock tower from Back to the Future, and the King Kong exhibit on the studio tour.
  • 2009 Air France Flight 447 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil on a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. All 228 passengers and crew were killed.
  • 2009 General Motors files for chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth largest United States bankruptcy in history.
  • 2012 New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana pitches a no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals
  • 2013 Bayern Munich defeat VfB Stuttgart 3-2 to win the DFB-Pokal to become the first German treble-winning team
  • 2014 Kolkata Knight Riders win the Indian Premier League cricket championship
  • 2014 NHL Western Conference Finals: Los Angeles Kings beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 3
  • 2015 Cruise ship carrying 458 people capsizes on Yangtze River, less than 50 survive
  • 2016 Switzerland’s Gotthard base tunnel opens - world’s longest at 57km and most expensive tunnel costing €11bn